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Freeview reception at UB7 7LR



List is for aerial group type: wideband group A group B group C/D group E group K

ch name signal strength direction transmitter
C21+multiplex SDN England (COM4)
southeast 144°ReigateV
C22multiplex Arqiva-A (COM5)
e-se 107°Crystal PalaceH
C23multiplex BBCA England London
H
C23-multiplex BBCA England London
southeast 144°ReigateV
C24multiplex Arqiva-A (COM5)
V
C25multiplex SDN England (COM4)
e-se 107°Crystal PalaceH
C26multiplex D3+4 England London
H
C26multiplex D3+4 England London
southeast 144°ReigateV
C27multiplex Arqiva-B (COM6)
V
C28-multiplex Arqiva-B (COM6)
e-se 107°Crystal PalaceH
C29multiplex Arqiva-B (COM6)
north 6°Hemel HempsteadV
C29multiplex SDN England (COM4)
s-sw 196°MidhurstH
C29Comux Local TV multiplex LW
e-se 107°Crystal PalaceH
C30-Freeview HD multiplex BBCB (PSB3) National
H
C30Freeview HD multiplex BBCB (PSB3) National
southeast 144°ReigateV
C31multiplex Arqiva-A (COM5)
north 6°Hemel HempsteadV
C31multiplex Arqiva-A (COM5)
s-sw 196°GuildfordV
C32multiplex Arqiva-B (COM6)
V
C33multiplex Arqiva-B (COM6)
MidhurstH
C34multiplex Arqiva-A (COM5)
H
C34Freeview HD multiplex Arqiva-D (com8)
w-sw 247°HanningtonH
C35multiplex D3+4 England Meridian (West micro region)
s-sw 196°MidhurstH
C36Freeview HD multiplex BBCB (PSB3) National
H
C37multiplex SDN England (COM4)
north 6°Hemel HempsteadV
C37multiplex SDN England (COM4)
s-sw 196°GuildfordV
C39+Freeview HD multiplex BBCB (PSB3) National
w-sw 247°HanningtonH
C40multiplex BBCA England London
north 6°Hemel HempsteadV
C40multiplex SDN England (COM4)
w-sw 247°HanningtonH
C41multiplex BBCA England London
s-sw 196°GuildfordV
C42multiplex D3+4 England Meridian/Central (Thames Valley micro region)
w-sw 247°HanningtonH
C43multiplex D3+4 England London
north 6°Hemel HempsteadV
C43multiplex Arqiva-A (COM5)
w-sw 247°HanningtonH
C44multiplex D3+4 England London
s-sw 196°GuildfordV
C45multiplex BBCA England South
w-sw 247°HanningtonH
C46Freeview HD multiplex BBCB (PSB3) National
north 6°Hemel HempsteadV
C46multiplex Arqiva-B (COM6)
w-sw 247°HanningtonH
C47Freeview HD multiplex BBCB (PSB3) National
s-sw 196°GuildfordV
C48multiplex BBCA England South
MidhurstH
C55Freeview HD multiplex Arqiva-C (com7)
w-sw 247°HanningtonH
C55Freeview HD multiplex Arqiva-C (com7)
e-se 107°Crystal PalaceH

H Horizontal V Vertical HD High Definition


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Friday, 25 July 2014
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jb38
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6:37 PM

Taz Bradley: Zone 2 dishes are always a better bet by them grabbing that little bit more signal from the satellite over that of a Zone1 dish, likewise are less likely to be affected by heavy thundery type rain etc.

If the position the dish is going to be mounted in has a clear view of the S / S.Easterly skyline then there shouldn't be any problems with reception.

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MikeP
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8:27 PM

Taz Bradley

A Zone 2 dish will 'collect' roughly twice the amount of signal strength than a Zone 1 because it is larger. The stronger signal means it will be less affected by heavy rain/snow/hail/etc that diminish the amount of signal arriving at the dish. So a Zone 1 could well be borderline in your part of Kernow in a village I know quite well having enjoyed holidays there several times. (Yes, I'm a 'grockle'!)
A Zone 2 dish, being larger, needs to be carefully mounted on good strong support so it doesn't get moved by the winds and storms and be aimed very carefully as it has a narrower reception angle. You may be lucky to live in a part that is more protected by the surrounding hills, so storms will have less windage effect.

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Taz Bradley
8:44 PM
Helston

Thank you for that - I too was a grockle up until recently and made the move more permanent... Thanks again..

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Taz Bradley
8:51 PM
Helston

Previous occupants had a satellite dish - with hindsight we could have used that - but had humax free view so just ignored it... Will definitely be changing to freesat..... Thanks again both for the responses..

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Saturday, 26 July 2014
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John Martin
3:46 PM
Grantham

jb38: Thanks for the advice, we might have to do that. We have an engineer coming out on Monday, so we'll see what they say.

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jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

8:58 PM

John Martin: Best policy!, maybe you could post an update with regards to the outcome of the visit, as I will be interested in that said by the engineer.

If though by any chance the reception problem channels referred to have now reverted back to normal? then this is liable to create a problem for the engineer, that is unless he is fully acquaint with the reception situation in your particular area, as if he isn't!, then he will up to a point be working in the dark if said problem channels are indicating well above the lower threshold cut off level.

However, if you look at the blue box on the right hand side of your posting you will see a selection of choices, click on the fifth item down "J's DigitalUK tradeview" this then taking you onto the trade reception predictor that will enable you to view the details of the reception expected from the transmitters that cover your area, namely Waltham and Belmont.

As you will no doubt see Belmont is green all the way, whereas a variable level of reception could be expected from Waltham on SDN (C29) and also similar from COM7 (HD Mux), the low powered (5Kw) L-NOT Mux also being in the category of variable.

By the way, if you hover your mouse pointer over each of the Mux channel numbers (under N) the ERP (power) that the Mux channel is operating on will appear.

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Monday, 28 July 2014
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Edward Cunningham
10:49 AM
Blyth

Do unused Sky Boxes have a value? I will have two Sky + HD which will have their Sky signals cut next month.... I would like to pass them on to friends for a small charge but know not a lot about the position of the viewing card.. If I leave it in place can a new owner receive some service via the boxes or must they re-subscribe to a pay for view service?

You advice and comments would be appreciated.

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Briantist
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

1:30 PM

Edward Cunningham: Hi. Without a subscription the Sky+HD boxes revert to being non-recording HD boxes.

Given that anyone who doesn't have Sky can take advantage of the "free dish and box offer", there isn't much to be gained for someone unless they have a use for a non-recording but otherwise HD Sky box.


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Tuesday, 29 July 2014
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Anthony
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2:08 PM
Accrington

Zone 2 44cm minidishes are far better than 38cm Zone 1 minidishes in that they have a much bigger received dBW gain and have much better signal reception in bad weather over smaller Zone 1 38cm minidishes.

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Robert Smeaton
4:53 PM
Cupar

I live in Auchtermuchty post code KY14 7BE. I am experiencing poor reception on BBC1 and BBC2. Channel 3 ,4 , and 5 are good.

There appears to be intermittent problems with the relay transmitter in Strathmiglo.

This state of poor intermittent reception is totally unsatisfactory.

Yours faithfully

Mr R J Smeaton

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