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Freeview reception at IG2 6LJ


For reliable and stable Freeview reception, you need an unobstructed path between the TV aerial on your roof and the digital TV transmitter. The map below shows the transmitters predicted to provide a signal at this location.

You can click on any transmitter symbol to show the coverage area as a green overlay on the map. Double click on a transmitter symbol to go to the transmitter information page.

You can also view the ten closest potential '4G-at-800' mobile phone masts within 1.5km of the selected location - these masts may be used for 4G-at-800 mobile broadband services from 2013-2015.

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There are 7 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of IG26LJ (page shows closest 10)

What do the map symbols mean?

 EE,  Multiple operators,  O2,  3,  Vodafone,  location on line-of-sight,  Selected location,  Freeview transmitter,  Freeview light transmitter,  Engineering/fault today.

These icons show the potential locations for 5G-at-700MHz services that may interfere with Freeview reception. For actual mobile device reception prediction (at 800-960MHz and 1710-2170MHz) see these phone operator's mapping sites: Three O2 EE VM

Predicted Freeview channel list

1BBC One (SD)Crystal Palace LondonPSB1
2BBC TwoCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
5Channel 5Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
 
6ITV 2Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
8LONDON LIVECrystal Palace LW
9BBC FourCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
10ITV3Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
11Sky MixCrystal Palace COM5
 
12QuestCrystal Palace COM6
13E4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
14Film4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
17ReallyCrystal Palace COM5
 
18More4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
19DaveCrystal Palace COM5
20DramaCrystal Palace COM4
215USACrystal Palace COM4
23BBC ThreeCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
 
25WCrystal Palace COM6
26ITV4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
27YesterdayCrystal Palace COM6
28ITVBeCrystal Palace LondonPSB2
29ITV2 +1Crystal Palace COM4
 
30E4 +1Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
31E4 ExtraCrystal Palace COM5
325STARCrystal Palace COM4
335ActionCrystal Palace COM4
34GREAT! moviesCrystal Palace COM6
 
35ITV1 +1Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
36Sky ArtsCrystal Palace COM5
38Channel 5 +1Crystal Palace COM4
39DMAXCrystal Palace COM6
40Quest RedCrystal Palace COM5
 
41LegendCrystal Palace COM4
42GREAT! actionCrystal Palace COM4
43Food NetworkCrystal Palace COM5
44HGTVCrystal Palace COM6
465SELECTCrystal Palace PSB3
 
47Film4 +1Crystal Palace COM5
48ChallengeCrystal Palace COM5
494sevenCrystal Palace COM5
52GREAT! romanceCrystal Palace COM6
56That's TV (UK)Crystal Palace COM6
 
57Dave ja vuCrystal Palace COM4
58ITVBe +1Crystal Palace COM4
59ITV3 +1Crystal Palace COM4
60Drama +1Crystal Palace COM5
61GREAT! movies extraCrystal Palace COM6
 
63GREAT! romance mixCrystal Palace COM6
64BlazeCrystal Palace COM4
65That's TV 2Crystal Palace COM5
67TRUE CRIMECrystal Palace COM4
68TRUE CRIME XTRACrystal Palace COM4
 
70Quest +1Crystal Palace COM5
71That’s 60sCrystal Palace COM6
73HobbyMakerCrystal Palace COM6
74Yesterday +1Crystal Palace COM5
75That's 90sCrystal Palace COM5
 
78TCCCrystal Palace COM4
81Blaze +1Crystal Palace COM4
82Talking Pictures TVCrystal Palace COM6
83Together TVCrystal Palace COM4
84PBS AmericaCrystal Palace COM6
 
89ITV4 +1Crystal Palace COM4
91WildEarthCrystal Palace COM4
101BBC One HDCrystal Palace PSB3
102BBC Two HDCrystal Palace PSB3
103UTV HDCrystal Palace PSB3
 
103STV HDCrystal Palace PSB3
103ITV 1 HDCrystal Palace PSB3
104Channel 4 HDCrystal Palace PSB3
105Channel 5 HDCrystal Palace PSB3
106BBC Four HDCrystal Palace PSB3
 
107BBC Three HDCrystal Palace PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDCrystal Palace PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Crystal Palace PSB3
201CBBCCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
202CBeebiesCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
 
204CBBC HDCrystal Palace PSB3
205CBeebies HDCrystal Palace PSB3
209Ketchup TVCrystal Palace COM4
210Ketchup TooCrystal Palace COM4
211YAAAS!Crystal Palace COM4
 
231BBC NewsCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
232BBC ParliamentCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
233Sky NewsCrystal Palace COM5
235Al Jazeera EngCrystal Palace COM6
267Al Jazeera EnglishCrystal Palace COM4
 

 

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Comments
Sunday, 12 October 2014
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Linda
6:17 PM
Wakefield

On roof we've lost all bbc channels. Retuned 3 times but still nothing. What do we do?

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sandra
7:40 PM
Market Rasen

we keep retuning but have many channels missing,( aerial outside on shed roof)
channels lost 11th Oct. what do we do now
















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MikeB
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8:47 PM

sandra: Although youve got something in the way between you and Belmont, Digital UK reckons your fine for the transmitter, which your pretty close to.

It sounds like you aerial has a problem, probably a loose connection, corroded, etc. Check back from the TV, and make sure there are no loose connection, frayed wires or breaks where moisture could get in.

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MikeB
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9:03 PM

B M Laurence: have you checked with your neighbours if they are having problems? Winter Hill's frequency is high enough to possibly be hit by 4G, but if you suddenly getting nothing at all, that could be a sign of a problem with your aerial system. If they are having no problems, then that means its a problem with your system.

As JB38 points out, if they thought you could have a problem, they would have sent you a filter. You can always ask for one anyway, but JB38 is right, it simply could be a coincidence.

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Monday, 13 October 2014
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Phreddy
9:29 AM
Colwyn Bay

When will there be more Freeview channels on the Conwy transmitter. We are a bit like a third world country, there are lots of stations listed on the published programme guides, but only the basics are available to us in the Conwy Valley, yet we still pay the full amount for a TV licence!!!!

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MikeP
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9:50 PM
Trowbridge

Phreddy
the Conwy Valley transmitter is a Freeview Lite service and hence you only get the PSB services, the commercial services are not planned to be available from that site. Look at the P's DigitalUK trade link adjacent to your post. Only if you are able to receive decent signals from Llandonna would you be able to get the commercial services, but my memory of that area includes sizable hills to the west of you iun the direction of that main transmitter.
You are already getting all that you are paying for, the license is to permit you to operate a TV receiver and everyone pays the same irrespective of whether the commercial operators chose to provide their programming.

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Tuesday, 14 October 2014
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Lindsey Stevenson
4:25 PM
Holmfirth

We are in Hepworth outside Holmfirth and for some time now our TVs have not been receiving the BBC channels through sockets connected to the aerial (on the roof), although we do get them through the satellite dish and we get all the other freeview channels through the aerial. Occasionally (eg last night) we got BBC but they were gone again this morning. When I look at the Emley moor transmitter map there is a white blob over our house yet there are no reported problems for this transmitter. On the channel installation menu it says they are on channel 47 and the signal quality flicks between poor and medium. When we get them it says it is very good but this does not happen very often now. Does it mean we will never receive BBC channels reliably again?

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MikeB
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6:17 PM

Lindsey Stevenson: Since your just 9km (ok, with a mountain seemingly in the way!), Digital Uk thinks you should get a great signal.

Two possible things occur. One, you are not tuned to Emley Moor. Thats on channel 49, but Bilsdale in on channel 26, and since the bearing is very similar, you might be getting that one instead. The other is that your aerial has a problem, but since BBC channels are usually the strongest, you'd expect those to disappear last, not first.

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Thursday, 16 October 2014
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Matt
4:44 PM
Accrington

Hi I live in Accrington and I'm considering buying an indoor aerial. The SLK Gold digitop Amplified performance indoor aerial infact.

I've read good reviews but just wondered whether I'd be wasting my time because they have to be used in areas where the signal is strong.

If you can help then thank you :)

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MikeB
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6:53 PM

Matt: Frankly, indoor aerial are pants, although you might be OK if your pretty close to the transmitter. The whole Gold thing is just marketing, and although there is some gain, its still an indoor aerial.

In general, the higher the aerial the better, and even one in the roof will do far better than something like the aerial you've suggested. Having said that, your pretty close to Haslingden, not that far from Winter Hill, and can probably touch Woodnook! So yes, it might be fine for Woodnook, although I wouldn't bother too much with the amplifying bit. You dont have to just look at the Philex one, there are loads on the Argos website, many of which seem to look very similar.

If you want Winter Hill, which has a full service, at least try a loft aerial.

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