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Freeview reception at DD8 1EA


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 5 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of DD81EA (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)Angus ScotlandPSB1
2BBC TwoAngus ScotlandPSB1
3STV (SD)Angus STV North (Dundee)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Angus STV North (Dundee)PSB2
5Channel 5Angus STV North (Dundee)PSB2
 
6ITV 2Angus STV North (Dundee)PSB2
7BBC Alba HDAngus ScotlandPSB1
10ITV3Angus STV North (Dundee)PSB2
11Sky MixAngus COM5
12QuestAngus COM6
 
13E4Angus STV North (Dundee)PSB2
14Film4Angus STV North (Dundee)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Angus STV North (Dundee)PSB2
17ReallyAngus COM5
18More4Angus STV North (Dundee)PSB2
 
19DaveAngus COM5
20DramaAngus COM4
215USAAngus COM4
23BBC ThreeAngus ScotlandPSB1
24BBC Four (Scotland SD)Angus ScotlandPSB1
 
25WAngus COM6
26ITV4Angus STV North (Dundee)PSB2
27YesterdayAngus COM6
28ITVBeAngus STV North (Dundee)PSB2
29ITV2 +1Angus COM4
 
30E4 +1Angus STV North (Dundee)PSB2
31E4 ExtraAngus COM5
325STARAngus COM4
335ActionAngus COM4
34GREAT! moviesAngus COM6
 
35STV+1Angus STV North (Dundee)PSB2
35ITV1 +1Angus STV North (Dundee)PSB2
36Sky ArtsAngus COM5
38Channel 5 +1Angus COM4
39DMAXAngus COM6
 
40Quest RedAngus COM5
41LegendAngus COM4
42GREAT! actionAngus COM4
43Food NetworkAngus COM5
44HGTVAngus COM6
 
465SELECTAngus PSB3
47Film4 +1Angus COM5
48ChallengeAngus COM5
494sevenAngus COM5
52GREAT! romanceAngus COM6
 
56That's TV (UK)Angus COM6
57Dave ja vuAngus COM4
58ITVBe +1Angus COM4
59ITV3 +1Angus COM4
60Drama +1Angus COM5
 
61GREAT! movies extraAngus COM6
63GREAT! romance mixAngus COM6
64BlazeAngus COM4
65That's TV 2Angus COM5
67TRUE CRIMEAngus COM4
 
68TRUE CRIME XTRAAngus COM4
70Quest +1Angus COM5
71That’s 60sAngus COM6
73HobbyMakerAngus COM6
74Yesterday +1Angus COM5
 
75That's 90sAngus COM5
78TCCAngus COM4
81Blaze +1Angus COM4
82Talking Pictures TVAngus COM6
83Together TVAngus COM4
 
84PBS AmericaAngus COM6
89ITV4 +1Angus COM4
91WildEarthAngus COM4
101BBC One HDAngus PSB3
102BBC Two HDAngus PSB3
 
103UTV HDAngus PSB3
103ITV 1 HDAngus PSB3
103STV HDAngus PSB3
104Channel 4 HDAngus PSB3
105Channel 5 HDAngus PSB3
 
106BBC Four HDAngus PSB3
107BBC Three HDAngus PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDAngus PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Angus PSB3
201CBBCAngus ScotlandPSB1
 
202CBeebiesAngus ScotlandPSB1
204CBBC HDAngus PSB3
205CBeebies HDAngus PSB3
209Ketchup TVAngus COM4
210Ketchup TooAngus COM4
 
211YAAAS!Angus COM4
231BBC NewsAngus ScotlandPSB1
232BBC ParliamentAngus ScotlandPSB1
233Sky NewsAngus COM5
235Al Jazeera EngAngus COM6
 
267Al Jazeera EnglishAngus COM4

 

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Comments
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
M
MikeB
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

3:55 PM

Eve: The tuner in the Samsung should come up first automatically. Its only if you switch on the Humax will the TV then go to that source. So make sure there is an aerial lead coming from the back of the Humax (the out) into the back of the TV.

I dont know why your TV isn't picking up the Ext 2, but frankly, if you have HDMI imputs on both the box and the TV, you should be using HDMI - its a better (HD) picture and is a more reliable connection.

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MikeB's 2,579 posts GB flag
Saturday, 4 April 2015
L
Lesley
6:21 PM
London

I had a good selection of Freeview channels until over a month ago and then I lost a number of channels including Dave and Drama.... Troubleshooted but that didn't solve anything.

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jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

8:25 PM

Lesley: Should the troubleshooting measures referred to have involved retuning?, then this action has possibly been carried out whilst maintenance work was being carried out on the Crystal Palace transmitter, the effect of being to delete the programmes already stored in the tuner, but with them not being reloaded into the guide list.

You should try resetting your TV (or box) followed by carrying out another retune, "reset" also known as "default setting" / "first time installation" etc.

However, if, as it would appear, you reside in an apartment block? then you will likely be connected into a communal aerial system, therefore it would be prudent to check with a neighbour to ascertain as to whether or not they are able to receive these two programmes, Drama being on the same transmitter as ITV3 (COM4 - C25), and with Dave being on the same transmitter as Pick TV (COM5 - C22).

Further advice dependant on feedback.

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jb38's 7,179 posts GB flag
Monday, 6 April 2015
C
Colin
12:25 AM

Eve: I think your problem could be a software error with the Humax box when in standby mode, this has been rectified with the latest update from Humax, which should have downloaded off air last week, only works if you recieve a good signal on hd channels, alternatly go to the humax web site to downoad new software and instructions how to update the Humax box, worked for me as i had the same problem

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Colin's 1 post GB flag
Thursday, 9 April 2015
D
Dottie
10:26 PM
Herne Bay

Chaneels are always disappearing in Herne Bay, so why does this site always say there are no problems or engineering work? The channels are transimitted from Dover, even though there is a nearer transmitter. It seems obvious to me there must be a problem with the Dover transmitter so why don't they do something about it. As it is all managed apparently by the BBC they should sort it out seeing as they charge enough for tv licences!

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Friday, 10 April 2015
M
MikeP
sentiment_satisfiedSilver

8:17 PM
Trowbridge

Dottie
I'm afraid you may have a fault with your equipment as there are no other reports from the area of such problems.
Please check that ypur aerial has not become misaligned, that the aerial connections to the TV set are in good condition and correctly inserted in the sockets. Also chack that the cables have not become damaged.
Yopu should also check with neighbours to seeif their Freeview (not Sky or Freesat) services are OK.

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Sunday, 12 April 2015
K
KPI
7:24 PM

Do you have any issues with transmitter in BS7 8PD area? Thank you

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Monday, 13 April 2015
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Will Calder
9:11 AM
Dunfermline

I am in fife, nearest freeview transmitters are Craigkelly and Blackhill.
Since started using freeview I am prompted to rescan every one or two weeks, and after each one it is like playing "hunt the HD station channels" as they are never the same twice in a row.
My question is,Why the need for so many rescans and the constant change of HD channel number changes ? eg ch101 to ch801 etc.
thanks
WillC

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Dave Lindsay
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

12:08 PM

Will Calder: HD channels are in the 10x and 11x range and they are never in the 800 range as that is where receivers put other channels that are usually duplicates. So for some reason your receiver is putting the HD services in the 800s rather in their native positions.

The reason for retunes is probably because the broadcasters are forever adding new services and removing ones. These aren't the mainstream ones so the message is generally a nuisance. With PVRs it means loss of programmes set to record.

But since the broadcasters started retunes they have become more and more prevalent -- like an addiction you might say.

I'm not familiar with many receivers, more a technical bod, so is there an option in the set-up which allows you to turn off the annoying retune notifications?

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Wednesday, 15 April 2015
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Andy
7:56 AM

Hello .... I can't understand why my signal works one day then the next day I have no signal at all, can anybody please explain this please ... Thank you

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