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Freeview reception at G74 2HL


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 G742HL (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)Black Hill ScotlandPSB1
2BBC TwoBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
3STV (SD)Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
5Channel 5Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
 
6ITV 2Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
7BBC Alba HDBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
8STV GlasgowBlack Hill LG
10ITV3Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
11Sky MixBlack Hill COM5
 
12QuestBlack Hill COM6
13E4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
14Film4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
17ReallyBlack Hill COM5
 
18More4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
19DaveBlack Hill COM5
20DramaBlack Hill COM4
215USABlack Hill COM4
23BBC ThreeBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
 
24BBC Four (Scotland SD)Black Hill ScotlandPSB1
25WBlack Hill COM6
26ITV4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
27YesterdayBlack Hill COM6
28ITVBeBlack Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
 
29ITV2 +1Black Hill COM4
30E4 +1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
31E4 ExtraBlack Hill COM5
325STARBlack Hill COM4
335ActionBlack Hill COM4
 
34GREAT! moviesBlack Hill COM6
35ITV1 +1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
35STV+1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
36Sky ArtsBlack Hill COM5
38Channel 5 +1Black Hill COM4
 
39DMAXBlack Hill COM6
40Quest RedBlack Hill COM5
41LegendBlack Hill COM4
42GREAT! actionBlack Hill COM4
43Food NetworkBlack Hill COM5
 
44HGTVBlack Hill COM6
465SELECTBlack Hill PSB3
47Film4 +1Black Hill COM5
48ChallengeBlack Hill COM5
494sevenBlack Hill COM5
 
52GREAT! romanceBlack Hill COM6
56That's TV (UK)Black Hill COM6
57Dave ja vuBlack Hill COM4
58ITV3 +1Black Hill COM4
59ITV4 +1Black Hill COM4
 
60Drama +1Black Hill COM5
63GREAT! romance mixBlack Hill COM6
64BlazeBlack Hill COM4
65That's TV 2Black Hill COM5
67TRUE CRIMEBlack Hill COM4
 
68TRUE CRIME XTRABlack Hill COM4
70Quest +1Black Hill COM5
71That’s 60sBlack Hill COM6
73HobbyMakerBlack Hill COM6
74Yesterday +1Black Hill COM5
 
75That's 90sBlack Hill COM5
78TCCBlack Hill COM4
81Blaze +1Black Hill COM4
82Talking Pictures TVBlack Hill COM6
83Together TVBlack Hill COM4
 
84PBS AmericaBlack Hill COM6
91WildEarthBlack Hill COM4
93ITVBe +1Black Hill COM4
101BBC One HDBlack Hill PSB3
102BBC Two HDBlack Hill PSB3
 
103UTV HDBlack Hill PSB3
103STV HDBlack Hill PSB3
103ITV 1 HDBlack Hill PSB3
104Channel 4 HDBlack Hill PSB3
105Channel 5 HDBlack Hill PSB3
 
106BBC Four HDBlack Hill PSB3
107BBC Three HDBlack Hill PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDBlack Hill PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Black Hill PSB3
201CBBCBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
 
202CBeebiesBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
204CBBC HDBlack Hill PSB3
205CBeebies HDBlack Hill PSB3
209Ketchup TVBlack Hill COM4
210Ketchup TooBlack Hill COM4
 
211YAAAS!Black Hill COM4
231BBC NewsBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
232BBC ParliamentBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
233Sky NewsBlack Hill COM5
235Al Jazeera EngBlack Hill COM6
 
267Al Jazeera EnglishBlack Hill COM4

 

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Comments
Thursday, 15 October 2015
J
Jack
11:00 AM
York

Simon: This box has automatically addressed you, so I don't know if that is correct. From new, our Sony 1TB PVR has had to be manually tuned to Emley Moor, Yorkshire, as it prefers to look over the Pennines and 100 miles further to Carlisle, to pick up the weak signal from NW TV. The list of numerical MUXs I had appears to have been superceded by acronyms, COM5 etc which I don't understand. Can anyone help please? The list I was using is: 41, 44, 47, 48, 51,52. but even this won't overide the NW tendency. The Sony TV doesn't appear to suffer the same problem.
The store has since closed down but denied any problem from new.A with all problems, we are the only people in the known universe to have experienced this.
Help please, Jack

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Dave Lindsay
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1:04 PM

Jack: The names of the format "PSB#" and "COM#" are post digital-switchover labels. Each multiplex has its own title, a proper noun. I have given these below along with corresponding UHF channel numbers for Emley Moor.

A more detailed explanation of the different names is here: Why do the six Freeview "multiplexes" have twenty different names?

UHF channels for Emley Moor are as you have quoted, although several others have started up since then on lower power but which at least some of you might receive in Acaster Malbis.

Channels are:

PSB1 - "BBC A" - BBC One - C47
PSB2 - "D3&4" - ITV - C44
PSB3 - "BBC B" - BBC One HD - C41
COM4 - "SDN" - ITV3 - C51
COM5 - "Arq A" - Pick - C52
COM6 - "Arq B" - 4Music - C48
COM7 - "COM7 (HD)" - CBeebies HD/BBC Four HD - C32
COM8 - "COM8 (HD)" - QVC+1 HD - C34

You "may" also be able to receive the local Leeds multiplex on C56, which broadcasts directionally rather than omni-directionally) towards Leeds, and therefore in your direction.

Digital UK publishes a full list of terrestrial services by multiplex, which it identifies by their proper nouns. You can click the headings to order by that heading:


Digital UK Industry - Channel listings



I am a technical bod so I would some general suggestions:

1. See if your receiver has a region setting. It could be that the region it's giving you is first alphabetically, the "Yorkshire" of Emley Moor probably being the last. This might need changing.

2. It might be tuning to Caldbeck because it is on the lowest UHF channel number and therefore found first.

One way of getting it to automatically tune to Emley Moor might be to have the aerial out for the first 30% or until it gets past UHF channel 30 during its scan. With this method you might need to go back and use manual tuning to add C32 and C34 if the aerial isn't in soon enough.

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Tuesday, 20 October 2015
D
David
2:24 PM

Could you tell me why Sudbury transmitter will never use com 7 I would have liked to view the new channel 81.

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Saturday, 31 October 2015
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Michael Howarth
3:59 PM

PSB Channels have been disrupted (and are at this moment 31st October1558 - down since 1555) several times in the last 24 Hours, with long periods of no signal at all. This is not a specific to one property, but experienced also by my neighbours. We do NOT share aerial installations

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Sunday, 1 November 2015
J
Jack
2:06 PM
York

Only just found this response, David Lindsay: thank you very much, this is the information I was seeking.
The 'Region setting' was not enough to overide the NW selection but I'd forgotten the 'remove aerial for the first lot of channels', as advised by the last aerial man.
I have printed off your information and will store it in 'safe place'.
Thanks again; Jack

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Thursday, 19 November 2015
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mary inglis
2:46 PM
Greenock

communal ariel (housing association) ariel checked by ariel guys,still getting intewrferance as are other tenants,someone mentioned "trees" surrounding building causing interference,housing dragging their heels ????? can you advise

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Sunday, 29 November 2015
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mark sturgeon
4:07 PM
Wigan

hi I have just used your web site to set my tv aerial and they where spot on thanks

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Thursday, 3 December 2015
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jackyork
2:11 PM
York

Looks like the site's been hacked judging by the gobbldegook of the comments sterting 3rd December.

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Wednesday, 9 December 2015
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Terry Brennan
2:22 PM

I live in Newhaven, the Newhaven transmitter is a so called light transmitter and we can only receive about 8 Freeview channels, due to the geographical location of Newhaven in a valley) very few people can receive Whitehawk (The Brighton Full transmitter), given that new Freeview channels are appearing all over the place now, is there any danger that the Newhaven transmitter will be upgraded? I've tried contacting Freeview who say my beef is with Ofcom so I tried contacting them but they don't return calls, what is a body to do?

Terry B

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MikeP
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5:10 PM

Terry Brennan:

Try writing to Ofcom - but don't hold your breath. Look at Contacting Ofcom | Ofcom for their contact details.

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