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Freeview reception at BB10 4TF


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 1 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of BB104TF (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)Pendle Forest North WestPSB1
2BBC TwoPendle Forest North WestPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Pendle Forest GranadaPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Pendle Forest GranadaPSB2
5Channel 5Pendle Forest GranadaPSB2
 
6ITV 2Pendle Forest GranadaPSB2
9BBC FourPendle Forest North WestPSB1
10ITV3Pendle Forest GranadaPSB2
11Sky MixPendle Forest COM5
12QuestPendle Forest COM6
 
13E4Pendle Forest GranadaPSB2
14Film4Pendle Forest GranadaPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Pendle Forest GranadaPSB2
17ReallyPendle Forest COM5
18More4Pendle Forest GranadaPSB2
 
19DavePendle Forest COM5
20DramaPendle Forest COM4
215USAPendle Forest COM4
23BBC ThreePendle Forest North WestPSB1
25WPendle Forest COM6
 
26ITV4Pendle Forest GranadaPSB2
27YesterdayPendle Forest COM6
28ITVBePendle Forest GranadaPSB2
29ITV2 +1Pendle Forest COM4
30E4 +1Pendle Forest GranadaPSB2
 
31E4 ExtraPendle Forest COM5
325STARPendle Forest COM4
335ActionPendle Forest COM4
34GREAT! moviesPendle Forest COM6
35ITV1 +1Pendle Forest GranadaPSB2
 
36Sky ArtsPendle Forest COM5
38Channel 5 +1Pendle Forest COM4
39DMAXPendle Forest COM6
40Quest RedPendle Forest COM5
41LegendPendle Forest COM4
 
42GREAT! actionPendle Forest COM4
43Food NetworkPendle Forest COM5
44HGTVPendle Forest COM6
465SELECTPendle Forest PSB3
47Film4 +1Pendle Forest COM5
 
48ChallengePendle Forest COM5
494sevenPendle Forest COM5
52GREAT! romancePendle Forest COM6
56That's TV (UK)Pendle Forest COM6
57Dave ja vuPendle Forest COM4
 
58ITV3 +1Pendle Forest COM4
59ITV4 +1Pendle Forest COM4
60Drama +1Pendle Forest COM5
63GREAT! romance mixPendle Forest COM6
64BlazePendle Forest COM4
 
65That's TV 2Pendle Forest COM5
67TRUE CRIMEPendle Forest COM4
68TRUE CRIME XTRAPendle Forest COM4
70Quest +1Pendle Forest COM5
71That’s 60sPendle Forest COM6
 
73HobbyMakerPendle Forest COM6
74Yesterday +1Pendle Forest COM5
75That's 90sPendle Forest COM5
78TCCPendle Forest COM4
81Blaze +1Pendle Forest COM4
 
82Talking Pictures TVPendle Forest COM6
83Together TVPendle Forest COM4
84PBS AmericaPendle Forest COM6
91WildEarthPendle Forest COM4
93ITVBe +1Pendle Forest COM4
 
101BBC One HDPendle Forest PSB3
102BBC Two HDPendle Forest PSB3
103STV HDPendle Forest PSB3
103UTV HDPendle Forest PSB3
103ITV 1 HDPendle Forest PSB3
 
104Channel 4 HDPendle Forest PSB3
105Channel 5 HDPendle Forest PSB3
106BBC Four HDPendle Forest PSB3
107BBC Three HDPendle Forest PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDPendle Forest PSB3
 
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Pendle Forest PSB3
201CBBCPendle Forest North WestPSB1
202CBeebiesPendle Forest North WestPSB1
204CBBC HDPendle Forest PSB3
205CBeebies HDPendle Forest PSB3
 
209Ketchup TVPendle Forest COM4
210Ketchup TooPendle Forest COM4
211YAAAS!Pendle Forest COM4
231BBC NewsPendle Forest North WestPSB1
232BBC ParliamentPendle Forest North WestPSB1
 
233Sky NewsPendle Forest COM5
235Al Jazeera EngPendle Forest COM6
267Al Jazeera EnglishPendle Forest COM4

 

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Show good and blocked paths from BB10 4TF for aerial height of ...

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Comments
Tuesday, 7 June 2016
Stuart Swaine
2:22 PM

MikeB: When my aerial engineer installed my aerial on the roof he pointed it towards the Idle transmitter but it also will pick up North East too on the Bilsdale transmitter .
Now when I retune my Freeview channels it gives me a choice of either Yorkshire or North East. I choose Yorkshire because I want the local BBC and ITV news.
You just have to accept the Best signal quality or the regional settings on my TV.


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MikeB
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9:58 PM

Stuart Swaine: Idle and Bilsdale are almost on the same bearing, with Idle's first mux being just before Bilsdale. Idle is Yorkshire, so thats your local news, with Bilsdale apparently being Tyne Tees. But Bilsdale gets you extra HD muxes, so take your choice. Most TV's will allow you to manually tune as well as an automatic function.

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Sunday, 12 June 2016
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Alex curran
2:57 PM

On my postcode checker it tells me which channels I can receive on freeview but I don't receive them all could you tell me why this is please

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Richard Cooper
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3:36 PM
Norwich

Alex curran: Hi, Alex. If you give us your postcode, we can suggest the reason for your not being able to receive all of the channels. One obvious reason is that you might have a STANDARD DEFINITION (SD) receiver and this is not able to decode the signals from HIGH DEFINITION (HD) channels and render them into a visible tv picture! To be able to watch HD channels, you need an HD TV set or an HD-ready TV set and an HD set-top-box with an HDMI lead connection. Other reasons are likely to be dependent upon the transmitter you are using, hence my request for your postcode, so that we can ascertain your transmitter. Hear from you later, hopefully, Richard, Norwich, Sunday 12th. June, 3:30 p.m.

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Monday, 13 June 2016
MikeP
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2:48 PM

Alex:

Further to that said by Richard, not that an HD0Ready TV set alone does not have an HD tuner, so you would need, as Richard suggests, the HD Ready TV plus an HD capable set top box. Or have a Full HD TV set.



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Pat Caulton
9:32 PM
Fareham

My aerial is in the loft. Before I installed a new fibre talktalk modem I was able to receive some 78 channels. I have now lost ITV, Channels 4, 5, 6, 9 as well as 19, 20 and 21 and many others. Is this because my aerial is not strong enough?

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MikeB
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10:23 PM

Pat Caulton: Your 19km from your transmitter, so you should get a full set. The modem in theory shouldn't make any difference, but check that it (particularly the power supply) isn't giving out any interference. There was a case a year or two back where someones TV was effected by next doors dodgy Virgin box.

However, its more likely to be a coincidence. Your losing channels, so its more likely that there is a fault somewhere in your system. Start by tracing back the signal path from the back of the TV - it could be nothing more than a damaged aerial lead, which is to swap out. If its closer to the aerial, it could be a frayed cable, loose connection or water getting into the cable.

Let us know how you get on.

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Tuesday, 14 June 2016
S Riley
9:12 AM
Stansted

Picture failed on BBC London ITV and several other chaNNELS AT 23:00 ON TWO NIGHTS last week
We are fringe for London and Sudbury

Should I get a satellite dish

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Richard Cooper
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11:57 AM
Norwich

S Riley: Hi, S Riley. In order to help you we need to know whether your tv aerial is pointing South/South-West towards Crystal Palace or East-North-East towards Sudbury, in order to ascertain which of the two you should really be using. We cannot advise whether you should get a sat dish until we have investigated Freeview tv through an aerial issues. Please reply and then we can provide some assistance, Richard, Norwich, Tuesday 14th. June at 11: 30 a.m.

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Margaret Holmes
8:08 PM

Why can't we get free view channel87 In Lancaster have retuned to but can't get it

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