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Freeview reception at OL12 6BP


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 4 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of OL126BP (page shows closest 10)

What do the map symbols mean?

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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)Moel-Y-Parc WalesPSB1
2BBC TwoMoel-Y-Parc WalesPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Moel-Y-Parc WalesPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Moel-Y-Parc WalesPSB2
5Channel 5Moel-Y-Parc WalesPSB2
 
6ITV 2Moel-Y-Parc WalesPSB2
9BBC FourMoel-Y-Parc WalesPSB1
10ITV3Moel-Y-Parc WalesPSB2
11Sky MixMoel-Y-Parc COM5
12QuestMoel-Y-Parc COM6
 
13E4Moel-Y-Parc WalesPSB2
14Film4Moel-Y-Parc WalesPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Moel-Y-Parc WalesPSB2
17ReallyMoel-Y-Parc COM5
18More4Moel-Y-Parc WalesPSB2
 
19DaveMoel-Y-Parc COM5
20DramaThe Wrekin COM4
215USAThe Wrekin COM4
23BBC ThreeMoel-Y-Parc WalesPSB1
25WMoel-Y-Parc COM6
 
26ITV4Moel-Y-Parc WalesPSB2
27YesterdayMoel-Y-Parc COM6
28ITVBeMoel-Y-Parc WalesPSB2
29ITV2 +1The Wrekin COM4
30E4 +1Moel-Y-Parc WalesPSB2
 
31E4 ExtraMoel-Y-Parc COM5
325STARThe Wrekin COM4
335ActionThe Wrekin COM4
34GREAT! moviesMoel-Y-Parc COM6
35ITV1 +1Moel-Y-Parc WalesPSB2
 
36Sky ArtsMoel-Y-Parc COM5
38Channel 5 +1The Wrekin COM4
39DMAXMoel-Y-Parc COM6
40Quest RedMoel-Y-Parc COM5
41LegendThe Wrekin COM4
 
42GREAT! actionThe Wrekin COM4
43Food NetworkMoel-Y-Parc COM5
44HGTVMoel-Y-Parc COM6
465SELECTMoel-Y-Parc PSB3
47Film4 +1Moel-Y-Parc COM5
 
48ChallengeMoel-Y-Parc COM5
494sevenMoel-Y-Parc COM5
52GREAT! romanceMoel-Y-Parc COM6
56That's TV (UK)Moel-Y-Parc COM6
57Dave ja vuThe Wrekin COM4
 
58ITVBe +1The Wrekin COM4
59ITV3 +1The Wrekin COM4
60Drama +1Moel-Y-Parc COM5
61GREAT! movies extraMoel-Y-Parc COM6
63GREAT! romance mixMoel-Y-Parc COM6
 
64BlazeThe Wrekin COM4
65That's TV 2Moel-Y-Parc COM5
67TRUE CRIMEThe Wrekin COM4
68TRUE CRIME XTRAThe Wrekin COM4
70Quest +1Moel-Y-Parc COM5
 
71That’s 60sMoel-Y-Parc COM6
73HobbyMakerMoel-Y-Parc COM6
74Yesterday +1Moel-Y-Parc COM5
75That's 90sMoel-Y-Parc COM5
78TCCThe Wrekin COM4
 
81Blaze +1The Wrekin COM4
82Talking Pictures TVMoel-Y-Parc COM6
83Together TVThe Wrekin COM4
84PBS AmericaMoel-Y-Parc COM6
89ITV4 +1The Wrekin COM4
 
91WildEarthThe Wrekin COM4
101BBC One HDMoel-Y-Parc PSB3
102BBC Two HDMoel-Y-Parc PSB3
103UTV HDMoel-Y-Parc PSB3
103ITV 1 HDMoel-Y-Parc PSB3
 
103STV HDMoel-Y-Parc PSB3
104Channel 4 HDMoel-Y-Parc PSB3
105Channel 5 HDMoel-Y-Parc PSB3
106BBC Four HDMoel-Y-Parc PSB3
107BBC Three HDMoel-Y-Parc PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDMoel-Y-Parc PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Moel-Y-Parc PSB3
201CBBCMoel-Y-Parc WalesPSB1
202CBeebiesMoel-Y-Parc WalesPSB1
204CBBC HDMoel-Y-Parc PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDMoel-Y-Parc PSB3
209Ketchup TVThe Wrekin COM4
210Ketchup TooThe Wrekin COM4
211YAAAS!The Wrekin COM4
231BBC NewsMoel-Y-Parc WalesPSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentMoel-Y-Parc WalesPSB1
233Sky NewsMoel-Y-Parc COM5
235Al Jazeera EngMoel-Y-Parc COM6
267Al Jazeera EnglishThe Wrekin COM4

 

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Comments
Saturday, 31 December 2016
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Tudor
3:55 PM
Ebbw Vale

Good afternoon,
Can you please tell me if I can use an indoor aerial to receive TV channels from my home at NP23 5QR

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MikeP
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5:09 PM

Tudor:

You are just 3km from the Ebbw Vale transmitter so you might get some signals but indoor aerials of the type stood in the same room as the TV are rarely much use - even people moving in the room or nearby affects reception badly! However, there is a hill in the way so that would make reception very unreliable. The other option is to use Abergavenny but that is almost 7km away so again an indoor aerial is not likely to give reliable reception. Likewise, Baina will be very poor due to the hills.

I would suggest an aerial mounted outside, usualy on the chimney stack or some other convenient strong point, and aimed at the Abergavenny transmitter on a bearing of 82 degrees. You need a Group b or a log-periodic aerial with the cross roads mounted vertically. You should then manually tune to channels 39, 42 and 45. (Automatic tuning may well pick up some signals from Wenvoe which will give very poor reception.)



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MikeP
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5:11 PM

Chris:

Glad to have been of help. Enjoy all 77 channels you now have.



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Tuesday, 3 January 2017
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P. Riedl
2:19 PM
Romney Marsh

Can I use an indoor aerial at my address at TN29 9NS?

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MikeP
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4:48 PM

P Riedl:

Very, very unlikely. Indoor aerials are not at all sensitive enough for most viewers to get any reliable reception. You are quite some distance from any of the three possible transmitters so you would not get good reception with an indoor aerial.

I strongly recommend you have an aerial fitted externally, typically on a chimney stack or a strong bracket.



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C Watmore
9:23 PM

T V pixelating BBC 1 ITV and other Channels the same, very bad today 2nd Jan2017. Ok on full HD channels been like it for around 10 days

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Ricky
10:23 PM

Can I use a loft aerial in my home at
If3 8qp.

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Ricky
10:26 PM
Inverness

Sorry wrong code it should have been iv3 8qp

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MikeB
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11:22 PM

C Watmore : We need a postcode, transmitter used, signal strength on both HD and SD channels.

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Wednesday, 4 January 2017
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Stef Neumann
2:11 PM
Horsham

Hi folks and Happy New Year!

Location: RH13 9BG, Transmitter: Midhurst. Rooftop aerial (C/D). Setup has been working fine for years. Aerial seems to still point the right way, booster amp in loft appears to be working.

We experience Freeview issues since just before Christmas. Reception is good for most channels (incl HD) and fair on ARQB (CH50) and ARQA (CH59), but ... in sunshine only! As soon as it gets dark or even just cloudy, usually strong channels pixellate and have chopped sound and weaker ones show 'no reception or scrambled signal'. My Humax (HDR FOX T2) shows signal strengths around 30% and quality around 10% (watchable threshold is above 40% quality) on channels 50, 54, 55, 56, 58 and 59.
In sunshine, signal strength exceeds 50% & quality is typically above 70%. Similar results seen on Sony and Samsung TVs' internal tuners.

Any/all suggestions for diagnosis or fix welcome.

Many thanks in anticipation.

Stef

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