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Freeview reception at BT7 1PU


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 56 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of BT71PU (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 4G-at-700MHz services that may interfere with Freeview reception at some point from 2020 when the 5G 700MHz services start.

For actual mobile phone reception prediction (at 800-960MHz and 1710-2170MHz) see these phone operator's mapping sites: Three O2 T-Mobile EE Virgin

Predicted Freeview channel list

1BBC One (SD)Divis Northern IrelandPSB1
2BBC TwoDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
3ITV (SD)Divis UTVPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Divis UTVPSB2
5Channel 5Divis UTVPSB2
 
6ITV 2Divis UTVPSB2
7NvTvDivis LBT
9BBC FourDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
10ITV3Divis UTVPSB2
11Sky ArtsDivis COM5
 
12QuestDivis COM4
13E4Divis UTVPSB2
14Film4Divis UTVPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Divis UTVPSB2
17ReallyDivis COM5
 
18More4Divis UTVPSB2
19DaveDivis COM5
20DramaDivis COM4
215USADivis COM4
23BBC ThreeDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
 
26ITV4Divis UTVPSB2
29ITV2 +1Divis COM4
30E4 +1Divis UTVPSB2
31E4 ExtraDivis COM5
325STARDivis COM4
 
335ActionDivis COM4
35ITV +1Divis UTVPSB2
36pickDivis COM5
40Quest RedDivis COM5
41LegendDivis COM4
 
42GREAT! movies actionDivis COM4
43Food NetworkDivis COM5
46Channel 5 +1Divis COM4
47Film4 +1Divis COM5
48ChallengeDivis COM5
 
494sevenDivis COM5
53TG4Divis NIMM
54RTÉ OneDivis NIMM
55RTÉ TwoDivis NIMM
565SELECTDivis PSB3
 
57Smithsonian ChannelDivis COM5
58ITVBe +1Divis COM4
59ITV3 +1Divis COM4
60Drama +1Divis COM5
64BlazeDivis COM4
 
67CBS RealityDivis COM4
70Quest +1Divis COM5
74Dave ja vuDivis COM4
75Yesterday +1Divis COM5
78TCCDivis COM4
 
81Blaze +1Divis COM4
83Together TVDivis COM5
89ITV4 +1Divis COM4
101BBC One HDDivis PSB3
102BBC Two HDDivis PSB3
 
103UTV HDDivis PSB3
103STV HDDivis PSB3
103ITV HDDivis PSB3
104Channel 4 HDDivis PSB3
105Channel 5 HDDivis PSB3
 
106BBC Four HDDivis PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDDivis PSB3
109BBC Three HDDivis PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Divis PSB3
201CBBCDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
 
202CBeebiesDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
203CITVDivis COM4
204CBBC HDDivis PSB3
205CBeebies HDDivis PSB3
208POP MAXDivis COM4
 
209Ketchup TVDivis COM4
210Ketchup TooDivis COM4
211YAAAS!Divis COM4
231BBC NewsDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
232BBC ParliamentDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
 
233Sky NewsDivis COM5
250BBC Red ButtonDivis Northern IrelandPSB1

 

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Comments
Thursday, 24 May 2018
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brian
8:54 AM
Dunstable

no feeview reception from oxford transmitter as from yesterday

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StevensOnln1
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12:31 PM

brian: The Oxford transmitter underwent various frequency changes early yesterday morning. You will need to retune.

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Wednesday, 30 May 2018
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Stuart Turrell
11:29 AM

Hi all,
Question regarding recent Rowridge changes.
I had a Band A aerial, upgraded to a T band aerial Medium gain aerial in April to bring back the moved channels.
I bought this aerial.
20 Element Yagi Medium Gain UHF TV Aerial Group T 8944467390996 | eBay

However, the signal is now blocky/sometimes not even there.
Will upgrading my aerial (rooftop) again to a high gain make a difference?
PO36 0NX is my address and from the roof, i can see the rowridge antenna so its lined up perfectly.

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StevensOnln1
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2:48 PM

Stuart Turrell: If you're only a few miles away and can see the transmitter then you certainly don't need a high gain aerial. Which channels are breaking and what signal strength and quality readings do you get for them?

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Thursday, 31 May 2018
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Martin R
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4:58 PM

When we had the recent digital changeover I lost a number of stations. As we are in an estate which has a communal aerial the property management company had to get an engineer in to upgrade the system. I understand he put a new aerial in, but even after that some channels were still not available (including BBC News HD). He came back today, and I believe installed a 'booster'.

Now everything seems to have come back, except I have 'lost' the red button service on BBC News HD and London Live no longer seems to be there. The red button is working on BBC1 / 2 HD and also on BBC News SD.

What should I do? Is it worth retuning again (I fear I may loose some more channels!)

London Live was working after the first installation.

I live in NW9 5LQ

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StevensOnln1
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5:30 PM

Martin R: Retuning won't make any difference if the channels are already tuned. Do you get anything reported for signal strength/quality when you select London Live?

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Friday, 1 June 2018
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Martin R
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10:40 AM

StevensOnln1: The channel is just not there! I remember once losing all my Red Button services, and it was a retune that brought them back !

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StevensOnln1
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2:39 PM

Martin R: Have you tried manual tuning on UHF channel 35? Does it report any signal strength/quality if you wait a few seconds after entering/selecting C35 before you press OK/scan?

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Saturday, 2 June 2018
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Martin R
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10:16 AM

Sorry I don't know how to manually tune . I view through a YouView box, and it just says 'scan' (or stop!).

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terence martin
8:02 PM

no free view for the last 2 days. the signal is always bad here in Wrotham but now nothing ????

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