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Freeview reception at B71 2BG


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 6 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of B712BG (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)Sutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
2BBC TwoSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
5Channel 5Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
 
6ITV 2Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
7Big Centre TVSutton Coldfield LB
9BBC FourSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
10ITV3Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
11Sky MixSutton Coldfield COM5
 
12QuestSutton Coldfield COM6
13E4Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
14Film4Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
17ReallySutton Coldfield COM5
 
18More4Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
19DaveSutton Coldfield COM5
20DramaSutton Coldfield COM4
215USASutton Coldfield COM4
23BBC ThreeSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
 
25WSutton Coldfield COM6
26ITV4Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
27YesterdaySutton Coldfield COM6
28ITVBeSutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
29ITV2 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
 
30E4 +1Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
31E4 ExtraSutton Coldfield COM5
325STARSutton Coldfield COM4
335ActionSutton Coldfield COM4
34GREAT! moviesSutton Coldfield COM6
 
35ITV1 +1Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
36Sky ArtsSutton Coldfield COM5
38Channel 5 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
39DMAXSutton Coldfield COM6
40Quest RedSutton Coldfield COM5
 
41LegendSutton Coldfield COM4
42GREAT! actionSutton Coldfield COM4
43Food NetworkSutton Coldfield COM5
44HGTVSutton Coldfield COM6
465SELECTSutton Coldfield PSB3
 
47Film4 +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
48ChallengeSutton Coldfield COM5
494sevenSutton Coldfield COM5
52GREAT! romanceSutton Coldfield COM6
56That's TV (UK)Sutton Coldfield COM6
 
57Dave ja vuSutton Coldfield COM4
58ITVBe +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
59ITV3 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
60Drama +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
61GREAT! movies extraSutton Coldfield COM6
 
63GREAT! romance mixSutton Coldfield COM6
64BlazeSutton Coldfield COM4
65That's TV 2Sutton Coldfield COM5
67TRUE CRIMESutton Coldfield COM4
68TRUE CRIME XTRASutton Coldfield COM4
 
70Quest +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
71That’s 60sSutton Coldfield COM6
73HobbyMakerSutton Coldfield COM6
74Yesterday +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
75That's 90sSutton Coldfield COM5
 
78TCCSutton Coldfield COM4
81Blaze +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
82Talking Pictures TVSutton Coldfield COM6
83Together TVSutton Coldfield COM4
84PBS AmericaSutton Coldfield COM6
 
89ITV4 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
91WildEarthSutton Coldfield COM4
101BBC One HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
102BBC Two HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
103UTV HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
 
103STV HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
103ITV 1 HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
104Channel 4 HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
105Channel 5 HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
106BBC Four HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
 
107BBC Three HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Sutton Coldfield PSB3
201CBBCSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
202CBeebiesSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
 
204CBBC HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
205CBeebies HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
209Ketchup TVSutton Coldfield COM4
210Ketchup TooSutton Coldfield COM4
211YAAAS!Sutton Coldfield COM4
 
231BBC NewsSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
232BBC ParliamentSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
233Sky NewsSutton Coldfield COM5
235Al Jazeera EngSutton Coldfield COM6
267Al Jazeera EnglishSutton Coldfield COM4
 

 

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Comments
Wednesday, 27 June 2018
G
George
11:30 PM

Hi, We are located at the east end of Dunbar and the only usable TV signal appears to come from way up north (which must be 90 miles away) over the North Sea from, I think, the Durris transmitter group. This is generally not a problem, however, the STV news and weather has nothing of local interest and on occasion, high pressure interferes with the signal. The biggest disappointment is not TV but DAB radio with BBC Radio Scotland dropping out for a minute or two at a time while all other DAB radio appears unaffected.
Is there any possibility of a future more local transmitter for the east of East Lothian or a transmitter in the East Nuke of Fife?

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Thursday, 28 June 2018
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StevensOnln1
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10:21 AM

George: Your postcode is predicted to have good reception from Angus, Durris and Craigkelly transmitters and there are no plans to build any new terrestrial transmitters for the purposes of providing a different regional news program. BBC Radio Scotland is carried on local commercial multiplexes, with the Edinburgh mux predicted to be available at lower strength at your location than the national stations. Plans are expected to be announced for further expansion of DAB services once a closure date is set for FM/AM radio stations.

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MikeP
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4:56 PM

StevensOnln1:

The BBC have announced a few weeks ago that they will not be closing any FM services. So though DAB will be available, so will the current FM services.



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StevensOnln1
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11:17 PM

MikeP: The BBC actually said that now is not the time to close FM services, they want to wait until a larger proportion of listeners have switched to digital of their own accord. In the long term, FM will close for all but very small commercial and community stations, just not on the previously suggested timescale of 2 years from digital radio reaching 50% (probably more like 5-10 years from now). See the article linked from A516digital below.


Global Radio and BBC united on DAB/FM/IP hybrid future - a516digital


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Friday, 29 June 2018
MikeP
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3:38 PM

StevensOnln1:

They have since issued a further statement rescinding the idea of turning off FM. They said it was because the rate of take up of DAB was too slow so they have ceased planning for the changeover. It was reported in several national newspapers.



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StevensOnln1
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4:21 PM

MikeP: Please can you provide a link to this more recent statement? The link I posted from A516digital in March mentions the misleading headlines from various national papers about FM closure being abandoned, which is not the case if you read the statement properly.

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Saturday, 30 June 2018
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nmugford
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2:09 AM

hi,for viewers who have technical knowledge,is to replace the aluminum dipole in the aerial with copper wire dipole,this must be bent to look like the aluminum dipole and may improve reception,i have done this with a indoor aerial and got a locked picture from hannington at 10ft off the ground ,location nr bicester,but i stress u must have some technical knowledge.

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MikeP
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3:42 PM

N Mugford:

It is perfectly correct to replace an aluminium dipole with a copper one. However the dimensions are critical. So it would be better to carve an exact replica of the aluminium dipole in a sheet of copper, using the resultant item to replace the original dipole. The need to be an exact copy is to maintain the required frequency range coverage and the impedence presented to the TV set, always required to be 75 Ohms. It would also be wise to protect the copper against corrosion, especially if it were to be placed outside the property where it can get wet.



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Tuesday, 10 July 2018
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Banacek
10:24 PM

Having difficulty finding Channel MUX for new Paramount on 57. Our Sony DVR has to be manually retuned for every change, as it prefers distant Cumbria to our local Emley Moor transmitter.
can anyone help, please?

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Banacek
10:51 PM

Banacek: Found the MUX by trial, it's 51 FYI

JK

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