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Freeview reception at SA3 4DP


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 3 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of SA34DP (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

E4 (Wales)Kilvey Hill COM4
Quest Red +1Kilvey Hill COM6
Smithsonian ChannelKilvey Hill COM5
Classic HitsKilvey Hill COM6
1BBC One (SD)Wenvoe WalesPSB1
 
2BBC TwoWenvoe WalesPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Wenvoe WalesPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Wenvoe WalesPSB2
5Channel 5Wenvoe WalesPSB2
6ITV 2Wenvoe WalesPSB2
 
7Made in BristolMendip LBS
8Made in CardiffWenvoe LCF
9BBC FourWenvoe WalesPSB1
10ITV3Wenvoe WalesPSB2
11Sky ArtsKilvey Hill COM5
 
12QuestKilvey Hill COM6
13E4Wenvoe WalesPSB2
14Film4Wenvoe WalesPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Wenvoe WalesPSB2
17ReallyKilvey Hill COM5
 
18More4Wenvoe WalesPSB2
19DaveKilvey Hill COM5
20DramaKilvey Hill COM4
215USAKilvey Hill COM4
23BBC ThreeWenvoe WalesPSB1
 
25WKilvey Hill COM6
26ITV4Wenvoe WalesPSB2
27YesterdayKilvey Hill COM6
28ITVBeWenvoe WalesPSB2
29ITV2 +1Kilvey Hill COM4
 
30E4 +1Wenvoe WalesPSB2
31E4 ExtraKilvey Hill COM5
325STARKilvey Hill COM4
335ActionKilvey Hill COM4
34GREAT! moviesKilvey Hill COM6
 
35ITV1 +1Wenvoe WalesPSB2
36pickKilvey Hill COM5
38Channel 5 +1Kilvey Hill COM4
39DMAXKilvey Hill COM6
40Quest RedKilvey Hill COM5
 
41LegendKilvey Hill COM4
42Great! Movies ActionKilvey Hill COM4
43Food NetworkKilvey Hill COM5
44HGTVKilvey Hill COM6
465SELECTWenvoe PSB3
 
47Film4 +1Kilvey Hill COM5
48ChallengeKilvey Hill COM5
494sevenKilvey Hill COM5
52GREAT! romanceKilvey Hill COM6
57Dave ja vuKilvey Hill COM4
 
58ITVBe +1Kilvey Hill COM4
59ITV3 +1Kilvey Hill COM4
60Drama +1Kilvey Hill COM5
64BlazeKilvey Hill COM4
67CBS RealityKilvey Hill COM4
 
69HorrorXtraKilvey Hill COM4
70Quest +1Kilvey Hill COM5
71That's 60sKilvey Hill COM5
73HobbyMakerKilvey Hill COM6
74Yesterday +1Kilvey Hill COM5
 
75That's 70sKilvey Hill COM5
76That's 80sKilvey Hill COM6
78TCCKilvey Hill COM4
81Blaze +1Kilvey Hill COM4
82Talking Pictures TVKilvey Hill COM6
 
83Together TVKilvey Hill COM6
84PBS AmericaKilvey Hill COM6
89ITV4 +1Kilvey Hill COM4
90Together TV +1Kilvey Hill COM6
91WildEarthKilvey Hill COM4
 
101BBC One HDWenvoe PSB3
102BBC Two HDWenvoe PSB3
103ITV 1 HDWenvoe PSB3
103STV HDWenvoe PSB3
103UTV HDWenvoe PSB3
 
104Channel 4 HDWenvoe PSB3
105Channel 5 HDWenvoe PSB3
106BBC Four HDWenvoe PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDWenvoe PSB3
109BBC Three HDWenvoe PSB3
 
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Wenvoe PSB3
201CBBCWenvoe WalesPSB1
202CBeebiesWenvoe WalesPSB1
203CITVKilvey Hill COM4
204CBBC HDWenvoe PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDWenvoe PSB3
208Pop PlayerKilvey Hill COM4
209Ketchup TVKilvey Hill COM4
210Ketchup TooKilvey Hill COM4
211YAAAS!Kilvey Hill COM4
 
231BBC NewsWenvoe WalesPSB1
232BBC ParliamentWenvoe WalesPSB1
233Sky NewsKilvey Hill COM5
235Al Jazeera EngKilvey Hill COM6
250BBC Red ButtonWenvoe WalesPSB1
 

 

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Comments
Wednesday, 27 June 2018
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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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