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Freeview reception at SO20 6AW


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 0 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of SO206AW (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)Hannington SouthPSB1
2BBC TwoHannington SouthPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Hannington MeridianPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Hannington MeridianPSB2
5Channel 5Hannington MeridianPSB2
 
6ITV 2Hannington MeridianPSB2
9BBC FourHannington SouthPSB1
10ITV3Hannington MeridianPSB2
11Sky MixHannington COM5
12QuestHannington COM6
 
13E4Hannington MeridianPSB2
14Film4Hannington MeridianPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Hannington MeridianPSB2
17ReallyHannington COM5
18More4Hannington MeridianPSB2
 
19DaveHannington COM5
20DramaHannington COM4
215USAHannington COM4
23BBC ThreeHannington SouthPSB1
25WHannington COM6
 
26ITV4Hannington MeridianPSB2
27YesterdayHannington COM6
28ITVBeHannington MeridianPSB2
29ITV2 +1Hannington COM4
30E4 +1Hannington MeridianPSB2
 
31E4 ExtraHannington COM5
325STARHannington COM4
335ActionHannington COM4
34GREAT! moviesHannington COM6
35ITV1 +1Hannington MeridianPSB2
 
36Sky ArtsHannington COM5
38Channel 5 +1Hannington COM4
39DMAXHannington COM6
40Quest RedHannington COM5
41LegendHannington COM4
 
42GREAT! actionHannington COM4
43Food NetworkHannington COM5
44HGTVHannington COM6
465SELECTHannington PSB3
47Film4 +1Hannington COM5
 
48ChallengeHannington COM5
494sevenHannington COM5
52GREAT! romanceHannington COM6
56That's TV (UK)Hannington COM6
57Dave ja vuHannington COM4
 
58ITVBe +1Hannington COM4
59ITV3 +1Hannington COM4
60Drama +1Hannington COM5
61GREAT! movies extraHannington COM6
63GREAT! romance mixHannington COM6
 
64BlazeHannington COM4
65That's TV 2Hannington COM5
67TRUE CRIMEHannington COM4
68TRUE CRIME XTRAHannington COM4
70Quest +1Hannington COM5
 
71That’s 60sHannington COM6
73HobbyMakerHannington COM6
74Yesterday +1Hannington COM5
75That's 90sHannington COM5
78TCCHannington COM4
 
81Blaze +1Hannington COM4
82Talking Pictures TVHannington COM6
83Together TVHannington COM4
84PBS AmericaHannington COM6
89ITV4 +1Hannington COM4
 
91WildEarthHannington COM4
101BBC One HDHannington PSB3
102BBC Two HDHannington PSB3
103UTV HDHannington PSB3
103ITV 1 HDHannington PSB3
 
103STV HDHannington PSB3
104Channel 4 HDHannington PSB3
105Channel 5 HDHannington PSB3
106BBC Four HDHannington PSB3
107BBC Three HDHannington PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDHannington PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Hannington PSB3
201CBBCHannington SouthPSB1
202CBeebiesHannington SouthPSB1
204CBBC HDHannington PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDHannington PSB3
209Ketchup TVHannington COM4
210Ketchup TooHannington COM4
211YAAAS!Hannington COM4
231BBC NewsHannington SouthPSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentHannington SouthPSB1
233Sky NewsHannington COM5
235Al Jazeera EngHannington COM6
267Al Jazeera EnglishHannington COM4

 

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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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