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Freeview reception at NG18 2NE


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 12 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of NG182NE (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

Together TV +1Emley Moor com7
CCXTVEmley Moor COM4
MeritEmley Moor com7
Court TVEmley Moor com7
1BBC One (SD)Emley Moor YorkshirePSB1
 
2BBC TwoEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
3ITV (SD)Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
5Channel 5Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
6ITV 2Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
 
7Estuary TV DoncasterBelmont LDN
9BBC FourEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
10ITV3Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
11Sky ArtsEmley Moor COM5
12QuestEmley Moor COM4
 
13E4Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
14Film4Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
17ReallyEmley Moor COM5
18More4Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
 
19DaveEmley Moor COM5
20DramaEmley Moor COM4
215USAEmley Moor COM4
23BBC ThreeEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
25ITV4Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
 
25Dave ja vuEmley Moor COM6
27YesterdayEmley Moor COM6
29ITV2 +1Emley Moor COM4
30E4 +1Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
314MusicEmley Moor COM5
 
325STAREmley Moor COM4
335ActionEmley Moor COM4
34GREAT! moviesEmley Moor COM6
35ITV +1Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
36pickEmley Moor COM5
 
39DMAXEmley Moor COM6
40Quest RedEmley Moor COM5
41CBS JusticeEmley Moor COM6
42GREAT! movies actionEmley Moor COM4
43Food NetworkEmley Moor COM5
 
44HGTVEmley Moor COM6
45Channel 5 +1Emley Moor COM4
46Film4 +1Emley Moor COM5
47ChallengeEmley Moor COM5
484sevenEmley Moor COM5
 
565SELECTEmley Moor COM4
57Smithsonian ChannelEmley Moor COM5
58ITVBe +1Emley Moor COM4
59ITV3 +1Emley Moor COM4
60ITV4 +1Emley Moor COM4
 
64BlazeEmley Moor COM4
65FreeSportsEmley Moor com7
67CBS RealityEmley Moor COM4
68CBS DramaEmley Moor COM6
68Horror ChannelEmley Moor COM4
 
70Quest +1Emley Moor COM5
71Quest Red +1Emley Moor com7
73Shopping Quarter Emley Moor PSB3
74Drama +1Emley Moor COM4
75Yesterday +1Emley Moor COM5
 
76Now 70sEmley Moor com7
78TCCEmley Moor COM4
81Blaze +1Emley Moor COM4
82Talking Pictures TVEmley Moor COM6
83Together TVEmley Moor COM5
 
84PBS AmericaEmley Moor COM6
86More4 +1Emley Moor com7
87PBS America +1Emley Moor com7
91That's TV Emley Moor com7
96Forces TVEmley Moor com7
 
101BBC One HDEmley Moor PSB3
102BBC Two HDEmley Moor PSB3
103ITV HDEmley Moor PSB3
103STV HDEmley Moor PSB3
103UTV HDEmley Moor PSB3
 
104Channel 4 HDEmley Moor PSB3
105Channel 5 HDEmley Moor PSB3
106BBC Four HDEmley Moor com7
107BBC News HDEmley Moor com7
108BBC Scotland HDEmley Moor PSB3
 
113RT HDEmley Moor com7
114Quest HDEmley Moor com7
201CBBCEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
202CBeebiesEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
203CITVEmley Moor COM4
 
204CBBC HDEmley Moor PSB3
205CBeebies HDEmley Moor com7
211Ketchup TVEmley Moor COM4
212YAAAS!Emley Moor COM4
231BBC NewsEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
233Sky NewsEmley Moor COM5
234RTEmley Moor COM6
235Aljazeera EnglishEmley Moor COM6
250BBC Red ButtonEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
 

 

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Comments
Thursday, 27 September 2018
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Les Phillips
9:21 AM
Tiverton

Martin: Loss of signal. Lots of pixilation on all channels.


I believe the aerial is directed at Stockland Hill

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MikeP
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10:34 AM

Chris:

Tacolnston transmitter is working correctly at present and no faults reported.

Please check your aerial system and connections.



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MikeP
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10:36 AM

Les Phillips:

Please check your aerial cables and connections. If there are coaxial plugs/sockets please unplug them and refit. That will clear any corrosion/oxidation of ther contacts, which is a well known cause of the problems you report. DO NOT RETUNE.



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MikeP's 3,056 posts GB
Saturday, 29 September 2018
K
Kirk
10:17 PM
Hull

I have an Edison HDMI Modulator for my CCTV system and have tried setting it to various channels, no matter what channel I select, when in use I cannot tune in any bbc / itv etc channels on my TV's.

Any help on channel selection to eliminate signal loss would be appreciated.

Location - Humberside

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Kirk's 3 posts GB
Sunday, 30 September 2018
MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

11:19 AM

Kirk:

Assuming you are tuned to the Belmont transmitter, try using a channel between 40 and 49 as they are not used by that transmitter now nor in the future.

However, it could be that the HDMI cables are radiating themselves and disrupting the TV UHF signals carried by the aerial cables- expecially if they are close to each other. So try moving the cables as far apart as is reasonably possible. If that helps then it is worth considering buying better cables with improved screening.



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MikeP's 3,056 posts GB
Monday, 1 October 2018
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Chris
10:50 AM

MikeP

Thanks for the Tacolneston advice. With no equipment changes the Channel 56 signal was off and on for me on Thursday/Friday (varying no signal at all to 90%) but stable since Saturday pm. Maybe there has been some 'tweaking' going on and I am right on the edge.

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Chris
4:24 PM

Hmm,. Channel 56 Tacolneston back to zero signal again, channel 55 (also a low power transmitter) is 95% signal. Something must be going on!

Chris

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Tuesday, 2 October 2018
MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

10:27 AM

Chris:

Have you checked your aerial connections as previously suggested? Poor connection can cause loss or interuption of just one channel. There is no reported work at the transmitter at the time of writing.



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Chris
7:38 PM
Saxmundham

Yes, I have checked these thoroughly and re-terminated a couple I thought might be imperfect - no change. What I can't understand is why COM7 on channel 55 is consistently 90% signal strength, 90% signal quality, whilst COM8 (which I thought had about the same 24kW output at COM7) and is on a bearing of 142 degrees from Tacolneston to me, and therefore not restricted by the radiation pattern (according your polar diagram), is currently zero signal today and yesterday (but was solidly 90% on Saturday and has in previous weeks been absolutely fine). 8MHz higher frequency should not affect reception that much.

Are we sure the wind hasn't blown the COM8 aerial away!? A comparison of channel 55 and 56 signal strengths at your location might be interesting.

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Wednesday, 3 October 2018
MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

11:16 AM

Chris:

The aerial at the transmitter radiates ALL the channels, there is not a separate aerial for any of the multiplexes. They all use a design known as a trapezoid slot aerial where the signals are radiated from different sections of the slot depending on the frequency. So they are all radiated by all the trapezoid slots and not by separate aerials for each multiplex.

An 8 MHz difference in frequency can make a considerable difference to the transmission and reception of the signals.

Looking at the Digital UK Coverage Checker for your location, see Coverage Checker - Detailed View it shows that reception of COM8 is expected to be poor and unreliable, as it is for other multiplexes from Tacolnston.

Where is your arial positioned? If it is possible, it might be worth trying a different position - on the othert end of the roof perhaps? Such a change has given good results in the past in my experience.



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