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Freeview reception at YO62 5YH


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.

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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.

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Predicted Freeview channel list

FreeSportsBilsdale COM6
1BBC One (SD)Bilsdale North East and CumbriaPSB1
2BBC TwoBilsdale North East and CumbriaPSB1
3ITV (SD)Bilsdale Tyne TeesPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Bilsdale Tyne TeesPSB2
 
5Channel 5Bilsdale Tyne TeesPSB2
6ITV 2Bilsdale Tyne TeesPSB2
7Estuary TV DoncasterBelmont LDN
9BBC FourBilsdale North East and CumbriaPSB1
10ITV3Bilsdale Tyne TeesPSB2
 
11Sky ArtsBilsdale COM5
12QuestBilsdale COM4
13E4Bilsdale Tyne TeesPSB2
14Film4Bilsdale Tyne TeesPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Bilsdale Tyne TeesPSB2
 
17ReallyBilsdale COM5
18More4Bilsdale Tyne TeesPSB2
19DaveBilsdale COM5
20DramaBilsdale COM4
215USABilsdale COM4
 
23BBC ThreeBilsdale North East and CumbriaPSB1
25WBilsdale COM6
26ITV4Bilsdale Tyne TeesPSB2
27YesterdayBilsdale COM6
29ITV2 +1Bilsdale COM4
 
30E4 +1Bilsdale Tyne TeesPSB2
31E4 ExtraBilsdale COM5
325STARBilsdale COM4
335ActionBilsdale COM4
34GREAT! moviesBilsdale COM6
 
35ITV +1Bilsdale Tyne TeesPSB2
36pickBilsdale COM5
39DMAXBilsdale COM6
40Quest RedBilsdale COM5
41LegendBilsdale COM4
 
42GREAT! movies actionBilsdale COM4
43Food NetworkBilsdale COM5
44HGTVBilsdale COM6
46Channel 5 +1Bilsdale COM4
47Film4 +1Bilsdale COM5
 
48ChallengeBilsdale COM5
494sevenBilsdale COM5
565SELECTBilsdale PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelBilsdale COM5
58ITVBe +1Bilsdale COM4
 
59ITV3 +1Bilsdale COM4
60Drama +1Bilsdale COM5
64BlazeBilsdale COM4
67CBS RealityBilsdale COM4
70Quest +1Bilsdale COM5
 
71Quest Red +1Bilsdale COM6
73HobbyMakerBilsdale COM6
74Dave ja vuBilsdale COM4
75Yesterday +1Bilsdale COM5
78TCCBilsdale COM4
 
81Blaze +1Bilsdale COM4
82Talking Pictures TVBilsdale COM6
83Together TVBilsdale COM5
84PBS AmericaBilsdale COM6
89ITV4 +1Bilsdale COM4
 
91Classic HitsBilsdale COM6
101BBC One HDBilsdale PSB3
102BBC Two HDBilsdale PSB3
103STV HDBilsdale PSB3
103ITV HDBilsdale PSB3
 
103UTV HDBilsdale PSB3
104Channel 4 HDBilsdale PSB3
105Channel 5 HDBilsdale PSB3
106BBC Four HDBilsdale PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDBilsdale PSB3
 
109BBC Three HDBilsdale PSB3
201CBBCBilsdale North East and CumbriaPSB1
202CBeebiesBilsdale North East and CumbriaPSB1
203CITVBilsdale COM4
204CBBC HDBilsdale PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDBilsdale PSB3
208Pop PlayerBilsdale COM4
211Ketchup TVBilsdale COM4
212YAAAS!Bilsdale COM4
231BBC NewsBilsdale North East and CumbriaPSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentBilsdale North East and CumbriaPSB1
233Sky NewsBilsdale COM5
235Aljazeera EnglishBilsdale COM6
250BBC Red ButtonBilsdale North East and CumbriaPSB1

 

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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
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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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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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