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Freeview reception at OX26 1BT


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 8 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of OX261BT (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

FreeSportsOxford COM6
1BBC One (SD)Oxford South (Oxford)PSB1
2BBC TwoOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Oxford MeridianPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Oxford MeridianPSB2
 
5Channel 5Oxford MeridianPSB2
6ITV 2Oxford MeridianPSB2
7Thats OxfordOxford LOX
9BBC FourOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
10ITV3Oxford MeridianPSB2
 
12QuestOxford COM4
13E4Oxford MeridianPSB2
14Film4Oxford MeridianPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Oxford MeridianPSB2
18More4Oxford MeridianPSB2
 
20DramaOxford COM4
215USAOxford COM4
23BBC ThreeOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
25WOxford COM6
26ITV4Oxford MeridianPSB2
 
27YesterdayOxford COM6
29ITV2 +1Oxford COM4
30E4 +1Oxford MeridianPSB2
325STAROxford COM4
335ActionOxford COM4
 
34GREAT! moviesOxford COM6
35ITV1 +1Oxford MeridianPSB2
39DMAXOxford COM6
41LegendOxford COM4
42GREAT! movies actionOxford COM4
 
44HGTVOxford COM6
46Channel 5 +1Oxford COM4
565SELECTOxford PSB3
58ITVBe +1Oxford COM4
59ITV3 +1Oxford COM4
 
64BlazeOxford COM4
67CBS RealityOxford COM4
71Quest Red +1Oxford COM6
73HobbyMakerOxford COM6
74Dave ja vuOxford COM4
 
78TCCOxford COM4
81Blaze +1Oxford COM4
82Talking Pictures TVOxford COM6
84PBS AmericaOxford COM6
88Classic HitsOxford COM6
 
89ITV4 +1Oxford COM4
101BBC One HDOxford PSB3
102BBC Two HDOxford PSB3
103UTV HDOxford PSB3
103STV HDOxford PSB3
 
103ITV 1 HDOxford PSB3
104Channel 4 HDOxford PSB3
105Channel 5 HDOxford PSB3
106BBC Four HDOxford PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDOxford PSB3
 
109BBC Three HDOxford PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Oxford PSB3
201CBBCOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
202CBeebiesOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
203CITVOxford COM4
 
204CBBC HDOxford PSB3
205CBeebies HDOxford PSB3
208POP MAXOxford COM4
209Ketchup TVOxford COM4
210Ketchup TooOxford COM4
 
211YAAAS!Oxford COM4
231BBC NewsOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
232BBC ParliamentOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
235Aljazeera EnglishOxford COM6
250BBC Red ButtonOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
 

 

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Comments
Thursday, 4 October 2018
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Kirk
9:08 AM

MikeP: Thankyou, I will give this a try.

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Chris
12:56 PM
Saxmundham

MikeP
Thanks for that information. At the last retune (July I think) COM8 was off for several days due to a transmitter problem so I don't have the 100% confidence in it that I might have! Also when something has worked for months (up until last week) it's hard to dispel the idea of a fault outside my property.

However I will try a few more things with my aerial as you suggest, otherwise I feel Freesat coming on!

Thanks anyway

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Chris's 10 posts US
Saturday, 6 October 2018
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Kris Venn
12:16 PM
Pontypool

I live at NP4 8AA with a tv ariel in the loft. However while my free view box can pick up 174 channels and list them on my tv, they all state no information and there is no picture. I have managed to get it working temporarily but wondered what exact direction I should point my ariel towards to get the best picture? Grateful for any advice.

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StevensOnln1
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1:57 PM

Kris Venn: Mendip on a compass bearing of 152 degrees is predicted to be the best at your location. Nothing else is predicted to give good reception.

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Monday, 8 October 2018
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Mark Carns
2:16 PM
Plymouth

I've notice that nothing is happening when I enter a
postcode in the Predict option box - screen just defaults back to the Predict blank option. Is there issues today with site.

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Tuesday, 9 October 2018
MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

10:43 AM

Mark Cairns:

Something did happen - at the bottom of your post are several small blue boxes as a result of your entering your full post code. Click on any of the boxes to see the details provided. The 'digitaluk trade' box shows that you should be getting excellent reception from Southway and Caradon Hill. Southway is a 'light' transmitter so only carried three multiplexes. Caradon Hill is a full service transmitter so carried all eight multiplexes. The relevant channels used are also shown.

If you wish to have a more immediate display of information use the Digital UK Coverage Checker at Digital UK - Coverage checker and enter your full post code and house number.



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MikeP's 3,056 posts GB
Friday, 12 October 2018
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Roderick Barker
11:19 AM

At present I'm in Cumbria and moving to Liverpool. I notice that PBS America (chn 94) is not on Freeview in the Liverpool area. Why is that?

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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

2:21 PM

Roderick Barker: Most of Liverpool should be able to receive PBS America on the COM8 multiplex with an aerial pointed at the Winter Hill transmitter. It isn't broadcast from the Storeton transmitter. If you provide a full postcode we can see what the predicted coverage is at your new location.

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David Chappell
9:54 PM
Blakeney

I tried to use 'My Freeview' to check reception at the campsite in Charmouth where I will be holidaying next week. I tried DT6 6QS (with or without the space) - I got the reception conditions for the default latitude & Longitude of Crystal Palace. I tried the map reference of the campsite SY935367, all I got was - Crystal Palace again ! In desparation I tried one of the sample postcodes, I got the reception map for that area - with all the channel allocations for (yes, you've guessed it) Crystal Palace !!
There's a serious bug in the data entry field of 'my freeview' , unless you live at Crystal Palace that is. Please can you sort it ?

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David Chappell's 10 posts US
Saturday, 13 October 2018
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Chris
10:39 AM
Saxmundham

MikeP Channel 56 is now alive and well again here at IP17. I did replace the aerial cable to eliminate a join halfway, using the latest and greatest all copper cable, but making no other changes, and the signal was good without those alterations. Back to 80% signal and 50-100% quality. Earlier loss is unexplained so far I am concerned.

But thanks for your help and encouragement.

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