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Freeview reception at YO17 7AE


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 5 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of YO177AE (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 +1Bilsdale com7
CCXTVBilsdale COM4
MeritBilsdale com7
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
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
23Dave ja vuBilsdale COM6
25ITV4Bilsdale Tyne TeesPSB2
26YesterdayBilsdale COM6
28ITV2 +1Bilsdale COM4
 
29E4 +1Bilsdale Tyne TeesPSB2
304MusicBilsdale COM5
315STARBilsdale COM4
32Paramount NetworkBilsdale COM4
33GREAT! moviesBilsdale COM6
 
34ITV +1Bilsdale Tyne TeesPSB2
35pickBilsdale COM5
38DMAXBilsdale COM6
39Quest RedBilsdale COM5
40CBS JusticeBilsdale COM6
 
41GREAT! movies actionBilsdale COM4
42Food NetworkBilsdale COM5
43HGTVBilsdale COM6
45Channel 5 +1Bilsdale COM4
46Film4 +1Bilsdale COM5
 
47ChallengeBilsdale COM5
484sevenBilsdale COM5
555SELECTBilsdale COM4
56Smithsonian ChannelBilsdale COM5
57ITVBe +1Bilsdale COM4
 
58ITV3 +1Bilsdale COM4
59ITV4 +1Bilsdale COM4
63BlazeBilsdale COM4
64FreeSportsBilsdale com7
66CBS RealityBilsdale COM4
 
67CBS DramaBilsdale COM6
68Horror ChannelBilsdale COM4
69Quest +1Bilsdale COM5
70Quest Red +1Bilsdale com7
72Shopping Quarter Bilsdale PSB3
 
73Drama +1Bilsdale COM4
74Yesterday +1Bilsdale COM5
76Now 70sBilsdale com7
77TCCBilsdale COM4
80Blaze +1Bilsdale COM4
 
81Talking Pictures TVBilsdale COM6
82Together TVBilsdale COM5
84PBS AmericaBilsdale COM6
86More4 +1Bilsdale com7
87PBS America +1Bilsdale com7
 
89Court TVBilsdale com7
96Forces TVBilsdale com7
101BBC One HDBilsdale PSB3
102BBC Two HDBilsdale PSB3
103ITV HDBilsdale PSB3
 
103STV HDBilsdale PSB3
103UTV HDBilsdale PSB3
104Channel 4 HDBilsdale PSB3
105Channel 5 HDBilsdale PSB3
106BBC Four HDBilsdale com7
 
107BBC News HDBilsdale com7
108BBC Scotland HDBilsdale PSB3
113RT HDBilsdale com7
114Quest HDBilsdale com7
201CBBCBilsdale North East and CumbriaPSB1
 
202CBeebiesBilsdale North East and CumbriaPSB1
203CITVBilsdale COM4
204CBBC HDBilsdale PSB3
205CBeebies HDBilsdale com7
211Ketchup TVBilsdale COM4
 
212YAAAS!Bilsdale COM4
231BBC NewsBilsdale North East and CumbriaPSB1
232BBC ParliamentBilsdale North East and CumbriaPSB1
233Sky NewsBilsdale COM5
234RTBilsdale COM6
 
235Aljazeera EnglishBilsdale COM6
250BBC Red ButtonBilsdale North East and CumbriaPSB1

 

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Comments
Sunday, 21 October 2018
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William Hill
10:14 PM
Eyemouth

All the HD channels seem to have disappeared from the Eyemouth transmitter. SD channels are OK.

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Monday, 22 October 2018
MikeP
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10:40 AM

Elaine:

Then you need to manually tune to the preferred transmitter. Your User Manual will tell you how rto do that and use the Digital UK Coverage Checker to look up which channels to tune to, see Digital UK - Coverage checker



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MikeP
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10:41 AM

William Hill:

as the SD channels are all still working then so are the HD services. Check your aerial system and that you are tuned to the correct transmitter.



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William Hill
12:47 PM
Eyemouth

Problems started on Saturday with signal drop out and no video on the HD channels 101 to 105. I tried the auto digital tune on my Sony TV and these channels disappeared completely. Same situation this morning so I did another auto digital tune and channels 101 to 105 are back. I can only assume the HD Mux was down or faulty for several hours as the SD channels were always fine.

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Tuesday, 23 October 2018
MikeP
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11:08 AM

William Hill:

The HD multiplex was not 'down' at all as no one else has reported any loss of those programmes. Please check the signa;l strengths of the affected multiplexes for the transmitter, you need at least 60% strength and ideally not more that 85%.

It is worth noting that the multiples carrying those HD services also carries some of the SD services.



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William Hill
11:37 PM
Eyemouth

Yes it was all signals on PSB3, low power might have been the issue. Fine now.

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Wednesday, 24 October 2018
MikeP
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10:22 AM

William Hill:

As the transmitter was not on low poaer, you must check your aerial sysytem and connections. Poor contact will cause problems with just one frequency.



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MikeP's 3,056 posts GB
Thursday, 25 October 2018
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Chris
6:16 PM
Saxmundham

MikeP

The replacement Overlap Blocking Filter arrived yesterday and I installed it today. This one seems to work correctly, with substantial attenuation of channels 20 to 30, which is what I wanted. Channel 56 is now 80% signal strength, 80-100% signal quality which is also what I had hoped for, and all the usual channels are also good. So the diagnosis of blocking of weak signals due to input overloading from my local Freeview Lite transmitter seems to be correct. Maybe some of the problems others have with poor reception could be due to the same problem and benefit from the same solution.

Hope this is useful feedback.

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Friday, 26 October 2018
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Roy Milner
9:51 AM
Downham Market

Loss of TV Freeview signal over several nights since 21/10/2018 mostly BBC ITV CHANNEL4 CHANNEL 5 But also others.
This is very annoying we have tried retuning when this happens but with no effect.
We have had similar problems on and off since the digital service took over from terrestrial TV and so had new aerial's fitted which was a waste of money.
Sat dishes are the best way to go and work out cheaper than TV aerials.....Run it on the Freesat network same amount of channels as Freeview but less hassle.

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MikeP
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11:14 AM

Chris:

Thanks for the feedback. Glad the system is now working as you wanted all along. It also helps to confirm that my suggestions about signal strength requiremnets are correct and in accord with manufacturers technical guidance.



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