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Freeview reception at BN23 8AL


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 10 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of BN238AL (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

CCXTVHeathfield COM4
1BBC One (SD)Heathfield South EastPSB1
2BBC TwoHeathfield South EastPSB1
3ITV (SD)Heathfield Meridian (East)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Heathfield Meridian (East)PSB2
 
5Channel 5Heathfield Meridian (East)PSB2
6ITV 2Heathfield Meridian (East)PSB2
9BBC FourHeathfield South EastPSB1
10ITV3Heathfield Meridian (East)PSB2
11Sky ArtsHeathfield COM5
 
12QuestHeathfield COM4
13E4Heathfield Meridian (East)PSB2
14Film4Heathfield Meridian (East)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Heathfield Meridian (East)PSB2
17ReallyHeathfield COM5
 
18More4Heathfield Meridian (East)PSB2
19DaveHeathfield COM5
20DramaHeathfield COM4
215USAHeathfield COM4
23BBC ThreeHeathfield South EastPSB1
 
25Dave ja vuHeathfield COM6
25ITV4Heathfield Meridian (East)PSB2
27YesterdayHeathfield COM6
29ITV2 +1Heathfield COM4
30E4 +1Heathfield Meridian (East)PSB2
 
314MusicHeathfield COM5
325STARHeathfield COM4
335ActionHeathfield COM4
34GREAT! moviesHeathfield COM6
35ITV +1Heathfield Meridian (East)PSB2
 
36pickHeathfield COM5
39DMAXHeathfield COM6
40Quest RedHeathfield COM5
41CBS JusticeHeathfield COM6
42GREAT! movies actionHeathfield COM4
 
43Food NetworkHeathfield COM5
44HGTVHeathfield COM6
45Channel 5 +1Heathfield COM4
46Film4 +1Heathfield COM5
47ChallengeHeathfield COM5
 
484sevenHeathfield COM5
565SELECTHeathfield COM4
57Smithsonian ChannelHeathfield COM5
58ITVBe +1Heathfield COM4
59ITV3 +1Heathfield COM4
 
60ITV4 +1Heathfield COM4
64BlazeHeathfield COM4
67CBS RealityHeathfield COM4
68Horror ChannelHeathfield COM4
68CBS DramaHeathfield COM6
 
70Quest +1Heathfield COM5
73Shopping Quarter Heathfield PSB3
74Drama +1Heathfield COM4
75Yesterday +1Heathfield COM5
78TCCHeathfield COM4
 
81Blaze +1Heathfield COM4
82Talking Pictures TVHeathfield COM6
83Together TVHeathfield COM5
84PBS AmericaHeathfield COM6
101BBC One HDHeathfield PSB3
 
102BBC Two HDHeathfield PSB3
103ITV HDHeathfield PSB3
103UTV HDHeathfield PSB3
103STV HDHeathfield PSB3
104Channel 4 HDHeathfield PSB3
 
105Channel 5 HDHeathfield PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDHeathfield PSB3
201CBBCHeathfield South EastPSB1
202CBeebiesHeathfield South EastPSB1
203CITVHeathfield COM4
 
204CBBC HDHeathfield PSB3
211Ketchup TVHeathfield COM4
212YAAAS!Heathfield COM4
231BBC NewsHeathfield South EastPSB1
232BBC ParliamentHeathfield South EastPSB1
 
233Sky NewsHeathfield COM5
234RTHeathfield COM6
235Aljazeera EnglishHeathfield COM6
250BBC Red ButtonHeathfield South EastPSB1

 

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Comments
Thursday, 22 November 2018
Briantist
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5:04 PM

700MHz clearance is the project of rolling retunes to better arrange the Freeview transmission frequencies, so they can be used in 2020 for 5G mobile data. It was blogged about here, but not integrated into the site's many features.

Having spent a whole day gathering the change information for 300 transmitters and placing them in a database table, I was able to re-code four of the UK free TV features to use them. These are the technical prediction system https://ukfree.tv/prediction where all change dates are showing...

See Updates for 700MHz Freeview retunes, fixed all channels, new icons, radio fixes | free and easy for details.

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Briantist's 38,844 posts GB
Tuesday, 27 November 2018
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Bruce Clarke
2:33 PM

Thanks for the updates (and the 23 emails ;-)

The TV mapping view doesn't seem to be working for Stadhampton (51.6885?N -1.134?E) in the latest Firefox on W10. There's no green area shown initially, and if you try to click on the bouncing Oxford icon, it doesn't work. It does if you click on the static Hannington transmitter. Clicking on the static Oxford then still doesn't work.

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Bruce Clarke's 10 posts GB
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Wednesday, 28 November 2018
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Rex Bartlett
4:03 PM
Swindon

Same here. Using Firefox at SN5 4ET, I just get mobile phone masts and nothing happens when clicking on 'Freeview Coverage' at top left of map.

And in the 'Predicted Freeview channel list' my only 'predicted' transmitter is given as Seagry Court which is a light transmitter which has never been any use to me.

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StevensOnln1
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4:23 PM

Rex Bartlett: Seagry Court became a full 6 mux transmitter and received an increase in power level earlier this year and looks like the best option for reliable reception at your postcode.

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StevensOnln1's 3,218 posts GB
Thursday, 29 November 2018
MikeP
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10:38 AM

Rex Bartlett:

Further to that saod by StwvwnsOnln1, Seagry Court is by far the best transmitter for you to use at your location. Both Oxford and Mendip give poor and unreliable reception in your part of Swindon. If you go to the Digital UK Covergare Checker for your locations, see Coverage Checker - Detailed View and scroll down to the Seagry Court entry it will show all 6 multiplexes should be available with good and reliable reception. It will also show you the channels used for the transmissions to help you tune your TV manually.



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MikeP's 3,056 posts GB
Wednesday, 26 December 2018
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NasS
10:26 AM
Woking

Well I thought the issue was resolved but back to square one. To recap certain channels come up 'no signal' and then some time later same channels are ok i.e. all available channels are ok none missing. so I am at a loss as what's going on. How can they be ok one minute and then gone the next?

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NasS's 11 posts GB
MikeP
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11:02 AM

NasS:

Have you thoroughly checked all your aerial cables and connections? Have you unplugged the coaxial plugs/sockets and refitted them? Is there a 4G mast in the vicinity? Please provide a full post code so that we can look at the predicted reception conditions at your location.



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MikeP's 3,056 posts GB
Thursday, 27 December 2018
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NasS
9:14 AM
Woking

Have checked all cable connectors etc, but what I can't understand is not touching anything all channels are ok so you think great problem solved, but then some channels just appear no signal & then again leave it i.e. do nothing and the channels that were ' no signaling' are back ok! Not sure about a 4g mast but the amp dist I have has a 4g filter. My postcode is GU22 8EY.

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MikeP
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9:53 AM

NasS:

According to the Digital UK Coverage Checker you should be getting a good reliable signal from the Crystal Palace transmitter, see Coverage Checker - Detailed View The signal from the Guildford transmitter is shown as very unreliable. So please ensure you are tuned to the signal from Crystal Palace. Your aerial should be aimed at a bearing of 68 degrees and be a wideband type. The channels to be tuned to are: 23, 26, 30, 25, 22, 28, 55 and 56. Also check the signal strengths of all the multiplexes you are receiving, they should ideally be between 60% and 85%, if they are less than 60% then you need a higher gain aerial, if they are more than 85% then you need to fit some attenuation as it is too strong. Both of these situations can cause the problems you report.



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Melanie Slater
4:52 PM

I have been given a tv from a friend, the aerial that goes from my roof to my bedroom works fine with my old tv, but it was too small, now I have used same aerial in the tv from a friend and it can't find any channels at all?

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