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Freeview reception at BB6 7ET


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 7 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of BB67ET (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

Spotlight TVWinter Hill GIM
Together TV +1Winter Hill com7
CCXTVWinter Hill COM4
MeritWinter Hill com7
1BBC One (SD)Winter Hill North WestPSB1
 
2BBC TwoWinter Hill North WestPSB1
3ITV (SD)Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
5Channel 5Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
6ITV 2Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
 
9BBC FourWinter Hill North WestPSB1
10ITV3Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
11Sky ArtsWinter Hill COM5
12QuestWinter Hill COM4
13E4Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
 
14Film4Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
17ReallyWinter Hill COM5
18More4Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
19DaveWinter Hill COM5
 
20DramaWinter Hill COM4
215USAWinter Hill COM4
23Dave ja vuPendle Forest COM6
25ITV4Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
26YesterdayPendle Forest COM6
 
28ITV2 +1Winter Hill COM4
29E4 +1Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
304MusicWinter Hill COM5
315STARWinter Hill COM4
32Paramount NetworkWinter Hill COM4
 
33GREAT! moviesPendle Forest COM6
34ITV +1Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
35pickWinter Hill COM5
38DMAXPendle Forest COM6
39Quest RedWinter Hill COM5
 
40CBS JusticePendle Forest COM6
41GREAT! movies actionWinter Hill COM4
42Food NetworkWinter Hill COM5
43HGTVPendle Forest COM6
45Channel 5 +1Winter Hill COM4
 
46Film4 +1Winter Hill COM5
47ChallengeWinter Hill COM5
484sevenWinter Hill COM5
555SELECTWinter Hill COM4
56Smithsonian ChannelWinter Hill COM5
 
57ITVBe +1Winter Hill COM4
58ITV3 +1Winter Hill COM4
59ITV4 +1Winter Hill COM4
62GREAT! movies classic 1Winter Hill GIM
63BlazeWinter Hill COM4
 
64FreeSportsWinter Hill com7
66CBS RealityWinter Hill COM4
67CBS DramaPendle Forest COM6
68Horror ChannelWinter Hill COM4
69Quest +1Winter Hill COM5
 
70Quest Red +1Winter Hill com7
72Shopping Quarter Winter Hill PSB3
73Drama +1Winter Hill COM4
74Yesterday +1Winter Hill COM5
75NOW 80sWinter Hill GIM
 
76Now 70sWinter Hill com7
77TCCWinter Hill COM4
78Now 90sWinter Hill GIM
79Clubland TVWinter Hill GIM
80Blaze +1Winter Hill COM4
 
81Talking Pictures TVPendle Forest COM6
82Together TVWinter Hill COM5
84PBS AmericaPendle Forest COM6
86More4 +1Winter Hill com7
87PBS America +1Winter Hill com7
 
88Country Music Entertainment Winter Hill GIM
89Court TVWinter Hill com7
96Forces TVWinter Hill com7
101BBC One HDWinter Hill PSB3
102BBC Two HDWinter Hill PSB3
 
103ITV HDWinter Hill PSB3
103STV HDWinter Hill PSB3
103UTV HDWinter Hill PSB3
104Channel 4 HDWinter Hill PSB3
105Channel 5 HDWinter Hill PSB3
 
106BBC Four HDWinter Hill com7
107BBC News HDWinter Hill com7
108BBC Scotland HDWinter Hill PSB3
113RT HDWinter Hill com7
114Quest HDWinter Hill com7
 
201CBBCWinter Hill North WestPSB1
202CBeebiesWinter Hill North WestPSB1
203CITVWinter Hill COM4
204CBBC HDWinter Hill PSB3
205CBeebies HDWinter Hill com7
 
208POP MAXWinter Hill GIM
211Ketchup TVWinter Hill COM4
212YAAAS!Winter Hill COM4
231BBC NewsWinter Hill North WestPSB1
232BBC ParliamentWinter Hill North WestPSB1
 
233Sky NewsWinter Hill COM5
234RTPendle Forest COM6
235Aljazeera EnglishPendle Forest COM6
250BBC Red ButtonWinter Hill North WestPSB1

 

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Comments
Thursday, 27 December 2018
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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

5:54 PM

Melanie Slater: What do you mean by it was too small? Do you mean the connector that pushes into the aerial socket on the back of the TV? Could you also clarify if you're now trying a set top aerial?

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Friday, 28 December 2018
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Robert Tidy
3:17 PM

Hi, I wish to Put a TV in my bedroom. At the moment I do not have an aerial supply in the bedroom can I use an indoor aerial?

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Darren
5:25 PM
Ballymena

Hi there, am I best to point mt aerial at the limavady transmitter or the relay transmitter in buckna ,many thanks

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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

5:55 PM

Robert Tidy: You might be able to get some channels on an indoor aerial, however you would be far better off using a rooftop aerial as although there are multiple transmitters predicted to be receivable at your postcode, none of them are predicted to provide a strong signal.

Darren: Please provide a full postcode so that we can see where you are in relation to each transmitter and the predicted coverage at your location.

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MikeP
7:43 PM

Robert |Tidy:

Ypu are too far away from the Sudbury transmitter to get reasonable reception using an indoor aerial. You need to have a connection to your outdoor aerial with a feed into the room where the new TV will be placed. You cannot just 'break into' the existing aerial cables (that would ruin the reception of all the TVs!) but you must use an active splitter, perhaps such as the 3-way amplifier/splitter here - Online TV Splitters, Amps & Diplexers sales



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Thursday, 3 January 2019
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NasS
9:58 AM
Woking

Using my tv's signal condition function I went through all available channels to see what's going on and on the whole the majority were 100% for strength and quality, however the channels that are on com7 and 8 multiplexes were funcualting up and down but ok for the picture and sound to be ok to view. Some were 0% for quality and 93% for strength and this caused a no signal issue. So that's the issue I have sometimes com7 and 8 are ok even though the strength & quality is going up/down, other times the same channel is 0% for quality but 93% for strength resulting in a no signal situation. Is the issue my end or crystal palace's end or both? Yes the aerial is pointing at crystal palace and is a wide band one.

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MikeP
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3:48 PM

NasS:

The issue is at your end as the Crystal Palace transmitter, servicing more than 4 million homes, has no faults at present.

For some TVs, 100% signal strength is too high and some don't even like 90%. So it will be worth trying to reduce the strength a little to test what happens. Use a 3 dB coaxial attenuator fitted in the signal feed by adding a separate flylead with the attenuator at the joint between your original aerail cable and the flylead, the other end of the flylead being plugged into your TV's input socket. Then recheck the signal strengths fo all multiplexes again and observe what the effect on the pictures and sound is like. DO NOT RETUNE.



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NasS
8:35 PM
Woking

ok thanks Mike, just bought one off ebay, will let you know in due course

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Friday, 4 January 2019
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NasS
3:53 PM

Just to add I can understand if I was near the transmitter but I am about 34 km away so too much signal shouldn't be a problem I would of thought however I have ordered the atteuator as you said which I will give a go. Also checked all channels last night and all good, the affected ones were showing low signal strength and quality but picture and sound was ok. You would not know the signal was soo low the picture and sound were that good without any break up. Both com 7 & 8 multi plexes are less power that the other ones so that might have a bearing on my issue.

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Tuesday, 8 January 2019
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NasS
8:40 AM
Woking

just to update tried the attenuator last night and found no difference,

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