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Freeview reception at RH16 4FY


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 2 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of RH164FY (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-800MHz services that may interfere with Freeview reception at some point from 2013 to 2017 when the 4G 800MHz 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 TVHeathfield 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 5 (SD)Heathfield Meridian (East)PSB2
6ITV 2Heathfield Meridian (East)PSB2
9BBC FourHeathfield South EastPSB1
10ITV3Heathfield Meridian (East)PSB2
11pickHeathfield 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
24ITV4Heathfield Meridian (East)PSB2
 
25YesterdayHeathfield COM6
27ITV2 +1Heathfield COM4
28E4 +1Heathfield COM5
294MusicHeathfield COM6
305STARHeathfield COM4
 
315SpikeHeathfield COM6
32Sony Movie ChannelHeathfield COM5
33ITV +1Heathfield Meridian (East)PSB2
34ITV3 +1Heathfield COM4
37DMAXHeathfield COM6
 
38Quest RedHeathfield COM5
39CBS JusticeHeathfield COM6
40Movies4MenHeathfield COM4
41Food NetworkHeathfield COM5
42HomeHeathfield COM6
 
44Channel 5 +1Heathfield COM4
45Film4 +1Heathfield Meridian (East)PSB2
46ChallengeHeathfield COM5
474sevenHeathfield COM6
54Paramount NetworkHeathfield COM4
 
555SELECTHeathfield COM4
58ITVBe +1Heathfield COM4
59ITV4 +1Heathfield COM4
63BlazeHeathfield COM4
66CBS RealityHeathfield COM4
 
70Horror ChannelHeathfield COM4
71CBS DramaHeathfield COM6
72YourTVHeathfield COM5
73Sewing QuarterHeathfield COM6
76Quest +1Heathfield COM4
 
77TCCHeathfield COM4
79Dave ja vuHeathfield COM6
80Blaze +1Heathfield COM4
81Talking Pictures TVHeathfield COM6
86More4 +1Heathfield PSB3
 
89Together TVHeathfield COM5
101BBC One HDHeathfield PSB3
102BBC Two HDHeathfield PSB3
103STV HDHeathfield PSB3
103UTV HDHeathfield PSB3
 
103ITV HDHeathfield PSB3
104Channel 4 HDHeathfield PSB3
105Channel 5 HDHeathfield PSB3
115BBC Scotland HDHeathfield PSB3
201CBBC SDHeathfield South EastPSB1
 
202CBeebiesHeathfield South EastPSB1
203CITVHeathfield COM4
204CBBC HDHeathfield PSB3
211Ketchup TVHeathfield COM4
231BBC NewsHeathfield South EastPSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentHeathfield South EastPSB1
233Sky NewsHeathfield COM5
235AlJazeera English (SD)Heathfield COM6
250BBC Red ButtonHeathfield South EastPSB1

 

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Comments
Friday, 28 December 2018
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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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NasS's 11 posts GB
MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

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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MikeP's 2,986 posts GB
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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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NasS's 11 posts GB
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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NasS's 11 posts GB
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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NasS's 11 posts GB
MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

12:41 PM

NasS:

Please provide the signal strength readings for all channels and check that you are tuned correctly to the required transmitter (use the Digital UJ Coverage Checker to ensure you are using the best transmitter for your location and what channels it uses). Also recheck all the aerial cables and connections.





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MikeP's 2,986 posts GB
Monday, 4 February 2019
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Dave
2:26 PM
Wallingford

I've recently bought a new TV. After the channel scan I get Meridian East weather forecasts rather than Meridian West. I live near Wallingford. I get strong signals across the board from the Oxford transmitter. My old TV had Meridian West & I haven't changed the antenna.

Any clues as to get Meridian West

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Dave's 3 posts GB
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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

5:24 PM

Dave: Are you watching ITV SD (LCN 3) or ITV HD (LCN 103)? There is only one HD version of ITV Meridian.

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StevensOnln1's 2,642 posts GB
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Dave
7:12 PM
Wallingford

Dave:
@StevensOnln1

I'm watching LCN103 on Freeview.
Does Hannington transmit Meridian West in HD? I can get some signal from Hannington off the back of the antenna.
BBC local news also doesn't transmit in HD on Freeview.

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