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Freeview reception at ST6 6XP


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 ST66XP (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

1BBC One (SD)Fenton West MidlandsPSB1
2BBC TwoFenton West MidlandsPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Fenton Central (West)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Fenton Central (West)PSB2
5Channel 5Fenton Central (West)PSB2
 
6ITV 2Fenton Central (West)PSB2
9BBC FourFenton West MidlandsPSB1
10ITV3Fenton Central (West)PSB2
11Sky ArtsFenton COM5
12QuestFenton COM6
 
13E4Fenton Central (West)PSB2
14Film4Fenton Central (West)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Fenton Central (West)PSB2
17ReallyFenton COM5
18More4Fenton Central (West)PSB2
 
19DaveFenton COM5
20DramaFenton COM4
215USAFenton COM4
23BBC ThreeFenton West MidlandsPSB1
25WFenton COM6
 
26ITV4Fenton Central (West)PSB2
27YesterdayFenton COM6
29ITV2 +1Fenton COM4
30E4 +1Fenton Central (West)PSB2
31E4 ExtraFenton COM5
 
325STARFenton COM4
335ActionFenton COM4
34GREAT! moviesFenton COM6
35ITV1 +1Fenton Central (West)PSB2
36pickFenton COM5
 
39DMAXFenton COM6
40Quest RedFenton COM5
41LegendFenton COM4
42GREAT! movies actionFenton COM4
43Food NetworkFenton COM5
 
44HGTVFenton COM6
46Channel 5 +1Fenton COM4
47Film4 +1Fenton COM5
48ChallengeFenton COM5
494sevenFenton COM5
 
565SELECTFenton PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelFenton COM5
58ITVBe +1Fenton COM4
59ITV3 +1Fenton COM4
60Drama +1Fenton COM5
 
64BlazeFenton COM4
67CBS RealityFenton COM4
70Quest +1Fenton COM5
71Quest Red +1Fenton COM6
73HobbyMakerFenton COM6
 
74Dave ja vuFenton COM4
75Yesterday +1Fenton COM5
78TCCFenton COM4
81Blaze +1Fenton COM4
82Talking Pictures TVFenton COM6
 
83Together TVFenton COM5
84PBS AmericaFenton COM6
88Classic HitsFenton COM6
89ITV4 +1Fenton COM4
101BBC One HDFenton PSB3
 
102BBC Two HDFenton PSB3
103UTV HDFenton PSB3
103STV HDFenton PSB3
103ITV 1 HDFenton PSB3
104Channel 4 HDFenton PSB3
 
105Channel 5 HDFenton PSB3
106BBC Four HDFenton PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDFenton PSB3
109BBC Three HDFenton PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Fenton PSB3
 
201CBBCFenton West MidlandsPSB1
202CBeebiesFenton West MidlandsPSB1
203CITVFenton COM4
204CBBC HDFenton PSB3
205CBeebies HDFenton PSB3
 
208Pop PlayerFenton COM4
209Ketchup TVFenton COM4
210Ketchup TooFenton COM4
211YAAAS!Fenton COM4
231BBC NewsFenton West MidlandsPSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentFenton West MidlandsPSB1
233Sky NewsFenton COM5
235Al Jazeera EngFenton COM6
250BBC Red ButtonFenton West MidlandsPSB1

 

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Show good and blocked paths from ST6 6XP for aerial height of ...

10m20m (Angel of the North)25m30m40m56m (Hyde Park Flats, Sheffield)62m (Monument)90m (Royal Liver Building, Liverpool)107m (Meridian Quay Tower, Swansea)115m (Bridgewater Place, Leeds)127m (Glasgow Tower)143m (Guy's Hospital)158m (Blackpool Tower)170m (Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth)180m (The Gherkin/BT Tower) 193m (Tower 42)235m (Canary Wharf)310m (The Shard)(default view)

Comments
Tuesday, 8 January 2019
MikeP
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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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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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StevensOnln1
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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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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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StevensOnln1
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7:21 PM

Dave: There is only a single version of ITV Meridian HD on Freeview, satellite and cable. No other versions exist in HD currently on any platform. You would have to switch to ITV SD on LCN 3 to get the correct local news.

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Dave
7:56 PM
Wallingford

StevensOnln1: OK many thanks.

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Andrew Tonkin
8:08 PM
Tadcaster

"When you click on a diagram, you will see map with the location selected shown with this symbol: ."

No you don't. Doesn't work.

And the website generally is a bit too muddled thesedays

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Tuesday, 5 February 2019
MikeP
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2:01 PM

Andrew Tonkin:

Works correctly for me!

We contributors know that the site owner has other commitments and there is a need for further updating of several details. If you require details of transmitters and the channels used, please go to the Digital UK Coverage Checker - that's one of the sources we use.



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Sunday, 10 February 2019
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Richard Thorndycroft
2:34 PM

I am a Stroke Survivor getting totally fed up with my digital service which is costing me nearly 100 per month for a service which is nothing but a rehash of programmes that has been on television before & virtually do nothing for me but to allow me to view the 5 documentary channels that actually are of interest to me I have to pay through the nose for all of the dross before I can get to the channels that actually interest me. I would dearly love to get on 'Freeview' (which would cost me nothing) but am finding it v. difficult due to the mental disabilities that my Stroke has left me with I would pay if necessary to have 'Freeserve' set up for me if whoever is doing the job could guarantee success but it would appear that nobody is interested in taking on the task.

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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

3:04 PM

Richard Thorndycroft: If you're paying 100 per month then I'm guessing that you've subscribed to either Sky or Virgin cable. If you have Sky, cancelling your subscription will still leave you with all of the free channels available through your Sky box (although you won't be able to record them or play back any previous recordings).

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