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Freeview reception at NG3 7ED


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 12 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of NG37ED (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 +1Sutton Coldfield com7
CCXTVSutton Coldfield COM4
MeritSutton Coldfield com7
1BBC One (SD)Waltham East MidlandsPSB1
2BBC TwoWaltham East MidlandsPSB1
 
3ITV (SD)Waltham Central (East)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Waltham Central (East)PSB2
5Channel 5Waltham Central (East)PSB2
6ITV 2Waltham Central (East)PSB2
7Big Centre TVSutton Coldfield LB
 
7Notts TVWaltham LNG
9BBC FourWaltham East MidlandsPSB1
10ITV3Waltham Central (East)PSB2
11Sky ArtsSutton Coldfield COM5
12QuestSutton Coldfield COM4
 
13E4Waltham Central (East)PSB2
14Film4Waltham Central (East)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Waltham Central (East)PSB2
17ReallySutton Coldfield COM5
18More4Waltham Central (East)PSB2
 
19DaveSutton Coldfield COM5
20DramaSutton Coldfield COM4
215USASutton Coldfield COM4
23Dave ja vuSutton Coldfield COM6
25ITV4Waltham Central (East)PSB2
 
26YesterdaySutton Coldfield COM6
28ITV2 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
29E4 +1Waltham Central (East)PSB2
304MusicSutton Coldfield COM5
315STARSutton Coldfield COM4
 
32Paramount NetworkSutton Coldfield COM4
33GREAT! moviesSutton Coldfield COM6
34ITV +1Waltham Central (East)PSB2
35pickSutton Coldfield COM5
38DMAXSutton Coldfield COM6
 
39Quest RedSutton Coldfield COM5
40CBS JusticeSutton Coldfield COM6
41GREAT! movies actionSutton Coldfield COM4
42Food NetworkSutton Coldfield COM5
43HGTVSutton Coldfield COM6
 
45Channel 5 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
46Film4 +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
47ChallengeSutton Coldfield COM5
484sevenSutton Coldfield COM5
555SELECTSutton Coldfield COM4
 
56Smithsonian ChannelSutton Coldfield COM5
57ITVBe +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
58ITV3 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
59ITV4 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
63BlazeSutton Coldfield COM4
 
64FreeSportsSutton Coldfield com7
66CBS RealitySutton Coldfield COM4
67CBS DramaSutton Coldfield COM6
68Horror ChannelSutton Coldfield COM4
69Quest +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
 
70Quest Red +1Sutton Coldfield com7
72Shopping Quarter Waltham PSB3
73Drama +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
74Yesterday +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
76Now 70sSutton Coldfield com7
 
77TCCSutton Coldfield COM4
80Blaze +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
81Talking Pictures TVSutton Coldfield COM6
82Together TVSutton Coldfield COM5
84PBS AmericaSutton Coldfield COM6
 
86More4 +1Sutton Coldfield com7
87PBS America +1Sutton Coldfield com7
89Court TVSutton Coldfield com7
96Forces TVSutton Coldfield com7
101BBC One HDWaltham PSB3
 
102BBC Two HDWaltham PSB3
103ITV HDWaltham PSB3
103STV HDWaltham PSB3
103UTV HDWaltham PSB3
104Channel 4 HDWaltham PSB3
 
105Channel 5 HDWaltham PSB3
106BBC Four HDSutton Coldfield com7
107BBC News HDSutton Coldfield com7
108BBC Scotland HDWaltham PSB3
113RT HDSutton Coldfield com7
 
114Quest HDSutton Coldfield com7
201CBBCWaltham East MidlandsPSB1
202CBeebiesWaltham East MidlandsPSB1
203CITVSutton Coldfield COM4
204CBBC HDWaltham PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDSutton Coldfield com7
211Ketchup TVSutton Coldfield COM4
212YAAAS!Sutton Coldfield COM4
231BBC NewsWaltham East MidlandsPSB1
232BBC ParliamentWaltham East MidlandsPSB1
 
233Sky NewsSutton Coldfield COM5
234RTSutton Coldfield COM6
235Aljazeera EnglishSutton Coldfield COM6
250BBC Red ButtonWaltham East MidlandsPSB1

 

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Comments
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
L
Lesley
4:19 PM

I have no signal on my TV - near to Shatton Edge transmitter. When will this start working again??

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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

5:05 PM

Lesley: The Shatton Edge page has an engineering post showing that work is taking place today. They don't generally provide finish times but the transmitter will most likely be back on by the time it gets dark. Do not attempt to retune.

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StevensOnln1's 3,154 posts GB
Friday, 22 February 2019
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VMac
2:28 PM
Glasgow

I live in a flat that has NO roof aerial and not much of a chance of getting one installed (lots of landlords with owners registered abroad). I am floor 2 and 3 of a 5 story building. I received only terrestrial tv channels through a cable box (not virgin, a DVB cable digibox - house previously had virgin) and recently the signals started to die off. I have two TV's in my house with freeview built in and have never been able to pick it up. I am endeavouring to do this now and last week I purchased a "Freeview HDTV Aerial - True 50 Mile Multidirectional antenna with 4G filter for maximum Freeview/UHF/VHF/FM/USB TV Tuner/DVB-T/DVB-T2/DAB radio reception" indoor aerial, which is mounted on the window. Finally I have managed to pick up a signal, but am only receiving PSB1 and COM5 channels?? I have BBC1, 2, 4, CBeebies, Tony Pop, Sony Crime, Sony Crime +1, BBC Alba and Sony Movies +1. Unfortunately I am not picking up any other channels and the BBC ones are rather pixelated. I have just ordered a "Signal Booster, SLx TV Single Output Amplifier 27828HSR With Integrated 4G Filter - Improve Picture Quality And Channel Reception - Boost Your HD TV/FM/DAB Signal. 1 Way - For HD and Freeview".

Is there any chance that I will be able to pick up Freeview TV? Or, using the methods above, if I am not going to pick them up, have you got any suggestions as I do not own all of the block in which I live, have no roof access and will not be able to get a roof aerial installed. Please help, wits end!!!

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MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

11:19 PM

VMac:

We need you to provide a full post code so we can see what the predicted reception is like at your location. However, from the descrip[tion you give of your accommodation is is jighly unlikely that you will get any reliable reception using the indoor aerial you have - unless you are close to the transmitter and it is visible from you windows (TV signals don't like travelling through walls or metal framed windows).

You only alternative is to use an internet connection to watch streamed services - as long as you have a sufficiently fast broadband service available in the apartment.

As you have no access tot he roof, and no permission to fit anything there, you cannot add either and aerial for Freeview or a dish for Freesat or Sky.



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MikeP's 3,056 posts PT
Sunday, 24 February 2019
M
Michael Callaghan
6:45 PM
Great Yarmouth

We are been having problems with the TV signal in great Yarmouth area for a number of weeks now , we are not the only one , lots of people social network have stated they have lost there signal again yet your site shows no problems with the transmitter , it goes off at different times of the day , isn't it time someone check the records at the transmitter for faults and fix them , so we in this area can enjoy watching TV instead of a blank screen

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MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

10:17 PM

Michael Callaghan:

The current weather patterns are causing reception problems across the UK, it's worse in some areas than others. So [lease be patient for the weather to change. Do not retune.



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MikeP's 3,056 posts PT
Saturday, 23 March 2019
K
Kimberly
3:40 PM
Dundee

I have a smart TV and I use the neighbours Internet which works on our phones but the TV is not working I believe my partner has hacked my phone and did something to the TV

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GeordieLad
sentiment_satisfiedBronze

11:09 PM

I'm still somewhat puzzled by the 700MHz Clearance plan for the Sandy Heath transmission area. According to the schedules there are no further retunes planned - but RF Channels 51 (Com4), 55 (Com7) and 56 (Com8) are still in use - and all are above 700MHz.

I have seen comments on the web that Com7 and Com8 will no longer be available within the next two years or so. Is that nationwide or just for some areas? If it applies to Sandy Heath this would remove the transmissions currently on 746MHz and 754MHz - but it would still leave Com4 in the 700MHz band on 714MHz.

If Channels 55 and 56 ARE lost, are there any plans for Com7 and Com8 to be reassigned to other channels - or will their services be lost for ever?

I'll be grateful if someone can clarify the Clearance definitively.

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GeordieLad's 43 posts GB
Sunday, 24 March 2019
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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

5:07 PM

GeordieLad: According to Digital UK, COM4 will move to UHF channel 33 at Sandy Heath early next year. COM7 & COM8 are expected to closed from all transmitters by mid-2022. UHF channels 55 & 56 sit in what will be the centre gap of the 700MHz 5G band and is expected to be auctioned off to the mobile networks for use as supplemental downlink spectrum. Some transmitters will loose COM7 & COM8 this year, presumably because no one is prepared to pay for the costs of re-engineering them when they will only be around for another 3 years.

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StevensOnln1's 3,154 posts GB
Monday, 25 March 2019
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Elena-Elizabeth
5:52 PM

Hi. I just wonder if there is something wrong with the Lancaster transmitter? Because I'm missing a few channels since a couple of days ago. It doesn't help to retune. Not even as if your tv was new.

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