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Freeview reception at ML11 9SR


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 3 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of ML119SR (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

FreeSportsBlack Hill COM6
1BBC One (SD)Black Hill ScotlandPSB1
2BBC TwoBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
3STV (SD)Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
 
5Channel 5Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
6ITV 2Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
7BBC AlbaBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
8STV GlasgowBlack Hill LG
10ITV3Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
 
11Sky ArtsBlack Hill COM5
12QuestBlack Hill COM4
13E4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
14Film4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
 
17ReallyBlack Hill COM5
18More4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
19DaveBlack Hill COM5
20DramaBlack Hill COM4
215USABlack Hill COM4
 
23BBC ThreeBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
24BBC Four (Scotland SD)Black Hill ScotlandPSB1
25WBlack Hill COM6
26ITV4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
27YesterdayBlack Hill COM6
 
29ITV2 +1Black Hill COM4
30E4 +1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
31E4 ExtraBlack Hill COM5
325STARBlack Hill COM4
335ActionBlack Hill COM4
 
34GREAT! moviesBlack Hill COM6
35ITV1 +1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
35STV+1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
36pickBlack Hill COM5
39DMAXBlack Hill COM6
 
40Quest RedBlack Hill COM5
41LegendBlack Hill COM4
42GREAT! movies actionBlack Hill COM4
43Food NetworkBlack Hill COM5
44HGTVBlack Hill COM6
 
46Channel 5 +1Black Hill COM4
47Film4 +1Black Hill COM5
48ChallengeBlack Hill COM5
494sevenBlack Hill COM5
565SELECTBlack Hill PSB3
 
57Smithsonian ChannelBlack Hill COM5
58ITVBe +1Black Hill COM4
59ITV3 +1Black Hill COM4
60Drama +1Black Hill COM5
64BlazeBlack Hill COM4
 
67CBS RealityBlack Hill COM4
70Quest +1Black Hill COM5
71Quest Red +1Black Hill COM6
73HobbyMakerBlack Hill COM6
74Dave ja vuBlack Hill COM4
 
75Yesterday +1Black Hill COM5
78TCCBlack Hill COM4
81Blaze +1Black Hill COM4
82Talking Pictures TVBlack Hill COM6
83Together TVBlack Hill COM5
 
84PBS AmericaBlack Hill COM6
88Classic HitsBlack Hill COM6
89ITV4 +1Black Hill COM4
101BBC One HDBlack Hill PSB3
102BBC Two HDBlack Hill PSB3
 
103UTV HDBlack Hill PSB3
103ITV 1 HDBlack Hill PSB3
103STV HDBlack Hill PSB3
104Channel 4 HDBlack Hill PSB3
105Channel 5 HDBlack Hill PSB3
 
106BBC Four HDBlack Hill PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDBlack Hill PSB3
109BBC Three HDBlack Hill PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Black Hill PSB3
201CBBCBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
 
202CBeebiesBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
203CITVBlack Hill COM4
204CBBC HDBlack Hill PSB3
205CBeebies HDBlack Hill PSB3
208POP MAXBlack Hill COM4
 
209Ketchup TVBlack Hill COM4
210Ketchup TooBlack Hill COM4
211YAAAS!Black Hill COM4
231BBC NewsBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
232BBC ParliamentBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
 
233Sky NewsBlack Hill COM5
235Aljazeera EnglishBlack Hill COM6
250BBC Red ButtonBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1

 

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Thursday, 11 July 2019
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Clara Pet
3:23 PM
Edinburgh

Anyone having problems with certain channels lately? They're all usually fine, but for some reason E4 is fuzzy? EH7 9EP

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Stephen Burnell
5:13 PM

Where has True Entertainment & True Movies gone?

We are listed to receive True Movies and True Entertainment from the Mendip Transmitter on chans 50 and 48. Since the June retunes these have disappeared. They were on temp chan 790 & 791 but have recently been switched off??? The Transmitter claims all is well and my aerial has been replaced by wide band and a local aerial man checked my system and found it to be recieving a strong signal. He looked on internet where these channels were listed as temporarily unavailable but every time I check they are listed as available however I cannot receive them. The advice is to manually rescan, however we have a BT youview box which cannot do a manual scan. Anyway the aerial man checked with his meter and found no signal on either chan 48 or 50!

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Stephen Burnell
5:18 PM

Stephen Burnell: My postcode: SN15 3FW

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MikeP
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8:28 PM

Stephen Burnell:

True Entertainment, etc, have been moved by the owners (Sony) onto the local multiplexes only. These ar on the UHF channel 30 multiplex.

You will need to have a wideband aerial for best reults.



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Chris.SE
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10:57 PM

Clara Pet:

If you are getting your signals from the Craigkelly transmitter, there is engineering work there this week with "Possible weak signal".

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Chris.SE
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11:48 PM
Chippenham

Stephen Burnell:

If your aerial man was checking for signals with a meter it must have been on UHF Channel 48 where he should have got a signal as the SDN multiplex is on it!
If you put your postcode into Digital UK - Coverage checker you should see that you should get the Local Mux on UHF ch.30 as mentioned by MikeP.
That is the postcode you put in your last post rather than the one you have entered for this site which is different (SN15 3XE) and predicted reception isn't quite as good. BUT as MikeP mentions you need a Wideband/Group T aerial - the old C/D group (even the enhanced one) will give much weaker reception on UHF30.

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Friday, 12 July 2019
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Stephen Burnell
12:47 PM

MikeP:

I have a wideband aerial.

If I read the situation correctly the local mux is only transmitted from the alternative low power transmitter at Mendip. Today I do not receive any of the local mux channels, and as my aerial is in the loft I will not have much hope of doing so as Mendip is 43Km away! Thank you Sony.

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D. A. Brown
1:57 PM
Stockton-on-tees

I receive free-view from the Bilsdale transmitter at a distance of 21km here, a roof top Log Periodic Antenna - height of 14 metres connected to the UHF 'IN' of a Humax Fox T2 PVR with a TV connected to UHF 'OUT' of the PVR.

My problem is this:

Every time I put my PVR into standby I loose Multiplexer Com7 & Com8. I have to manually re-tune every time I turn it on. The TVs free-view receiver does not have this problem.

Can any one suggest the cause?
Regards D. A. Brown

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MikeP
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3:51 PM

Stephen Burnell:

You are correct that the transmitters used for the local channels are substantially lower power than the main channels. I used to live on top of a hill near Bremhill and we never got any of the 'local' channels there either.



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Chris.SE
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11:37 PM

Stephen Burnell:

Did you look at the predicted reception for your location for the local mux?

Mendip (Local Mux) L-BSL Date Now 13 Jul 19 Channel 30 Served 83 Marginal 99

Granted that is for an external aerial, maybe it's worth considering moving yours BUT I know some people similar distances away who get the Local mux, one who has a loft aerial but he does have an aerial amplifier/4-way distribution even though he hasn't bothered to get a wideband aerial yet !!!

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