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Freeview reception at PE11 2DL


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 5 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of PE112DL (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

FreeSportsSandy Heath COM6
1BBC One (SD)Belmont East Yorkshire and LincolnshirePSB1
2BBC TwoBelmont East Yorkshire and LincolnshirePSB1
3ITV (SD)Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
 
5Channel 5Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
6ITV 2Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
7Estuary TV DoncasterBelmont LDN
7Notts TVWaltham LNG
9BBC FourBelmont East Yorkshire and LincolnshirePSB1
 
10ITV3Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
11Sky ArtsSandy Heath COM5
12QuestSandy Heath COM4
13E4Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
14Film4Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
 
15Channel 4 +1Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
17ReallySandy Heath COM5
18More4Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
19DaveSandy Heath COM5
20DramaSandy Heath COM4
 
215USASandy Heath COM4
23BBC ThreeBelmont East Yorkshire and LincolnshirePSB1
25WSandy Heath COM6
26ITV4Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
27YesterdaySandy Heath COM6
 
29ITV2 +1Sandy Heath COM4
30E4 +1Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
31E4 ExtraSandy Heath COM5
325STARSandy Heath COM4
335ActionSandy Heath COM4
 
34GREAT! moviesSandy Heath COM6
35ITV +1Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
36pickSandy Heath COM5
39DMAXSandy Heath COM6
40Quest RedSandy Heath COM5
 
41LegendSandy Heath COM4
42GREAT! movies actionSandy Heath COM4
43Food NetworkSandy Heath COM5
44HGTVSandy Heath COM6
46Channel 5 +1Sandy Heath COM4
 
47Film4 +1Sandy Heath COM5
48ChallengeSandy Heath COM5
494sevenSandy Heath COM5
565SELECTBelmont PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelSandy Heath COM5
 
58ITVBe +1Sandy Heath COM4
59ITV3 +1Sandy Heath COM4
60Drama +1Sandy Heath COM5
64BlazeSandy Heath COM4
67CBS RealitySandy Heath COM4
 
70Quest +1Sandy Heath COM5
71Quest Red +1Sandy Heath COM6
73HobbyMakerSandy Heath COM6
74Dave ja vuSandy Heath COM4
75Yesterday +1Sandy Heath COM5
 
78TCCSandy Heath COM4
81Blaze +1Sandy Heath COM4
82Talking Pictures TVSandy Heath COM6
83Together TVSandy Heath COM5
84PBS AmericaSandy Heath COM6
 
89ITV4 +1Sandy Heath COM4
91Classic HitsSandy Heath COM6
101BBC One HDBelmont PSB3
102BBC Two HDBelmont PSB3
103ITV HDBelmont PSB3
 
103UTV HDBelmont PSB3
103STV HDBelmont PSB3
104Channel 4 HDBelmont PSB3
105Channel 5 HDBelmont PSB3
106BBC Four HDBelmont PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDBelmont PSB3
109BBC Three HDBelmont PSB3
201CBBCBelmont East Yorkshire and LincolnshirePSB1
202CBeebiesBelmont East Yorkshire and LincolnshirePSB1
203CITVSandy Heath COM4
 
204CBBC HDBelmont PSB3
205CBeebies HDBelmont PSB3
208Pop PlayerSandy Heath COM4
211Ketchup TVSandy Heath COM4
212YAAAS!Sandy Heath COM4
 
231BBC NewsBelmont East Yorkshire and LincolnshirePSB1
232BBC ParliamentBelmont East Yorkshire and LincolnshirePSB1
233Sky NewsSandy Heath COM5
235Aljazeera EnglishSandy Heath COM6
250BBC Red ButtonBelmont East Yorkshire and LincolnshirePSB1
 

 

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Comments
Saturday, 11 April 2020
J
John
9:10 PM
Leamington Spa

My dtv signal keeps bloching out ihave new tv amp aerial is good for digital my post code cv312dq
Is there a problem with your signal

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Chris.SE
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11:22 PM

John:

It's not "our" signal, this is an independent help site, that said your predicted reception is from the Sutton Coldfield transmitter which is currently listed for Planned Engineering with "Possible weak signal" so this may be the cause of your issue. I am surprised that work might be continuing over the bank holiday weekend, but as Arqiva never give details of the work, it may be essential.
However, there has also been some talk of the possibility of atmospherics disrupting reception over the bank holiday - Tropospheric Ducting - see How clear skies and fine weather can affect your TV reception | Help receiving TV and radio and the linked page.
If you lose signal and try retuning you may get signals from a different transmitter and lose them again as the propagation changes, and then you'll have to retune again and maybe unsuccessful in getting your regular signals back until the disruption subsides.

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Sunday, 19 April 2020
T
Tony
6:06 PM
Rochester

I have freeview aerial in loft but no hd channels aerial is pointed to right bluebell hill transmitter
On tv settings got signal for ch21,43,40,46,23,26 albeit top 2m100% then rest drop down
Any help would be appreciated

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Chris.SE
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7:52 PM

Tony:

Has your TV got a T2 (HD) tuner? It won't get HD channels otherwise. If you had HD channels before, it may be that because the transmitter is currently listed for Planned Engineering with "Possible weak signal" you may not have received them if you were tuning.

However, although I'm not quite sure what exactly you mean by "albeit top 2m100% then rest drop down", the UHF channels you've listed are not all Bluebell Hill.
The correct UHF channels are C32, C34, C45(HD); C40, C43, C46; C55&C56 (COMs7&8 HD); C21 (Local) -
That's for PSB1/BBCA, PSB2/D3&4, PSB3/BBCB; COMs4-6; COMs7&8; & Local in that order.
C23 & C26 are from another transmitter, most likely Crystal Palace.

I would unplug the aerial and do an automatic full retune to clear existing tuning (as nothing will be found), then plug it back in and carry out a manual tune on the UHF channels I've listed.

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Chris.SE's 3,037 posts GB
Monday, 11 May 2020
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Gerry
2:04 PM
Kilmarnock

aerial is in loft, and was getting the "yesterday" channel till about a month ago, now nothing and some other channel either break up or nothing at all. is it worth getting a new aerial, the one we have got is 14 + years old. have tried retuning TV - no improveement

thanks

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Chris.SE
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2:22 PM

Gerry:

Without a full postcode it's not possible to look at the predicted reception at your location and which transmitter(s) and multiplexes you might be able to receive. There are many (main) transmitters listed for Planned Engineering at present with "Possible weak signal" which MIGHT be the explanation, but we need to see what the Freeview Detailed Coverage Checker is giving for your location.

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Chris.SE
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2:26 PM

Gerry:

To add to the above, it might be helpful if you could say which direction your aerial is pointing and whether the rods are vertical or horizontal.

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Tuesday, 12 May 2020
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Alan Haynes
2:20 PM
Felixstowe

I live in Felixstowe IP11 9JZ. Can someone tell me the Freeview Channels I should use to manually tune my tv/pvr. Thanks

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Chris.SE
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3:33 PM

Alan Haynes:

That will rather depend on which way your aerial is pointing, there are actually a number of choices that you might receive, most requiring ideally a Group K aerial (although Group T /Wideband would do), but the most reliable are likely to be the main Sudbury transmitter which has all 6 main multiplexes or the Felixstowe Light transmitter which only has the 3 main PSB multiplexes (PSB1/BBCA, PSB2/D3&4, PSB3/BBCB HD).

For Sudbury, the aerial should be pointing virtually due W (bearing 273 degrees) with the rods horizontal, and for the Felixstowe relay, bearing 156 to 159 degrees depending on exact location, that's approx. SSE, rods vertical.
For Sudbury, PSBs1-3, COMs 4-6, it's UHF C44, C41, C47, C29, C31, C37 and
For Felxistowe, PSBs1-3, it's UHF C33, C35, C42
If you don't have an HD/T2 tuner, ignore C47 and C42.

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Wednesday, 13 May 2020
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Alan Haynes
3:05 PM
Felixstowe

Chris.SE: Hi Chris. Many thanks for that. I know the aerial is pointing towards Sudbury.

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