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Freeview reception at GU10 2NE


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 1 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of GU102NE (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 5G-at-700MHz services that may interfere with Freeview reception. For actual mobile device reception prediction (at 800-960MHz and 1710-2170MHz) see these phone operator's mapping sites: Three O2 EE VM

Predicted Freeview channel list

1BBC One (SD)Crystal Palace LondonPSB1
2BBC TwoCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
5Channel 5Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
 
6ITV 2Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
8LONDON LIVECrystal Palace LW
9BBC FourCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
10ITV3Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
11Sky MixCrystal Palace COM5
 
12QuestCrystal Palace COM6
13E4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
14Film4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
17ReallyCrystal Palace COM5
 
18More4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
19DaveCrystal Palace COM5
20DramaCrystal Palace COM4
215USACrystal Palace COM4
23BBC ThreeCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
 
25WCrystal Palace COM6
26ITV4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
27YesterdayCrystal Palace COM6
28ITVBeCrystal Palace LondonPSB2
29ITV2 +1Crystal Palace COM4
 
30E4 +1Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
31E4 ExtraCrystal Palace COM5
325STARCrystal Palace COM4
335ActionCrystal Palace COM4
34GREAT! moviesCrystal Palace COM6
 
35ITV1 +1Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
36Sky ArtsCrystal Palace COM5
38Channel 5 +1Crystal Palace COM4
39DMAXCrystal Palace COM6
40Quest RedCrystal Palace COM5
 
41LegendCrystal Palace COM4
42GREAT! actionCrystal Palace COM4
43Food NetworkCrystal Palace COM5
44HGTVCrystal Palace COM6
465SELECTCrystal Palace PSB3
 
47Film4 +1Crystal Palace COM5
48ChallengeCrystal Palace COM5
494sevenCrystal Palace COM5
52GREAT! romanceCrystal Palace COM6
56That's TV (UK)Crystal Palace COM6
 
57Dave ja vuCrystal Palace COM4
58ITV3 +1Crystal Palace COM4
59ITV4 +1Crystal Palace COM4
60Drama +1Crystal Palace COM5
63GREAT! romance mixCrystal Palace COM6
 
64BlazeCrystal Palace COM4
65That's TV 2Crystal Palace COM5
67TRUE CRIMECrystal Palace COM4
68TRUE CRIME XTRACrystal Palace COM4
70Quest +1Crystal Palace COM5
 
71That’s 60sCrystal Palace COM6
73HobbyMakerCrystal Palace COM6
74Yesterday +1Crystal Palace COM5
75That's 90sCrystal Palace COM5
78TCCCrystal Palace COM4
 
81Blaze +1Crystal Palace COM4
82Talking Pictures TVCrystal Palace COM6
83Together TVCrystal Palace COM4
84PBS AmericaCrystal Palace COM6
91WildEarthCrystal Palace COM4
 
93ITVBe +1Crystal Palace COM4
101BBC One HDCrystal Palace PSB3
102BBC Two HDCrystal Palace PSB3
103UTV HDCrystal Palace PSB3
103STV HDCrystal Palace PSB3
 
103ITV 1 HDCrystal Palace PSB3
104Channel 4 HDCrystal Palace PSB3
105Channel 5 HDCrystal Palace PSB3
106BBC Four HDCrystal Palace PSB3
107BBC Three HDCrystal Palace PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDCrystal Palace PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Crystal Palace PSB3
201CBBCCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
202CBeebiesCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
204CBBC HDCrystal Palace PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDCrystal Palace PSB3
209Ketchup TVCrystal Palace COM4
210Ketchup TooCrystal Palace COM4
211YAAAS!Crystal Palace COM4
231BBC NewsCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
233Sky NewsCrystal Palace COM5
235Al Jazeera EngCrystal Palace COM6
267Al Jazeera EnglishCrystal Palace COM4

 

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Show good and blocked paths from GU10 2NE 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
Wednesday, 17 July 2013
J
John
1:44 PM
Whitby

Hi, I am in Whitby and frequently get the message "New Channels found. press OK to update, etc...

If I press OK to update they are invariably gone by the evening.

Should not bother updating?

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jb38
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7:57 PM

John: If you are receiving Freeview from the Whitby PSB only transmitter, then when you state that the channels are invariably gone in the evening are you referring to when you select one from the programme guide it results in a blank screen? or that they are not even being indicated in the programme guide?

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Thursday, 18 July 2013
J
John
5:20 PM

When you select from programme guide we get a "No Signal Message"

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jb38
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6:23 PM

John: In that case you should carry out a fresh retune and see if that brings results, if though it doesnt then this could suggest that there is a problem with your aerial system.

If though your TV has a manual tuning facility you could try a signal test check by selecting the tuning menu / manual tune and entering Ch55 (BBC) but NOT followed by pressing search or scan, because if any signal is being received but is maybe under the level required to produce a picture, then its strength / quality will still be indicated as cut off thresholds do not exist with this type of check, if nothing is being indicated then you either have a problem with your aerial system (or cable from) or your receiving equipment has developed a fault.

But though in cases like yours its always advisable to make one or two local enquiries for the purposes of eliminating any possibility that factors external to your household are responsible for the problem, such as interference etc.

By the way, you are indicated as being located at approximately 2 miles away from the transmitter (located in business Park) and with a clear line-of-sight to it.

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Dave Lindsay
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7:06 PM

Glenn: Refer to the terrain plot:


Terrain between ( m a.g.l.) and (antenna m a.g.l.) - Optimising UK DTT Freeview and Radio aerial location


The line between you and the transmitter is more or less in line with the motorway. I suggest that the motorway close to you is in the signal path (further away the signal path is far enough above the ground for objects on the ground not to affect it).

I suggest that could be traffic. Does it happen less on Saturdays and Sundays?

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Glenn
7:12 PM
Rochester

It's only been happening since Monday, Dave; since the original fault at the transmitter was reported. I've retuned the various boxes a few times during the outages (to no avail) but then they work fine again when the signal picks up next day (until they go down again. Could it be the heat / pressure? We've been here 3 and a half years now without these problems, so can't for the life of me work out why they would start now. Any other ideas?
Thanks :)

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Dave Lindsay
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7:56 PM

Glenn: Perhaps it has something to do with the engineering works.

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Glenn
8:01 PM
Rochester

Dave Lindsay: That was my assumption as well, at first, but it's now greyed out on the engineering page as an 'old fault'; baffled!

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Dave Lindsay
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8:07 PM

Glenn: This site sources its information from Digital UK (www.digitaluk.co.uk/engineeringworks) and Radio & Television Investigation. The former lists no works for the Meridian region, except for Whitehawk Hill, Brighton.

R&T Investigation only reports on issues with BBC broadcasts. You can view it by clicking the link to the right of your posting.

The message engineering works message at the top of the Bluebell Hill page on this website is followed by a BBC logo, which means that it originated from the R&T Investigation site.

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jb38
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8:24 PM

Glenn : Much as I can fully understand many peoples reluctance into having to do this, but when dealing with problems such as erratic reception a person really has to determine as to whether or not they are the only one that's being affected, because if they aren't then that saves them needlessly looking around for a fault that doesnt exist, at least within their own household anyway!

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