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Freeview reception at BB5 5PD


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 4 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of BB55PD (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

Spotlight TVWinter Hill GIM
FreeSportsPendle Forest COM6
1BBC One (SD)Winter Hill North WestPSB1
2BBC TwoWinter Hill North WestPSB1
3ITV (SD)Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
 
4Channel 4 (SD)Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
5Channel 5Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
6ITV 2Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
9BBC FourWinter Hill North WestPSB1
10ITV3Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
 
11Sky ArtsWinter Hill COM5
12QuestWinter Hill COM4
13E4Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
14Film4Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
 
17ReallyWinter Hill COM5
18More4Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
19DaveWinter Hill COM5
20DramaWinter Hill COM4
215USAWinter Hill COM4
 
23BBC ThreeWinter Hill North WestPSB1
25WPendle Forest COM6
26ITV4Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
27YesterdayPendle Forest COM6
29ITV2 +1Winter Hill COM4
 
30E4 +1Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
31E4 ExtraWinter Hill COM5
325STARWinter Hill COM4
335ActionWinter Hill COM4
34GREAT! moviesPendle Forest COM6
 
35ITV +1Winter Hill GranadaPSB2
36pickWinter Hill COM5
39DMAXPendle Forest COM6
40Quest RedWinter Hill COM5
41LegendWinter Hill COM4
 
42GREAT! movies actionWinter Hill COM4
43Food NetworkWinter Hill COM5
44HGTVPendle Forest COM6
46Channel 5 +1Winter Hill COM4
47Film4 +1Winter Hill COM5
 
48ChallengeWinter Hill COM5
494sevenWinter Hill COM5
565SELECTWinter Hill PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelWinter Hill COM5
58ITVBe +1Winter Hill COM4
 
59ITV3 +1Winter Hill COM4
60Drama +1Winter Hill COM5
63GREAT! movies classic +1Winter Hill GIM
64BlazeWinter Hill COM4
67CBS RealityWinter Hill COM4
 
70Quest +1Winter Hill COM5
71Quest Red +1Pendle Forest COM6
73HobbyMakerPendle Forest COM6
74Dave ja vuWinter Hill COM4
75Yesterday +1Winter Hill COM5
 
76Now 70sWinter Hill GIM
77NOW 80sWinter Hill GIM
78TCCWinter Hill COM4
79Now 90sWinter Hill GIM
80Clubland TVWinter Hill GIM
 
81Blaze +1Winter Hill COM4
82Talking Pictures TVPendle Forest COM6
83Together TVWinter Hill COM5
84PBS AmericaPendle Forest COM6
88Country Music Entertainment Winter Hill GIM
 
89ITV4 +1Winter Hill COM4
91Classic HitsPendle Forest COM6
101BBC One HDWinter Hill PSB3
102BBC Two HDWinter Hill PSB3
103ITV HDWinter Hill PSB3
 
103STV HDWinter Hill PSB3
103UTV HDWinter Hill PSB3
104Channel 4 HDWinter Hill PSB3
105Channel 5 HDWinter Hill PSB3
106BBC Four HDWinter Hill PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDWinter Hill PSB3
109BBC Three HDWinter Hill PSB3
201CBBCWinter Hill North WestPSB1
202CBeebiesWinter Hill North WestPSB1
203CITVWinter Hill COM4
 
204CBBC HDWinter Hill PSB3
205CBeebies HDWinter Hill PSB3
208Pop PlayerWinter Hill COM4
211Ketchup TVWinter Hill COM4
212YAAAS!Winter Hill COM4
 
231BBC NewsWinter Hill North WestPSB1
232BBC ParliamentWinter Hill North WestPSB1
233Sky NewsWinter Hill COM5
235Aljazeera EnglishPendle Forest COM6
250BBC Red ButtonWinter Hill North WestPSB1
 

 

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Comments
Sunday, 4 August 2013
Briantist
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

5:57 PM

leslie rainer: UKTV are not going to put their channels on Freesat, they are subscription services on satellite. If you want to watch Dave, Really, Drama and Yesterday for free, Freeview is the only option.

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KMJ,Derby
sentiment_satisfiedGold

6:05 PM

Sophie Oban: Film4 has been added to PSB2 and the service on ArqB carries an instruction to re-tune as it is shortly to be withdrawn from that mux. If your boxes have an automatic scanning facility it could be that they have responded to the re-tune command which would explain your findings.

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jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

6:43 PM

tasha: To add to that already said by Briantist, Argos sells one of the brands approved by at800 called a Telecam 316259 @ £9.99, item No 108/2175 as seen on Page 507 of the latest Argos catalogue.

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Sophie Oban
6:56 PM
Oban

Sophie Oban: Thanks KMJ, but we had both boxes set NOT to auto update. That is what surprised me.

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Sophie Oban's 2 posts GB
Monday, 5 August 2013
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Dennis
2:02 PM
Middlesbrough

Spencerbeck, Ormesby, Normanby areas lost of multiple channels on channel 59 shows strong signal but signal quality is 0 when doing a transmitter test in set on a new LG tv.

Same problems on previous tv problems started just over a month ago channels fine upto this point.

Asked friends and family who live across the local area all getting the same picture problems.

Why is there no way to report a fault with a transmitter it's clear there is a fault with pontop pike but no way of repoerting this .

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Briantist
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

2:59 PM

Dennis: You can report using the tool here - Radio & Television Investigation Service - Diagnostic form .

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MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

6:45 PM

Tasha
The item sent to you by @800 is a filter and not a booster. Its job is to remove any 4G signals from your system so it does not interfere with your TV viewing.

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edwin keep
7:03 PM
Uckfield

TN22 1UY 5/08/13 heathfield transmitter. for the last 7-10 days the signal has been fragmenting (pixalating) On all channels other than the top 5 main channels,I have a humax HDR-Fox T2 which I have manualy retuned all to no avail, what is going on to suddenly give these problems, I cannot be the only one in this post code to be having this problem.

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edwin keep's 1 post GB
Tuesday, 6 August 2013
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Geoff
8:08 PM
Lancaster

I have now I think got back to where I was via manual scanning (and it has stopped nagging me). Trying to sort this has left me thinking :

Is your data correct?

Digital UK Coverage checker has Sedbergh with Ch40, 43 and 46, all with good (green) quality.

Freeview has stations SD : BBC1,2,3,4, ITV ITV2, 4, 5 and a few others
HD : BBC1, 2, ITV, 4HD
Whereas you have :
Ch46 : 1 BBC One North West, 2 BBC Two England, 7 BBC Three, 9 BBC Four, 70 CBBC Channel, 71 CBeebies, 80 BBC News, 81 BBC Parliament, 301 BBC Red Button 1, plus 12 others
Ch 43 : 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Granada), 104 Channel 4 HD North ads, 303 BBC Red Button HD, plus 1 others
Ch40 : 3 ITV (Border), 4 Channel 4 North ads, 5 Channel 5 The North ads, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4+1 North ads, 14 More 4, 15 Film 4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor),

Your list seems to agree with Digital UK but the Freeview list agrees with what I get. All Ch40 is missing. Is Sedbergh really broadcasting it but not at my range or in my direction? Your coverage map doesn't actually reach me, is that the clue?

It seems very difficult to get to the bottom of all this, is the real information reserved for the trade?


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Geoff's 2 posts GB
Wednesday, 7 August 2013
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John H Williams
9:59 AM
Dolgellau

Hi,after several comments regarding channel coverage in the Dolgellau area, ,still awaiting a response for a full allocation of channels. Will this ever happen ?.
I believe an upgrade to the relay equipment is required ?.
Awaiting any response, thanking you kindly.
Regards.

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