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Freeview reception at G12 8DU


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 31 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of G128DU (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
35ITV +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
89ITV4 +1Black Hill COM4
91Classic HitsBlack Hill COM6
101BBC One HDBlack Hill PSB3
102BBC Two HDBlack Hill PSB3
 
103STV HDBlack Hill PSB3
103ITV HDBlack Hill PSB3
103UTV 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
201CBBCBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
202CBeebiesBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
 
203CITVBlack Hill COM4
204CBBC HDBlack Hill PSB3
205CBeebies HDBlack Hill PSB3
208Pop PlayerBlack Hill COM4
211Ketchup TVBlack Hill COM4
 
212YAAAS!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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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
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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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KMJ,Derby's 1,811 posts GB
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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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Dennis's 1 post GB
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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MikeP's 3,056 posts GB
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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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