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Freeview reception at CV11 6EX


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 CV116EX (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

Together TV +1Sutton Coldfield com7
CCXTVSutton Coldfield COM4
MeritSutton Coldfield com7
Court TVSutton Coldfield com7
1BBC One (SD)Sutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
 
2BBC TwoSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
3ITV (SD)Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
5Channel 5Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
6ITV 2Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
 
7Big Centre TVSutton Coldfield LB
7Notts TVWaltham LNG
9BBC FourSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
10ITV3Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
11Sky ArtsSutton Coldfield COM5
 
12QuestSutton Coldfield COM4
13E4Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
14Film4Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
17ReallySutton Coldfield COM5
 
18More4Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
19DaveSutton Coldfield COM5
20DramaSutton Coldfield COM4
215USASutton Coldfield COM4
23BBC ThreeSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
 
25ITV4Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
25Dave ja vuSutton Coldfield COM6
27YesterdaySutton Coldfield COM6
29ITV2 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
30E4 +1Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
 
314MusicSutton Coldfield COM5
325STARSutton Coldfield COM4
335ActionSutton Coldfield COM4
34GREAT! moviesSutton Coldfield COM6
35ITV +1Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
 
36pickSutton Coldfield COM5
39DMAXSutton Coldfield COM6
40Quest RedSutton Coldfield COM5
41CBS JusticeSutton Coldfield COM6
42GREAT! movies actionSutton Coldfield COM4
 
43Food NetworkSutton Coldfield COM5
44HGTVSutton Coldfield COM6
45Channel 5 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
46Film4 +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
47ChallengeSutton Coldfield COM5
 
484sevenSutton Coldfield COM5
565SELECTSutton Coldfield COM4
57Smithsonian ChannelSutton Coldfield COM5
58ITVBe +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
59ITV3 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
 
60ITV4 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
64BlazeSutton Coldfield COM4
65FreeSportsSutton Coldfield com7
67CBS RealitySutton Coldfield COM4
68CBS DramaSutton Coldfield COM6
 
68Horror ChannelSutton Coldfield COM4
70Quest +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
71Quest Red +1Sutton Coldfield com7
73Shopping Quarter Sutton Coldfield PSB3
74Drama +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
 
75Yesterday +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
76Now 70sSutton Coldfield com7
78TCCSutton Coldfield COM4
81Blaze +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
82Talking Pictures TVSutton Coldfield COM6
 
83Together TVSutton Coldfield COM5
84PBS AmericaSutton Coldfield COM6
86More4 +1Sutton Coldfield com7
87PBS America +1Sutton Coldfield com7
91That's TV Sutton Coldfield com7
 
96Forces TVSutton Coldfield com7
101BBC One HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
102BBC Two HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
103ITV HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
103STV HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
 
103UTV HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
104Channel 4 HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
105Channel 5 HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
106BBC Four HDSutton Coldfield com7
107BBC News HDSutton Coldfield com7
 
108BBC Scotland HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
113RT HDSutton Coldfield com7
114Quest HDSutton Coldfield com7
201CBBCSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
202CBeebiesSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
 
203CITVSutton Coldfield COM4
204CBBC HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
205CBeebies HDSutton Coldfield com7
211Ketchup TVSutton Coldfield COM4
212YAAAS!Sutton Coldfield COM4
 
231BBC NewsSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
232BBC ParliamentSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
233Sky NewsSutton Coldfield COM5
234RTSutton Coldfield COM6
235Aljazeera EnglishSutton Coldfield COM6
 
250BBC Red ButtonSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1

 

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Comments
Sunday, 22 September 2013
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jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

7:45 PM

Jacqui: When dealing with problems of the nature described its always by far the best policy to make a local enquiry (neighbour etc) for the purpose of ascertaining if others are also experiencing similar problems to yourself rather than altering anything connected with your own installation, because should others also be experiencing similar difficulties then obviously the cause of the problem is out with your control.

The reason for saying this being that engineering work has been taking place at Waltham for a few weeks now and with a "liable to interruption" notice having been posted to this effect, and notices such as this can include anything that affects reception such as weak signals etc.

However should your neighbours not be experiencing problems with ITV1 then your problem could simply be caused by the signal level being fed into your TV or box not being sufficiently high enough above the reception cut off threshold for your receiver, the result of being that the slightest drop (or variation) in strength will result in picture break up, and so to get an idea of the signal being received at your location you should carry out a level check on BBC1 (C49) and making a note of the strength / quality being indicated, then change to ITV1 (C54) and making a similar check as before but paying particular attention to the quality, insomuch if its seen to fluctuate with frequent spells of diving downwards etc, because if it does then this could be caused by a combination of a weak signal being affected by the large swathe of trees next to the A6 carriageway that the signal from Waltham passes over, this type of problem not being easily rectified albeit that the situation is sometimes improved by moving the aerial slightly to the right or left of where its presently mounted.

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Tuesday, 24 September 2013
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Marcus
9:48 AM
Oswestry

Still reduced reception in Oswestry!

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Alison
12:27 PM
Falmouth

I live in TR11 4QQ and our Freeview reception hasn't been up to its usual standard for a while. Last night the signal was lost altogether, not just for us, but for a wide area from what I can gather. My DAB radio is also gurgling when it's normally fine. There is apparently no problem with any of the transmitters round here, the weather is "normal". Maybe they are mucking about with 4G. Who would be the organisation to contact as there obviously is a problem beyond our house/aerial?

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Irene pankiw
1:57 PM
Stoke-on-trent

noo signal monday night snd tuespictureday parts of
the picture will come on and will go off again.

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Sharon Arnott
7:18 PM
Alfreton

Can anybody help. Last night ITV kept saying no signal and then returning. Tonight all 5 main channels have gone (bbc1/2 ITV ch4 and 5) they all say no signal not tuned yet itv 3 etc is working. I'm pulling my hair our as I have tried a retune and still nothing my area postcode is DE55 4HQ

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KMJ,Derby
sentiment_satisfiedGold

7:58 PM

Sharon Arnott: The current weather conditions are causing transmissions from other areas to travel further than normal, with the result that those signals which share frequencies with your nornal services are causing interference which shows up as a rather unhelpful "no signal" message on digital tv. This situation might last for only a few seconds, but can also be present for hours or several days in exceptional circumstances. The frequencies for the PSB muxes from Emley Moor are also used at Wenvoe and The Wrekin, Waltham shares frequencies with Mendip, while Sutton Coldfield's PSB frequencies are used by COM muxes at Bilsdale. If you leave the receiver tuned to your local frequencies reception will resume when conditions revert to normal. However if you have attempted to re-tune by scanning for channels you could have lost your normal channels if they were blocked by interference or replaced them with useless long distance alternatives. In that case you will need to re-tune when the interference subsides.

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M George
8:43 PM
Bridport

freeview from stockland transmitter worked on
Sunday night-has not worked since-continually says "no signal" -is there a
problem with stockland-should I call in the aerial man?-aeiral is on top of chimney-we are on a hill with no apparent interfering objects-postcode DT6 5HX

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Ian
8:58 PM

M George: having similar problems in dawlish off of Stockton hill transmitter.

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Friday, 27 September 2013
D
Dave Pidcock
12:05 PM
Matlock

I'm deaf and rely on subtitles most of the time. In the last few weeks all commercial program subtitles are out of sync on Freeview. BBC channels are fine. If I use a TV with satellite there are no problems but this isn't always convenient, depending on which room I'm currently using (bedroom, kitchen etc.) .When will this problem be rectified? Dave P. Post code DE4 3JX (Matlock) on Bolehill transmitter.

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Horace Berry
12:13 PM
Winchester

For the last few days the picture is breaking up and sometimes is lost completely.Last night it was perfect but today it was breaking up at around 9:30 and then was lost completely. just switched on again and perfect. Is maintenance work being carried out at the transmitter? Tv not at fault as other TVs have same problem at same time

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