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Freeview reception at GL20 7TT


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 GL207TT (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)Ridge Hill West MidlandsPSB1
2BBC TwoRidge Hill West MidlandsPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
5Channel 5Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
 
6ITV 2Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
9BBC FourRidge Hill West MidlandsPSB1
10ITV3Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
11Sky MixRidge Hill COM5
12QuestRidge Hill COM6
 
13E4Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
14Film4Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
17ReallyRidge Hill COM5
18More4Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
 
19DaveRidge Hill COM5
20DramaRidge Hill COM4
215USARidge Hill COM4
23BBC ThreeRidge Hill West MidlandsPSB1
25WRidge Hill COM6
 
26ITV4Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
27YesterdayRidge Hill COM6
28ITVBeRidge Hill Central (West)PSB2
29ITV2 +1Ridge Hill COM4
30E4 +1Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
 
31E4 ExtraRidge Hill COM5
325STARRidge Hill COM4
335ActionRidge Hill COM4
34GREAT! moviesRidge Hill COM6
35ITV1 +1Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
 
36Sky ArtsRidge Hill COM5
38Channel 5 +1Ridge Hill COM4
39DMAXRidge Hill COM6
40Quest RedRidge Hill COM5
41LegendRidge Hill COM4
 
42GREAT! actionRidge Hill COM4
43Food NetworkRidge Hill COM5
44HGTVRidge Hill COM6
465SELECTRidge Hill PSB3
47Film4 +1Ridge Hill COM5
 
48ChallengeRidge Hill COM5
494sevenRidge Hill COM5
52GREAT! romanceRidge Hill COM6
56That's TV (UK)Ridge Hill COM6
57Dave ja vuRidge Hill COM4
 
58ITV3 +1Ridge Hill COM4
59ITV4 +1Ridge Hill COM4
60Drama +1Ridge Hill COM5
63GREAT! romance mixRidge Hill COM6
64BlazeRidge Hill COM4
 
65That's TV 2Ridge Hill COM5
67TRUE CRIMERidge Hill COM4
68TRUE CRIME XTRARidge Hill COM4
70Quest +1Ridge Hill COM5
71That’s 60sRidge Hill COM6
 
73HobbyMakerRidge Hill COM6
74Yesterday +1Ridge Hill COM5
75That's 90sRidge Hill COM5
78TCCRidge Hill COM4
81Blaze +1Ridge Hill COM4
 
82Talking Pictures TVRidge Hill COM6
83Together TVRidge Hill COM4
84PBS AmericaRidge Hill COM6
91WildEarthRidge Hill COM4
93ITVBe +1Ridge Hill COM4
 
101BBC One HDRidge Hill PSB3
102BBC Two HDRidge Hill PSB3
103STV HDRidge Hill PSB3
103UTV HDRidge Hill PSB3
103ITV 1 HDRidge Hill PSB3
 
104Channel 4 HDRidge Hill PSB3
105Channel 5 HDRidge Hill PSB3
106BBC Four HDRidge Hill PSB3
107BBC Three HDRidge Hill PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDRidge Hill PSB3
 
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Ridge Hill PSB3
201CBBCRidge Hill West MidlandsPSB1
202CBeebiesRidge Hill West MidlandsPSB1
204CBBC HDRidge Hill PSB3
205CBeebies HDRidge Hill PSB3
 
209Ketchup TVRidge Hill COM4
210Ketchup TooRidge Hill COM4
211YAAAS!Ridge Hill COM4
231BBC NewsRidge Hill West MidlandsPSB1
232BBC ParliamentRidge Hill West MidlandsPSB1
 
233Sky NewsRidge Hill COM5
235Al Jazeera EngRidge Hill COM6
267Al Jazeera EnglishRidge Hill COM4

 

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Comments
Sunday, 29 September 2013
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dave
1:07 AM
Peterborough

The Digital signal is poor to say the least 53% on the lower arrays - and as low as 42% at high pressure times - bring back morborne transmitter - we have been hoodwinked into believing the new format and mast locations/arrays will be better - but Its a raymond baxter promise - I for one am not happy with reception. need to have a mast on my bungalow that is 20 feet higher - totally impractical - #dupedbytheboffinsagain


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Neil Killip
11:33 AM

Re my earlier posts on reception issues with com4 from Waltham. Freeview insist I should be on Sandy although locally in the village (Drayton) everyone is on Waltham, and I have seen your comments on computer predictions. Also the Sandy Heath map on this siteshows the Welland Valley LE16 8 RQ in shadow. How can I force a terrain plot for my location on the Sandy Heath page to see if I am in line of sight to Sandy?
Up to now I can only do this to Waltham which your site says is my correct Transmitter.


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Jean Foister
11:34 AM
Ryde

We are not on Rowridge as we face Portsmouth and are directly onto the Solent. Too many obsticals for us to get Rowridge.

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jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

12:45 PM

Neil Killip: Although you may well have been informed that Sandy rather than Waltham should provide a better signal at the location given I cant quite understand why, as a terrain prediction from both Waltham and Sandy indicates that the signal path is obstructed from both stations but with Sandy being a tad worse, therefore I can only assume that the Freeview advisor was looking at UK Digital's reception predictor when the statement was made.

Links to all referred to can be seen by opening the undermentioned links, the first being Digital UK's reception prediction.


Coverage Checker - Detailed View



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




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



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DaveH
12:47 PM
Southampton

Same as Kate for Hannington, SO18 Bitterne Park area. Rotten service for a week, have used a (basic) DVB signal meter this morning attached directly to aerial on roof, signal there is a max of 50dB, none at TV end of wire, wire undamaged. Aerial pointing 10 degrees east of due north directly at Hannington, no visible line of sight blockages so ought to be getting a good signal.
Please fix this BBC

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jamie stevens
sentiment_satisfiedSilver

12:59 PM

DaveH

I fitted a new aerial to a customers house In the middle of the forest pointing to Hannington, they had issues for a while but like many had major issues this week.

I fitted the new aerial on Thursday this week which had an amplifier so also used a 4G filter, checked with them today and the service has been perfect since install on all 7 TV's in their house.

based on this I think its safe to say its not a transmitter issue.

You might need a 4G filter or possibly you have other issues.

I did fit the new aerial a few feet along the building from the current old aerial location giving it a better reception.

Also re your meter, these are rubbish, they will only give you a signal strength and not quality, this is a big problem as the quality of reception is the most important thing.
It is very easy to have a high strength but poor quality, you are actually better to have a low signal but perfect quality.

regards

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DaveH
1:51 PM
Southampton

jamie stevens: thanks Jamie, I realise the meters are dismal, I was using it principally to orientate the aerial as best I could
ie turn aerial to left until all signal is lost, note position, then turn to right until signal lost, note position, then move aerial to the mid-point, this ended up pointing 10 degrees off north which this website indicates is the Hannington location, so it worked in that way.
Agreed- signal quality is most important. Interested to know 4g may be causing grief, I hadn't been aware of that - will investigate that further
Cheers for the heads-up!

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mike
2:09 PM
Wisbech

Wisbech on sandy heath reception poor at best whats going on

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r williams
2:58 PM

An expert tv aerial fitter tells me the problems at present are caused by unusually high pressure in the upper stratoshere.Hope hes right.

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HoodedOracle
3:32 PM

Ever since they have started work on the mendip transmitter... No signal at all! Before it was fine using BTVision box. I live in Weston s Mare. I have had to resort to buying a freesat box utilising the dish that was left on our building by previous owners. I just want to know how long are they going to take with these planned works all over uk. They have disrupted loads of peoples viewing.

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