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Freeview reception at SS9 3QA


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 5 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of SS93QA (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 SS9 3QA 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
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
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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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