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Freeview reception at PO31 7BQ


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 PO317BQ (page shows closest 10)

What do the map symbols mean?

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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

FreeSportsRowridge COM6
1BBC One (SD)Rowridge SouthPSB1
2BBC TwoRowridge SouthPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Rowridge Meridian (South Coast)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Rowridge Meridian (South Coast)PSB2
 
5Channel 5Rowridge Meridian (South Coast)PSB2
6ITV 2Rowridge Meridian (South Coast)PSB2
7That's SolentRowridge LSO
9BBC FourRowridge SouthPSB1
10ITV3Rowridge Meridian (South Coast)PSB2
 
11Sky ArtsRowridge COM5
12QuestRowridge COM4
13E4Rowridge Meridian (South Coast)PSB2
14Film4Rowridge Meridian (South Coast)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Rowridge Meridian (South Coast)PSB2
 
17ReallyRowridge COM5
18More4Rowridge Meridian (South Coast)PSB2
19DaveRowridge COM5
20DramaRowridge COM4
215USARowridge COM4
 
23BBC ThreeRowridge SouthPSB1
25WRowridge COM6
26ITV4Rowridge Meridian (South Coast)PSB2
27YesterdayRowridge COM6
29ITV2 +1Rowridge COM4
 
30E4 +1Rowridge Meridian (South Coast)PSB2
31E4 ExtraRowridge COM5
325STARRowridge COM4
335ActionRowridge COM4
34GREAT! moviesRowridge COM6
 
35ITV1 +1Rowridge Meridian (South Coast)PSB2
36pickRowridge COM5
39DMAXRowridge COM6
40Quest RedRowridge COM5
41LegendRowridge COM4
 
42GREAT! movies actionRowridge COM4
43Food NetworkRowridge COM5
44HGTVRowridge COM6
46Channel 5 +1Rowridge COM4
47Film4 +1Rowridge COM5
 
48ChallengeRowridge COM5
494sevenRowridge COM5
565SELECTRowridge PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelRowridge COM5
58ITVBe +1Rowridge COM4
 
59ITV3 +1Rowridge COM4
60Drama +1Rowridge COM5
64BlazeRowridge COM4
67CBS RealityRowridge COM4
70Quest +1Rowridge COM5
 
71Quest Red +1Rowridge COM6
73HobbyMakerRowridge COM6
74Dave ja vuRowridge COM4
75Yesterday +1Rowridge COM5
78TCCRowridge COM4
 
81Blaze +1Rowridge COM4
82Talking Pictures TVRowridge COM6
83Together TVRowridge COM5
84PBS AmericaRowridge COM6
88Classic HitsRowridge COM6
 
89ITV4 +1Rowridge COM4
101BBC One HDRowridge PSB3
102BBC Two HDRowridge PSB3
103UTV HDRowridge PSB3
103ITV 1 HDRowridge PSB3
 
103STV HDRowridge PSB3
104Channel 4 HDRowridge PSB3
105Channel 5 HDRowridge PSB3
106BBC Four HDRowridge PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDRowridge PSB3
 
109BBC Three HDRowridge PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Rowridge PSB3
201CBBCRowridge SouthPSB1
202CBeebiesRowridge SouthPSB1
203CITVRowridge COM4
 
204CBBC HDRowridge PSB3
205CBeebies HDRowridge PSB3
208POP MAXRowridge COM4
209Ketchup TVRowridge COM4
210Ketchup TooRowridge COM4
 
211YAAAS!Rowridge COM4
231BBC NewsRowridge SouthPSB1
232BBC ParliamentRowridge SouthPSB1
233Sky NewsRowridge COM5
235Aljazeera EnglishRowridge COM6
 
250BBC Red ButtonRowridge SouthPSB1

 

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Comments
Monday, 9 December 2013
Dave Lindsay
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1:17 PM

Bharat: The thing that springs to mind when someone has lost all channels is that an amplifer (booster) is being used and that it has failed. The power light being illuminated is not an indication that it is functioning normally.

I can think of two reasons which at800 has stated that you aren't affected by 4G base stations operating at 800MHz:

1. There aren't any in your area.

2. You are far enough away from them that they aren't likely to pose a problem.


According to O2 Coverage Checker O2 | O2 | Network Coverage | Coverage Checker you aren't in a 4G area for its network. I would think that with 4G being the latest thing that the networks would be quick to update their coverage checkers when coverage is extended.

"3" also says you have no 4G coverage Coverage - Support - Three

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Bharat
1:31 PM
Horsham

Dave Lindsay:
I do use an ampliefier to boost the signal.
As long as this amplifier is connected and working I get all channels.
It does have an indication light but as you say not whether the amplifier is working.
Is there another way of checking whether this amplifier I have is actually working and not just having power thus the red light?
Thanks

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Dave Lindsay
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1:54 PM

Bharat: Bypass it and see if you get any picture.

There are two types of amplifier:

1. Ones where the mains electricity goes directly into the amplifier.

2. Ones - often referred to as "mast head" amplifiers - which have a separate power supply.

In the case of type number 2, the power supply could be mistaken for an amplifier itself. The power supply connects to the aerial lead and feeds a low voltage up the aerial lead to the amplifier which is usually on the roof (or in the loft).

If you have type number 2 then you would need to bypass the amplifier. Removing the power supply alone would leave you with the amplifier still connected and an amplifier with no power going into it will give little or nothing out.

If you are using an amplifier in order to split the feed to different rooms then connect the incoming aerial feed to one of the feeds out to a room. Then go to that room and see if you have a picture. In order to do this you could potentially require an adaptor, depending on the gender of the connectors.

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Bharat
2:21 PM
Horsham

Dave Lindsay:
Thanks for the information.
I believe I have a MAST head amplifier (but could be wrong) as it has a plug that I connect to the mains, one input and two outputs with a red light indicator.

I basically, take the connection from the wall as an input to the amplifier and take the output into the TV.

This has been working for the last year until now.

Many Thanks

When you mean bypass

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Dave Lindsay
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2:40 PM

Bharat: The make an model number of the device should allow me to work out what it is.

I will explain what I mean by "bypass" with knowledge of the model.

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Bharat
4:02 PM
Horsham

2-way aerial amplifier designed to boost the signal received by the aerial for distribution to TV or radio sets. White plastic case with keyhole mounting holes. 1 in, 2 out. Indoor use only.


Colour:
Type: 2-WAY High Gain Antenna Amplifier

230 ac@50HZ
Blister
75 Ohm

470-860M

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Dave Lindsay
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4:17 PM

Bharat: I gather it's this model here:

Commtel White 2 Way High Gain Antenna Amplifier (1 in 2 out). Blister

That is not a masthead amplifier; it is type 1 as described previously.

By bypassing it I'm talking about removing it. So rather than having the aerial cable come from the aerial socket, into the amplifier and then out into the TV, run the aerial lead from the aerial socket to the TV (or box, e.g. recorder if you have one).

If you installed the amplifier so as to receive digital television before switchover then it probably isn't needed now because the signals are much stronger.

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Bharat
5:07 PM
Horsham

That is the one I have.

I have tried to use it without the amplifier and still receive no channels (bypass).




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Andy L
5:45 PM
Exeter

Will the Stockland Hill transmitter serving Exeter and East Devon ever be allocated Full HD broadcasts, or we only able to receive CBBC HD and BBC Three HD. If so I think the BBC is going to irritate a lot of people when they shout about watching BBC Four HD, BBC News HD etc.

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Dave Lindsay
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6:37 PM

Bharat: If you've tried another television or a set-top box in place of the TV that is registering no signal then this rather suggests as though it's something between your aerial and your wall socket. Do the obvious visual checks where you can.

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