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Freeview reception at DE12 7QX


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 DE127QX (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

1BBC One (SD)Sutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
2BBC TwoSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
3ITV 1 (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
9BBC FourSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
10ITV3Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
11Sky ArtsSutton Coldfield COM5
 
12QuestSutton Coldfield COM6
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
 
25WSutton Coldfield COM6
26ITV4Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
27YesterdaySutton Coldfield COM6
29ITV2 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
30E4 +1Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
 
31E4 ExtraSutton Coldfield COM5
325STARSutton Coldfield COM4
335ActionSutton Coldfield COM4
34GREAT! moviesSutton Coldfield COM6
35ITV1 +1Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
 
36pickSutton Coldfield COM5
39DMAXSutton Coldfield COM6
40Quest RedSutton Coldfield COM5
41LegendSutton Coldfield COM4
42GREAT! movies actionSutton Coldfield COM4
 
43Food NetworkSutton Coldfield COM5
44HGTVSutton Coldfield COM6
46Channel 5 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
47Film4 +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
48ChallengeSutton Coldfield COM5
 
494sevenSutton Coldfield COM5
565SELECTSutton Coldfield PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelSutton Coldfield COM5
58ITVBe +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
59ITV3 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
 
60Drama +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
64BlazeSutton Coldfield COM4
67CBS RealitySutton Coldfield COM4
70Quest +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
71Quest Red +1Sutton Coldfield COM6
 
73HobbyMakerSutton Coldfield COM6
74Dave ja vuSutton Coldfield COM4
75Yesterday +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
78TCCSutton Coldfield COM4
81Blaze +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
 
82Talking Pictures TVSutton Coldfield COM6
83Together TVSutton Coldfield COM5
84PBS AmericaSutton Coldfield COM6
88Classic HitsSutton Coldfield COM6
89ITV4 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
 
101BBC One HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
102BBC Two HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
103UTV HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
103STV HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
103ITV 1 HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
 
104Channel 4 HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
105Channel 5 HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
106BBC Four HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
109BBC Three HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
 
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Sutton Coldfield PSB3
201CBBCSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
202CBeebiesSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
203CITVSutton Coldfield COM4
204CBBC HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
208Pop PlayerSutton Coldfield COM4
209Ketchup TVSutton Coldfield COM4
210Ketchup TooSutton Coldfield COM4
211YAAAS!Sutton Coldfield COM4
 
231BBC NewsSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
232BBC ParliamentSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
233Sky NewsSutton Coldfield COM5
235Al Jazeera EngSutton Coldfield COM6
250BBC Red ButtonSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
 

 

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Comments
Tuesday, 10 December 2013
Dave Lindsay
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

4:55 PM

Bharat: It probably won't cause a problem but I suspect it isn't giving any benefit and so is surplus to requirements.

It had crossed my mind that you could use the Commtel (2 Way "Blister") amplifier in the loft, at least temporarily until a replacement for the other is found - if it is found to be at fault. However, if the connectors aren't the usual type found on TVs then it won't be suitable.


As far as the tuning goes, you need to get the TV tuned again. Manual tuning, if it is available on your set, will allow you to input the UHF channel (frequency) and should give an indication of strength/quality, this usually before you press the button to scan.

For the Midhurst transmitter, which is that you are using, BBC is on UHF channel 55 (746MHz) and ITV/C4 is on C56 (754MHz). The other standard definition channels are 54, 59 and 50 (738MHz, 778MHz and 706MHz respectively). If it's a HD set then C58 also needs tuning (which is 770MHz). This might be a quicker route to sitting and waiting for it to run the automatic tuning everytime do something different in an effort to restore service.

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Dave Lindsay
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5:07 PM

Bharat: If you're using the 2-Way amplifier to split the signal and send it 2 ways then maybe it serves a purpose.

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Wednesday, 11 December 2013
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John Plumtree
10:48 AM
Southport

I have just received a YOUVIEW box from TalkTalk. All is well on reception of all channels except for receiving BBC News HD and BBC4 HD and CBBC HD. on Youview channels 106 107 and 74. I see these channels are on Freeview channels 31 and 35. I have tries retunes etc but to no avail. Will I need a new wideband aerial? Can you please help

My postcode is PR9 7QZ and receive tv from Winter Hill.

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Russ Dring
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10:54 AM
Spalding

John Plumtree: Where are you, a postcode would help, do you know which transmitter you use?

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Russ Dring
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11:01 AM
Spalding

Russ Dring: Sorry I just noticed you have given a location! If you have a group c/d aerial on Winter Hill, then a wideband aerial is strictly speaking necessary as the new Com 7 and 8 are in group a frequencies 30-38.

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dani242
11:05 AM
Bordon

Bad or no reception in surrey/hants area.

2-3 days ago the already bad reception in our area(GU35 8) got steadily worse and broke down completley last night on virtually all frequenies. Now it is ALL frequencies!

Is there eng. Work going on around here?

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Dave Lindsay
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

2:21 PM

John Plumtree: Unfortunately, evidently so. This is because your aerial is probably a Group C/D one which means it is most sensitive to frequencies in the top third of the ban, which is where Winter Hill's has been up to now.

The new quasi-national HD multiplex has been fitted in on a previously unused portion of frequencies which are well below those of C/D, hence a wideband aerial might prove necessary.

BBC News HD (and BBC Four HD for that matter) should, on the signal strength screen, be shown as being tuned to UHF channel 31 (554MHz), this being the broadcast from Winter Hill.

An amplifier (booster) might help. If you have one fitted and it is variable it might be worth increasing it a bit to see if reception of the new HD mux improves.

If you do get a wideband aerial it should be a log periodic, without question, rather than a yagi.

Aerials, TV Aerial and Digital Aerial

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samantha
4:54 PM
Halifax

im still having trouble with the picture and sound on tv

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Dave Lindsay
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

5:05 PM

samantha: There are engineering works at Emley Moor and several people have commented on changes in reception over the last hour or so.

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malcolm james
5:39 PM
East Grinstead

I can not get freeview channels 1-9 however often I try to retune. done what your site suggested but to no avail. what is the problem

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