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Freeview reception at BT66 8NT


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 6 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of BT668NT (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

Virgin Media 2 Clermont Carn SV2
RTÉ One HDClermont Carn SV2
Virgin Media 1Clermont Carn SV1
TG4 (RoI)Clermont Carn SV1
Virgin Media 3Clermont Carn SV2
 
RTÉ One +1Clermont Carn SV2
RTÉ jrClermont Carn SV2
RTÉ2+1Clermont Carn SV2
RTÉ News NowClermont Carn SV1
Tithe an Oireachtais Clermont Carn SV1
 
Saorview Information (*Clermont Carn SV2
1BBC One (SD)Divis Northern IrelandPSB1
2BBC TwoDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Divis UTVPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Divis UTVPSB2
 
5Channel 5Divis UTVPSB2
6ITV 2Divis UTVPSB2
7NvTvDivis LBT
9BBC FourDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
10ITV3Divis UTVPSB2
 
11Sky MixDivis COM5
13E4Divis UTVPSB2
14Film4Divis UTVPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Divis UTVPSB2
17ReallyDivis COM5
 
18More4Divis UTVPSB2
19DaveDivis COM5
20DramaDivis COM4
215USADivis COM4
23BBC ThreeDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
 
26ITV4Divis UTVPSB2
28ITVBeDivis UTVPSB2
29ITV2 +1Divis COM4
30E4 +1Divis UTVPSB2
31E4 ExtraDivis COM5
 
325STARDivis COM4
335ActionDivis COM4
35ITV1 +1Divis UTVPSB2
36Sky ArtsDivis COM5
38Channel 5 +1Divis COM4
 
40Quest RedDivis COM5
41LegendDivis COM4
42GREAT! actionDivis COM4
43Food NetworkDivis COM5
465SELECTDivis PSB3
 
47Film4 +1Divis COM5
48ChallengeDivis COM5
494sevenDivis COM5
53TG4Divis NIMM
54RTÉ OneDivis NIMM
 
55RTÉ TwoDivis NIMM
57Dave ja vuDivis COM4
58ITV3 +1Divis COM4
59ITV4 +1Divis COM4
60Drama +1Divis COM5
 
64BlazeDivis COM4
65That's TV 2Divis COM5
67TRUE CRIMEDivis COM4
68TRUE CRIME XTRADivis COM4
70Quest +1Divis COM5
 
74Yesterday +1Divis COM5
75That's 90sDivis COM5
78TCCDivis COM4
81Blaze +1Divis COM4
83Together TVDivis COM4
 
91WildEarthDivis COM4
93ITVBe +1Divis COM4
101BBC One HDDivis PSB3
102BBC Two HDDivis PSB3
103ITV 1 HDDivis PSB3
 
103STV HDDivis PSB3
103UTV HDDivis PSB3
104Channel 4 HDDivis PSB3
105Channel 5 HDDivis PSB3
106BBC Four HDDivis PSB3
 
107BBC Three HDDivis PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDDivis PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Divis PSB3
201CBBCDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
202CBeebiesDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
 
204CBBC HDDivis PSB3
205CBeebies HDDivis PSB3
209Ketchup TVDivis COM4
210Ketchup TooDivis COM4
211YAAAS!Divis COM4
 
231BBC NewsDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
232BBC ParliamentDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
233Sky NewsDivis COM5
267Al Jazeera EnglishDivis COM4

 

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Monday, 30 December 2013
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jb38
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12:42 PM

Pat : Re MikeB's reply, I feel that this was really intended as a reply to Andre Walkers query made at 4:00 pm.

On the subject of the Telecam, if you are referring to the TCE2000 then this being based on a log periodic design is an excellent little device but of course with limitations, however if, as I unfortunately expect, that reception is still affected by movement within the room then this type of aerial out of all same room types should take on a new dimension if "carefully" positioned in the loft, other wise I suggest using either a DM or Log36 as seen on the link.

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jb38
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12:53 PM

johnny: Purely out of curiosity is your running with what "was" (as its dated) the latest firmware update of 2.47? as those boxes were notorious for HDMI problems, the firmware number being accessed under "configuration" in the set menu.

You should also try a test by changing the picture resolution settings, these also being under configuration.

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johnny
4:35 PM

Hi the box has 2.44 firmware, But I do not know how I would go about updating the firmware as i don't they are broadcast anymore. Thanks
Johnny

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Paul Alley
6:01 PM
Watford

Hi, living in Watford we have no BBC4 HD, BBC News HD etc, but my girlfriend has them in Essex (Southend plus several other channels in HD).
So I'd like to know please why Watford still doesn't have these additional HD channels? and when we can expect to have them, I guess soon? many thanks

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Dave Lindsay
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6:18 PM

Paul Alley: It isn't likely, I'm afraid, not to the Pimlico transmitter.

The new HD multiplexes (two are coming) are quasi-national. They broadcast from 30 of the largest transmitters and are on lower power than the other channels from those transmitters. This means that coverage is more skeletal and even more skeletal than the pre-switchover digital.

If any of your neighbours have Crystal Palace-facing aerials, as looking on Streetview I can see some have, then it might be worth enquirying with them as to if they have a HD receiver and whether they can get the new channels.

Despite being only 20 miles away you don't have line-of-sight owing to the high ground at Grim's Dyke being in the way.

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6:26 PM

Paul Alley: I should add that the plan for these 30 transmitters stands up until at least the end of 2018. So an increase in terrestrial coverage of the new HD services isn't likely before then.

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Wednesday, 1 January 2014
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John G
11:33 AM
Sandwich

CT13 9NX
Hi, my in-laws bought a new digital tv yesterday to replace an older tv and set top box with a larger screen. This was the only reason for the new purchase.
The reception on the new tv is awful and constantly pixelated. The image on the old tv was fine, even in the bad weather.
The only thing that has changed is the TV, any ideas please?

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John Randle
11:49 AM
Salisbury

Salisbury SP4 6HD - BBC signal breaking up. ITV works fine. Roof mounted aerial about three years old. Coax replaced at same time. New TV this year. Direct signal path from aerial to TV. BBC programmes almost unwatchable! Seems only a recent problem although I think it might have been the same last Christmas.

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jb38
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1:15 PM

John G: Dover located at just over 11 miles away is indicated as being the station that covers the given area, that is "if the P/Code supplied is applicable to it and not your own?, then although the possibility always exists of a fault having coincidentally developed in the aerial system at the same time as the TV was changed over its also possible that there is a problem at the transmitter, something which unfortunately cannot be verified or not as the case may be at this present time.

Therefore should the old TV still be located on the premises about the only way of excluding the aerial system from the equation is by temporarily coupling the old TV back up again.

By the way, that said is on the assumption that nothing is amiss with the aerial connection going into the TV.

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Stewart Smith
1:16 PM
Newport

Since switch over i have not used my analogue ariel (outdoor located on chimney)
I would like to receive freeview so would like to know if my analogue ariel could be used to pick up the digital signal and if it is pointing in the correct direction..my post code is NP205DA

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