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Freeview reception at AB41 7PA


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 AB417PA (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)Durris ScotlandPSB1
2BBC TwoDurris ScotlandPSB1
3STV (SD)Durris STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Durris STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
5Channel 5Durris STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
 
6ITV 2Durris STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
7BBC Alba HDDurris ScotlandPSB1
10ITV3Durris STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
11Sky MixDurris COM5
12QuestDurris COM6
 
13E4Durris STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
14Film4Durris STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Durris STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
17ReallyDurris COM5
18More4Durris STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
 
19DaveDurris COM5
20DramaDurris COM4
215USADurris COM4
23BBC ThreeDurris ScotlandPSB1
24BBC Four (Scotland SD)Durris ScotlandPSB1
 
25WDurris COM6
26ITV4Durris STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
27YesterdayDurris COM6
28ITVBeDurris STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
29ITV2 +1Durris COM4
 
30E4 +1Durris STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
31E4 ExtraDurris COM5
325STARDurris COM4
335ActionDurris COM4
34GREAT! moviesDurris COM6
 
35STV+1Durris STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
35ITV1 +1Durris STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
36Sky ArtsDurris COM5
38Channel 5 +1Durris COM4
39DMAXDurris COM6
 
40Quest RedDurris COM5
41LegendDurris COM4
42GREAT! actionDurris COM4
43Food NetworkDurris COM5
44HGTVDurris COM6
 
465SELECTDurris PSB3
47Film4 +1Durris COM5
48ChallengeDurris COM5
494sevenDurris COM5
52GREAT! romanceDurris COM6
 
56That's TV (UK)Durris COM6
57Dave ja vuDurris COM4
58ITVBe +1Durris COM4
59ITV3 +1Durris COM4
60Drama +1Durris COM5
 
61GREAT! movies extraDurris COM6
63GREAT! romance mixDurris COM6
64BlazeDurris COM4
65That's TV 2Durris COM5
67TRUE CRIMEDurris COM4
 
68TRUE CRIME XTRADurris COM4
70Quest +1Durris COM5
71That’s 60sDurris COM6
73HobbyMakerDurris COM6
74Yesterday +1Durris COM5
 
75That's 90sDurris COM5
78TCCDurris COM4
81Blaze +1Durris COM4
82Talking Pictures TVDurris COM6
83Together TVDurris COM4
 
84PBS AmericaDurris COM6
89ITV4 +1Durris COM4
91WildEarthDurris COM4
101BBC One HDDurris PSB3
102BBC Two HDDurris PSB3
 
103UTV HDDurris PSB3
103ITV 1 HDDurris PSB3
103STV HDDurris PSB3
104Channel 4 HDDurris PSB3
105Channel 5 HDDurris PSB3
 
106BBC Four HDDurris PSB3
107BBC Three HDDurris PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDDurris PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Durris PSB3
201CBBCDurris ScotlandPSB1
 
202CBeebiesDurris ScotlandPSB1
204CBBC HDDurris PSB3
205CBeebies HDDurris PSB3
209Ketchup TVDurris COM4
210Ketchup TooDurris COM4
 
211YAAAS!Durris COM4
231BBC NewsDurris ScotlandPSB1
232BBC ParliamentDurris ScotlandPSB1
233Sky NewsDurris COM5
235Al Jazeera EngDurris COM6
 
267Al Jazeera EnglishDurris COM4

 

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Comments
Saturday, 4 January 2014
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Val Grimshaw
7:34 PM
Darlington

in order to receive HD channels, do we need special aerials? We receive all other Freeview channels, with good reception, DL3 0GB is our post code.

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Dave Lindsay
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7:49 PM

Val Grimshaw: No. What you do need though is a TV or box with a Freeview HD (DVB-T2) tuner in. Standard definition signals use DVB-T.

Some older HD TVs were "HD Ready" (and some current ones may be - not sure about that) which meant that they could show HD pictures but didn't have the means to receive the signals.

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Sunday, 5 January 2014
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Andrew Curtis
10:35 AM
Eastleigh

SO50 7LQ. I have a digital aerial (upgraded in Dec '13) fitted on the roof. Problems with some channels but not all. Good signal on most popular channels; BBC, ITV, 4 & 5. Watching ITV3 now with heavy pixalation. Same on Dave, 4Music and quite a few others.
Main TV runs through BT Vision. All units re-tuned. Can't view BT Sport as heavy pixalation.
Good signal strength and quality for BBC but low quality for the pixalated channels.
Frustrating having some working and not others.
Any ideas?

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jb38
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11:04 AM

Andrew Curtis: As you appear to be using Rowridge for your Freeview reception the question would be, if when you had the aerial upgraded did the installer mount it vertically? as the COM channels radiate on 200 Kw on vertical transmissions whereas its only 50 Kw on horizontal.

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jb38
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11:18 AM

Andrew Curtis : In addition to that said, the only downside to the aerial being mounted vertically is that you will likely be unable to receive the new additional HD channels on COM7 (C31) on 23.4Kw and eventually COM8 (C37) also on the same power, as well as the new local channel (C29) on 10Kw starting in June 2014, as all three only radiate on horizontal transmissions.

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jamie stevens
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12:53 PM
Southampton

Andrew Curtis:

JB38 is correct, however

If reception is difficult in your location you may well want to sacrifice the new HD channels on HP, making your system aerial VP will give a far superior signal.

With the strength the new channels will be radiated at such low levels some people may need to go back to large high gain aerials just to try and receive them.

With VP we can now install smaller aerials far less likely to be impacted by high winds.

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Monday, 6 January 2014
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Chips
12:25 PM
Harwich

When I have my sky magic eye attached to my new TV I loose almost all of the freeview channels. This is a new build property and was set-up to use sky magic eye use in all rooms. The aerial and associated equipment is all less than 18 months old.
At the most I will have only one television using the magic eye at any one time.
Why is this happening? Do you have any advice to overcome this problem, please?
Thank you.

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Royston
3:04 PM
Sevenoaks

TN147JR. Hi We lost our aerial in the storm and have muddled through till no. It's an old aerial although we got the freeview HD channels (have a new TV), so what would be the best aerial to replace with given current and future channel development.
I think we are on the edge of the Crystal Palace transmitter range and our village is high on a hill.
Many thanks

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Tuesday, 7 January 2014
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D. Lorriman
10:29 AM
Leeds

just recently I'm getting poor reception and a reduced signal strength on both my TVs, which are served by a common aerial. Several stations are affected. My closest transmitter is Emley Moor and this has always been the station picked up by auto scan. But I am now getting BBC1 preferentially from Bilsdale and a poor signal strength across the board. Is there a problem with the Emley moor transmitter?

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Daniel
6:53 PM

SL4 3FJ. I have had no freeview reception in the last 7 days. I couldn't contact my neighbours, so I don't know if they are experimenting the same problems, and I don't know what to do if the problem is coming from the building aerial. What should I do?? Thank you

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