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Freeview reception at WV14 8RD


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 11 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of WV148RD (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 (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 COM4
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
23CCXTVSutton Coldfield COM4
 
24ITV4Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
25YesterdaySutton Coldfield COM6
27ITV2 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
28E4 +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
294MusicSutton Coldfield COM5
 
305STARSutton Coldfield COM4
31Paramount NetworkSutton Coldfield COM4
32Sony MoviesSutton Coldfield COM6
33ITV +1Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
34pickSutton Coldfield COM5
 
34MeritSutton Coldfield com7
37DMAXSutton Coldfield COM6
38Quest RedSutton Coldfield COM5
39CBS JusticeSutton Coldfield COM6
40Sony Movies ActionSutton Coldfield COM4
 
41Food NetworkSutton Coldfield COM5
42HGTVSutton Coldfield COM6
44Channel 5 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
45Film4 +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
46ChallengeSutton Coldfield COM5
 
474sevenSutton Coldfield COM5
545SELECTSutton Coldfield COM4
56Smithsonian ChannelSutton Coldfield COM5
58ITV3 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
59ITV4 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
 
63BlazeSutton Coldfield COM4
64FreeSportsSutton Coldfield com7
66CBS RealitySutton Coldfield COM4
67CBS DramaSutton Coldfield COM6
70Horror ChannelSutton Coldfield COM4
 
72Quest Red +1Sutton Coldfield com7
74Shopping Quarter Sutton Coldfield PSB3
75Yesterday +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
76Quest +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
77TCCSutton Coldfield COM4
 
79Dave ja vuSutton Coldfield COM6
80Blaze +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
81Talking Pictures TVSutton Coldfield COM6
83NOW 80sSutton Coldfield com7
86More4 +1Sutton Coldfield com7
 
87Together TVSutton Coldfield COM5
88Together TV +1Sutton Coldfield com7
91PBS AmericaSutton Coldfield COM6
93PBS America +1Sutton Coldfield com7
96Forces TVSutton Coldfield com7
 
97ITVBe +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
101BBC One HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
102BBC Two HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
103ITV HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
103UTV HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
 
103STV HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
104Channel 4 HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
105Channel 5 HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
106BBC Four HDSutton Coldfield com7
107BBC News HDSutton Coldfield com7
 
108BBC Scotland HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
113RT HDSutton Coldfield com7
114Quest HDSutton Coldfield com7
201CBBCSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
202CBeebiesSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
 
203CITVSutton Coldfield COM4
204CBBC HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
205CBeebies HDSutton Coldfield com7
211KetchupSutton Coldfield COM4
231BBC NewsSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
233Sky NewsSutton Coldfield COM5
234RTSutton Coldfield COM6
235Aljazeera EnglishSutton Coldfield COM6
601BBC Red ButtonSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
 

 

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Comments
Tuesday, 4 August 2020
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Steve H.
7:16 PM
Yarm

I've returned Ariel is on the roof., reset and updated software but to no avail. Cannot get com7 channels BBC News HD, BBC4 HD.
Postcode is TS15 9RU & signal is saying its strong. I take it its out of my control and my location thsts the issue?

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Chris.SE
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11:42 PM

Steve H.:

Your location is fine, you even have a choice of two Tyne Tees main transmitters!
I would expect your aerial to be pointing at the Bilsdale transmitter fractionally S of SE (bearing 144 degrees) and getting a Local multiplex on UHF C30 with the Middlesbrough local station at LCN7 in your EPG.

If however it's pointing fractionally N of NW (bearing 324 degrees) at the Pontop Pike transmitter, you'd get the Newcastle local station, multiplex on C33. Also Pontop Pike was on Planned Engineering last week with "Possible weak signal".

It's possible your set's memory needs clearing, I'd suggest you do a retune as follows -
Unplug the aerial and do an automatic retune which should clear all previously stored channels as nothing should be found. Switch the set off for at least 10 minutes.
Plug the aerial back in, switch on and don't let it do an auto-retune if you have a manual tune option.

If you're getting Bilsdale, the UHF channels are C27, C24, C21, C43, C46, C40, C55, C30
If it's Pontop Pike, the UHF channels are C39, C42, C45, C32, C34, C35, C55, C33
both in the order PSBs 1-3, COMs 4-7, Local.

For which programmes/channels are on which multiplex, see Channel listings | Freeview

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