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Freeview reception at 51.3301°N -0.370°E



List is for aerial group type: wideband group A group B group C/D group E group K

ch name signal strength direction transmitter
C25multiplex SDN England (COM4)
e-ne 61°Crystal PalaceH
C22multiplex Arqiva-A (COM5)H
C28-multiplex Arqiva-B (COM6)H
C23multiplex BBCA England LondonH
C26multiplex D3+4 England LondonH
C48-Freeview HD multiplex BBCB (PSB3) H
C55Freeview HD multiplex Arqiva-C (com7)
H
C56Freeview HD multiplex Arqiva-D (com8)H
C29Comux Local TV multiplex LW
H
C45multiplex BBCA England South
west 267°HanningtonH
C42multiplex D3+4 England Meridian/Central (Thames Valley micro region)H
C39+Freeview HD multiplex BBCB (PSB3) H
C55Freeview HD multiplex Arqiva-C (com7)
H
C21+multiplex SDN England (COM4)e-se 123°ReigateV
C24multiplex Arqiva-A (COM5)V
C27multiplex Arqiva-B (COM6)V
C23-multiplex BBCA England LondonV
C26multiplex D3+4 England LondonV
C30Freeview HD multiplex BBCB (PSB3) V
C56Freeview HD multiplex Arqiva-D (com8)
west 267°HanningtonH
C40multiplex SDN England (COM4)H
C43multiplex Arqiva-A (COM5)H
C46multiplex Arqiva-B (COM6)H
C37multiplex SDN England (COM4)
southwest 234°GuildfordV
C31multiplex Arqiva-A (COM5)V
C32multiplex Arqiva-B (COM6)V
C41multiplex BBCA England LondonV
C44multiplex D3+4 England LondonV
C47Freeview HD multiplex BBCB (PSB3) V
C37multiplex SDN England (COM4)
north 354°Hemel HempsteadV
C31multiplex Arqiva-A (COM5)V
C29multiplex Arqiva-B (COM6)V
C40multiplex BBCA England LondonV
C43multiplex D3+4 England LondonV
C46Freeview HD multiplex BBCB (PSB3) V

H Horizontal V Vertical HD High Definition


List is for aerial group type: wideband group A group B group C/D group E group K

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Monday, 11 May 2020
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Gerry
2:04 PM
Kilmarnock

aerial is in loft, and was getting the "yesterday" channel till about a month ago, now nothing and some other channel either break up or nothing at all. is it worth getting a new aerial, the one we have got is 14 + years old. have tried retuning TV - no improveement

thanks

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Chris.SE
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2:22 PM

Gerry:

Without a full postcode it's not possible to look at the predicted reception at your location and which transmitter(s) and multiplexes you might be able to receive. There are many (main) transmitters listed for Planned Engineering at present with "Possible weak signal" which MIGHT be the explanation, but we need to see what the Freeview Detailed Coverage Checker is giving for your location.

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Chris.SE
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2:26 PM

Gerry:

To add to the above, it might be helpful if you could say which direction your aerial is pointing and whether the rods are vertical or horizontal.

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Chris.SE's 1,275 posts GB
Tuesday, 12 May 2020
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Alan Haynes
2:20 PM
Felixstowe

I live in Felixstowe IP11 9JZ. Can someone tell me the Freeview Channels I should use to manually tune my tv/pvr. Thanks

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Chris.SE
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3:33 PM

Alan Haynes:

That will rather depend on which way your aerial is pointing, there are actually a number of choices that you might receive, most requiring ideally a Group K aerial (although Group T /Wideband would do), but the most reliable are likely to be the main Sudbury transmitter which has all 6 main multiplexes or the Felixstowe Light transmitter which only has the 3 main PSB multiplexes (PSB1/BBCA, PSB2/D3&4, PSB3/BBCB HD).

For Sudbury, the aerial should be pointing virtually due W (bearing 273 degrees) with the rods horizontal, and for the Felixstowe relay, bearing 156 to 159 degrees depending on exact location, that's approx. SSE, rods vertical.
For Sudbury, PSBs1-3, COMs 4-6, it's UHF C44, C41, C47, C29, C31, C37 and
For Felxistowe, PSBs1-3, it's UHF C33, C35, C42
If you don't have an HD/T2 tuner, ignore C47 and C42.

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Wednesday, 13 May 2020
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Alan Haynes
3:05 PM
Felixstowe

Chris.SE: Hi Chris. Many thanks for that. I know the aerial is pointing towards Sudbury.

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Monday, 25 May 2020
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David
10:05 PM

Hi, I've been trying for many years to get decent viewing at my home. CH3 8BA, every checker I look at tells me Moel-y-parc is the transmitter to aim for. The problem is I live in a dip and and surrounded by hills close to my home. I have no line of sight. I've tried a number of aerials but nothing is offering a consistent picture.
To stand any chance I think I'd need a pole on the chimney at least 18ft to ensure I clear the hills.
Any thoughts that could help me?

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StevensOnln1
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10:54 PM

David: Do you have a clear view of the sky to the south/south east? If so, consider getting Freesat, which will give most of the channels available on Freeview as well as various others via free to air satellite (i.e. a one-off cost for the dish, cabling and receiver, with no ongoing subscription cost).

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