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Freeview reception at B64 6DR


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 B646DR (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

FreeSportsBrierley Hill COM6
1BBC One (SD)Brierley Hill West MidlandsPSB1
2BBC TwoBrierley Hill West MidlandsPSB1
3ITV (SD)Brierley Hill Central (West)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Brierley Hill Central (West)PSB2
 
5Channel 5Brierley Hill Central (West)PSB2
6ITV 2Brierley Hill Central (West)PSB2
7Big Centre TVBrierley Hill LB
9BBC FourBrierley Hill West MidlandsPSB1
10ITV3Brierley Hill Central (West)PSB2
 
11Sky ArtsBrierley Hill COM5
12QuestThe Wrekin COM4
13E4Brierley Hill Central (West)PSB2
14Film4Brierley Hill Central (West)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Brierley Hill Central (West)PSB2
 
17ReallyBrierley Hill COM5
18More4Brierley Hill Central (West)PSB2
19DaveBrierley Hill COM5
20DramaThe Wrekin COM4
215USAThe Wrekin COM4
 
23BBC ThreeBrierley Hill West MidlandsPSB1
25WBrierley Hill COM6
26ITV4Brierley Hill Central (West)PSB2
27YesterdayBrierley Hill COM6
29ITV2 +1The Wrekin COM4
 
30E4 +1Brierley Hill Central (West)PSB2
31E4 ExtraBrierley Hill COM5
325STARThe Wrekin COM4
335ActionThe Wrekin COM4
34GREAT! moviesBrierley Hill COM6
 
35ITV +1Brierley Hill Central (West)PSB2
36pickBrierley Hill COM5
39DMAXBrierley Hill COM6
40Quest RedBrierley Hill COM5
41LegendThe Wrekin COM4
 
42GREAT! movies actionThe Wrekin COM4
43Food NetworkBrierley Hill COM5
44HGTVBrierley Hill COM6
46Channel 5 +1The Wrekin COM4
47Film4 +1Brierley Hill COM5
 
48ChallengeBrierley Hill COM5
494sevenBrierley Hill COM5
565SELECTBrierley Hill PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelBrierley Hill COM5
58ITVBe +1The Wrekin COM4
 
59ITV3 +1The Wrekin COM4
60Drama +1Brierley Hill COM5
64BlazeThe Wrekin COM4
67CBS RealityThe Wrekin COM4
70Quest +1Brierley Hill COM5
 
71Quest Red +1Brierley Hill COM6
73HobbyMakerBrierley Hill COM6
74Dave ja vuThe Wrekin COM4
75Yesterday +1Brierley Hill COM5
78TCCThe Wrekin COM4
 
81Blaze +1The Wrekin COM4
82Talking Pictures TVBrierley Hill COM6
83Together TVBrierley Hill COM5
84PBS AmericaBrierley Hill COM6
88Classic HitsBrierley Hill COM6
 
89ITV4 +1The Wrekin COM4
101BBC One HDBrierley Hill PSB3
102BBC Two HDBrierley Hill PSB3
103UTV HDBrierley Hill PSB3
103ITV HDBrierley Hill PSB3
 
103STV HDBrierley Hill PSB3
104Channel 4 HDBrierley Hill PSB3
105Channel 5 HDBrierley Hill PSB3
106BBC Four HDBrierley Hill PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDBrierley Hill PSB3
 
109BBC Three HDBrierley Hill PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Brierley Hill PSB3
201CBBCBrierley Hill West MidlandsPSB1
202CBeebiesBrierley Hill West MidlandsPSB1
203CITVThe Wrekin COM4
 
204CBBC HDBrierley Hill PSB3
205CBeebies HDBrierley Hill PSB3
208POP MAXThe Wrekin COM4
209Ketchup TVThe Wrekin COM4
210Ketchup TooThe Wrekin COM4
 
211YAAAS!The Wrekin COM4
231BBC NewsBrierley Hill West MidlandsPSB1
232BBC ParliamentBrierley Hill West MidlandsPSB1
233Sky NewsBrierley Hill COM5
235Aljazeera EnglishBrierley Hill COM6
 
250BBC Red ButtonBrierley Hill West MidlandsPSB1

 

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Comments
Wednesday, 22 June 2022
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StevensOnln1
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6:57 PM

jimmy: You should be able to get a good signal from Rosneath using a vertically polarized aerial (elements pointing up and down) on a compass bearing of 292 degrees. Blackheath is only predicted to provide a good signal on the PSB3 and local TV multiplexs, all others are predicted to be poor or variable.

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jimmy
10:08 PM
Dumbarton

StevensOnln1: Thanks very much that's good news it's sheltered accom so they will have it set up. We just didn't know if the accom was getting full FS service or not but if that area is capable then it will indeed be set up for it. The woman showing her around didn't know. She will be pleased. I live at Dumbarton East myself on Glasgow Rd and we can only get the light service from Millburn.

Thanks again for the quick reply!

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jimmy
10:39 PM
Dumbarton

StevensOnln1: Thanks again I will look into this and see if I can get an ariel.

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Monday, 27 June 2022
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Glenn
11:14 AM

Hi, We have just moved into our new home and I trying to installed a TV Aerial in the loft, but I only get BBC channels. Did I point the aerial to the wrong direction? Can anyone tell me what direction I should point to please. I am living in Stratford Upon Avon and the transmitter is Lark Stoke.
Many thanks.

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Chris.SE
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1:48 PM

Glenn:

You should get all 6 multiplexes with no real problem providing you have a good Group K aerial (a wideband would probably do), it should be pointing compass bearing 181 degrees that's virtually due S, and the rods should be vertical. Make sure there are no large metal objects or thick walls on the line of sight.

Check in your TV tuning section that you are correctly tuning to Lark Stoke's UHF channels -
The UHF channels are C26, C23, C30, C33, C36, C48 that's in the multiplex order BBCA/PSB1, D3&4/PSB2, BBCB HD/PSB3,. SDN/COM4. ArqA/COM5 and ArqB/COM6.

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Thursday, 14 July 2022
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James O’Dowd
7:05 AM
Gateshead

My Freeview reception has been excellent until 4 days ago when it became heavily pixelated and unwatchable. There is no digital signal. I believe this is due to atmospheric conditions.
What is the solution?

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StevensOnln1
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9:51 AM

James O'Dowd : If it's due to atmospheric conditions then the solution is to wait for the weather conditions to change as there isn't anything else that can be done about the interference from distant transmitters. If it happens regularly consider switching to Freesat. In the meantime, have you checked for any loose or damaged cables or connections behind your TV?

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Chris.SE
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11:52 PM

James O'Dowd :

To add to the issue, if you are getting your signals from the Pontop Pike transmitter, there is the possibility that the transmitter may be having Planned Engineering where the Possible effect on TV reception may be "Pixelation or flickering on some or all channels"
Do NOT retune as this may clear you correct tuning.

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