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Freeview reception at CA7 2BJ


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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What do the map symbols mean?

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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

FreeSportsCaldbeck COM6
1BBC One (SD)Caldbeck North East and CumbriaPSB1
2BBC TwoCaldbeck North East and CumbriaPSB1
3ITV (SD)Caldbeck Border (England)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Caldbeck Border (England)PSB2
 
5Channel 5Caldbeck Border (England)PSB2
6ITV 2Caldbeck Border (England)PSB2
7BBC AlbaCaldbeck North East and CumbriaPSB1
9BBC FourCaldbeck North East and CumbriaPSB1
10ITV3Caldbeck Border (England)PSB2
 
11Sky ArtsCaldbeck COM5
12QuestCaldbeck COM4
13E4Caldbeck Border (England)PSB2
14Film4Caldbeck Border (England)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Caldbeck Border (England)PSB2
 
17ReallyCaldbeck COM5
18More4Caldbeck Border (England)PSB2
19DaveCaldbeck COM5
20DramaCaldbeck COM4
215USACaldbeck COM4
 
23BBC ThreeCaldbeck North East and CumbriaPSB1
24BBC Four (Scotland SD)Caldbeck North East and CumbriaPSB1
25WCaldbeck COM6
26ITV4Caldbeck Border (England)PSB2
27YesterdayCaldbeck COM6
 
29ITV2 +1Caldbeck COM4
30E4 +1Caldbeck Border (England)PSB2
31E4 ExtraCaldbeck COM5
325STARCaldbeck COM4
335ActionCaldbeck COM4
 
34GREAT! moviesCaldbeck COM6
35ITV +1Caldbeck Border (England)PSB2
36pickCaldbeck COM5
39DMAXCaldbeck COM6
40Quest RedCaldbeck COM5
 
41LegendCaldbeck COM4
42GREAT! movies actionCaldbeck COM4
43Food NetworkCaldbeck COM5
44HGTVCaldbeck COM6
46Channel 5 +1Caldbeck COM4
 
47Film4 +1Caldbeck COM5
48ChallengeCaldbeck COM5
494sevenCaldbeck COM5
565SELECTCambret Hill PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelCaldbeck COM5
 
58ITVBe +1Caldbeck COM4
59ITV3 +1Caldbeck COM4
60Drama +1Caldbeck COM5
64BlazeCaldbeck COM4
67CBS RealityCaldbeck COM4
 
70Quest +1Caldbeck COM5
71Quest Red +1Caldbeck COM6
73HobbyMakerCaldbeck COM6
74Dave ja vuCaldbeck COM4
75Yesterday +1Caldbeck COM5
 
78TCCCaldbeck COM4
81Blaze +1Caldbeck COM4
82Talking Pictures TVCaldbeck COM6
83Together TVCaldbeck COM5
84PBS AmericaCaldbeck COM6
 
88Classic HitsCaldbeck COM6
89ITV4 +1Caldbeck COM4
101BBC One HDCambret Hill PSB3
102BBC Two HDCambret Hill PSB3
103UTV HDCambret Hill PSB3
 
103STV HDCambret Hill PSB3
103ITV HDCambret Hill PSB3
104Channel 4 HDCambret Hill PSB3
105Channel 5 HDCambret Hill PSB3
106BBC Four HDCambret Hill PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDCambret Hill PSB3
109BBC Three HDCambret Hill PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Cambret Hill PSB3
201CBBCCaldbeck North East and CumbriaPSB1
202CBeebiesCaldbeck North East and CumbriaPSB1
 
203CITVCaldbeck COM4
204CBBC HDCambret Hill PSB3
205CBeebies HDCambret Hill PSB3
208POP MAXCaldbeck COM4
209Ketchup TVCaldbeck COM4
 
210Ketchup TooCaldbeck COM4
211YAAAS!Caldbeck COM4
231BBC NewsCaldbeck North East and CumbriaPSB1
232BBC ParliamentCaldbeck North East and CumbriaPSB1
233Sky NewsCaldbeck COM5
 
235Aljazeera EnglishCaldbeck COM6
250BBC Red ButtonCaldbeck North East and CumbriaPSB1

 

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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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