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Freeview reception at DN14 0AL


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 DN140AL (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

Quest Red +1Emley Moor COM6
Smithsonian ChannelEmley Moor COM5
Classic HitsEmley Moor COM6
1BBC One (SD)Emley Moor YorkshirePSB1
2BBC TwoEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
 
3ITV 1 (SD)Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
5Channel 5Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
6ITV 2Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
7Estuary TV DoncasterBelmont LDN
 
9BBC FourEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
10ITV3Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
11Sky MixEmley Moor COM5
12QuestEmley Moor COM6
13E4Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
 
14Film4Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
17ReallyEmley Moor COM5
18More4Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
19DaveEmley Moor COM5
 
20DramaEmley Moor COM4
215USAEmley Moor COM4
23BBC ThreeEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
25WEmley Moor COM6
26ITV4Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
 
27YesterdayEmley Moor COM6
28ITVBeEmley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
29ITV2 +1Emley Moor COM4
30E4 +1Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
31E4 ExtraEmley Moor COM5
 
325STAREmley Moor COM4
335ActionEmley Moor COM4
34GREAT! moviesEmley Moor COM6
35ITV1 +1Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
36Sky ArtsEmley Moor COM5
 
38Channel 5 +1Emley Moor COM4
39DMAXEmley Moor COM6
40Quest RedEmley Moor COM5
41LegendEmley Moor COM4
42GREAT! actionEmley Moor COM4
 
43Food NetworkEmley Moor COM5
44HGTVEmley Moor COM6
465SELECTEmley Moor PSB3
47Film4 +1Emley Moor COM5
48ChallengeEmley Moor COM5
 
494sevenEmley Moor COM5
52GREAT! christmasEmley Moor COM6
56That's TV (UK)Emley Moor COM6
57Dave ja vuEmley Moor COM4
58ITVBe +1Emley Moor COM4
 
59ITV3 +1Emley Moor COM4
60Drama +1Emley Moor COM5
61GREAT! movies extraEmley Moor COM6
63GREAT! christmas mixEmley Moor COM6
64BlazeEmley Moor COM4
 
65That's ChristmasEmley Moor COM5
67TRUE CRIMEEmley Moor COM4
68TRUE CRIME XTRAEmley Moor COM4
70Quest +1Emley Moor COM5
71That’s 60sEmley Moor COM6
 
73HobbyMakerEmley Moor COM6
74Yesterday +1Emley Moor COM5
75That's 90sEmley Moor COM5
78TCCEmley Moor COM4
81Blaze +1Emley Moor COM4
 
82Talking Pictures TVEmley Moor COM6
83Together TVEmley Moor COM6
84PBS AmericaEmley Moor COM6
89ITV4 +1Emley Moor COM4
91WildEarthEmley Moor COM4
 
101BBC One HDEmley Moor PSB3
102BBC Two HDEmley Moor PSB3
103ITV 1 HDEmley Moor PSB3
103STV HDEmley Moor PSB3
103UTV HDEmley Moor PSB3
 
104Channel 4 HDEmley Moor PSB3
105Channel 5 HDEmley Moor PSB3
106BBC Four HDEmley Moor PSB3
107BBC Three HDEmley Moor PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDEmley Moor PSB3
 
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Emley Moor PSB3
201CBBCEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
202CBeebiesEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
204CBBC HDEmley Moor PSB3
205CBeebies HDEmley Moor PSB3
 
209Ketchup TVEmley Moor COM4
210Ketchup TooEmley Moor COM4
211YAAAS!Emley Moor COM4
231BBC NewsEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
232BBC ParliamentEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
 
233Sky NewsEmley Moor COM5
235Al Jazeera EngEmley Moor COM6
267Al Jazeera EnglishEmley Moor COM4

 

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Monday, 20 November 2023
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Roger Barsby
7:27 AM
Redditch

Having problems with signal break up. Our TVs have been fine until a few months ago when we started getting channels breaking up at night, but they would be ok during the day - specifically channel 17 really and channels in that block. Had a tv guy over who fitted a new aerial on a taller pole, but still seems a problem. Last night couldn't get anything even bbc1. On the tv it says we have signal but the quality bounces up and down. We are in Redditch tuned to Sutton Coldfield.

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2:24 PM

Roger Barsby:

As there are several transmitters (some nearer) that you might receive in your locale, although Sutton Coldfield is predicted to be far the strongest, it may be worth checking in your TV's tuning section that you are tuned to the correct UHF channels for Sutton Coldfield.
All the multiplexes are C43, C46, C40, C42, C45, & C39 that's in the order BBCA/PSB1, D3&4/PSB2, BBCB HD/PSB3, SDN/COM4, ArqA/COM5, & ArqB/COM6. (C means UHF channel).

For which TV channels - LCNs - are on which multiplex, see
Channel listings for Industry Professionals | Freeview

IF you retuned at any time when you had no signal or badly pixellated pictures you may have got tuned to another transmitter received off side-lobes of the aerial!
It's NEVER recommended to retune if you were correctly tuned when you have no signal or badly pixellated pictures - you cannot tune to a signal that's not there or can't be decoded.

You MIGHT get the Local L-BRM multiplex on C48 but I suspect it will be very variable to poor, if at all.

Could you post the Signal Strength and Quality figures for each multiplex's UHF channel which might help identify possible causes of the problem.

As detailed on the Sutton Coldfield transmitter page, it has been on Planned Engineering for several weeks which won't be helping in your situation as your local terrain doesn't give you clear line-of-sight to Sutton Coldfield, so the taller pole for your new aerial may be of some help.
I hope that was a Group K aerial that was fitted as there are a number of mobile phone masts near you which may be new or have been upgraded to use 700MHz and you could be getting interference.
I hope that installer got out his spectrum analyser to check!

You should have received a postcard - https://restoretv.uk/post…ure/
We know many cases that haven't but should have. If you haven't got a 700MHz (5G) Filter get in touch with RestoreTV to request a Free one.

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Chris.SE's 3,922 posts GB flag
Sunday, 26 November 2023
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Lewis
9:12 PM
Pontypridd

Hi
Can I use a loft aerial in Church Village to get full Freeview channels from a main mast in Wenvoe?
If so what aerial type?

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Chris.SE
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11:29 PM

Lewis:

Despite the fact that there is a huge hill in the way between you and Wenvoe starting about 1/2 mile from you with a large peak at around 2 miles out, nevertheless the Freeview & BBC's predictors suggest you should get a good signal from Wenvoe so it would be worth a go.

You'd need a high gain Group K aerial, with its rods horizontal pointing at compass bearing 170 degrees (10 degrees E of due S).

Something like https://www.blake-uk.com/56-element-log-periodic-group-k-aerial-new-double-element-design.html may do the job.

If you already have a Group K or B aerial give it a go. If it's not high gain you may get weak signals.
The advantage of the Group K is 1) Very important - it will give you a great deal of protection from possible mobile mast interference from new/upgraded phone masts & 2) should you get unreliable signals from Wenvoe you can use it to receive one of the two local relays you should be able to receive. (Group B is no good for the relays).

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Monday, 4 December 2023
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