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Freeview reception at EX5 1DR


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 0 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of EX51DR (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

CCXTVStockland Hill COM4
1BBC One (SD)Stockland Hill South WestPSB1
2BBC TwoStockland Hill South WestPSB1
3ITV (SD)Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
 
5Channel 5Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
6ITV 2Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
9BBC FourStockland Hill South WestPSB1
10ITV3Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
11Sky ArtsStockland Hill COM5
 
12QuestStockland Hill COM4
13E4Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
14Film4Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
17ReallyStockland Hill COM5
 
18More4Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
19DaveStockland Hill COM5
20DramaStockland Hill COM4
215USAStockland Hill COM4
23Dave ja vuStockland Hill COM6
 
25ITV4Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
26YesterdayStockland Hill COM6
28ITV2 +1Stockland Hill COM4
29E4 +1Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
304MusicStockland Hill COM5
 
315STARStockland Hill COM4
32Paramount NetworkStockland Hill COM4
33GREAT! moviesStockland Hill COM6
34ITV +1Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
35pickStockland Hill COM5
 
38DMAXStockland Hill COM6
39Quest RedStockland Hill COM5
40CBS JusticeStockland Hill COM6
41GREAT! movies actionStockland Hill COM4
42Food NetworkStockland Hill COM5
 
43HGTVStockland Hill COM6
45Channel 5 +1Stockland Hill COM4
46Film4 +1Stockland Hill COM5
47ChallengeStockland Hill COM5
484sevenStockland Hill COM5
 
555SELECTStockland Hill COM4
56Smithsonian ChannelStockland Hill COM5
57ITVBe +1Stockland Hill COM4
58ITV3 +1Stockland Hill COM4
59ITV4 +1Stockland Hill COM4
 
63BlazeStockland Hill COM4
66CBS RealityStockland Hill COM4
67CBS DramaStockland Hill COM6
68Horror ChannelStockland Hill COM4
69Quest +1Stockland Hill COM5
 
72Shopping Quarter Stockland Hill PSB3
73Drama +1Stockland Hill COM4
74Yesterday +1Stockland Hill COM5
77TCCStockland Hill COM4
80Blaze +1Stockland Hill COM4
 
81Talking Pictures TVStockland Hill COM6
82Together TVStockland Hill COM5
84PBS AmericaStockland Hill COM6
101BBC One HDStockland Hill PSB3
102BBC Two HDStockland Hill PSB3
 
103ITV HDStockland Hill PSB3
103UTV HDStockland Hill PSB3
103STV HDStockland Hill PSB3
104Channel 4 HDStockland Hill PSB3
105Channel 5 HDStockland Hill PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDStockland Hill PSB3
201CBBCStockland Hill South WestPSB1
202CBeebiesStockland Hill South WestPSB1
203CITVStockland Hill COM4
204CBBC HDStockland Hill PSB3
 
211Ketchup TVStockland Hill COM4
212YAAAS!Stockland Hill COM4
231BBC NewsStockland Hill South WestPSB1
232BBC ParliamentStockland Hill South WestPSB1
233Sky NewsStockland Hill COM5
 
234RTStockland Hill COM6
235Aljazeera EnglishStockland Hill COM6
250BBC Red ButtonStockland Hill South WestPSB1

 

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Comments
Sunday, 10 October 2021
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Pauline Bell
11:02 PM

ryhope sunderland sr20suno tv working no channels at all tried retuning not working

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Monday, 11 October 2021
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Chris.SE
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1:59 AM

Pauline Bell:

It's never advised to retune when you have no signal, it usually just clears your correct tuning and you end up needing to retune again when you have a signal.

See my reply to you here - https://ukfree.tv/extras/inreplyto/1025677

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Chris.SE's 2,447 posts GB
Monday, 18 October 2021
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Andrew
3:15 PM
Nottingham

Just tuned in a new tv. I dot seem to be picking up any COM4 or COM5 channel. No problem with previous tv. Am I doing something wrong or is there a problem with the transmitter?

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StevensOnln1
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4:17 PM

Andrew: Do you still get the channels on the old TV if you plug it back in without retuning? We need to know where you are (please provide a full postcode) or which transmitter you're using to be able to check for any reported faults or engineering work.

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Chris.SE
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10:32 PM

Andrew:

This could be due to current weather conditions - temperature Inversion/tropospheric ducting to be precise, some of the predictions show there is currently some quite variable but strong conditions affecting parts of central England.
It sometimes comes with high pressure https://www.bbc.co.uk/reception/help-guides/freeview/how-clear-skies-and-fine-weather-can-affect-your-tv-reception & https://www.bbc.co.uk/reception/help-guides/freeview/effect-of-tropospheric-ducting-on-freeview

This type of ducting affects different frequencies by differing amounts in different locations, which is possibly why you are only currently seeing an issue with COMs 4 & 5. It can vary by the second or be stable for much longer periods. It can also affect FM & DAB radio & probably mobile phone signals but not to an extent that people have realised.

If you happen to use the Waltham transmitter, try a manual tune on UHF channels C29 and C37 for those two multiplexes as manual tuning will sometime resolve them when signals are suffering some interference as long as it's not severe at the time.

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Tuesday, 19 October 2021
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William Utley
10:11 AM
Knaresborough

I live in Knaresborough Hg58ll and we have no signal from Bilsdale have tried numerous retunes to no avail any help please

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Chris.SE
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5:29 PM

William Utley :

Well according to the Freeview Checker you should be getting very good signals from the Bilsdale Quarry mast.
Check that your aerial is still pointing the correct way - bearing 24 degrees ~NNE, in your locale. The rods (or squashed Xs) should be horizontal. Check that the downlead is secure and not flapping in the wind.
Check you coax plugs and leads are correctly plugged in etc.

Try a retune as follows - unplug the aerial and do an automatic retune which should clear all previous tuning as nothing should be found. Plug the aerial back in and repeat the process and hopefully all your channels will be correctly restored.

If you are still having problems, check in your TV tuning section that you are tuned to the correct channels for Bilsdale -
The UHF channels are C27, C24, C21, C43, C46, C40, C55 that's in the multiplex order
BBC A/PSB1, D3&4/PSB2, BBC B HD/PSB3, SDN/COM4, ARQ A/COM5, ARQ B/COM6, COM 7

Otherwise post back with more information about your aerial and any distribution amp/splitter etc.

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