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Freeview reception at IV42 8PZ


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 IV428PZ (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

FreeSportsEitshal COM6
1BBC One (SD)Eitshal ScotlandPSB1
2BBC TwoEitshal ScotlandPSB1
3STV (SD)Eitshal STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Eitshal STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
 
5Channel 5Eitshal STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
6ITV 2Eitshal STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
7BBC AlbaEitshal ScotlandPSB1
10ITV3Eitshal STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
11Sky ArtsEitshal COM5
 
12QuestEitshal COM4
13E4Eitshal STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
14Film4Eitshal STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Eitshal STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
17ReallyEitshal COM5
 
18More4Eitshal STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
19DaveEitshal COM5
20DramaEitshal COM4
215USAEitshal COM4
23BBC ThreeEitshal ScotlandPSB1
 
24BBC Four (Scotland SD)Eitshal ScotlandPSB1
25WEitshal COM6
26ITV4Eitshal STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
27YesterdayEitshal COM6
29ITV2 +1Eitshal COM4
 
30E4 +1Eitshal STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
31E4 ExtraEitshal COM5
325STAREitshal COM4
335ActionEitshal COM4
34GREAT! moviesEitshal COM6
 
35ITV +1Eitshal STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
35STV+1Eitshal STV North (Aberdeen)PSB2
36pickEitshal COM5
39DMAXEitshal COM6
40Quest RedEitshal COM5
 
41LegendEitshal COM4
42GREAT! movies actionEitshal COM4
43Food NetworkEitshal COM5
44HGTVEitshal COM6
46Channel 5 +1Eitshal COM4
 
47Film4 +1Eitshal COM5
48ChallengeEitshal COM5
494sevenEitshal COM5
565SELECTEitshal PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelEitshal COM5
 
58ITVBe +1Eitshal COM4
59ITV3 +1Eitshal COM4
60Drama +1Eitshal COM5
64BlazeEitshal COM4
67CBS RealityEitshal COM4
 
70Quest +1Eitshal COM5
71Quest Red +1Eitshal COM6
73HobbyMakerEitshal COM6
74Dave ja vuEitshal COM4
75Yesterday +1Eitshal COM5
 
78TCCEitshal COM4
81Blaze +1Eitshal COM4
82Talking Pictures TVEitshal COM6
83Together TVEitshal COM5
84PBS AmericaEitshal COM6
 
89ITV4 +1Eitshal COM4
91Classic HitsEitshal COM6
101BBC One HDEitshal PSB3
102BBC Two HDEitshal PSB3
103STV HDEitshal PSB3
 
103UTV HDEitshal PSB3
103ITV HDEitshal PSB3
104Channel 4 HDEitshal PSB3
105Channel 5 HDEitshal PSB3
106BBC Four HDEitshal PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDEitshal PSB3
109BBC Three HDEitshal PSB3
201CBBCEitshal ScotlandPSB1
202CBeebiesEitshal ScotlandPSB1
203CITVEitshal COM4
 
204CBBC HDEitshal PSB3
205CBeebies HDEitshal PSB3
208Pop PlayerEitshal COM4
211Ketchup TVEitshal COM4
212YAAAS!Eitshal COM4
 
231BBC NewsEitshal ScotlandPSB1
232BBC ParliamentEitshal ScotlandPSB1
233Sky NewsEitshal COM5
235Aljazeera EnglishEitshal COM6
250BBC Red ButtonEitshal ScotlandPSB1
 

 

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Comments
Wednesday, 22 June 2022
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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

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
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

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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