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Freeview reception at LL54 5ET


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 LL545ET (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

FreeSportsLlanddona COM6
E4 (Wales)Llanddona COM4
1BBC One (SD)Arfon WalesPSB1
2BBC TwoArfon WalesPSB1
5Channel 5Arfon WalesPSB2
 
6ITV 2Arfon WalesPSB2
9BBC FourArfon WalesPSB1
10ITV3Arfon WalesPSB2
11Sky ArtsLlanddona COM5
12QuestLlanddona COM4
 
14Film4Arfon WalesPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Arfon WalesPSB2
17ReallyLlanddona COM5
18More4Arfon WalesPSB2
19DaveLlanddona COM5
 
20DramaLlanddona COM4
215USALlanddona COM4
23BBC ThreeArfon WalesPSB1
25WLlanddona COM6
26ITV4Arfon WalesPSB2
 
27YesterdayLlanddona COM6
29ITV2 +1Llanddona COM4
30E4 +1Arfon WalesPSB2
31E4 ExtraLlanddona COM5
325STARLlanddona COM4
 
335ActionLlanddona COM4
34GREAT! moviesLlanddona COM6
35ITV +1Arfon WalesPSB2
36pickLlanddona COM5
39DMAXLlanddona COM6
 
40Quest RedLlanddona COM5
41LegendLlanddona COM4
43Food NetworkLlanddona COM5
44HGTVLlanddona COM6
46Channel 5 +1Llanddona COM4
 
47Film4 +1Llanddona COM5
48ChallengeLlanddona COM5
494sevenLlanddona COM5
565SELECTArfon PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelLlanddona COM5
 
58ITVBe +1Llanddona COM4
59ITV3 +1Llanddona COM4
60Drama +1Llanddona COM5
64BlazeLlanddona COM4
67CBS RealityLlanddona COM4
 
70Quest +1Llanddona COM5
71Quest Red +1Llanddona COM6
73HobbyMakerLlanddona COM6
74Dave ja vuLlanddona COM4
75Yesterday +1Llanddona COM5
 
78TCCLlanddona COM4
81Blaze +1Llanddona COM4
82Talking Pictures TVLlanddona COM6
83Together TVLlanddona COM5
84PBS AmericaLlanddona COM6
 
88Classic HitsLlanddona COM6
89ITV4 +1Llanddona COM4
101BBC One HDArfon PSB3
102BBC Two HDArfon PSB3
103ITV HDArfon PSB3
 
103UTV HDArfon PSB3
103STV HDArfon PSB3
104Channel 4 HDArfon PSB3
105Channel 5 HDArfon PSB3
106BBC Four HDArfon PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDArfon PSB3
109BBC Three HDArfon PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Arfon PSB3
201CBBCArfon WalesPSB1
202CBeebiesArfon WalesPSB1
 
203CITVLlanddona COM4
204CBBC HDArfon PSB3
205CBeebies HDArfon PSB3
208POP MAXLlanddona COM4
209Ketchup TVLlanddona COM4
 
210Ketchup TooLlanddona COM4
211YAAAS!Llanddona COM4
231BBC NewsArfon WalesPSB1
232BBC ParliamentArfon WalesPSB1
233Sky NewsLlanddona COM5
 
235Aljazeera EnglishLlanddona COM6
250BBC Red ButtonArfon WalesPSB1

 

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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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