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Freeview reception at MK43 7FR


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 MK437FR (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-800MHz services that may interfere with Freeview reception at some point from 2013 to 2017 when the 4G 800MHz 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

E4Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
1BBC OneSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
2BBC TwoSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
3ITVSandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
5Channel 5Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
 
6ITV 2Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
9BBC FourSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
10ITV3Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
11pickSandy Heath COM5
12DaveSandy Heath COM5
 
15Film4Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
17ReallySandy Heath COM5
184MusicSandy Heath COM6
19YesterdaySandy Heath COM6
20DramaSandy Heath COM4
 
215 USASandy Heath COM4
24ITV4Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
25HomeSandy Heath COM6
305STARSandy Heath COM4
315SpikeSandy Heath COM6
 
32Sony Movie ChSandy Heath COM5
33ITV +1Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
37QuestSandy Heath COM4
38Quest RedSandy Heath COM5
39CBS ActionSandy Heath COM6
 
41Food NetworkSandy Heath COM5
42Travel ChannelSandy Heath COM6
46ChallengeSandy Heath COM5
474sevenSandy Heath COM6
48Movies4MenSandy Heath COM5
 
545SELECTSandy Heath COM4
555STAR+1Sandy Heath com8
57Paramount NetworkSandy Heath COM4
61True EntertainmentSandy Heath COM4
62True ChristmasSandy Heath COM6
 
63BlazeSandy Heath COM4
64FreesportsSandy Heath com8
64CBS Action +1Sandy Heath com8
66CBS RealitySandy Heath COM4
67CBS Reality 1Sandy Heath com7
 
70Horror ChannelSandy Heath COM4
71CBS DramaSandy Heath COM6
72YourTVSandy Heath COM5
73Sewing QuarterSandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
79Dave ja vuSandy Heath COM6
 
80Blaze +1Sandy Heath COM4
82Vintage TVSandy Heath com7
86More4+1Sandy Heath com8
86More4 1Sandy Heath com8
87Keep It CountrySandy Heath com7
 
88NOW 80sSandy Heath com8
93TogetherSandy Heath com8
94PBS AmericaSandy Heath com8
96Forces TVSandy Heath com8
101BBC One HDSandy Heath PSB3
 
102BBC Two HDSandy Heath PSB3
103STV HDSandy Heath PSB3
103ITV HDSandy Heath PSB3
103UTV HDSandy Heath PSB3
104Channel 4 HDSandy Heath PSB3
 
105Channel 5 HDSandy Heath PSB3
106BBC Four HDSandy Heath com8
107BBC News HDSandy Heath com7
109Channel 4+1 HDSandy Heath com7
1104seven HDSandy Heath com7
 
113RT HDSandy Heath com7
201CBBCSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
202CBeebiesSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
203CITVSandy Heath COM4
204CBBC HDSandy Heath PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDSandy Heath com8
211Ketchup TVSandy Heath COM4
231BBC NewsSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
232BBC ParliamentSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
233Sky NewsSandy Heath COM5
 
601BBC RB 1Sandy Heath CambridgePSB1

 

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Comments
Monday, 4 February 2019
D
Dave
7:56 PM Wallingford

StevensOnln1: OK many thanks.

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Andrew Tonkin
8:08 PM Tadcaster

"When you click on a diagram, you will see map with the location selected shown with this symbol: ."

No you don't. Doesn't work.

And the website generally is a bit too muddled thesedays

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Andrew Tonkin's 2 posts GB
Tuesday, 5 February 2019
MikeP
2:01 PM

Andrew Tonkin:

Works correctly for me!

We contributors know that the site owner has other commitments and there is a need for further updating of several details. If you require details of transmitters and the channels used, please go to the Digital UK Coverage Checker - that's one of the sources we use.



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MikeP's 2,623 posts Platinum Platinum GB
Sunday, 10 February 2019
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Richard Thorndycroft
2:34 PM

I am a Stroke Survivor getting totally fed up with my digital service which is costing me nearly ?100 per month for a service which is nothing but a rehash of programmes that has been on television before & virtually do nothing for me but to allow me to view the 5 documentary channels that actually are of interest to me I have to pay through the nose for all of the dross before I can get to the channels that actually interest me. I would dearly love to get on 'Freeview' (which would cost me nothing) but am finding it v. difficult due to the mental disabilities that my Stroke has left me with I would pay if necessary to have 'Freeserve' set up for me if whoever is doing the job could guarantee success but it would appear that nobody is interested in taking on the task.

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StevensOnln1
3:04 PM

Richard Thorndycroft: If you're paying ?100 per month then I'm guessing that you've subscribed to either Sky or Virgin cable. If you have Sky, cancelling your subscription will still leave you with all of the free channels available through your Sky box (although you won't be able to record them or play back any previous recordings).

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StevensOnln1's 2,284 posts Platinum Platinum GB
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
L
Lesley
4:19 PM

I have no signal on my TV - near to Shatton Edge transmitter. When will this start working again??

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Lesley's 1 post GB
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StevensOnln1
5:05 PM

Lesley: The Shatton Edge page has an engineering post showing that work is taking place today. They don't generally provide finish times but the transmitter will most likely be back on by the time it gets dark. Do not attempt to retune.

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StevensOnln1's 2,284 posts Platinum Platinum GB
Friday, 22 February 2019
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VMac
2:28 PM Glasgow

I live in a flat that has NO roof aerial and not much of a chance of getting one installed (lots of landlords with owners registered abroad). I am floor 2 and 3 of a 5 story building. I received only terrestrial tv channels through a cable box (not virgin, a DVB cable digibox - house previously had virgin) and recently the signals started to die off. I have two TV's in my house with freeview built in and have never been able to pick it up. I am endeavouring to do this now and last week I purchased a "Freeview HDTV Aerial - True 50 Mile Multidirectional antenna with 4G filter for maximum Freeview/UHF/VHF/FM/USB TV Tuner/DVB-T/DVB-T2/DAB radio reception" indoor aerial, which is mounted on the window. Finally I have managed to pick up a signal, but am only receiving PSB1 and COM5 channels?? I have BBC1, 2, 4, CBeebies, Tony Pop, Sony Crime, Sony Crime +1, BBC Alba and Sony Movies +1. Unfortunately I am not picking up any other channels and the BBC ones are rather pixelated. I have just ordered a "Signal Booster, SLx TV Single Output Amplifier 27828HSR With Integrated 4G Filter - Improve Picture Quality And Channel Reception - Boost Your HD TV/FM/DAB Signal. 1 Way - For HD and Freeview".

Is there any chance that I will be able to pick up Freeview TV? Or, using the methods above, if I am not going to pick them up, have you got any suggestions as I do not own all of the block in which I live, have no roof access and will not be able to get a roof aerial installed. Please help, wits end!!!

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