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Freeview reception at NE68 7UR


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 NE687UR (page shows closest 10)

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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

FreeSportsChatton COM6
1BBC One (SD)Chatton North East and CumbriaPSB1
2BBC TwoChatton North East and CumbriaPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Chatton Tyne TeesPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Chatton Tyne TeesPSB2
 
5Channel 5Chatton Tyne TeesPSB2
6ITV 2Chatton Tyne TeesPSB2
9BBC FourChatton North East and CumbriaPSB1
10ITV3Chatton Tyne TeesPSB2
11Sky ArtsChatton COM5
 
12QuestChatton COM4
13E4Chatton Tyne TeesPSB2
14Film4Chatton Tyne TeesPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Chatton Tyne TeesPSB2
17ReallyChatton COM5
 
18More4Chatton Tyne TeesPSB2
19DaveChatton COM5
20DramaChatton COM4
215USAChatton COM4
23BBC ThreeChatton North East and CumbriaPSB1
 
25WChatton COM6
26ITV4Chatton Tyne TeesPSB2
27YesterdayChatton COM6
29ITV2 +1Chatton COM4
30E4 +1Chatton Tyne TeesPSB2
 
31E4 ExtraChatton COM5
325STARChatton COM4
335ActionChatton COM4
34GREAT! moviesChatton COM6
35ITV1 +1Chatton Tyne TeesPSB2
 
36pickChatton COM5
39DMAXChatton COM6
40Quest RedChatton COM5
41LegendChatton COM4
42GREAT! movies actionChatton COM4
 
43Food NetworkChatton COM5
44HGTVChatton COM6
46Channel 5 +1Chatton COM4
47Film4 +1Chatton COM5
48ChallengeChatton COM5
 
494sevenChatton COM5
565SELECTChatton PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelChatton COM5
58ITVBe +1Chatton COM4
59ITV3 +1Chatton COM4
 
60Drama +1Chatton COM5
64BlazeChatton COM4
67CBS RealityChatton COM4
70Quest +1Chatton COM5
71Quest Red +1Chatton COM6
 
73HobbyMakerChatton COM6
74Dave ja vuChatton COM4
75Yesterday +1Chatton COM5
78TCCChatton COM4
81Blaze +1Chatton COM4
 
82Talking Pictures TVChatton COM6
83Together TVChatton COM5
84PBS AmericaChatton COM6
88Classic HitsChatton COM6
89ITV4 +1Chatton COM4
 
101BBC One HDChatton PSB3
102BBC Two HDChatton PSB3
103UTV HDChatton PSB3
103STV HDChatton PSB3
103ITV 1 HDChatton PSB3
 
104Channel 4 HDChatton PSB3
105Channel 5 HDChatton PSB3
106BBC Four HDChatton PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDChatton PSB3
109BBC Three HDChatton PSB3
 
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Chatton PSB3
201CBBCChatton North East and CumbriaPSB1
202CBeebiesChatton North East and CumbriaPSB1
203CITVChatton COM4
204CBBC HDChatton PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDChatton PSB3
208POP MAXChatton COM4
209Ketchup TVChatton COM4
210Ketchup TooChatton COM4
211YAAAS!Chatton COM4
 
231BBC NewsChatton North East and CumbriaPSB1
232BBC ParliamentChatton North East and CumbriaPSB1
233Sky NewsChatton COM5
235Aljazeera EnglishChatton COM6
250BBC Red ButtonChatton North East and CumbriaPSB1
 

 

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Tuesday, 4 October 2022
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Richard Mudge
8:16 PM
Weston-super-mare

Richard Mudge: My postcode is BS24 9ND

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Richard Mudge
8:20 PM
Weston-super-mare

Chris.SE: Hi Chris
My postcode is BS24 9ND

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Wednesday, 5 October 2022
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Chris.SE
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

6:46 AM

Richard Mudge:

Hi Richard. The aerial should be pointing at compass bearing 111 degrees - that's 21 degrees S of due E, almost ESE.
The Freeview predictor shows you should get good signals from Mendip for the 6 main multiplexes (not the Local one as you are off-beam for that, it's beamed towards Bristol - you can always try a manual tune on UHF C30 as it may be weak and an autotune may miss it).

However, the predictor says you can also get good signals from Wenvoe and Stockland Hill which you may get from sidelobes (even rear ones) of the aerial's reception, so you may have to manual tune Mendip's UHF channels to make sure you get them correctly.
Mendip's correct UHF channels are C32, C34, C35, C48, C33, C36, C30. That's is the order BBCA/PSB1, D3&4/PSB2, BBCB HD/PSB3, SDN/COM4, ArqA/COM5, ArqB/COM6; Local mux.

If you can't get the Mendip (Bristol) Local multiplex, you could try a Manual tune on UHF C37 which is the Local mux from Wenvoe, which you might get off the back of the aerial albeit possibly weak.
Whilst you may not especially want Cardiff local news on LCN7, you may like to get the other channels carried on the mux.
See https://www.freeview.co.uk/corporate/platform-management/channel-listings-industry-professionals for which channels are carried on which multiplex.

Bear in mind that standard Tri-boom's are a wideband aerial unless this is one of the newer K Group tuned versions, so you might need a (free) filter from restoretv.uk if any 4/5G mobile masts using 700MHz set up near you - but you should get a postcard from restoretv.uk if so, but it doesn't always happen.
I'm glad your tri-boom is being loft mounted, they have a high wind loading and would need sturdy mounting if external!

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Richard Mudge
10:15 PM
Weston-super-mare

Chris.SE: Hi Chris
Thanks for the information

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Friday, 21 October 2022
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Helen
11:19 AM
Peterborough

Hi,
I believe my Arial is directed towards Sandy Heath. I've had no freeview channels for 6 weeks or so, postcode PE8 6PZ. The map on this site suggests I should align the arial to the Waltham transmitter.
Can anyone offer advice?
Regards
Helen

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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

1:50 PM

Helen: Sandy Heath is predicted to provide a good signal for all multiplexes at your postcode, whereas Waltham is predicted to provide a good signal for PSB1/2/3 with a weaker signal for COM4/5/6 which may result in reception of many commercial channels being unreliable.

Have you carried out any investigation into the loss of signal? Start by checking for any loose or damaged cables or connections behind your TV, then work your way back towards the aerial as far as you can safely access. Is your aerial still pointing in the correct direction (164 degrees compass bearing)? Are any neighbours suffering similar reception problems? Don't retune your TV as this will just delete all of your channels and search for them again, making it more difficult to know when the fault has been found.

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Chris.SE
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

10:03 PM

Helen:

Which map are you referring to? If it's the one you get from "Get to see your Freeview Prediction" by entering your postcode above, then I don't know why Sandy Heath is not showing on that map, it should be there. Nor why it indeed suggests Belmont for COM5 but not COMs 4&6 when reception of the COMs would be the same, I'm afraid that's ridiculous and it's an error.
And further to that even Waltham is predicted by Freeview to give better reception of the COMs than Belmont!!.
As StevensOnln1 has said Freeview's own predictor shows Sandy Heath with the best predicted reception, and also as your most likely transmitter.

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Saturday, 29 October 2022
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Nicholas Anderson
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8:24 AM

Viewers on the North Somerset coast near Mindhead will only receive transmissions from Wales including Welsh Channel 4 if their antennas are misaligned as the signal from South Wales is very strong across the Bristol Channel.

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StevensOnln1
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10:19 AM

Nicholas Anderson: All the Welsh transmitters broadcast the same version of Channel 4 as those in England. You are probably thinking of S4C which is a completely separate Welsh language channel, which did show programmes from Channel 4 in the past up until digital switchover completed due to Channel 4 analogue not being broadcast in Wales. There has been no link or sharing of programmes between Channel 4 and S4C since then, with both channels being available from every transmitter in Wales.

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