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Freeview reception at SA18 2TY


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 SA182TY (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

FreeSportsCarmel COM6
E4 (Wales)Carmel COM4
1BBC One (SD)Carmel WalesPSB1
2BBC TwoCarmel WalesPSB1
5Channel 5Carmel WalesPSB2
 
6ITV 2Carmel WalesPSB2
9BBC FourCarmel WalesPSB1
10ITV3Carmel WalesPSB2
11Sky ArtsCarmel COM5
12QuestCarmel COM4
 
14Film4Carmel WalesPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Carmel WalesPSB2
17ReallyCarmel COM5
18More4Carmel WalesPSB2
19DaveCarmel COM5
 
20DramaCarmel COM4
215USACarmel COM4
23BBC ThreeCarmel WalesPSB1
25WCarmel COM6
26ITV4Carmel WalesPSB2
 
27YesterdayCarmel COM6
29ITV2 +1Carmel COM4
30E4 +1Carmel WalesPSB2
31E4 ExtraCarmel COM5
325STARCarmel COM4
 
335ActionCarmel COM4
34GREAT! moviesCarmel COM6
35ITV +1Carmel WalesPSB2
36pickCarmel COM5
39DMAXCarmel COM6
 
40Quest RedCarmel COM5
41LegendCarmel COM4
43Food NetworkCarmel COM5
44HGTVCarmel COM6
46Channel 5 +1Carmel COM4
 
47Film4 +1Carmel COM5
48ChallengeCarmel COM5
494sevenCarmel COM5
565SELECTCarmel PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelCarmel COM5
 
58ITVBe +1Carmel COM4
59ITV3 +1Carmel COM4
60Drama +1Carmel COM5
64BlazeCarmel COM4
67CBS RealityCarmel COM4
 
70Quest +1Carmel COM5
71Quest Red +1Carmel COM6
73HobbyMakerCarmel COM6
74Dave ja vuCarmel COM4
75Yesterday +1Carmel COM5
 
78TCCCarmel COM4
81Blaze +1Carmel COM4
82Talking Pictures TVCarmel COM6
83Together TVCarmel COM5
84PBS AmericaCarmel COM6
 
89ITV4 +1Carmel COM4
91Classic HitsCarmel COM6
101BBC One HDCarmel PSB3
102BBC Two HDCarmel PSB3
103STV HDCarmel PSB3
 
103UTV HDCarmel PSB3
103ITV HDCarmel PSB3
104Channel 4 HDCarmel PSB3
105Channel 5 HDCarmel PSB3
106BBC Four HDCarmel PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDCarmel PSB3
109BBC Three HDCarmel PSB3
201CBBCCarmel WalesPSB1
202CBeebiesCarmel WalesPSB1
203CITVCarmel COM4
 
204CBBC HDCarmel PSB3
205CBeebies HDCarmel PSB3
208Pop PlayerCarmel COM4
211Ketchup TVCarmel COM4
212YAAAS!Carmel COM4
 
231BBC NewsCarmel WalesPSB1
232BBC ParliamentCarmel WalesPSB1
233Sky NewsCarmel COM5
235Aljazeera EnglishCarmel COM6
250BBC Red ButtonCarmel 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
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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