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Freeview reception at WV15 6DT


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 4 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of WV156DT (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

CCXTVThe Wrekin COM4
1BBC One (SD)The Wrekin West MidlandsPSB1
2BBC TwoThe Wrekin West MidlandsPSB1
3ITV (SD)The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
 
5Channel 5The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
6ITV 2The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
9BBC FourThe Wrekin West MidlandsPSB1
10ITV3The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
11Sky ArtsThe Wrekin COM5
 
12QuestThe Wrekin COM4
13E4The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
14Film4The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
17ReallyThe Wrekin COM5
 
18More4The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
19DaveThe Wrekin COM5
20DramaThe Wrekin COM4
215USAThe Wrekin COM4
23Dave ja vuThe Wrekin COM6
 
25ITV4The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
26YesterdayThe Wrekin COM6
28ITV2 +1The Wrekin COM4
29E4 +1The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
304MusicThe Wrekin COM5
 
315STARThe Wrekin COM4
32Paramount NetworkThe Wrekin COM4
33GREAT! moviesThe Wrekin COM6
34ITV +1The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
35pickThe Wrekin COM5
 
38DMAXThe Wrekin COM6
39Quest RedThe Wrekin COM5
40CBS JusticeThe Wrekin COM6
41GREAT! movies actionThe Wrekin COM4
42Food NetworkThe Wrekin COM5
 
43HGTVThe Wrekin COM6
45Channel 5 +1The Wrekin COM4
46Film4 +1The Wrekin COM5
47ChallengeThe Wrekin COM5
484sevenThe Wrekin COM5
 
555SELECTThe Wrekin COM4
56Smithsonian ChannelThe Wrekin COM5
57ITVBe +1The Wrekin COM4
58ITV3 +1The Wrekin COM4
59ITV4 +1The Wrekin COM4
 
63BlazeThe Wrekin COM4
66CBS RealityThe Wrekin COM4
67CBS DramaThe Wrekin COM6
68Horror ChannelThe Wrekin COM4
69Quest +1The Wrekin COM5
 
72Shopping Quarter The Wrekin PSB3
73Drama +1The Wrekin COM4
74Yesterday +1The Wrekin COM5
77TCCThe Wrekin COM4
80Blaze +1The Wrekin COM4
 
81Talking Pictures TVThe Wrekin COM6
82Together TVThe Wrekin COM5
84PBS AmericaThe Wrekin COM6
101BBC One HDThe Wrekin PSB3
102BBC Two HDThe Wrekin PSB3
 
103ITV HDThe Wrekin PSB3
103UTV HDThe Wrekin PSB3
103STV HDThe Wrekin PSB3
104Channel 4 HDThe Wrekin PSB3
105Channel 5 HDThe Wrekin PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDThe Wrekin PSB3
201CBBCThe Wrekin West MidlandsPSB1
202CBeebiesThe Wrekin West MidlandsPSB1
203CITVThe Wrekin COM4
204CBBC HDThe Wrekin PSB3
 
211Ketchup TVThe Wrekin COM4
212YAAAS!The Wrekin COM4
231BBC NewsThe Wrekin West MidlandsPSB1
232BBC ParliamentThe Wrekin West MidlandsPSB1
233Sky NewsThe Wrekin COM5
 
234RTThe Wrekin COM6
235Aljazeera EnglishThe Wrekin COM6
250BBC Red ButtonThe Wrekin West MidlandsPSB1

 

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Comments
Saturday, 30 October 2021
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Chris.SE
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2:00 PM

Jannene Travell:

Of course some locations are exposed to some atrocious winter weather, however a good professional installer (CAI approved) should be able to provide an installation that lasts more than a winter or two!
That said, using indoor aerials can be fraught with issues, it depends on how far you are from the transmitter(s) and whether you can get a "line-of-sight".

We need a full postcode to look at the predicted reception in your locale and which transmitter(s) and multiplexes you might receive.

If you have a "smart" TV, why would you need a "Freeview" box? What make and model is the TV?

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Friday, 19 November 2021
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alan meakin
7:57 AM
Nottingham

Lost all Freeview channels due to no signal on TV screen on 16/11 and still no signal 19/11.

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Chris.SE
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1:55 PM

alan meakin:

As you haven't provided a full postcode, it's not possible to know whether your predicted reception could be marginal under normal circumstances in your locale, and whether you'd be using the Nottingham transmitter or the Waltham one, both of which have been on Planned engineering this last week.

Two of us have already responded to your post on the Nottingham transmitter page. Have you followed the advice about NOT retuning or what to do if you already have?
Some information about your aerial installation would also be helpful and which way the aerial is pointing and whether the rods (or squashed Xs) are horizontal or vertical.

It might also be an idea if you check all your coax connections behind your TV etc. If you have weak signals due to the engineering then bad connections could mean you have no signal.

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Thursday, 9 December 2021
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Norman Ainsworth
10:33 AM
Taunton

I have a loft aerial and TV reception has been ok but has deteriorated such that we're unable to pick up some T V channels recently . It's an intermittent problem but please can you offer any advice?

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StevensOnln1
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11:02 AM

Norman Ainsworth: We need a full postcode to be able to see which transmitter the predicted signal strength at your location. Have you checked in the loft that the aerial is still attached and pointing towards the transmitter? If it's been up there a long time it's possible that the fixings have come loose and the aerial may have moved or fallen down.

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Your comment please
Please post a question, answer or commentIf you have Freeview reception problems before posting a question your must first do this Freeview reset procedure then see: Freeview reception has changed, Single frequency interference, and Freeview intermittent interference.

If you have no satellite signal, see Sky Digibox says 'No Signal' or 'Technical fault'

If you have other problems, please provide a full (not partial) postcode (or preferably enter it in box at the top right) and indicate where if aerial is on the roof, in the loft or elsewhere.

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