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Freeview reception at 51.3976°N -2.391°E


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 3 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of 51.397665753077156,-2.3914738185 (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

1BBC One (SD)Mendip WestPSB1
2BBC TwoMendip WestPSB1
3ITV (SD)Mendip WestPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Mendip WestPSB2
5Channel 5 (SD)Mendip WestPSB2
 
6ITV 2Mendip WestPSB2
7Made in BristolMendip LBS
9BBC FourMendip WestPSB1
10ITV3Mendip WestPSB2
11pickMendip COM5
 
12QuestMendip COM4
13E4Mendip WestPSB2
14Film4Mendip WestPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Mendip WestPSB2
17ReallyMendip COM5
 
18More4Mendip WestPSB2
19DaveMendip COM5
20DramaMendip COM4
215USAMendip COM4
23CCXTVMendip COM5
 
24ITV4Mendip WestPSB2
25YesterdayMendip COM6
27ITV2 +1Mendip COM4
28E4 +1Mendip COM5
294MusicMendip COM5
 
305STARMendip COM4
31Paramount NetworkMendip COM4
32Sony MoviesMendip COM6
33ITV +1Mendip WestPSB2
34ITV3 +1Mendip COM4
 
37DMAXMendip COM6
38Quest RedMendip COM5
39CBS JusticeMendip COM6
40Sony Movies ActionMendip COM4
41Food NetworkMendip COM5
 
42HGTVMendip COM6
44Channel 5 +1Mendip COM4
45Film4 +1Mendip COM5
46ChallengeMendip COM5
474sevenMendip COM5
 
545SELECTMendip COM4
57Smithsonian ChannelMendip COM5
58ITVBe +1Mendip COM4
59ITV4 +1Mendip COM4
63BlazeMendip COM4
 
64FreeSportsMendip com7
66CBS RealityMendip COM4
67CBS DramaMendip COM6
70Horror ChannelMendip COM4
72Quest Red +1Mendip com7
 
74Shopping Quarter Mendip PSB3
75Yesterday +1Mendip COM5
76Quest +1Mendip COM5
77TCCMendip COM4
78Now 70sMendip COM5
 
79Dave ja vuMendip COM6
80Blaze +1Mendip COM4
81Talking Pictures TVMendip COM6
83NOW 80sMendip com7
86More4 +1Mendip com7
 
88Together TVMendip COM5
89Together TV +1Mendip com7
91PBS AmericaMendip COM6
92Pick +1Mendip com7
93PBS America +1Mendip com7
 
96Forces TVMendip com7
101BBC One HDMendip PSB3
102BBC Two HDMendip PSB3
103ITV HDMendip PSB3
103STV HDMendip PSB3
 
103UTV HDMendip PSB3
104Channel 4 HDMendip PSB3
105Channel 5 HDMendip PSB3
106BBC Four HDMendip com7
107BBC News HDMendip com7
 
108BBC Scotland HDMendip PSB3
113RT HDMendip com7
114Quest HDMendip com7
201CBBCMendip WestPSB1
202CBeebiesMendip WestPSB1
 
203CITVMendip COM4
204CBBC HDMendip PSB3
209CBeebies HDMendip com7
211Ketchup TVMendip COM4
231BBC NewsMendip WestPSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentMendip WestPSB1
233Sky NewsMendip COM5
234RTMendip COM6
235Aljazeera EnglishMendip COM6
250BBC Red ButtonMendip WestPSB1
 

 

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Sunday, 28 June 2020
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StevensOnln1
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6:15 PM

David McKay: It's down to money and what level of coverage each broadcaster is prepared to pay for, there is no one deciding which channels each individual town/village should receive. Broadcasting to all 1,100+ transmitters costs more than broadcasting to the around 90 transmitters that get the main commercial multiplexes, whilst the extra HD multiplex which broadcasts from 25 main transmitters costs less still. Flim4 +1 was moved from the PSB3 multiplex (which is broadcast from every transmitter) to COM5 which reaches around 90% of UK households. TBN were prepared to pay the extra costs of being on every transmitter (reaching 98.5% of UK households) and took the vacated space on PSB3.

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Chris.SE
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6:17 PM

David McKay:

It's not so much which programmes are transmitted from a specific transmitter, it's a case of which programmes are carried by a particular multiplex. There are 3 PSB (Public Service Broadcast) multiplexes, 3 main COM (commercial) multiplexes, and now only one temporary HD COM(7) multiplex.
There are some Local multiplexes which broadcast to a number of large urban areas generally with high population density, they carry a local channel and a handful of other commercial ones.

For technical and financial reasons COM7 is only broadcast from 25 main transmitters in the UK.
The 3 PSB multiplexes are broadcast from every main and relay transmitter in the UK.
The 3 main COM multiplexes are broadcast from just over 80 main transmitters in the UK, plus a very small number of "relay" transmitters in major urban areas.
Local multiplexes have much smaller coverage than main multiplexes.

The Broadcasters on the PSB multiplexes are covered primarily by legislation.
There's PSB1/BBCA which carries all the main BBC TV and Radio stations, and Local BBC stations in the relevant areas
There's PSB2/D3&4 which carries the main ITV, Channel 4 and Five programmes and some of their +1s
There's PSB3 which is the BBCB HD multiplex (for which your receiver must have a T2/HD tuner) carrying the PSB broadcasters' HD channels plus a small commercial space for an extra SD channel or two.

It is highly unlikely that any individual will have any influence whatsoever over which commercial broadcasters are carried on which commercial multiplex (or part thereof). It is a commercial decision between the broadcaster and the multiplex operator. It also a commercial decision about whether there would be any COM multiplexes on any given relay transmitter. In most cases, relay transmitters do not cover a large enough population to make it commercially viable to pay for such equipment at a transmitter.

A while ago Channel 4 decided they no longer wanted to have Film4+1 on the PSB3 multiplex (a commercial decision), it moved to COM5/ARQA. Also TBN negotiated to move from a COM mux to PSB3. Recently Shopping Quarter has moved to PSB3 (LCN74 in the EPG).

Unfortunately, you live at a location that is only reliably served by a relay transmitter (Ripponden). Although there is some poor reception predicted from the main Emley Moor transmitter, it would likely be quite unreliable. If you want a greater choice of channels, you would probably be best going for Freesat if you have a clear line-of-site to 28deg.E A lot of modern TVs have a built-in satellite tuner so you'd only need a dish and LNB if that was the case.

For a list of which Freeview channel are on which multiplex, see Channel listings | Freeview

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