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Freeview reception at 51.5465°N -0.011°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 54 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of 51.546564,-0.011756 (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

Together TV +1Crystal Palace com7
CCXTVCrystal Palace COM4
MeritCrystal Palace com7
1BBC One (SD)Crystal Palace LondonPSB1
2BBC TwoCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
 
3ITV (SD)Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
5Channel 5Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
6ITV 2Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
8LONDON LIVECrystal Palace LW
 
9BBC FourCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
10ITV3Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
11Sky ArtsCrystal Palace COM5
12QuestCrystal Palace COM4
13E4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
 
14Film4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
17ReallyCrystal Palace COM5
18More4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
19DaveCrystal Palace COM5
 
20DramaCrystal Palace COM4
215USACrystal Palace COM4
23Dave ja vuCrystal Palace COM6
25ITV4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
26YesterdayCrystal Palace COM6
 
28ITV2 +1Crystal Palace COM4
29E4 +1Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
304MusicCrystal Palace COM5
315STARCrystal Palace COM4
32Paramount NetworkCrystal Palace COM4
 
33GREAT! moviesCrystal Palace COM6
34ITV +1Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
35pickCrystal Palace COM5
38DMAXCrystal Palace COM6
39Quest RedCrystal Palace COM5
 
40CBS JusticeCrystal Palace COM6
41GREAT! movies actionCrystal Palace COM4
42Food NetworkCrystal Palace COM5
43HGTVCrystal Palace COM6
45Channel 5 +1Crystal Palace COM4
 
46Film4 +1Crystal Palace COM5
47ChallengeCrystal Palace COM5
484sevenCrystal Palace COM5
555SELECTCrystal Palace COM4
56Smithsonian ChannelCrystal Palace COM5
 
57ITVBe +1Crystal Palace COM4
58ITV3 +1Crystal Palace COM4
59ITV4 +1Crystal Palace COM4
63BlazeCrystal Palace COM4
64FreeSportsCrystal Palace com7
 
66CBS RealityCrystal Palace COM4
67CBS DramaCrystal Palace COM6
68Horror ChannelCrystal Palace COM4
69Quest +1Crystal Palace COM5
70Quest Red +1Crystal Palace com7
 
72Shopping Quarter Crystal Palace PSB3
73Drama +1Crystal Palace COM4
74Yesterday +1Crystal Palace COM5
76Now 70sCrystal Palace com7
77TCCCrystal Palace COM4
 
80Blaze +1Crystal Palace COM4
81Talking Pictures TVCrystal Palace COM6
82Together TVCrystal Palace COM5
84PBS AmericaCrystal Palace COM6
86More4 +1Crystal Palace com7
 
87PBS America +1Crystal Palace com7
89Court TVCrystal Palace com7
96Forces TVCrystal Palace com7
101BBC One HDCrystal Palace PSB3
102BBC Two HDCrystal Palace PSB3
 
103ITV HDCrystal Palace PSB3
103STV HDCrystal Palace PSB3
103UTV HDCrystal Palace PSB3
104Channel 4 HDCrystal Palace PSB3
105Channel 5 HDCrystal Palace PSB3
 
106BBC Four HDCrystal Palace com7
107BBC News HDCrystal Palace com7
108BBC Scotland HDCrystal Palace PSB3
113RT HDCrystal Palace com7
114Quest HDCrystal Palace com7
 
201CBBCCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
202CBeebiesCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
203CITVCrystal Palace COM4
204CBBC HDCrystal Palace PSB3
205CBeebies HDCrystal Palace com7
 
211Ketchup TVCrystal Palace COM4
212YAAAS!Crystal Palace COM4
231BBC NewsCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
232BBC ParliamentCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
233Sky NewsCrystal Palace COM5
 
234RTCrystal Palace COM6
235Aljazeera EnglishCrystal Palace COM6
250BBC Red ButtonCrystal Palace LondonPSB1

 

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10m20m (Angel of the North)25m30m40m56m (Hyde Park Flats, Sheffield)62m (Monument)90m (Royal Liver Building, Liverpool)107m (Meridian Quay Tower, Swansea)115m (Bridgewater Place, Leeds)127m (Glasgow Tower)143m (Guy's Hospital)158m (Blackpool Tower)170m (Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth)180m (The Gherkin/BT Tower) 193m (Tower 42)235m (Canary Wharf)310m (The Shard)(default view)

Comments
Monday, 3 January 2022
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Glen Lucas
6:41 PM
Whitley Bay

Hi, why is there no map for NE25 9UY for checking signal strength? My brother lives there and there's virtually no Freeview signal strength. He has installed a high signal strength K band aerial and still gets virtually nothing. His TV aerial has a pre amplifier and then goes into a distribution amplifier which I installed since I'm a electrician and have fitted numerous of these home distribution amplifiers and TV aerials without any problems. He has tried to get a signal with just a small tv (in signal reception, strength and quality mode) placed on the roof with the aerial plugged directly into it, still with no joy. Could you please tell me why the signal is so weak there and what is the solution to the problem?
Kind regards
Glen

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StevensOnln1
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7:07 PM

Glen Lucas: Putting that postcode into the detailed coverage checker on Freeview's corporate website gives a prediction of strong signal from both Pontop Pike (222 degrees compass bearing) and Chatton (336 degrees bearing) transmitters. A weak signal is predicted from the temporary mast at Bilsdale Quarry, so maybe he just needs to turn the aerial around to point at a different transmitter.

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Friday, 14 January 2022
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Edward Slater
12:55 PM
Nottingham

We have been receiving excellent signal on all mpxs from the Nottingham transmitter for a number of years. Since around the end of Oct 2021, we have lost virtually all signal on channel 48 - I have recordings of programmes in October to prove it worked! I have followed all the recommended reset procedures and checked the aerial (loft mounted), amplifiers and cables (I am a qualified electronics engineer) to no avail. Signals on channels 38 and 50 are at strength 10 and there is a 5G filter installed (I have tried without it). Any ideas?

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Chris.SE
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1:53 PM

Edward Slater:

I assume when you say you've checked the cables that includes continuity of the coax core.
Unfortunately the UHF channel list on the Nottingham transmitter page isn't fully up-to-date. The Local multiplex was moved from C50 to UHF C44 during the 700MHz clearance.
The correct UHF channels for Nottingham In the multiplex order PSBs1-3, COMs4-6, Local are -
C27, C24, C21, C33, C36, C48, C44 . It's vertical polarisation.

There is no transmitter in the country transmitting on any channel above C48 other than the temporary COM7 HD mux on C55, not broadcast from Nottingham.

If you have signal on C50, I don't suppose you have any analogue modulators from older equipemnt running ie old Sky boxes, Games consoles etc. If so shift them right to the top of the band.
If not, you need to find out what this signal is. It could be saturating your front end and desensitising it so C48 signal is weakened.

What does your TV tuning section show for signal strength and quality for all the multiplexes?

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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.

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