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Freeview reception at SN13 8DA


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 SN138DA (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-800MHz services that may interfere with Freeview reception at some point from 2013 to 2017 when the 4G 800MHz 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

E4Box WestPSB2
1BBC OneBox WestPSB1
2BBC TwoBox WestPSB1
3ITVBox WestPSB2
5Channel 5Box WestPSB2
 
6ITV 2Box WestPSB2
9BBC FourBox WestPSB1
10ITV3Box WestPSB2
15Film4Box WestPSB2
24ITV4Box WestPSB2
 
33ITV +1Box WestPSB2
73Sewing QuarterBox WestPSB2
101BBC One HDBox PSB3
102BBC Two HDBox PSB3
103STV HDBox PSB3
 
103UTV HDBox PSB3
103ITV HDBox PSB3
104Channel 4 HDBox PSB3
105Channel 5 HDBox PSB3
201CBBCBox WestPSB1
 
202CBeebiesBox WestPSB1
204CBBC HDBox PSB3
231BBC NewsBox WestPSB1
232BBC ParliamentBox WestPSB1
601BBC RB 1Box WestPSB1
 

 

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Comments
Friday, 2 November 2018
MikeP
7:02 PM

David Afleck:

Firstly there is no such thing as a 'digital' aerial. All UHF aerials of a wideband type will receive all the available signals, the type of modulation does not affect how it is received.

Secondly, please check all your aerial cables and connections, if there are coaxial plugs/sockets please unplug those and the refit.

Thirdly, check the signal strengths of the affected multiplexes, You want to have between 60% and 85% ideally, too much or too little gives bad results.



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MikeP
7:03 PM

David Maers:

Please use the Digital UK website at Digital UK | Home for such details. The system on this website has not been maintained for some months due to the unavailability of the owner.



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Wednesday, 14 November 2018
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Jeff
8:43 AM Neath

Sorry, forgot to give you my postcode: SA11 4HG. Thank you, Jeff.

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Friday, 16 November 2018
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Eifion Pomeroy
11:14 PM

Why does the predictive reception line of sight maps not appear when entering a post code now

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Saturday, 17 November 2018
MikeP
11:04 AM

Eifion Pomeroy:

That's because the owner of this site has not updated the link handling as he is unavailable at this time. No one else can do that.



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Thursday, 22 November 2018
Briantist
5:04 PM

700MHz clearance is the project of rolling retunes to better arrange the Freeview transmission frequencies, so they can be used in 2020 for 5G mobile data. It was blogged about here, but not integrated into the site's many features.

Having spent a whole day gathering the change information for 300 transmitters and placing them in a database table, I was able to re-code four of the UK free TV features to use them. These are the technical prediction system https://ukfree.tv/prediction where all change dates are showing...

See Updates for 700MHz Freeview retunes, fixed all channels, new icons, radio fixes | free and easy for details.

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Tuesday, 27 November 2018
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Bruce Clarke
2:33 PM

Thanks for the updates (and the 23 emails ;-)

The TV mapping view doesn't seem to be working for Stadhampton (51.6885?N -1.134?E) in the latest Firefox on W10. There's no green area shown initially, and if you try to click on the bouncing Oxford icon, it doesn't work. It does if you click on the static Hannington transmitter. Clicking on the static Oxford then still doesn't work.

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Wednesday, 28 November 2018
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Rex Bartlett
4:03 PM Swindon

Same here. Using Firefox at SN5 4ET, I just get mobile phone masts and nothing happens when clicking on 'Freeview Coverage' at top left of map.

And in the 'Predicted Freeview channel list' my only 'predicted' transmitter is given as Seagry Court which is a light transmitter which has never been any use to me.

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StevensOnln1
4:23 PM

Rex Bartlett: Seagry Court became a full 6 mux transmitter and received an increase in power level earlier this year and looks like the best option for reliable reception at your postcode.

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Thursday, 29 November 2018
MikeP
10:38 AM

Rex Bartlett:

Further to that saod by StwvwnsOnln1, Seagry Court is by far the best transmitter for you to use at your location. Both Oxford and Mendip give poor and unreliable reception in your part of Swindon. If you go to the Digital UK Covergare Checker for your locations, see http://www.digitaluk.co.uk/coveragechecker/main/trade/SN5+4ET/1/0/731pqia0j2f2135drvppbqpcf6, and scroll down to the Seagry Court entry it will show all 6 multiplexes should be available with good and reliable reception. It will also show you the channels used for the transmissions to help you tune your TV manually.



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