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Freeview reception at 51.3968°N -0.769°E



List is for aerial group type: wideband group A group B group C/D group E group K

ch name signal strength direction transmitter
C21+multiplex SDN England (COM4)
e-se 110°ReigateV
C22multiplex Arqiva-A (COM5)
east 85°Crystal PalaceH
C23multiplex BBCA England London
east 85°Crystal PalaceH
C23-multiplex BBCA England London
e-se 110°ReigateV
C24multiplex Arqiva-A (COM5)
e-se 110°ReigateV
C25multiplex SDN England (COM4)
east 85°Crystal PalaceH
C26multiplex D3+4 England London
east 85°Crystal PalaceH
multiplex D3+4 England London
e-se 110°ReigateV
C27multiplex Arqiva-B (COM6)
e-se 110°ReigateV
C28-multiplex Arqiva-B (COM6)
east 85°Crystal PalaceH
C29Comux Local TV multiplex LW
east 85°Crystal PalaceH
C30Freeview HD multiplex BBCB (PSB3)
e-se 110°ReigateV
C34Freeview HD multiplex Arqiva-D (com8)
w-sw 253°HanningtonH
C39+Freeview HD multiplex BBCB (PSB3)
w-sw 253°HanningtonH
C40multiplex SDN England (COM4)
w-sw 253°HanningtonH
C42multiplex D3+4 England Meridian/Central (Thames Valley micro region)
w-sw 253°HanningtonH
C43multiplex Arqiva-A (COM5)
w-sw 253°HanningtonH
C45multiplex BBCA England South
w-sw 253°HanningtonH
C46multiplex Arqiva-B (COM6)
w-sw 253°HanningtonH
C48-Freeview HD multiplex BBCB (PSB3)
east 85°Crystal PalaceH
C55Freeview HD multiplex Arqiva-C (com7)
w-sw 253°HanningtonH
Freeview HD multiplex Arqiva-C (com7)
east 85°Crystal PalaceH

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List is for aerial group type: wideband group A group B group C/D group E group K

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Tuesday, 4 August 2020
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Steve H.
7:16 PM
Yarm

I've returned Ariel is on the roof., reset and updated software but to no avail. Cannot get com7 channels BBC News HD, BBC4 HD.
Postcode is TS15 9RU & signal is saying its strong. I take it its out of my control and my location thsts the issue?

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Chris.SE
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11:42 PM

Steve H.:

Your location is fine, you even have a choice of two Tyne Tees main transmitters!
I would expect your aerial to be pointing at the Bilsdale transmitter fractionally S of SE (bearing 144 degrees) and getting a Local multiplex on UHF C30 with the Middlesbrough local station at LCN7 in your EPG.

If however it's pointing fractionally N of NW (bearing 324 degrees) at the Pontop Pike transmitter, you'd get the Newcastle local station, multiplex on C33. Also Pontop Pike was on Planned Engineering last week with "Possible weak signal".

It's possible your set's memory needs clearing, I'd suggest you do a retune as follows -
Unplug the aerial and do an automatic retune which should clear all previously stored channels as nothing should be found. Switch the set off for at least 10 minutes.
Plug the aerial back in, switch on and don't let it do an auto-retune if you have a manual tune option.

If you're getting Bilsdale, the UHF channels are C27, C24, C21, C43, C46, C40, C55, C30
If it's Pontop Pike, the UHF channels are C39, C42, C45, C32, C34, C35, C55, C33
both in the order PSBs 1-3, COMs 4-7, Local.

For which programmes/channels are on which multiplex, see Channel listings | Freeview

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Chris.SE's 1,764 posts GB
Sunday, 27 September 2020
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Craig
4:16 PM
Bolton

BL1 6ET, no signal for 2 days on any channel. Can't retune as it finds nothing available.
Had aerial engineer out but can't find any problem.
What next?

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Chris.SE
sentiment_satisfiedGold

9:46 PM

Craig:

Well the signals from Winter Hill should be blowing your windows out! I assume from what you say, the aerial engineer has said the signal arrives at your coax plug at the back of the TV?
If not, and he's only checked to an aerial socket wall plate, then you need to check/try another flylead between the wall-plate and direct to the TV - not via any other equipment.

If you have other equipment eg. a PVR/DVR is that playing back to your TV? Is it recording and can then playback to your TV? If both of those are true then it suggests your TV's tuner may be locked up or faulty. Have a look through the menus and find a "Reset" (usually to factory settings) the see if you can set it all up again and tune the channels.

If you still have issues after that, post back with details about the various checks and any other equipment.

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Chris.SE's 1,764 posts GB
Tuesday, 6 October 2020
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Steven E
6:51 PM
London

The flat I've moved into doesn't have a coaxial wall box, it looks like the previous tenant had it removed to wire a Virgin media cable in its place. I'm thinking of trying an indoor aerial but the window nearest the TV (south facing, 1st floor) overlooks a courtyard surrounded by a tall brick building (to the extent that I have to really crane my neck to see the sky and get no direct sunlight!). Is it even worth trying an indoor solution?

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Chris.SE
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10:27 PM

Steven E:

That will depend on location and strength of the signal. We need a full postcode to look at the predicted reception to get some feel for this.

Other than that, does this block of flats have a communal aerial system? If so, perhaps the aerial cable is disconnected and there behind the virgin media outlet, I assume there is some sort of outlet the way you've worded you remark?

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