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Freeview reception at G53 5NP
Terrain between G535NP and Freeview mastsFor reliable and stable Freeview reception, you need an unobstructed path between the TV aerial on your roof and the digital TV transmitter.
The diagrams below show the transmitters you can get a signal from - in order from best to worst. The blue line tests the line-of-sight between an aerial 10 metres above ground level (the line is red if there is an obstruction in the line-of-sight). You may be able to improve reception by raising the aerial higher - for safety's sake consult a reputable aerial installer if you need rooftop access. See below the diagrams for advanced options including selecting the receiver aerial height.
The terrain information (from Ordnance Survey and GIS) does not include forestation (where leaf cover changes with the seasons) or city buildings. The line-of-sight line can appear curved as this straight line moves over the Earth's surface.
When you click on a diagram, you will see map with the location selected shown with this symbol: .
What do the map symbols mean?location on line-of-sight, Selected location, Freeview transmitter, Freeview light transmitter, Engineering/fault today....
Advanced optionsShow good and blocked paths from G53 5NP for aerial height of ...
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)
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
The Care Home is responsible for the communal aerail on the home. Contact them and ask them to ensure that your mother is getting the TV signals she should. Also, put the post code of the home into the Digital UK coverage checker website at http://www.digitaluk.co.uk/coveragechecker/main/index/dummy/NA/yes. That will tell you which channels are being used so you can check that her TV is correctly tuned (the channels in use are usually shown on the manual tuning page - but do not do a retune unless it is clear it is tuned to the wrong channels.
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