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Freeview reception at PO20 0SU


Terrain between PO200SU and Freeview masts

For 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: .Internet Explorer 9+, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari required.Internet Explorer 9+, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari required.Internet Explorer 9+, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari required.

What do the map symbols mean?

 location on line-of-sight,  Selected location,  Freeview transmitter,  Freeview light transmitter,  Engineering/fault today....array ( 'P' => 'PO200SU', 'dt' => '', 'g' => '', 's' => 'terrain', 'advanced' => '', 'newx' => '', 'newy' => '', 'newz' => '', )

 

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Show good and blocked paths from PO20 0SU 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)

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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