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Nine new ways UK Free TV makes your life better

Upgrade! There have been a number of fixes and upgrades to the site whilst it was in the process of being migrated from the old server. Which one is your favourite? ——— 4 comments

New secure server for UK Free TV

We have - at last - come to join in the world of HTTPS everywhere. This means UK Free TV can continue to provide location-based mapping, to be seen of kindly by Google as well as provide more security for the visitors.

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Maps - improved contrast

To make the maps on UK Free TV easier to understand, I have changed them from the green terrain type to monochrome roadmap style.

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50th birthday: guest RDI blog

On the occasion of 12 years of UK Free TV: I realised the other day that I am getting old!

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Lots of ways UK Free TV is little bit better today

I am taking the opportunity of being bed-ridden for at least six weeks to sort out some upgrades, updates and bug fixes for this our 13 year old website. Here is what I have done.

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Improving the 4G-at-800 information on UK Free TV

I have looked at the information I was providing to illustrate the potential problems for Freeview homes from 4G-at-800 transmission, and I have made some changes - in particular the move to a new "higher risk" (C21, C22, C23, C30, C59 and C60) range of channels for transmitter highlighting.

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I would like you to know why Briantist has not been posting on UK Free TV

During the 13 years I have been providing the UK Free TV web site, I always endeavoured to keep my personal life separate from goings on in the world of free-to-air television and radio.

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Four ways that UK Free TV maps are better than they were last week

The maps on UK Free TV are provided by the Google Maps API, which is enhanced by a dedicated server that generates the TV transmissions overlays. Over the last week I have also totally rewritten the code that generates all these maps. This was done to have them all generated by the same code, which means I could then improve all the maps at one.

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Upgraded viewing figures graph format

The graphs that show the viewing figure history for channels have been updated.

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ukfree.tv is managed by Brian Butterworth

We are independent and do not wish to be confused with Freesat from Sky or Freeview

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ITV network - regional clean up

As ITV1 becomes ITV, I have taken the opportunity to bring the ITV network up to date on UK Free TV.

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Want Free TV information even faster? See UK Free TV!

I have implemented a number of changes to the site today that are designed to make it run faster and be even easier to use.

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Upgrade to transmitter coverage maps - now showing potential interference areas

Many of the pages on UK Free TV show coverage maps for the UK's network of Freeview transmitters - these are now showing additional information.

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Your suggestions (and my corrections) for 2014 please

I am very interested to know what changes, additions or corrections you think UK Free TV needs to serve as a useful website for the UK in the coming year.

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Privacy policy

Read our policy for personal information and about computer cookies when you use ukfree.tv.

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How many Freeview, Freesat, Sky and cable homes are there in the UK?

Ever wondered how many homes in the UK use the various different free-to-air and pay-TV platforms? Are there really four times as many Freeview-only homes as Sky-only ones?

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405-line VHF bands I and III historic interactive map

To ensure that there is a full history of analogue television here on UK Free TV, a new interactive map showing the transmitters used for 405-line TV has been added.

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ITV and BBC regional TV maps - now with colour (again)

I have reintroduced the colourful "all regions" overview maps for the BBC and ITV television services, and also split the transmitter, BBC and ITV regions into separate pages.

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