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Freeview reception at WF9 4SR


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 5 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of WF94SR (page shows closest 10)

What do the map symbols mean?

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These icons show the potential locations for 4G-at-700MHz services that may interfere with Freeview reception at some point from 2020 when the 5G 700MHz 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

1BBC One (SD)Emley Moor YorkshirePSB1
2BBC TwoEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
5Channel 5Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
 
6ITV 2Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
7Estuary TV DoncasterBelmont LDN
9BBC FourEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
10ITV3Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
11Sky ArtsEmley Moor COM5
 
12QuestEmley Moor COM6
13E4Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
14Film4Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
17ReallyEmley Moor COM5
 
18More4Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
19DaveEmley Moor COM5
20DramaEmley Moor COM4
215USAEmley Moor COM4
23BBC ThreeEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
 
25WEmley Moor COM6
26ITV4Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
27YesterdayEmley Moor COM6
29ITV2 +1Emley Moor COM4
30E4 +1Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
 
31E4 ExtraEmley Moor COM5
325STAREmley Moor COM4
335ActionEmley Moor COM4
34GREAT! moviesEmley Moor COM6
35ITV1 +1Emley Moor Yorkshire (Emley Moor)PSB2
 
36pickEmley Moor COM5
39DMAXEmley Moor COM6
40Quest RedEmley Moor COM5
41LegendEmley Moor COM4
42GREAT! movies actionEmley Moor COM4
 
43Food NetworkEmley Moor COM5
44HGTVEmley Moor COM6
46Channel 5 +1Emley Moor COM4
47Film4 +1Emley Moor COM5
48ChallengeEmley Moor COM5
 
494sevenEmley Moor COM5
565SELECTEmley Moor PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelEmley Moor COM5
58ITVBe +1Emley Moor COM4
59ITV3 +1Emley Moor COM4
 
60Drama +1Emley Moor COM5
64BlazeEmley Moor COM4
67CBS RealityEmley Moor COM4
70Quest +1Emley Moor COM5
71Quest Red +1Emley Moor COM6
 
73HobbyMakerEmley Moor COM6
74Dave ja vuEmley Moor COM4
75Yesterday +1Emley Moor COM5
78TCCEmley Moor COM4
81Blaze +1Emley Moor COM4
 
82Talking Pictures TVEmley Moor COM6
83Together TVEmley Moor COM5
84PBS AmericaEmley Moor COM6
88Classic HitsEmley Moor COM6
89ITV4 +1Emley Moor COM4
 
101BBC One HDEmley Moor PSB3
102BBC Two HDEmley Moor PSB3
103UTV HDEmley Moor PSB3
103STV HDEmley Moor PSB3
103ITV 1 HDEmley Moor PSB3
 
104Channel 4 HDEmley Moor PSB3
105Channel 5 HDEmley Moor PSB3
106BBC Four HDEmley Moor PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDEmley Moor PSB3
109BBC Three HDEmley Moor PSB3
 
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Emley Moor PSB3
201CBBCEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
202CBeebiesEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
203CITVEmley Moor COM4
204CBBC HDEmley Moor PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDEmley Moor PSB3
208Pop PlayerEmley Moor COM4
209Ketchup TVEmley Moor COM4
210Ketchup TooEmley Moor COM4
211YAAAS!Emley Moor COM4
 
231BBC NewsEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
232BBC ParliamentEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
233Sky NewsEmley Moor COM5
235Al Jazeera EngEmley Moor COM6
250BBC Red ButtonEmley Moor YorkshirePSB1
 

 

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Comments
Wednesday, 28 May 2014
MikeP
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12:47 PM

Chelsea
A small indoor portable aerial will not work inside a caravan! The metal body of the van will prevent any signal reaching the aerial.
You need a 'log periodic' aerial, to cover all possible transmiters where you park up, and ideally with an easily erected mast system. Might be worth looking at Labgear LABLPC 400mm 9dB Compact Log Periodic 20: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics (others are available) but this is a short type and some areas may need a stronger reception (longer arm with more cross elements) to recieve the weaker signals better.
There are types available to mount on the A-frame of your caravan and others that are ground mounted with guy ropes. You will always need to adjust the direction it is pointing so it is aimed at the transmitter serving the area you are staying and you need to check whether the cross arms need to be sert horizontal or vertical (the picture linked to above is set horizontal).
When you know where you ar likely to be staying, check which is the local transmitter and not the polarity (H or V) and the channel numbers for the multiplexes provided. When at your location, erect the aerial, aim it roughly with a compass (there is information on this sire about the exact location of all the UK TV transmitters and you have to work out the compass bearing between that and your location), set the polarity (the aerial instruction book will tell you how, so worth reading it) and thenconnect the TV and retune it - again using the TV instruction manual noting you may need to do do a complete reset from an 'initial installation' setting. The manual should tell you how to do that. (That is necessary to eliminate all previous settings that would be for a different location.)
Hope that helps?

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Anthony
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1:39 PM
Accrington

MikeP: high gain wideband aerials are better as they pick up much more signal;bbc reception information recommend these types of aerial for caravanning camping and boating holidays because transmitters their polarizations transmission patterns can vary widely as can terrain and line of sight and local topography. A wideband high gain aerial of at least 32 or 48 elements should ensure max signal reception.

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MikeP
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8:11 PM

Anthony
High gain wide band aerials do not have a 'flat' frequency response (usually poorer at the lower channels end), that's why the current advice is to use a log-periodic as they have a much more even response across the whole band that is currently in use and will be so for the foreseeable future. So your suggestion is not ideal for this situation.
I always used a log-periodic on a pole with guys and had decent reception at all the camp sites I visited in England, Wales and Scotland, even in realtively poor recption areas. It was crucual to align the aerial correctly of course. I used a battery (of the car type) powered 14" TV set and never had problems. Others did not have log-periodics and had reception problems that even I as an experienced TV service engineer could not resolve - the aerials were just not up to the job.

I note you are suggesting 32 or 48 element aerials. These have a much narrower reception angle pattern and are far more difficult to allign correctly - and may not be at all suited to the more difficult local terrain conditions. Further, you should m=not be aiming to get 'maximum' signal strength but adequate, too much will mean no reception of some services as the tuner gets 'swamped' and what signal is received cannot be decoded so giving the 'No Signal' warning. Likewise too little will result in apparent loss of some programmes on the weaker multiplexes. You need the TV rto display a strength between 50% and 80%, less or more is not good!

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Anthony
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8:52 PM
Accrington

MikeP: I use a 48 element wideband high gain aerial in accrington lancashire horizontally polarised for full freeview hd reception from Winter Hill tx near bolton and I get ALL freeview sd and hd services without a problem and consistently GOOD quality reception with high signal strength and high quality levels. The further away from the transmitter you are the better the aerial you need;also what you conveniently ignoring and forgetting is that some winter hill viewers in north east lancashire need such good aerials and cabling jobs because there is a wind farm near oswaldtwistle over the tops which is causing reception problems, in that case a log periodic aerial horizontally polarized to winter hill would not solve this effectively at all.

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Thursday, 29 May 2014
Dave Lindsay
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

2:58 PM

chelsea : See here for some ideas:

TV Aerials for Boats and Caravans

I vouch for the good design of the DM Log. Although it's fixed in my loft I can see that its elements are more rugged than other logs with round elements. The tilting bracket may also be useful for touring.

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MikeP
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8:41 PM

Antony
You are talking of a fixed installation at your location, the answer was aimed at a question from Chelsea concerning a moveable system suitable for use with a mobile caravan/tent. The two are quite different requirements, especially as different channels are used across the country so an aerial capable of equally good reception everywhere is required - only a log-periodic can provide that and any form of Yagi cannot by its very design. A 'wide band' does not give even reception across all channels, which is a primary requirement of any 'mobile' system.
One other problem with a mobile system is that at some locations it can be very near a transmitter, so a 32 or 48 element may well be too high gain and result in the ubiquitous 'No Signal' message due to excessive gain. Or it may be quite distant from a transmitter in which case the alignment with a high gain aerial becomes far more critical. The acceptance angle of a 48 element can be as little as 3 degrees which is very hard for an amateur to set up accurately - especially if it is raining or blowing a gale at the camp/caravan site.

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Dave Proctor
11:48 PM
Stoke-on-trent

We can only receive freeview from the Leek transmitter with regular picture breakups. Why can't we receive many stations that other freeview transmitters put out ,like ITV 3 and ITV4 and many others??

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Friday, 30 May 2014
Dave Lindsay
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1:13 AM

Dave Proctor: The reason that the Leek transmitter does not broadcast the Commercial multiplexes because the operators don't want to pay. See:

Leek (Staffordshire, England) Freeview Light transmitter | ukfree.tv - 11 years of independent, free digital TV advice

Perhaps the breakup in the signal is due to the Fenton transmitter which uses the same frequencies. It would also appear to be the case that you do not have line-of-sight with Leek.

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E Brain
8:58 AM

Every morning at approx. 8.30=9.00 am the reception on my freeview tv keeps loosing signal. What can be the cause?

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Thursday, 5 June 2014
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Anna Doughty
8:04 PM
Nottingham

Tonight we have pixilating , picture break up, high pitched noises in between sound breaking up, this happen s quite regularly and yet the set works perfectly in between, we have not touched any settings, it used to happen more when it was windy, but now
even when still.

Any ideas anyone? really annoying if you want to watch something.


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