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Freeview reception at SE21 8PF


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 12 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of SE218PF (page shows closest 10)

What do the map symbols mean?

 EE,  Multiple operators,  O2,  3,  Vodafone,  location on line-of-sight,  Selected location,  Freeview transmitter,  Freeview light transmitter,  Engineering/fault today.

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

FreeSportsCrystal Palace COM6
1BBC One (SD)Crystal Palace LondonPSB1
2BBC TwoCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
 
5Channel 5Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
6ITV 2Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
8LONDON LIVECrystal Palace LW
9BBC FourCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
10ITV3Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
 
11Sky ArtsCrystal Palace COM5
12QuestCrystal Palace COM6
13E4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
14Film4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
 
17ReallyCrystal Palace COM5
18More4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
19DaveCrystal Palace COM5
20DramaCrystal Palace COM4
215USACrystal Palace COM4
 
23BBC ThreeCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
25WCrystal Palace COM6
26ITV4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
27YesterdayCrystal Palace COM6
29ITV2 +1Crystal Palace COM4
 
30E4 +1Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
31E4 ExtraCrystal Palace COM5
325STARCrystal Palace COM4
335ActionCrystal Palace COM4
34GREAT! moviesCrystal Palace COM6
 
35ITV1 +1Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
36pickCrystal Palace COM5
39DMAXCrystal Palace COM6
40Quest RedCrystal Palace COM5
41LegendCrystal Palace COM4
 
42GREAT! movies actionCrystal Palace COM4
43Food NetworkCrystal Palace COM5
44HGTVCrystal Palace COM6
46Channel 5 +1Crystal Palace COM4
47Film4 +1Crystal Palace COM5
 
48ChallengeCrystal Palace COM5
494sevenCrystal Palace COM5
565SELECTCrystal Palace PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelCrystal Palace COM5
58ITVBe +1Crystal Palace COM4
 
59ITV3 +1Crystal Palace COM4
60Drama +1Crystal Palace COM5
64BlazeCrystal Palace COM4
67CBS RealityCrystal Palace COM4
70Quest +1Crystal Palace COM5
 
71Quest Red +1Crystal Palace COM6
73HobbyMakerCrystal Palace COM6
74Dave ja vuCrystal Palace COM4
75Yesterday +1Crystal Palace COM5
78TCCCrystal Palace COM4
 
81Blaze +1Crystal Palace COM4
82Talking Pictures TVCrystal Palace COM6
83Together TVCrystal Palace COM5
84PBS AmericaCrystal Palace COM6
88Classic HitsCrystal Palace COM6
 
89ITV4 +1Crystal Palace COM4
101BBC One HDCrystal Palace PSB3
102BBC Two HDCrystal Palace PSB3
103UTV HDCrystal Palace PSB3
103ITV 1 HDCrystal Palace PSB3
 
103STV HDCrystal Palace PSB3
104Channel 4 HDCrystal Palace PSB3
105Channel 5 HDCrystal Palace PSB3
106BBC Four HDCrystal Palace PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDCrystal Palace PSB3
 
109BBC Three HDCrystal Palace PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Crystal Palace PSB3
201CBBCCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
202CBeebiesCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
203CITVCrystal Palace COM4
 
204CBBC HDCrystal Palace PSB3
205CBeebies HDCrystal Palace PSB3
208POP MAXCrystal Palace COM4
209Ketchup TVCrystal Palace COM4
210Ketchup TooCrystal Palace COM4
 
211YAAAS!Crystal Palace COM4
231BBC NewsCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
232BBC ParliamentCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
233Sky NewsCrystal Palace COM5
235Al Jazeera EngCrystal Palace COM6
 
250BBC Red ButtonCrystal Palace LondonPSB1

 

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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
Monday, 13 March 2017
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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

5:00 PM

jim lavery: The e-mail you received is unlikely to have been sent from this website which is independent and has no connection with any broadcaster or transmitter company. The only transmitter to have any changes take place so far is Selkirk which has resulted in some viewers needing a replacement aerial if their existing aerial does not get good reception at the new frequencies, however the scheme will not provide a replacement aerial to resolve an existing problem which is unrelated to the frequency change. If you receive Freeview from Selkirk take a look at Changes to Freeview in the Scottish Borders | Freeview but if you use any other transmitter and have poor reception, please provide a postcode so we can offer further advice.

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Wednesday, 15 March 2017
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Sue C
8:15 PM
Gateshead

I have retuned but unable to get Tiny Pop which is all my tv is set to whilst the grandchildren are here. Can I manually tune this? i havent noticed the loss of any other channels

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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

10:47 PM

Sue C: Tiny Pop has moved, if you can receive a local TV station on either channel 7 or 8 then Tiny Pop should still be available following a retune, however if you can't receive a local TV station then Tiny Pop is no longer available to you via Freeview.

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StevensOnln1's 3,403 posts GB
Thursday, 16 March 2017
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L Sinclair
1:38 PM
Belfast

For the past week or so I haven't been able to get Channel 26 but all others Channels are working satisfactorily. I have done resets without success. A manual reset of C26 indicates that it hasn't been found.
Can you advise me, please, as to whether it is likely that I need a new TV - the one I have is about 10 years old - or might the problem be the aerial? The aerial is on the roof and, as I have said, reception to all the other channels is OK.

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Ken Newby
9:27 PM

I live in Sunderland, i cant get Tyne tees ? Instead i get Granada ? Can anyone help me fix this?

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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

11:39 PM

Ken Newby: Get an aerial installer out and ask them to put up an aerial pointed at either Bilsdale or Pontop Pike, which are both in the Tyne Tees region and both are predicted as providing a good signal at your postcode.

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Friday, 17 March 2017
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Lesley
9:26 AM
Tonbridge

Last night suddenly went from watching channels to watching recordings back to tv and no channels can be found, all channels disappeared and internet channels appeared , spoke to BT they say its my aerial or signal supply. How can it just go like that. I retuned, rebooted, my bt vision box, no terrestrial channels at all. Surely this can't be my aerial, its a very tall aerial on the roof and still worked well when it fell in the storms 3 years ago.

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MikeB
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10:24 AM

Lesley: I think the clue is in 'it still worked well after when it fell in the storm 3 years ago'.

Your aerial system is held together by a wire just 6mm across, and is batter by wind, rain, ice and sun. And sometimes its just holding on and then it dies. BT advice is sound - get a professional to look at it.

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valerie newman
10:49 AM
Tunbridge Wells

I have no tv channels at all. St james area of Tunbridge Wells- It seems I am not the only one in this area. Are there works going on? We have indoor ariel

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Melvin Harrison
10:51 AM
Tonbridge

Seems like the Tunbridge Wells transmitter is down again this morning 17/03/2017

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