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Freeview reception at G42 9EL


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 20 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of G429EL (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)Black Hill ScotlandPSB1
2BBC TwoBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
3STV (SD)Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
5Channel 5Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
 
6ITV 2Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
7BBC AlbaBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
8STV GlasgowBlack Hill LG
10ITV3Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
11Sky ArtsBlack Hill COM5
 
12QuestBlack Hill COM6
13E4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
14Film4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
17ReallyBlack Hill COM5
 
18More4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
19DaveBlack Hill COM5
20DramaBlack Hill COM4
215USABlack Hill COM4
23BBC ThreeBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
 
24BBC Four (Scotland SD)Black Hill ScotlandPSB1
25WBlack Hill COM6
26ITV4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
27YesterdayBlack Hill COM6
29ITV2 +1Black Hill COM4
 
30E4 +1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
31E4 ExtraBlack Hill COM5
325STARBlack Hill COM4
335ActionBlack Hill COM4
34GREAT! moviesBlack Hill COM6
 
35STV+1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
35ITV1 +1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
36pickBlack Hill COM5
39DMAXBlack Hill COM6
40Quest RedBlack Hill COM5
 
41LegendBlack Hill COM4
42GREAT! movies actionBlack Hill COM4
43Food NetworkBlack Hill COM5
44HGTVBlack Hill COM6
46Channel 5 +1Black Hill COM4
 
47Film4 +1Black Hill COM5
48ChallengeBlack Hill COM5
494sevenBlack Hill COM5
565SELECTBlack Hill PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelBlack Hill COM5
 
58ITVBe +1Black Hill COM4
59ITV3 +1Black Hill COM4
60Drama +1Black Hill COM5
64BlazeBlack Hill COM4
67CBS RealityBlack Hill COM4
 
70Quest +1Black Hill COM5
71Quest Red +1Black Hill COM6
73HobbyMakerBlack Hill COM6
74Dave ja vuBlack Hill COM4
75Yesterday +1Black Hill COM5
 
78TCCBlack Hill COM4
81Blaze +1Black Hill COM4
82Talking Pictures TVBlack Hill COM6
83Together TVBlack Hill COM5
84PBS AmericaBlack Hill COM6
 
88Classic HitsBlack Hill COM6
89ITV4 +1Black Hill COM4
101BBC One HDBlack Hill PSB3
102BBC Two HDBlack Hill PSB3
103UTV HDBlack Hill PSB3
 
103STV HDBlack Hill PSB3
103ITV 1 HDBlack Hill PSB3
104Channel 4 HDBlack Hill PSB3
105Channel 5 HDBlack Hill PSB3
106BBC Four HDBlack Hill PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDBlack Hill PSB3
109BBC Three HDBlack Hill PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Black Hill PSB3
201CBBCBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
202CBeebiesBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
 
203CITVBlack Hill COM4
204CBBC HDBlack Hill PSB3
205CBeebies HDBlack Hill PSB3
208POP MAXBlack Hill COM4
209Ketchup TVBlack Hill COM4
 
210Ketchup TooBlack Hill COM4
211YAAAS!Black Hill COM4
231BBC NewsBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
232BBC ParliamentBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
233Sky NewsBlack Hill COM5
 
235Al Jazeera EngBlack Hill COM6
250BBC Red ButtonBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1

 

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Comments
Friday, 17 March 2017
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Julie kenyon
10:59 AM

No signal of weak signal since 16/3 /17 in st james area of Tunbridge Wells

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Michael Sutton
5:08 PM
Cheltenham

Tv started pixilating Sat 25th February and this was followed with ongoing channel problems etc . spent lots of time and effort in changing leads , tuneing etc . Yesterday the system Went back to normal thought it was okay after retuning amp/recorder box.s and Plasma Panasonic tv . Signal advice on the systems indicated different responses at different times ! from good to bad to no signal with varicose signal quality messages . Never had a problem before ! - Today 17/03 - ALL BBC channels disappeared ??? .


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StevensOnln1
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5:54 PM

Michael Sutton: There are no faults showing for Ridge Hill (and if there has been it certainly wouldn't have been happening for several weeks without mention here). If you've tried to troubleshoot the problem yourself without success, it's time to call out an aerial installer to look at it all.

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StevensOnln1's 3,403 posts GB
Saturday, 18 March 2017
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Iftekhar Mishu
11:58 AM
Leeds

Hi,
With the recent change on 15/03/2017, I lost the view of Tiny Pop channel , ch126, from the list of my tv channels. I have a LG smart tv.
I retuned by following auto-tune and manual tune both and have no luck. My post code is LS17 6BN. Any advice?
Thanks
Ifti

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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

4:11 PM

Iftekhar Mishu : A check on your postcode shows that you should be able to receive the Leeds local multiplex from Emley Moor which carries Tiny Pop. Go to the manual tuning option in your TV's settings menu and select C56 and wait a few seconds for signal strength and quality readings to appear. If these are stable and the quality is high enough, selecting the option to scan/add channels from this frequency should result in Tiny Pop being stored on channel 126.

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StevensOnln1's 3,403 posts GB
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Jim Johnson
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11:03 PM

Ken Newby:
I think that you will be watching ITV in HD. All ITV High Definition broadcasts throughout the whole of the North of England currently carry Granada's output, both local news and adverts.
ITV have indicated their intention of showing Tyne Tees transmissions in HD on Freeview at some future date, but nothing has yet been finalized.
In the meantime, you should be able to receive Tyne Tees in Standard Definition only. ITV in SD normally comes up on Freeview's Electronic Programme Guide on channel 3 (and HD channel 103).
To find Tyne Tees if it's not on channel 3, try searching EPG in channels 800 upwards.

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Jim Johnson's 28 posts GB
Sunday, 19 March 2017
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Iftekhar Mishu
11:02 AM
Leeds

@StevensOnln1: thank you for the advice. i did that few times yesterday but seeing "No Signal" and hence the "Add" button is disabled. Any other option? Appreciated. It will be great for my 1 yr old son.

Regards,
Iftekhar

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Iftekhar Mishu's 2 posts GB
Tuesday, 21 March 2017
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Mrs Parrott
3:54 PM
Tonbridge

Aerial positioned on chimney and l seem to be unable to get a picture on the free view system on all stations it just suddenly dropped out on Thursday afternoon 16 March. Have tried another tv (maybe lower power required) and can get a picture on that tv . The freesat box on the dish reception is fine so has the power output been reduced on the transmitter?

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MikeB
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6:13 PM

Mrs Parrott: You should have excellent reception at your location, and transmitters do not suddenly reduce power of their transmissions without warning, so it is likely that the fault is with your home. And Freesat is transmitted in an entirely different way, so thats not applicable.

Assuming you have one aerial and two TV's running off it, check the signal strength (and that they are actually tuned to the correct transmitter). If its fine on the one working, and presumably zero or close enough on the one thats not, then logically, its a problem between where the aerial feed splits and the TV itself. Classic problem is that the aerial lead in the back of the TV comes loose or falls out.

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MikeB's 2,579 posts GB
MikeP
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10:33 PM

Mark Cowmeadow:

TV transmission does not work as you seem to think.

Please would you gove a full post code of your locvation so we can check the receptions conditions there. Would you also give us the signal strength readings.



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