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Freeview reception at NG16 2NA


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 4 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of NG162NA (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

FreeSportsNottingham COM6
1BBC One (SD)Nottingham East MidlandsPSB1
2BBC TwoNottingham East MidlandsPSB1
3ITV (SD)Nottingham Central (East)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Nottingham Central (East)PSB2
 
5Channel 5Nottingham Central (East)PSB2
6ITV 2Nottingham Central (East)PSB2
7Big Centre TVSutton Coldfield LB
7Estuary TV DoncasterBelmont LDN
7Notts TVNottingham LNG
 
9BBC FourNottingham East MidlandsPSB1
10ITV3Nottingham Central (East)PSB2
11Sky ArtsNottingham COM5
12QuestNottingham COM4
13E4Nottingham Central (East)PSB2
 
14Film4Nottingham Central (East)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Nottingham Central (East)PSB2
17ReallyNottingham COM5
18More4Nottingham Central (East)PSB2
19DaveNottingham COM5
 
20DramaNottingham COM4
215USANottingham COM4
23BBC ThreeNottingham East MidlandsPSB1
25WNottingham COM6
26ITV4Nottingham Central (East)PSB2
 
27YesterdayNottingham COM6
29ITV2 +1Nottingham COM4
30E4 +1Nottingham Central (East)PSB2
31E4 ExtraNottingham COM5
325STARNottingham COM4
 
335ActionNottingham COM4
34GREAT! moviesNottingham COM6
35ITV +1Nottingham Central (East)PSB2
36pickNottingham COM5
39DMAXNottingham COM6
 
40Quest RedNottingham COM5
41LegendNottingham COM4
42GREAT! movies actionNottingham COM4
43Food NetworkNottingham COM5
44HGTVNottingham COM6
 
46Channel 5 +1Nottingham COM4
47Film4 +1Nottingham COM5
48ChallengeNottingham COM5
494sevenNottingham COM5
565SELECTNottingham PSB3
 
57Smithsonian ChannelNottingham COM5
58ITVBe +1Nottingham COM4
59ITV3 +1Nottingham COM4
60Drama +1Nottingham COM5
64BlazeNottingham COM4
 
67CBS RealityNottingham COM4
70Quest +1Nottingham COM5
71Quest Red +1Nottingham COM6
73HobbyMakerNottingham COM6
74Dave ja vuNottingham COM4
 
75Yesterday +1Nottingham COM5
78TCCNottingham COM4
81Blaze +1Nottingham COM4
82Talking Pictures TVNottingham COM6
83Together TVNottingham COM5
 
84PBS AmericaNottingham COM6
88Classic HitsNottingham COM6
89ITV4 +1Nottingham COM4
101BBC One HDNottingham PSB3
102BBC Two HDNottingham PSB3
 
103UTV HDNottingham PSB3
103STV HDNottingham PSB3
103ITV HDNottingham PSB3
104Channel 4 HDNottingham PSB3
105Channel 5 HDNottingham PSB3
 
106BBC Four HDNottingham PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDNottingham PSB3
109BBC Three HDNottingham PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Nottingham PSB3
201CBBCNottingham East MidlandsPSB1
 
202CBeebiesNottingham East MidlandsPSB1
203CITVNottingham COM4
204CBBC HDNottingham PSB3
205CBeebies HDNottingham PSB3
208POP MAXNottingham COM4
 
209Ketchup TVNottingham COM4
210Ketchup TooNottingham COM4
211YAAAS!Nottingham COM4
231BBC NewsNottingham East MidlandsPSB1
232BBC ParliamentNottingham East MidlandsPSB1
 
233Sky NewsNottingham COM5
235Aljazeera EnglishNottingham COM6
250BBC Red ButtonNottingham East MidlandsPSB1

 

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Comments
Wednesday, 22 June 2022
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StevensOnln1
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6:57 PM

jimmy: You should be able to get a good signal from Rosneath using a vertically polarized aerial (elements pointing up and down) on a compass bearing of 292 degrees. Blackheath is only predicted to provide a good signal on the PSB3 and local TV multiplexs, all others are predicted to be poor or variable.

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jimmy
10:08 PM
Dumbarton

StevensOnln1: Thanks very much that's good news it's sheltered accom so they will have it set up. We just didn't know if the accom was getting full FS service or not but if that area is capable then it will indeed be set up for it. The woman showing her around didn't know. She will be pleased. I live at Dumbarton East myself on Glasgow Rd and we can only get the light service from Millburn.

Thanks again for the quick reply!

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jimmy
10:39 PM
Dumbarton

StevensOnln1: Thanks again I will look into this and see if I can get an ariel.

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Monday, 27 June 2022
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Glenn
11:14 AM

Hi, We have just moved into our new home and I trying to installed a TV Aerial in the loft, but I only get BBC channels. Did I point the aerial to the wrong direction? Can anyone tell me what direction I should point to please. I am living in Stratford Upon Avon and the transmitter is Lark Stoke.
Many thanks.

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Chris.SE
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1:48 PM

Glenn:

You should get all 6 multiplexes with no real problem providing you have a good Group K aerial (a wideband would probably do), it should be pointing compass bearing 181 degrees that's virtually due S, and the rods should be vertical. Make sure there are no large metal objects or thick walls on the line of sight.

Check in your TV tuning section that you are correctly tuning to Lark Stoke's UHF channels -
The UHF channels are C26, C23, C30, C33, C36, C48 that's in the multiplex order BBCA/PSB1, D3&4/PSB2, BBCB HD/PSB3,. SDN/COM4. ArqA/COM5 and ArqB/COM6.

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Thursday, 14 July 2022
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James O’Dowd
7:05 AM
Gateshead

My Freeview reception has been excellent until 4 days ago when it became heavily pixelated and unwatchable. There is no digital signal. I believe this is due to atmospheric conditions.
What is the solution?

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StevensOnln1
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9:51 AM

James O'Dowd : If it's due to atmospheric conditions then the solution is to wait for the weather conditions to change as there isn't anything else that can be done about the interference from distant transmitters. If it happens regularly consider switching to Freesat. In the meantime, have you checked for any loose or damaged cables or connections behind your TV?

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Chris.SE
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11:52 PM

James O'Dowd :

To add to the issue, if you are getting your signals from the Pontop Pike transmitter, there is the possibility that the transmitter may be having Planned Engineering where the Possible effect on TV reception may be "Pixelation or flickering on some or all channels"
Do NOT retune as this may clear you correct tuning.

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Monday, 3 October 2022
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Richard Mudge
10:06 PM
Weston-super-mare

Hi
I am going to install a LABGEAR TRI-BOOM HIGH GAIN TV AERIAL in my loft to pick up the Mendip transmitter for Freeview channels. Should the aerial be able to see the transmitter? I am below the brow of a hill. What direction would give maximum signal strength?
Thanks
Richard

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Tuesday, 4 October 2022
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Chris.SE
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3:25 AM

Richard Mudge:

Hi Richard. We need a full postcode to check your predicted reception and aerial direction.

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