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Freeview reception at NE3 3DH


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 11 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of NE33DH (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

FreeSportsPontop Pike COM6
1BBC One (SD)Pontop Pike North East and CumbriaPSB1
2BBC TwoPontop Pike North East and CumbriaPSB1
3ITV (SD)Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
 
5Channel 5Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
6ITV 2Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
9BBC FourPontop Pike North East and CumbriaPSB1
10ITV3Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
11Sky ArtsFenham COM5
 
12QuestPontop Pike COM4
13E4Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
14Film4Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
17ReallyFenham COM5
 
18More4Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
19DaveFenham COM5
20DramaPontop Pike COM4
215USAPontop Pike COM4
23BBC ThreePontop Pike North East and CumbriaPSB1
 
25WPontop Pike COM6
26ITV4Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
27YesterdayPontop Pike COM6
29ITV2 +1Pontop Pike COM4
30E4 +1Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
 
31E4 ExtraFenham COM5
325STARPontop Pike COM4
335ActionPontop Pike COM4
34GREAT! moviesPontop Pike COM6
35ITV +1Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
 
36pickFenham COM5
39DMAXPontop Pike COM6
40Quest RedFenham COM5
41LegendPontop Pike COM4
42GREAT! movies actionPontop Pike COM4
 
43Food NetworkFenham COM5
44HGTVPontop Pike COM6
46Channel 5 +1Pontop Pike COM4
47Film4 +1Fenham COM5
48ChallengeFenham COM5
 
494sevenFenham COM5
565SELECTPontop Pike PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelFenham COM5
58ITVBe +1Pontop Pike COM4
59ITV3 +1Pontop Pike COM4
 
60Drama +1Fenham COM5
64BlazePontop Pike COM4
67CBS RealityPontop Pike COM4
70Quest +1Fenham COM5
71Quest Red +1Pontop Pike COM6
 
73HobbyMakerPontop Pike COM6
74Dave ja vuPontop Pike COM4
75Yesterday +1Fenham COM5
78TCCPontop Pike COM4
81Blaze +1Pontop Pike COM4
 
82Talking Pictures TVPontop Pike COM6
83Together TVFenham COM5
84PBS AmericaPontop Pike COM6
88Classic HitsPontop Pike COM6
89ITV4 +1Pontop Pike COM4
 
101BBC One HDPontop Pike PSB3
102BBC Two HDPontop Pike PSB3
103UTV HDPontop Pike PSB3
103STV HDPontop Pike PSB3
103ITV HDPontop Pike PSB3
 
104Channel 4 HDPontop Pike PSB3
105Channel 5 HDPontop Pike PSB3
106BBC Four HDPontop Pike PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDPontop Pike PSB3
109BBC Three HDPontop Pike PSB3
 
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Pontop Pike PSB3
201CBBCPontop Pike North East and CumbriaPSB1
202CBeebiesPontop Pike North East and CumbriaPSB1
203CITVPontop Pike COM4
204CBBC HDPontop Pike PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDPontop Pike PSB3
208POP MAXPontop Pike COM4
209Ketchup TVPontop Pike COM4
210Ketchup TooPontop Pike COM4
211YAAAS!Pontop Pike COM4
 
231BBC NewsPontop Pike North East and CumbriaPSB1
232BBC ParliamentPontop Pike North East and CumbriaPSB1
233Sky NewsFenham COM5
235Aljazeera EnglishPontop Pike COM6
250BBC Red ButtonPontop Pike North East and CumbriaPSB1
 

 

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Comments
Sunday, 13 September 2015
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jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

11:36 PM

sophie harris : Your area is covered by the Kingsbridge relay of the Caradon Hill main transmitter, said relay taking its feed off-air from the main transmitter, the problem with these type of set ups being, that Caradon Hill is listed on the planned engineering page under the heading of "possible weak signal", this being something which can possibly have an affect on transmissions from its relays dependent on how low the signal might be, Kingsbridge obviously being one of its relays.

The action of retuning your TV whilst the signal was down will have deleted everything stored in the tuner, therefore, you have no option other than to carry out further retunes now and again to recover that lost, as the channels will not return of their own accord.

That said, it would of course be beneficial to check with a neighbour to ascertain if they are also experiencing problems with reception, if they aren't, nor even have been, then check for loose aerial connections / jumper leads etc on your system.

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Monday, 28 September 2015
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Ade
12:20 AM
Moreton-in-marsh

The nearest and recommended transmitter from Moreton-in-Marsh is Lark Stoke. However, this transmitter does not transmit HD or is limited in choice of Freeview channels so Ariel installers in this area recommend pointing at a transmitter either transmitting direct from Oxford or via a relay. Either way, users have no choice but to watch BBC South or Oxford instead of BBC West Midlands. This is a pain and unless you have a satellite provided service, you are stuck with watching news from the South East region. A lot of elderly people in Moreton who do not have a Satellite dish are affected by this and it is a pain!

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James Livingston
5:08 PM

Tried Freeview's reduction thing. Came up with Crystal Palace transmitter and I put a Glasgow postcode in as I live in Glasgow.

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Thursday, 1 October 2015
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Elaine
1:30 PM
Peterhead

No free view signal

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Elaine's 1 post GB
Tuesday, 13 October 2015
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Simon
10:13 AM

I live on the south side of Glasgow and because of local geographical features (a steep hill right behind the house and tall trees to the south etc. we cannot receive any signal from Harthill and Darvel - the main transmitters for this area.
I have pointed the aerial directly at the Rosneath transmitter. It is 41km away and without an amplifier there is no useable signal. but with an amp placed in the eaves near where the cable enters the roof we can now receive clear signals of PSB1 (BBCA) Channel 49
PSB2 (D3+4) Channel 58
PAB3 (BBCB) Channel 54
Signal strength ranges between 80% and 90% according to my television and it rates the signal quality at 100% on all 3 channels.

However,
COM4 (SDN) Channel 53
COM5 (ArqA) Channel 57
COM6 (ArqB) Channel 57

Show as zero signal.
I am plugging directly into the TV - an LG 42LM 670T.

Can anyone help me me fix this or at least understand why?

Thanks.

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Dave Lindsay
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

12:36 PM

Simon: I don't think you will be able to receive Rosneath COMs at your location because they are co-channel with the Cathcart transmitter which is on the same bearing and is also vertically polarised.

The COMs have inferior coverage, meaning that for transmitters which do carry them there are likely to be places where only PSBs can be received reliably.

Darvel and Black Hill are your only possibilities for picking up the COMs, and if you can't receive from either then it's PSBs only I'm afraid.

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Wednesday, 14 October 2015
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Simon
9:06 AM

Dave Lindsay: Thanks Dave, for taking the time to analyse and describe the situation so clearly. It lets me consider options and not waste time trying to fix the unfixable.
Cheers,
Simon

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Thursday, 15 October 2015
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Jack
10:52 AM

Simon: This box has automatically addressed you, so I don't know if that is correct. From new, our Sony 1TB PVR has had to be manually tuned to Emley Moor, Yorkshire, as it prefers to look over the Pennines and 100 miles further to Carlisle, to pick up the weak signal from NW TV. The list of MUXs I had appears to have been superceded and I can't find a new list. Can anyone help please? The list I was using is: 41, 44, 47, 48, 51,52. but even this won't overide the NW tendency. The Sony TV doesn't appear to suffer the same problem.
The store has since closed down but denied any problem from new.A with all problems, we are the only people in the known universe to have experienced this.
Help please, Jack

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Jack
10:59 AM
York

Simon: This box has automatically addressed you, so I don't know if that is correct. From new, our Sony 1TB PVR has had to be manually tuned to Emley Moor, Yorkshire, as it prefers to look over the Pennines and 100 miles further to Carlisle, to pick up the weak signal from NW TV. The list of numerical MUXs I had appears to have been superceded by acronymsCOM5 etc which I don't understand. Can anyone help please? The list I was using is: 41, 44, 47, 48, 51,52. but even this won't overide the NW tendency. The Sony TV doesn't appear to suffer the same problem.
The store has since closed down but denied any problem from new.A with all problems, we are the only people in the known universe to have experienced this.
Help please, Jack

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