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Freeview reception at NR7 8RJ


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 2 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of NR78RJ (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

FreeSportsTacolneston COM6
1BBC One (SD)Tacolneston EastPSB1
2BBC TwoTacolneston EastPSB1
3ITV (SD)Tacolneston Anglia (East)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Tacolneston Anglia (East)PSB2
 
5Channel 5Tacolneston Anglia (East)PSB2
6ITV 2Tacolneston Anglia (East)PSB2
7MustardTacolneston LNR
9BBC FourTacolneston EastPSB1
10ITV3Tacolneston Anglia (East)PSB2
 
11Sky ArtsTacolneston COM5
12QuestTacolneston COM4
13E4Tacolneston Anglia (East)PSB2
14Film4Tacolneston Anglia (East)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Tacolneston Anglia (East)PSB2
 
17ReallyTacolneston COM5
18More4Tacolneston Anglia (East)PSB2
19DaveTacolneston COM5
20DramaTacolneston COM4
215USATacolneston COM4
 
23BBC ThreeTacolneston EastPSB1
25WTacolneston COM6
26ITV4Tacolneston Anglia (East)PSB2
27YesterdayTacolneston COM6
29ITV2 +1Tacolneston COM4
 
30E4 +1Tacolneston Anglia (East)PSB2
31E4 ExtraTacolneston COM5
325STARTacolneston COM4
335ActionTacolneston COM4
34GREAT! moviesTacolneston COM6
 
35ITV +1Tacolneston Anglia (East)PSB2
36pickTacolneston COM5
39DMAXTacolneston COM6
40Quest RedTacolneston COM5
41LegendTacolneston COM4
 
42GREAT! movies actionTacolneston COM4
43Food NetworkTacolneston COM5
44HGTVTacolneston COM6
46Channel 5 +1Tacolneston COM4
47Film4 +1Tacolneston COM5
 
48ChallengeTacolneston COM5
494sevenTacolneston COM5
565SELECTTacolneston PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelTacolneston COM5
58ITVBe +1Tacolneston COM4
 
59ITV3 +1Tacolneston COM4
60Drama +1Tacolneston COM5
64BlazeTacolneston COM4
67CBS RealityTacolneston COM4
70Quest +1Tacolneston COM5
 
71Quest Red +1Tacolneston COM6
73HobbyMakerTacolneston COM6
74Dave ja vuTacolneston COM4
75Yesterday +1Tacolneston COM5
78TCCTacolneston COM4
 
81Blaze +1Tacolneston COM4
82Talking Pictures TVTacolneston COM6
83Together TVTacolneston COM5
84PBS AmericaTacolneston COM6
89ITV4 +1Tacolneston COM4
 
91Classic HitsTacolneston COM6
101BBC One HDTacolneston PSB3
102BBC Two HDTacolneston PSB3
103STV HDTacolneston PSB3
103ITV HDTacolneston PSB3
 
103UTV HDTacolneston PSB3
104Channel 4 HDTacolneston PSB3
105Channel 5 HDTacolneston PSB3
106BBC Four HDTacolneston PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDTacolneston PSB3
 
109BBC Three HDTacolneston PSB3
201CBBCTacolneston EastPSB1
202CBeebiesTacolneston EastPSB1
203CITVTacolneston COM4
204CBBC HDTacolneston PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDTacolneston PSB3
208Pop PlayerTacolneston COM4
211Ketchup TVTacolneston COM4
212YAAAS!Tacolneston COM4
231BBC NewsTacolneston EastPSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentTacolneston EastPSB1
233Sky NewsTacolneston COM5
235Aljazeera EnglishTacolneston COM6
250BBC Red ButtonTacolneston EastPSB1

 

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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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