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Freeview reception at BT26 6HS


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 6 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of BT266HS (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

Virgin Media 2 Clermont Carn SV2
RTÉ2 HDClermont Carn SV1
Virgin Media 1Clermont Carn SV1
Saorview Information (*Clermont Carn SV2
Virgin Media 3Clermont Carn SV2
 
TG4 (RoI)Clermont Carn SV1
Tithe an Oireachtais Clermont Carn SV1
RTÉ One HDClermont Carn SV2
RTÉ News NowClermont Carn SV1
RTÉ One +1Clermont Carn SV2
 
RTÉ2+1Clermont Carn SV2
RTÉ jrClermont Carn SV2
1BBC One (SD)Divis Northern IrelandPSB1
2BBC TwoDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
3ITV (SD)Divis UTVPSB2
 
4Channel 4 (SD)Divis UTVPSB2
5Channel 5Divis UTVPSB2
6ITV 2Divis UTVPSB2
7NvTvDivis LBT
9BBC FourDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
 
10ITV3Divis UTVPSB2
11Sky ArtsDivis COM5
12QuestDivis COM4
13E4Divis UTVPSB2
14Film4Divis UTVPSB2
 
15Channel 4 +1Divis UTVPSB2
17ReallyDivis COM5
18More4Divis UTVPSB2
19DaveDivis COM5
20DramaDivis COM4
 
215USADivis COM4
23BBC ThreeDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
26ITV4Divis UTVPSB2
29ITV2 +1Divis COM4
30E4 +1Divis UTVPSB2
 
31E4 ExtraDivis COM5
325STARDivis COM4
335ActionDivis COM4
35ITV +1Divis UTVPSB2
36pickDivis COM5
 
40Quest RedDivis COM5
41LegendDivis COM4
42GREAT! movies actionDivis COM4
43Food NetworkDivis COM5
46Channel 5 +1Divis COM4
 
47Film4 +1Divis COM5
48ChallengeDivis COM5
494sevenDivis COM5
53TG4Divis NIMM
54RTÉ OneDivis NIMM
 
55RTÉ TwoDivis NIMM
565SELECTDivis PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelDivis COM5
58ITVBe +1Divis COM4
59ITV3 +1Divis COM4
 
60Drama +1Divis COM5
64BlazeDivis COM4
67CBS RealityDivis COM4
70Quest +1Divis COM5
74Dave ja vuDivis COM4
 
75Yesterday +1Divis COM5
78TCCDivis COM4
81Blaze +1Divis COM4
83Together TVDivis COM5
89ITV4 +1Divis COM4
 
101BBC One HDDivis PSB3
102BBC Two HDDivis PSB3
103ITV HDDivis PSB3
103STV HDDivis PSB3
103UTV HDDivis PSB3
 
104Channel 4 HDDivis PSB3
105Channel 5 HDDivis PSB3
106BBC Four HDDivis PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDDivis PSB3
109BBC Three HDDivis PSB3
 
201CBBCDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
202CBeebiesDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
203CITVDivis COM4
204CBBC HDDivis PSB3
205CBeebies HDDivis PSB3
 
208Pop PlayerDivis COM4
211Ketchup TVDivis COM4
212YAAAS!Divis COM4
231BBC NewsDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
232BBC ParliamentDivis Northern IrelandPSB1
 
233Sky NewsDivis COM5
250BBC Red ButtonDivis Northern IrelandPSB1

 

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Comments
Saturday, 10 September 2016
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Mark
8:06 PM

Seem to have problems with HD channels and reception, BBC one has gone down to 45% strengh all my had channels have gone , indoor arial with booster was 95% on Sandy Heath.


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jb38
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11:59 PM

Mark: Sandy Heath's Mux 21 which transmits BBC1 HD is presently being received at around the normal level up here in the Stamford area, this rather indicating that nothing is amiss with the transmission side of the equation, and so apart from checking that the jumper lead from the aerial wall socket (if used) is OK I would be inclined to leave things as they are for the time being, as many areas in the UK have been (and presently are) experiencing the adverse effects of the high pressure that's sweeping across Southern parts of the UK, the effects referred to resulting in spells of erratic reception in certain areas.

By the way, although reception is indicated as being excellent at the post code location provided, it should also be said that this post code would appear to relate to buildings in an industrial estate rather than in a domestic environment.

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Sunday, 11 September 2016
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Gary C
7:23 AM

Currently having signal quality issues on Sandy Heath MUX 21, signal strength is normal at approx 75% but signal quality is low at 30%. So low in fact it triggers an on screen error message re low signal on my BT YouView box.

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jb38
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8:56 AM

Gary C: The reply given to Mark in the posting preceding your own still applies, (me having just rechecked) insomuch that Sandy's Mux21 which broadcasts BBC / ITV HD channels is being received at around normal levels up here in the Stamford area, the problem with reception of same in your particular area most likely being down to interference to the signal as a result of high pressure zones which is currently sweeping across the lower half of the UK, this, according to that seen on the pressure chart, (ak; William Hepburn) not completely clearing away (via the Northern regions) until around next Thursday.



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Monday, 12 September 2016
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Bryan
4:18 PM

I would be interested to know if I can get channel 725 Premier in Eastbourne BN22 area.
Thanks. Bryan

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Tuesday, 13 September 2016
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jb38
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12:02 AM

Bryan: The answer is basically yes!, that is provided that you receive Freeview from Heathfield and *not* the local Eastbourne Freeview light transmitter, as Premier radio (725) is broadcast on COM6, this multiplex only included in the transmitter line up of main stations and not relays of same, such as in the case of Eastbourne.

By the way, should the other post code you used (TN34 etc) also apply?, then Premier radio is also receivable from Hastings COM6.

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Monday, 19 September 2016
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Ian Farrow
9:08 AM

Since Friday 16 September 2016 we have lost ALL DAB radio stations on the D1 National Newhaven 11D band on all 54 DAB radios in our house. Does anybody know of any reason why, because I can't find any mention of a problem on the Newhaven Transmitter website. We are more than one DAB radio in the house, and the stations have disappeared from all of them. I have done a autotune on my own Pure DAB radio (just now - Sunday 18 Sep at 14.1 hrs) and the only stations it finds and lists are those on the Sussex and BBC bands. We have an outdoor roof aerial pointing to the Newhaven transmitter.

Any advice or help would be greatly appreciated

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Richard Cooper
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10:00 AM

Ian Farrow: Hi, Ian. There has been engineering work taking place at the Newhaven transmission site on Friday 16 September, but this may have been completed by now, so it's worth trying to receive D1 stations again today. Alternatively, try re-aligning your DAB aerial on to the Heathfield transmitter to your north-North-East, this being the main DAB transmitter for East Sussex. Richard, Norwich.

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Ian Farrow
10:02 AM

Ian Farrow: sorry - I typed 54 radios in our house - it should have read FIVE (5) radios only

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Ian Farrow
10:10 AM

Richard Cooper: Thanks Richard, but our roof aerial has to be pointed to Newhaven transmitter for TV coverage and we are having no problems with TV reception. All five radios in the house have their own individual built-on aerials and my Pure radio I have tried retuning away from the house to see if I can get D! stations, but without success. Indoors I have pointed the radio aerials in umpteen different directions and again no success. Heathfield transmitter is no good for our TV reception where we are in Newhaven.

Thanks for your answer - the only one I have received !!! Ian Farrow

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