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Freeview reception at BT48 7RE


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 9 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of BT487RE (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

RTÉ2 HDHolywell Hill SV1
RTÉ One HDHolywell Hill SV2
Virgin Media 1Holywell Hill SV1
TG4 (RoI)Holywell Hill SV1
Virgin Media 3Holywell Hill SV2
 
RTÉ One +1Holywell Hill SV2
Virgin Media 2 Holywell Hill SV2
RTÉ jrHolywell Hill SV2
RTÉ2+1Holywell Hill SV2
RTÉ News NowHolywell Hill SV1
 
Tithe an Oireachtais Holywell Hill SV1
Saorview Information (*Holywell Hill SV2
FreeSportsLimavady COM6
1BBC One (SD)Limavady Northern IrelandPSB1
2BBC TwoLimavady Northern IrelandPSB1
 
3ITV (SD)Limavady UTVPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Limavady UTVPSB2
5Channel 5Limavady UTVPSB2
6ITV 2Limavady UTVPSB2
9BBC FourLimavady Northern IrelandPSB1
 
10ITV3Limavady UTVPSB2
11Sky ArtsLimavady COM5
12QuestLimavady COM4
13E4Limavady UTVPSB2
14Film4Limavady UTVPSB2
 
15Channel 4 +1Limavady UTVPSB2
17ReallyLimavady COM5
18More4Limavady UTVPSB2
19DaveLimavady COM5
20DramaLimavady COM4
 
215USALimavady COM4
23BBC ThreeLimavady Northern IrelandPSB1
25WLimavady COM6
26ITV4Limavady UTVPSB2
27YesterdayLimavady COM6
 
29ITV2 +1Limavady COM4
30E4 +1Limavady UTVPSB2
31E4 ExtraLimavady COM5
325STARLimavady COM4
335ActionLimavady COM4
 
34GREAT! moviesLimavady COM6
35ITV +1Limavady UTVPSB2
36pickLimavady COM5
39DMAXLimavady COM6
40Quest RedLimavady COM5
 
41LegendLimavady COM4
42GREAT! movies actionLimavady COM4
43Food NetworkLimavady COM5
44HGTVLimavady COM6
46Channel 5 +1Limavady COM4
 
47Film4 +1Limavady COM5
48ChallengeLimavady COM5
494sevenLimavady COM5
565SELECTLimavady PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelLimavady COM5
 
58ITVBe +1Limavady COM4
59ITV3 +1Limavady COM4
60Drama +1Limavady COM5
64BlazeLimavady COM4
67CBS RealityLimavady COM4
 
70Quest +1Limavady COM5
71Quest Red +1Limavady COM6
73HobbyMakerLimavady COM6
74Dave ja vuLimavady COM4
75Yesterday +1Limavady COM5
 
78TCCLimavady COM4
81Blaze +1Limavady COM4
82Talking Pictures TVLimavady COM6
83Together TVLimavady COM5
84PBS AmericaLimavady COM6
 
88Classic HitsLimavady COM6
89ITV4 +1Limavady COM4
101BBC One HDLimavady PSB3
102BBC Two HDLimavady PSB3
103ITV HDLimavady PSB3
 
103STV HDLimavady PSB3
103UTV HDLimavady PSB3
104Channel 4 HDLimavady PSB3
105Channel 5 HDLimavady PSB3
106BBC Four HDLimavady PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDLimavady PSB3
109BBC Three HDLimavady PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Limavady PSB3
201CBBCLimavady Northern IrelandPSB1
202CBeebiesLimavady Northern IrelandPSB1
 
203CITVLimavady COM4
204CBBC HDLimavady PSB3
205CBeebies HDLimavady PSB3
208POP MAXLimavady COM4
209Ketchup TVLimavady COM4
 
210Ketchup TooLimavady COM4
211YAAAS!Limavady COM4
231BBC NewsLimavady Northern IrelandPSB1
232BBC ParliamentLimavady Northern IrelandPSB1
233Sky NewsLimavady COM5
 
235Aljazeera EnglishLimavady COM6
250BBC Red ButtonLimavady 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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