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Freeview reception at OX29 0SP


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 1 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of OX290SP (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

FreeSportsOxford COM6
1BBC One (SD)Oxford South (Oxford)PSB1
2BBC TwoOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
3ITV (SD)Oxford MeridianPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Oxford MeridianPSB2
 
5Channel 5Oxford MeridianPSB2
6ITV 2Oxford MeridianPSB2
7Made in BristolMendip LBS
7Thats OxfordOxford LOX
9BBC FourOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
 
10ITV3Oxford MeridianPSB2
11Sky ArtsMendip COM5
12QuestOxford COM4
13E4Oxford MeridianPSB2
14Film4Oxford MeridianPSB2
 
15Channel 4 +1Oxford MeridianPSB2
17ReallyMendip COM5
18More4Oxford MeridianPSB2
19DaveMendip COM5
20DramaOxford COM4
 
215USAOxford COM4
23BBC ThreeOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
25WOxford COM6
26ITV4Oxford MeridianPSB2
27YesterdayOxford COM6
 
29ITV2 +1Oxford COM4
30E4 +1Oxford MeridianPSB2
31E4 ExtraMendip COM5
325STAROxford COM4
335ActionOxford COM4
 
34GREAT! moviesOxford COM6
35ITV +1Oxford MeridianPSB2
36pickMendip COM5
39DMAXOxford COM6
40Quest RedMendip COM5
 
41LegendOxford COM4
42GREAT! movies actionOxford COM4
43Food NetworkMendip COM5
44HGTVOxford COM6
46Channel 5 +1Oxford COM4
 
47Film4 +1Mendip COM5
48ChallengeMendip COM5
494sevenMendip COM5
565SELECTOxford PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelMendip COM5
 
58ITVBe +1Oxford COM4
59ITV3 +1Oxford COM4
60Drama +1Mendip COM5
64BlazeOxford COM4
67CBS RealityOxford COM4
 
70Quest +1Mendip COM5
71Quest Red +1Oxford COM6
73HobbyMakerOxford COM6
74Dave ja vuOxford COM4
75Yesterday +1Mendip COM5
 
78TCCOxford COM4
81Blaze +1Oxford COM4
82Talking Pictures TVOxford COM6
83Together TVMendip COM5
84PBS AmericaOxford COM6
 
88Classic HitsOxford COM6
89ITV4 +1Oxford COM4
101BBC One HDOxford PSB3
102BBC Two HDOxford PSB3
103UTV HDOxford PSB3
 
103STV HDOxford PSB3
103ITV HDOxford PSB3
104Channel 4 HDOxford PSB3
105Channel 5 HDOxford PSB3
106BBC Four HDOxford PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDOxford PSB3
109BBC Three HDOxford PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Oxford PSB3
201CBBCOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
202CBeebiesOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
 
203CITVOxford COM4
204CBBC HDOxford PSB3
205CBeebies HDOxford PSB3
208POP MAXOxford COM4
209Ketchup TVOxford COM4
 
210Ketchup TooOxford COM4
211YAAAS!Oxford COM4
231BBC NewsOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
232BBC ParliamentOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
233Sky NewsMendip COM5
 
235Aljazeera EnglishOxford COM6
250BBC Red ButtonOxford South (Oxford)PSB1

 

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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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