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Freeview reception at SA1 6EX


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 15 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of SA16EX (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

E4 (Wales)Kilvey Hill COM4
FreeSportsKilvey Hill COM6
1BBC One (SD)Kilvey Hill WalesPSB1
2BBC TwoKilvey Hill WalesPSB1
5Channel 5Kilvey Hill WalesPSB2
 
6ITV 2Kilvey Hill WalesPSB2
9BBC FourKilvey Hill WalesPSB1
10ITV3Kilvey Hill WalesPSB2
11Sky ArtsKilvey Hill COM5
12QuestKilvey Hill COM4
 
14Film4Kilvey Hill WalesPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Kilvey Hill WalesPSB2
17ReallyKilvey Hill COM5
18More4Kilvey Hill WalesPSB2
19DaveKilvey Hill COM5
 
20DramaKilvey Hill COM4
215USAKilvey Hill COM4
23BBC ThreeKilvey Hill WalesPSB1
25WKilvey Hill COM6
26ITV4Kilvey Hill WalesPSB2
 
27YesterdayKilvey Hill COM6
29ITV2 +1Kilvey Hill COM4
30E4 +1Kilvey Hill WalesPSB2
31E4 ExtraKilvey Hill COM5
325STARKilvey Hill COM4
 
335ActionKilvey Hill COM4
34GREAT! moviesKilvey Hill COM6
35ITV +1Kilvey Hill WalesPSB2
36pickKilvey Hill COM5
39DMAXKilvey Hill COM6
 
40Quest RedKilvey Hill COM5
41LegendKilvey Hill COM4
43Food NetworkKilvey Hill COM5
44HGTVKilvey Hill COM6
46Channel 5 +1Kilvey Hill COM4
 
47Film4 +1Kilvey Hill COM5
48ChallengeKilvey Hill COM5
494sevenKilvey Hill COM5
565SELECTKilvey Hill PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelKilvey Hill COM5
 
58ITVBe +1Kilvey Hill COM4
59ITV3 +1Kilvey Hill COM4
60Drama +1Kilvey Hill COM5
64BlazeKilvey Hill COM4
67CBS RealityKilvey Hill COM4
 
70Quest +1Kilvey Hill COM5
71Quest Red +1Kilvey Hill COM6
73HobbyMakerKilvey Hill COM6
74Dave ja vuKilvey Hill COM4
75Yesterday +1Kilvey Hill COM5
 
78TCCKilvey Hill COM4
81Blaze +1Kilvey Hill COM4
82Talking Pictures TVKilvey Hill COM6
83Together TVKilvey Hill COM5
84PBS AmericaKilvey Hill COM6
 
88Classic HitsKilvey Hill COM6
89ITV4 +1Kilvey Hill COM4
101BBC One HDKilvey Hill PSB3
102BBC Two HDKilvey Hill PSB3
103UTV HDKilvey Hill PSB3
 
103STV HDKilvey Hill PSB3
103ITV HDKilvey Hill PSB3
104Channel 4 HDKilvey Hill PSB3
105Channel 5 HDKilvey Hill PSB3
106BBC Four HDKilvey Hill PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDKilvey Hill PSB3
109BBC Three HDKilvey Hill PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Kilvey Hill PSB3
201CBBCKilvey Hill WalesPSB1
202CBeebiesKilvey Hill WalesPSB1
 
203CITVKilvey Hill COM4
204CBBC HDKilvey Hill PSB3
205CBeebies HDKilvey Hill PSB3
208POP MAXKilvey Hill COM4
209Ketchup TVKilvey Hill COM4
 
210Ketchup TooKilvey Hill COM4
211YAAAS!Kilvey Hill COM4
231BBC NewsKilvey Hill WalesPSB1
232BBC ParliamentKilvey Hill WalesPSB1
233Sky NewsKilvey Hill COM5
 
235Aljazeera EnglishKilvey Hill COM6
250BBC Red ButtonKilvey Hill WalesPSB1

 

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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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