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Freeview reception at LE4 3AE


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 LE43AE (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

Together TV +1Sutton Coldfield com7
CCXTVSutton Coldfield COM4
MeritSutton Coldfield com7
1BBC One (SD)Sutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
2BBC TwoSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
 
3ITV (SD)Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
5Channel 5Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
6ITV 2Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
7Big Centre TVSutton Coldfield LB
 
7Notts TVWaltham LNG
9BBC FourSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
10ITV3Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
11Sky ArtsSutton Coldfield COM5
12QuestSutton Coldfield COM4
 
13E4Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
14Film4Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
17ReallySutton Coldfield COM5
18More4Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
 
19DaveSutton Coldfield COM5
20DramaSutton Coldfield COM4
215USASutton Coldfield COM4
23Dave ja vuSutton Coldfield COM6
25ITV4Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
 
26YesterdaySutton Coldfield COM6
28ITV2 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
29E4 +1Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
304MusicSutton Coldfield COM5
315STARSutton Coldfield COM4
 
32Paramount NetworkSutton Coldfield COM4
33GREAT! moviesSutton Coldfield COM6
34ITV +1Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
35pickSutton Coldfield COM5
38DMAXSutton Coldfield COM6
 
39Quest RedSutton Coldfield COM5
40CBS JusticeSutton Coldfield COM6
41GREAT! movies actionSutton Coldfield COM4
42Food NetworkSutton Coldfield COM5
43HGTVSutton Coldfield COM6
 
45Channel 5 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
46Film4 +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
47ChallengeSutton Coldfield COM5
484sevenSutton Coldfield COM5
555SELECTSutton Coldfield COM4
 
56Smithsonian ChannelSutton Coldfield COM5
57ITVBe +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
58ITV3 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
59ITV4 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
63BlazeSutton Coldfield COM4
 
64FreeSportsSutton Coldfield com7
66CBS RealitySutton Coldfield COM4
67CBS DramaSutton Coldfield COM6
68Horror ChannelSutton Coldfield COM4
69Quest +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
 
70Quest Red +1Sutton Coldfield com7
72Shopping Quarter Sutton Coldfield PSB3
73Drama +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
74Yesterday +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
76Now 70sSutton Coldfield com7
 
77TCCSutton Coldfield COM4
80Blaze +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
81Talking Pictures TVSutton Coldfield COM6
82Together TVSutton Coldfield COM5
84PBS AmericaSutton Coldfield COM6
 
86More4 +1Sutton Coldfield com7
87PBS America +1Sutton Coldfield com7
89Court TVSutton Coldfield com7
96Forces TVSutton Coldfield com7
101BBC One HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
 
102BBC Two HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
103ITV HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
103STV HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
103UTV HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
104Channel 4 HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
 
105Channel 5 HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
106BBC Four HDSutton Coldfield com7
107BBC News HDSutton Coldfield com7
108BBC Scotland HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
113RT HDSutton Coldfield com7
 
114Quest HDSutton Coldfield com7
201CBBCSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
202CBeebiesSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
203CITVSutton Coldfield COM4
204CBBC HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDSutton Coldfield com7
211Ketchup TVSutton Coldfield COM4
212YAAAS!Sutton Coldfield COM4
231BBC NewsSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
232BBC ParliamentSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
 
233Sky NewsSutton Coldfield COM5
234RTSutton Coldfield COM6
235Aljazeera EnglishSutton Coldfield COM6
250BBC Red ButtonSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1

 

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Comments
Sunday, 10 October 2021
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Pauline Bell
11:02 PM

ryhope sunderland sr20suno tv working no channels at all tried retuning not working

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Monday, 11 October 2021
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Chris.SE
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1:59 AM

Pauline Bell:

It's never advised to retune when you have no signal, it usually just clears your correct tuning and you end up needing to retune again when you have a signal.

See my reply to you here - https://ukfree.tv/extras/inreplyto/1025677

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Chris.SE's 2,447 posts GB
Monday, 18 October 2021
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Andrew
3:15 PM
Nottingham

Just tuned in a new tv. I dot seem to be picking up any COM4 or COM5 channel. No problem with previous tv. Am I doing something wrong or is there a problem with the transmitter?

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StevensOnln1
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4:17 PM

Andrew: Do you still get the channels on the old TV if you plug it back in without retuning? We need to know where you are (please provide a full postcode) or which transmitter you're using to be able to check for any reported faults or engineering work.

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Chris.SE
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10:32 PM

Andrew:

This could be due to current weather conditions - temperature Inversion/tropospheric ducting to be precise, some of the predictions show there is currently some quite variable but strong conditions affecting parts of central England.
It sometimes comes with high pressure https://www.bbc.co.uk/reception/help-guides/freeview/how-clear-skies-and-fine-weather-can-affect-your-tv-reception & https://www.bbc.co.uk/reception/help-guides/freeview/effect-of-tropospheric-ducting-on-freeview

This type of ducting affects different frequencies by differing amounts in different locations, which is possibly why you are only currently seeing an issue with COMs 4 & 5. It can vary by the second or be stable for much longer periods. It can also affect FM & DAB radio & probably mobile phone signals but not to an extent that people have realised.

If you happen to use the Waltham transmitter, try a manual tune on UHF channels C29 and C37 for those two multiplexes as manual tuning will sometime resolve them when signals are suffering some interference as long as it's not severe at the time.

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Tuesday, 19 October 2021
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William Utley
10:11 AM
Knaresborough

I live in Knaresborough Hg58ll and we have no signal from Bilsdale have tried numerous retunes to no avail any help please

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Chris.SE
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5:29 PM

William Utley :

Well according to the Freeview Checker you should be getting very good signals from the Bilsdale Quarry mast.
Check that your aerial is still pointing the correct way - bearing 24 degrees ~NNE, in your locale. The rods (or squashed Xs) should be horizontal. Check that the downlead is secure and not flapping in the wind.
Check you coax plugs and leads are correctly plugged in etc.

Try a retune as follows - unplug the aerial and do an automatic retune which should clear all previous tuning as nothing should be found. Plug the aerial back in and repeat the process and hopefully all your channels will be correctly restored.

If you are still having problems, check in your TV tuning section that you are tuned to the correct channels for Bilsdale -
The UHF channels are C27, C24, C21, C43, C46, C40, C55 that's in the multiplex order
BBC A/PSB1, D3&4/PSB2, BBC B HD/PSB3, SDN/COM4, ARQ A/COM5, ARQ B/COM6, COM 7

Otherwise post back with more information about your aerial and any distribution amp/splitter etc.

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