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Freeview reception at NG20 8RH


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 0 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of NG208RH (page shows closest 10)

What do the map symbols mean?

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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

1BBC One (SD)Belmont East Yorkshire and LincolnshirePSB1
2BBC TwoBelmont East Yorkshire and LincolnshirePSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
5Channel 5Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
 
6ITV 2Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
7Notts TVWaltham LNG
7Estuary TV DoncasterBelmont LDN
9BBC FourBelmont East Yorkshire and LincolnshirePSB1
10ITV3Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
 
11Sky ArtsBelmont COM5
12QuestBelmont COM6
13E4Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
14Film4Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
 
17ReallyBelmont COM5
18More4Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
19DaveBelmont COM5
20DramaBelmont COM4
215USABelmont COM4
 
23BBC ThreeBelmont East Yorkshire and LincolnshirePSB1
25WBelmont COM6
26ITV4Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
27YesterdayBelmont COM6
29ITV2 +1Belmont COM4
 
30E4 +1Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
31E4 ExtraBelmont COM5
325STARBelmont COM4
335ActionBelmont COM4
34GREAT! moviesBelmont COM6
 
35ITV1 +1Belmont Yorkshire (Belmont)PSB2
36pickBelmont COM5
39DMAXBelmont COM6
40Quest RedBelmont COM5
41LegendBelmont COM4
 
42GREAT! movies actionBelmont COM4
43Food NetworkBelmont COM5
44HGTVBelmont COM6
46Channel 5 +1Belmont COM4
47Film4 +1Belmont COM5
 
48ChallengeBelmont COM5
494sevenBelmont COM5
565SELECTBelmont PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelBelmont COM5
58ITVBe +1Belmont COM4
 
59ITV3 +1Belmont COM4
60Drama +1Belmont COM5
64BlazeBelmont COM4
67CBS RealityBelmont COM4
70Quest +1Belmont COM5
 
71Quest Red +1Belmont COM6
73HobbyMakerBelmont COM6
74Dave ja vuBelmont COM4
75Yesterday +1Belmont COM5
78TCCBelmont COM4
 
81Blaze +1Belmont COM4
82Talking Pictures TVBelmont COM6
83Together TVBelmont COM5
84PBS AmericaBelmont COM6
88Classic HitsBelmont COM6
 
89ITV4 +1Belmont COM4
101BBC One HDBelmont PSB3
102BBC Two HDBelmont PSB3
103ITV 1 HDBelmont PSB3
103STV HDBelmont PSB3
 
103UTV HDBelmont PSB3
104Channel 4 HDBelmont PSB3
105Channel 5 HDBelmont PSB3
106BBC Four HDBelmont PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDBelmont PSB3
 
109BBC Three HDBelmont PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Belmont PSB3
201CBBCBelmont East Yorkshire and LincolnshirePSB1
202CBeebiesBelmont East Yorkshire and LincolnshirePSB1
203CITVBelmont COM4
 
204CBBC HDBelmont PSB3
205CBeebies HDBelmont PSB3
208Pop PlayerBelmont COM4
209Ketchup TVBelmont COM4
210Ketchup TooBelmont COM4
 
211YAAAS!Belmont COM4
231BBC NewsBelmont East Yorkshire and LincolnshirePSB1
232BBC ParliamentBelmont East Yorkshire and LincolnshirePSB1
233Sky NewsBelmont COM5
235Al Jazeera EngBelmont COM6
 
250BBC Red ButtonBelmont East Yorkshire and LincolnshirePSB1

 

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Comments
Thursday, 23 May 2013
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Laura Sharpes
4:57 PM

I'm based in the Wirral area and I think I may have some 4G interference. Can you confirm this?

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hey na na whats my name?
5:12 PM

what is COFDM short for? thanks

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Michael
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5:32 PM

Laura Sharpes: Unless you are managing to pick up 4G signal from South-east London or Brighton (which is impossible) then you do not have 4G interference. Though I'm curious as to how you would be able to tell what 4G interference looks like!

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Michael's 358 posts GB
Briantist
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6:26 PM

hey na na whats my name?: Coded Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing...

Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Briantist's 38,844 posts GB
Friday, 24 May 2013
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Ash
2:45 PM
Derby

My freeview tv is tuned in via Sutton Coldfield. Would Waltham be better?

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Dave Lindsay
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3:08 PM

Ash: There are a number of factors to be aware of and consider.

The COM channels from Waltham are at half power to the PSBs, the former being 25kW and the latter being 50kW.

All channels from Sutton Coldfield are 200kW.

Looking at Streetview and satellite images there are quite a few trees in your area that may perhaps rule out, or otherwise make difficult, reception from one or both transmitters.

Sutton Coldfield carries West Midlands programming and Waltham carries East Midlands programming.

You don't have clear line-of-sight to either transmitter.

The Derby transmitter, situated in Littleover at the Fire Service HQ, relays Waltham's PSB channels. It is on practically the same bearing as Sutton Coldfield and may be available to you. Its purpose is to provide East Midlands programming to those who otherwise receive from Sutton Coldfield. It does not carry the COM channels so you would have to rely on Sutton Coldfield for them.

For a list of PSB and COM services, see:

DTG :: DTT Services by Multiplex

In order to receive from Derby you may have to resort to manual tuning.

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Graham Cole
9:55 PM
Treorchy

The aerial is on my chimney, approximately 13 metres above ground. It receives Freeview Light from Rhondda at Llwynypia. For the last 16+ years it has entered a powered booster/splitter box in the loft. A loft-installed hi-fi aerial also enters the box, from which three coax cables serves three tvs and separate cables to three hi-fis. This system has worked without problem at all times and since Digital changeover, until recently. All BBC channels suffer from pixelation intermittently. On my Samsung tv the maximum signal strength is shown as 50 with small bit error readings, and it just about copes but when the problems arise the SS reduces to mid 30s or less and the Bit error shows major fluctuations and sometimes no signal. The other tvs are Panasonic and they cope better but still pixelate on occasions. The other channels show 70 with no BE activity, and very good pictures. My immediate neighbours with the same line of sight to the transmitter but from an aerial at half the height have no problems. It seems to me that the potential problems point to the aerial and or splitter/booster box. I am 75 and can no longer access my loft to check. I am sorry to bother you but would appreciate any views and advice. Thank you.



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Dave Lindsay
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10:16 PM

Graham Cole: I would suggest that the signal amplifier is pushing the level of the signal up too high:

Freeview signals: too much of a good thing is bad for you | Digital switchover | ukfree.tv - 10 years of independent, free digital TV advice

If this is the issue then it may be that it is just managing to cope with it at 50%. At times it goes higher.

Think of turning the sound up on a piece of audio equipment where eventually the sound will distort and you loose quality. That's effectively what is happening if your TV signal is too high.

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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts GB
Saturday, 25 May 2013
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Graham Cole
9:25 AM
Treorchy

Thank you Dave for your very swift response, which I have only just read. Having looked at the link, how can I check if the problem is as you suggest, and, if so, will I need attenuators on each set, or cables in the loft , or one on the feed into the booster/splitter box. On reflection, I cannot remember whether the loft box is a booster/splitter or merely a splitter. If it is the first would it be better with a splitter only? Thank you for your patience with a 'silver surfer'.

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