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Freeview reception at MK5 7HJ


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 6 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of MK57HJ (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

FreeSportsSandy Heath COM6
1BBC One (SD)Sandy Heath CambridgePSB1
2BBC TwoSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
3ITV (SD)Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
 
5Channel 5Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
6ITV 2Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
9BBC FourSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
10ITV3Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
11Sky ArtsSandy Heath COM5
 
12QuestSandy Heath COM4
13E4Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
14Film4Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
17ReallySandy Heath COM5
 
18More4Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
19DaveSandy Heath COM5
20DramaSandy Heath COM4
215USASandy Heath COM4
23BBC ThreeSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
 
25WSandy Heath COM6
26ITV4Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
27YesterdaySandy Heath COM6
29ITV2 +1Sandy Heath COM4
30E4 +1Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
 
31E4 ExtraSandy Heath COM5
325STARSandy Heath COM4
335ActionSandy Heath COM4
34GREAT! moviesSandy Heath COM6
35ITV +1Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
 
36pickSandy Heath COM5
39DMAXSandy Heath COM6
40Quest RedSandy Heath COM5
41LegendSandy Heath COM4
42GREAT! movies actionSandy Heath COM4
 
43Food NetworkSandy Heath COM5
44HGTVSandy Heath COM6
46Channel 5 +1Sandy Heath COM4
47Film4 +1Sandy Heath COM5
48ChallengeSandy Heath COM5
 
494sevenSandy Heath COM5
565SELECTSandy Heath PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelSandy Heath COM5
58ITVBe +1Sandy Heath COM4
59ITV3 +1Sandy Heath COM4
 
60Drama +1Sandy Heath COM5
64BlazeSandy Heath COM4
67CBS RealitySandy Heath COM4
70Quest +1Sandy Heath COM5
71Quest Red +1Sandy Heath COM6
 
73HobbyMakerSandy Heath COM6
74Dave ja vuSandy Heath COM4
75Yesterday +1Sandy Heath COM5
78TCCSandy Heath COM4
81Blaze +1Sandy Heath COM4
 
82Talking Pictures TVSandy Heath COM6
83Together TVSandy Heath COM5
84PBS AmericaSandy Heath COM6
89ITV4 +1Sandy Heath COM4
91Classic HitsSandy Heath COM6
 
101BBC One HDSandy Heath PSB3
102BBC Two HDSandy Heath PSB3
103STV HDSandy Heath PSB3
103UTV HDSandy Heath PSB3
103ITV HDSandy Heath PSB3
 
104Channel 4 HDSandy Heath PSB3
105Channel 5 HDSandy Heath PSB3
106BBC Four HDSandy Heath PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDSandy Heath PSB3
109BBC Three HDSandy Heath PSB3
 
201CBBCSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
202CBeebiesSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
203CITVSandy Heath COM4
204CBBC HDSandy Heath PSB3
205CBeebies HDSandy Heath PSB3
 
208Pop PlayerSandy Heath COM4
211Ketchup TVSandy Heath COM4
212YAAAS!Sandy Heath COM4
231BBC NewsSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
232BBC ParliamentSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
 
233Sky NewsSandy Heath COM5
235Aljazeera EnglishSandy Heath COM6
250BBC Red ButtonSandy Heath CambridgePSB1

 

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Comments
Saturday, 6 September 2014
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Lisa wood
7:25 PM

After the update on 3rd sept 2014 I have lost access to sky. On my tv I have free view and sky. When I wAnted to swap to sky I went down to the last channel on free view which was 816 and pressed my sky remote and my sky came. This channel no longer exists after the update. I have tried everything possible on the remote for my tv but cannot work out at all where I can get to my sky channels. Can anyone help? Feeling very frustrated!!

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William Hill
9:10 PM
Eyemouth

William Hill: As I suspected the actually extra channels I received on 3rd Sept were weak signals from the Durris transmitter not the Eyemouth transmitter and they were not stable, so I had to do a rescan and went back to about 52 channels, several which simply state that the have been moved to a new channel i.e. ch80 to ch 130 BBC News. So, it's back to a restricted selection of channels for me.

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William Hill's 15 posts GB
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KMJ,Derby
sentiment_satisfiedGold

9:37 PM

William Hill: Or you could have an aerial pointing to Durris. Unfortunately the frequencies used at Eyemouth are interleaved with those at Durris, so it is not possible to use a simple diplexer to combine two aerials, however having a second Freeview box (or a TV in another room) set on Durris would give you the option of a full service

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KMJ,Derby's 1,811 posts GB
Sunday, 7 September 2014
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liz
9:53 AM
Milton Keynes

Hi, live in Miltonn Keynes, (MK13) last night all free view TVs went to no signal in house (have only sky in lounge) Last year had an out side arial fitted and one in loft . Have tried to retune, but the no signal sign keeps coming up, not sure what to do.

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MikeB
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11:46 AM

liz: You should tuned to Sandy Heath, with a decent signal. If all your TV's are saying 'no signal', thats exactly what it means - there is no signal coming from your aerial/s, probably caused by a break, etc.

If you were using one aerial with a powered splitter/amp, then the power supply failing would have the same effect. However, its a bit odd to have an outside and loft aerial fail at exactly the same time. I'm wondering if they are connected in some way (why?), and a failed connection or dud power supply etc has caused the whole thing to fail. have a look in the loft, and see how its all connected. If you can't, you'll need to call someone out.

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MikeB's 2,579 posts GB
Monday, 8 September 2014
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Elly farmer
9:25 AM
Llanfairpwllgwyngyll

I'm unable to receive bbc1 and 2 , why is that? I'm in Anglesey.


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richard
11:11 PM
Birmingham

Still freezing in any and all bbc channels, nothing to do on my end as have tried 2 freeview boxes and still the same thing, I have also found out that a few people I know ate also having the same issues

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richard's 2 posts GB
Tuesday, 9 September 2014
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G. Oldman
10:29 AM
Kingussie

I hope this is not considered "rude or disrespectful" but I have entered my postcode which shows correctly that I am in the Scottish Highlands..however... you are showing 4 Freeview Transmitters in........... Cornwall !!........ thanks !

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Stuart
12:55 PM

I am a TV engineer/Aerial Installer and in the past few days ,after the 3rd September retune I have had reports of a particular problem affecting BBC channels. For example selecting BBC1, after a few seconds picture starts to freeze and cannot change channel or switch to standby, have to unplug and plug back in again. This fault appears to affect mainly older TV's and also Labgear freeview boxes. Something is obviously affecting the software of these receivers. Will Winter Hill accept there is a problem, and will they be able to resolve it?

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MikeB
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11:00 PM

Stuart: See my comments about this problem to Isla - My ITV/C4 Freeview channels have disappeared - what can I do? Is it my SCART ca | Help! Freeview and aerials | ukfree.tv - 12 years of independent, free digital TV advice I've had this problem for a couple of weeks, and its interesting that its not just Goodmans/Bush boxes that have been hit. Wondering if they all have the same software?

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