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Freeview reception at EX17 3ER


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 7 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of EX173ER (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

1BBC One (SD)Stockland Hill South WestPSB1
2BBC TwoStockland Hill South WestPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
5Channel 5Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
 
6ITV 2Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
9BBC FourStockland Hill South WestPSB1
10ITV3Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
11Sky ArtsStockland Hill COM5
12QuestStockland Hill COM6
 
13E4Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
14Film4Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
17ReallyStockland Hill COM5
18More4Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
 
19DaveStockland Hill COM5
20DramaStockland Hill COM4
215USAStockland Hill COM4
23BBC ThreeStockland Hill South WestPSB1
25WStockland Hill COM6
 
26ITV4Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
27YesterdayStockland Hill COM6
29ITV2 +1Stockland Hill COM4
30E4 +1Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
31E4 ExtraStockland Hill COM5
 
325STARStockland Hill COM4
335ActionStockland Hill COM4
34GREAT! moviesStockland Hill COM6
35ITV1 +1Stockland Hill West CountryPSB2
36pickStockland Hill COM5
 
39DMAXStockland Hill COM6
40Quest RedStockland Hill COM5
41LegendStockland Hill COM4
42GREAT! movies actionStockland Hill COM4
43Food NetworkStockland Hill COM5
 
44HGTVStockland Hill COM6
46Channel 5 +1Stockland Hill COM4
47Film4 +1Stockland Hill COM5
48ChallengeStockland Hill COM5
494sevenStockland Hill COM5
 
565SELECTStockland Hill PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelStockland Hill COM5
58ITVBe +1Stockland Hill COM4
59ITV3 +1Stockland Hill COM4
60Drama +1Stockland Hill COM5
 
64BlazeStockland Hill COM4
67CBS RealityStockland Hill COM4
70Quest +1Stockland Hill COM5
71Quest Red +1Stockland Hill COM6
73HobbyMakerStockland Hill COM6
 
74Dave ja vuStockland Hill COM4
75Yesterday +1Stockland Hill COM5
78TCCStockland Hill COM4
81Blaze +1Stockland Hill COM4
82Talking Pictures TVStockland Hill COM6
 
83Together TVStockland Hill COM5
84PBS AmericaStockland Hill COM6
88Classic HitsStockland Hill COM6
89ITV4 +1Stockland Hill COM4
101BBC One HDStockland Hill PSB3
 
102BBC Two HDStockland Hill PSB3
103UTV HDStockland Hill PSB3
103STV HDStockland Hill PSB3
103ITV 1 HDStockland Hill PSB3
104Channel 4 HDStockland Hill PSB3
 
105Channel 5 HDStockland Hill PSB3
106BBC Four HDStockland Hill PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDStockland Hill PSB3
109BBC Three HDStockland Hill PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Stockland Hill PSB3
 
201CBBCStockland Hill South WestPSB1
202CBeebiesStockland Hill South WestPSB1
203CITVStockland Hill COM4
204CBBC HDStockland Hill PSB3
205CBeebies HDStockland Hill PSB3
 
208Pop PlayerStockland Hill COM4
209Ketchup TVStockland Hill COM4
210Ketchup TooStockland Hill COM4
211YAAAS!Stockland Hill COM4
231BBC NewsStockland Hill South WestPSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentStockland Hill South WestPSB1
233Sky NewsStockland Hill COM5
235Al Jazeera EngStockland Hill COM6
250BBC Red ButtonStockland Hill South WestPSB1

 

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Comments
Monday, 24 November 2014
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Ray Parry
2:11 PM
Rhyl

Hi all, the full freeview map for the Moel-Y-Parc transmitter in North Wales is missing and has been for a few weeks now..
Regards Ray..

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Reid
9:48 PM
Wallasey

I am an elderly lady who is having trouble with tv picture breaking up in what has usually been a good reception area. I have had my aerial checked and another engineer in, to no avail and at a cost of £55 so far. My friend nearby is having the same problem. Mrs B Reid

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Jan
10:16 PM
Margate

Reid: In July we moved to this area and had a new aerial fitted on the roof of our bungalow. The engineer has been back several times, even fitted another aerial, but still we are losing ITV in the evenings and getting a radio program on the ITV channel. Help! We are getting exasperated! This evening again it went off at 21:00 and still is not back on at 22:15.

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jb38
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11:03 PM

Jan: You should make one or two enquiries in the area to find out if others are also suffering from this problem? as cross channel interference can be a problem at various times during the year around the coastal areas of your region, the unfortunate aspect of this problem being that nothing can really be done to alleviate it, this being why many viewers decide to go for or the Freesat option.


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MikeB
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11:28 PM

Reid: I suspect you might have too strong a signal, since your potentially as little as 4km from a transmitter, and just 8km, if your using Storton. Even ones further away, like Moel Y Parc, are not all that far.

Check your signal stregnth, and what your tuned to, and then look here: Freeview signals: too much of a good thing is bad for you

Its strange that the person you paid didn't think about this, but its not uncommon. If you have a booster, then that could make things worse. Needless to say, that might explain your neighbours problem as well.

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MikeB's 2,579 posts GB
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
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jb38
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8:03 AM

Jan : In addition to that said, and although less likely, but another possible reason could be due to interference being picked up from such as a pirate radio station of the mobile variety or otherwise set up in the evenings somewhere within the large industrial estate towards the rear of your property.





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Wednesday, 26 November 2014
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Iain
10:15 AM
Leek

My parents are at ST 13 7FE and can only receive a very limited Free view of about 25 channels. Will this improve at some point? Thanks Iain

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MikeP
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10:22 AM

Iain:
The local transmitter is a 'Freeview Lite' one and so only brioadcasts the PSB services and not the commercial ones. Elsewhere on this site is an explanation why this is so written by Dave Lindsay, a regular contributor to this site.

Chance of getting more services is probably zero from this transmitter. If the Ofcom plan for beyond 2019 happens then you may get more via some internet connection if it is fast enough.

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Dave Lindsay
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1:12 PM

Iain: No, definitely not. See here for the explanation MikeP mentioned:

Londonderry (Northern Ireland) Freeview Light transmitter

The question is, might they be able to receive all channels from Sutton Coldfield? Possibly not reliably.

The problem is all the terrain in the way:


Terrain between ( m a.g.l.) and (antenna m a.g.l.) - Optimising UK DTT Freeview and Radio aerial location


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Thursday, 27 November 2014
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Mr K S Simpson
9:01 PM
Scunthorpe

Just want to know why being North Lincolnshire that I can not receive local news for my area ie Look North for East Yorkshire and Humberside only getting West Yorkshire plus South Yorkshire news.

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