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Freeview reception at AL7 3PT


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 14 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of AL73PT (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)Hertford LondonPSB1
2BBC TwoHertford LondonPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Hertford LondonPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Hertford LondonPSB2
5Channel 5Hertford LondonPSB2
 
6ITV 2Hertford LondonPSB2
9BBC FourHertford LondonPSB1
10ITV3Hertford LondonPSB2
11Sky ArtsHemel Hempstead COM5
12QuestHemel Hempstead COM6
 
13E4Hertford LondonPSB2
14Film4Hertford LondonPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Hertford LondonPSB2
17ReallyHemel Hempstead COM5
18More4Hertford LondonPSB2
 
19DaveHemel Hempstead COM5
20DramaHemel Hempstead COM4
215USAHemel Hempstead COM4
23BBC ThreeHertford LondonPSB1
25WHemel Hempstead COM6
 
26ITV4Hertford LondonPSB2
27YesterdayHemel Hempstead COM6
29ITV2 +1Hemel Hempstead COM4
30E4 +1Hertford LondonPSB2
31E4 ExtraHemel Hempstead COM5
 
325STARHemel Hempstead COM4
335ActionHemel Hempstead COM4
34GREAT! moviesHemel Hempstead COM6
35ITV1 +1Hertford LondonPSB2
36pickHemel Hempstead COM5
 
39DMAXHemel Hempstead COM6
40Quest RedHemel Hempstead COM5
41LegendHemel Hempstead COM4
42GREAT! movies actionHemel Hempstead COM4
43Food NetworkHemel Hempstead COM5
 
44HGTVHemel Hempstead COM6
46Channel 5 +1Hemel Hempstead COM4
47Film4 +1Hemel Hempstead COM5
48ChallengeHemel Hempstead COM5
494sevenHemel Hempstead COM5
 
565SELECTHertford PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelHemel Hempstead COM5
58ITVBe +1Hemel Hempstead COM4
59ITV3 +1Hemel Hempstead COM4
60Drama +1Hemel Hempstead COM5
 
64BlazeHemel Hempstead COM4
67CBS RealityHemel Hempstead COM4
70Quest +1Hemel Hempstead COM5
71Quest Red +1Hemel Hempstead COM6
73HobbyMakerHemel Hempstead COM6
 
74Dave ja vuHemel Hempstead COM4
75Yesterday +1Hemel Hempstead COM5
78TCCHemel Hempstead COM4
81Blaze +1Hemel Hempstead COM4
82Talking Pictures TVHemel Hempstead COM6
 
83Together TVHemel Hempstead COM5
84PBS AmericaHemel Hempstead COM6
88Classic HitsHemel Hempstead COM6
89ITV4 +1Hemel Hempstead COM4
101BBC One HDHertford PSB3
 
102BBC Two HDHertford PSB3
103UTV HDHertford PSB3
103STV HDHertford PSB3
103ITV 1 HDHertford PSB3
104Channel 4 HDHertford PSB3
 
105Channel 5 HDHertford PSB3
106BBC Four HDHertford PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDHertford PSB3
109BBC Three HDHertford PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Hertford PSB3
 
201CBBCHertford LondonPSB1
202CBeebiesHertford LondonPSB1
203CITVHemel Hempstead COM4
204CBBC HDHertford PSB3
205CBeebies HDHertford PSB3
 
208Pop PlayerHemel Hempstead COM4
209Ketchup TVHemel Hempstead COM4
210Ketchup TooHemel Hempstead COM4
211YAAAS!Hemel Hempstead COM4
231BBC NewsHertford LondonPSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentHertford LondonPSB1
233Sky NewsHemel Hempstead COM5
235Al Jazeera EngHemel Hempstead COM6
250BBC Red ButtonHertford LondonPSB1

 

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Comments
Wednesday, 15 April 2015
M
Mike O'Sullivan
3:05 PM

Please, where can I find the compression format and bitrate of a Freeview radio broadcast, with particular reference to BBC Radio 3 transmissions? Appreciate any help.

I'm on the Guildford transmitter if it makes any difference.

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Mike O'Sullivan's 8 posts GB
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MikeP
sentiment_satisfiedSilver

9:16 PM
Trowbridge

Andy:
We really need some idea of where you are and what equipment you are using. The location, given as a postcode (or that of a nearby shop or post office) helps to show which of the many transmitters might be the preferred option, it also helps to show what the terrain is between you and that transmitter as hills/buildings in the way can affect reception. That assumes you are using Freeview. If, however, you are using Sky or FreeSat, then different considerations apply - hence the need to know what equipment is in use.

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MikeP's 215 posts GB
Friday, 24 April 2015
R
Roger
10:41 PM
Preston

Hi, unfree reports possible weak signal from winter hill (granda) which we have been experiencing now for a couple of weeks. Any idea when it will be back to normal. Loft mounted high gain arial pr29sd. Previously consistentlystrong signal.
Possible 4g interference?
Thanks

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Roger's 1 post GB
Saturday, 25 April 2015
M
MikeB
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

10:00 AM

Roger: Since all indications are that your signal should be really good, it sounds like you have a problem with your aerial. Start with checking the basics, such as the aerial lead from the back of the TV. Ultimately, you might need to call out a professional.

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MikeB's 2,579 posts GB
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
A
Alecbellamy
2:43 PM

I can't find new free channel spike.where is it located?

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Alecbellamy's 1 post GB
Dave Lindsay
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

5:52 PM

Alecbellamy: You may need to carry out a retune.

Spike is on logical channel number (LCN) 31, this having previously home to 5 USA which has moved to LCN21. If no retune has been carried out then 5 USA may still be on LCN31, meaning that Spike can't take up its native position, meaning your receiver has probably placed it in the 800s.

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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts GB
Thursday, 30 April 2015
L
lee
10:30 AM
Redditch

We now have a 4g mast 200 yards from.house and can no.longer get freeview signal what can be done to rectify this.problem

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lee's 1 post GB
Dave Lindsay
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

4:22 PM

lee: Call at800, the company tasked with resolving issues of this nature:

Contact us | Advice or general enquiries | at800

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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts GB
Friday, 1 May 2015
D
David
10:10 AM
London

I have an aerial on the top of a tall pole on the roof of the 3 storey house where I live (so pretty high), and last night (Thursday 30th April) just before 10pm I lost freeview reception completely, getting a 'no reception' message. I switched to freesat where reception was fine. I checked 30 minutes later and still no reception on freeview. This morning I have freeview reception again. Any ideas?

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David's 3 posts GB
Dave Lindsay
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

10:39 AM

David: This sounds like failure of a signal amplifier or its power supply. Don't assume that just because the light is on that it's functioning normally all it's telling you is that there is power there.

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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts GB
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