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Freeview reception at SG8 6EG


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 5 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of SG86EG (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
88Classic HitsSandy Heath COM6
89ITV4 +1Sandy Heath COM4
 
101BBC One HDSandy Heath PSB3
102BBC Two HDSandy Heath PSB3
103UTV HDSandy Heath PSB3
103STV 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
 
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Sandy Heath PSB3
201CBBCSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
202CBeebiesSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
203CITVSandy Heath COM4
204CBBC HDSandy Heath PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDSandy Heath PSB3
208POP MAXSandy Heath COM4
209Ketchup TVSandy Heath COM4
210Ketchup TooSandy Heath COM4
211YAAAS!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
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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