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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, 10 June 2015
M
mazbar
sentiment_satisfiedGold

3:41 PM

Andy: get back the people who fitted the equipment you have paid for expensive equipment so you should expect it to work. If I had done the job I don't leave till it's right and don't take payment till the job is finished.

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mazbar's 384 posts GB
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jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

9:23 PM

Tim H: You should carry out a test on the outlet socket used by your main TV by temporarily connecting the bedroom TV into it and selecting channel 60.

If the bedroom TV has a signal checking facility? check the strength of C60 whilst its still connected into the bedroom outlet, and use this for comparisons purposes against the indication obtained when its connected into the main sets outlet.

Of course, if your main TV is moveable? you could always try the test in reverse.

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jb38's 7,179 posts GB
Thursday, 11 June 2015
S
Sharon
10:29 PM

I can't get a signal on the tv or the bt box. We have bt internet and broadband
tonight.
I've tried unplugging everything and replugging it but no change.
I live in G77


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Dave Lindsay
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

10:42 PM

Sharon: The most common answer to the issue of no channels being received is where a signal amplifier (booster) is being used and it failing or its power being turned off. This situation includes a communal aerial system, such as found in a block of flats.

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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts GB
Friday, 12 June 2015
A
Andy
2:00 PM

Guys thanks again for the info.

I called the guy back and explained what had been happening and also explained that I had sort help from this web site, anyway he has fitted a 12dB attenuator, he reassures me this should do the trick.

He also informed me that the reading on his meter was 90dB at the aerial, this don't mean much to me but he said this was very high!

Had TV on now for 2 hours and haven't seen any signs of the picture breaking up or horrid noises, fingers crossed!

I never thought for one min that we would be getting to much signal, we live so far away from the Winter Hill transmitter I automatically thought it would be week, after reading MikeB reply and link it got me thinking!

Anyway so far so good! cheers guys for all your help, really appreciate it.

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Andy's 12 posts GB
M
mazbar
sentiment_satisfiedGold

2:13 PM

Andy: All I can say is if he has 90 dbuv at the aerial there is no need for an amplifier, with that amount of signal you could use an 8 way splitter and get great signal on all points.

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mazbar's 384 posts GB
T
tim
10:44 PM
Reading

it's not working!!

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tim's 2 posts US
T
tim
11:00 PM
Reading

tim: I have put in my correct postcode - which is near Reading. The freeview transmitters being shown relevant to this area are in Scotland and northern Ireland.. So something is wrong!

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tim's 2 posts US
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jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

11:43 PM

tim: Selecting and clicking on "digitaluk trade" under your posting indicates that your area is served by the Hannington transmitter

Coverage Checker - Detailed View

Maybe you could explain as far as exactly what is not working?

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jb38's 7,179 posts GB
Saturday, 13 June 2015
T
TimH
9:57 AM
Dunoon

jb38:
Thanks for the response. Yes, I have already done this and the main TV, when connected to the aerial socket in the bedroom, picks up both missing multiplexes and the signal is good. However, one slight complication is that the Sony DVD/HD recorder is connected to the same aerial socket as the main TV and it can pick up channel 60 OK (is isn't HD so it can't pick up HD channels). The aerial lead used to go into the back of the DVD/HD recorder and then out to the TV. I've tried the TV connected directly to the aerial socket (disconnecting the DVD/HD recorder completely), but this doesn't make any difference. I've now got an unpowered splitter with a 1000 MHz filter in the socket feeding the DVD/HD and TV separately. I didn't use a powered one as this would probably amplify the bad signal. The DVD/HD player still picks up Channel 60, but the TV still doesn't - or at least the picture is awful. Any other thoughts?

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