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Freeview reception at BA9 9ER


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 2 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of BA99ER (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)Mendip WestPSB1
2BBC TwoMendip WestPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Mendip WestPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Mendip WestPSB2
5Channel 5Mendip WestPSB2
 
6ITV 2Mendip WestPSB2
7Made in BristolMendip LBS
9BBC FourMendip WestPSB1
10ITV3Mendip WestPSB2
11Sky ArtsMendip COM5
 
12QuestMendip COM6
13E4Mendip WestPSB2
14Film4Mendip WestPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Mendip WestPSB2
17ReallyMendip COM5
 
18More4Mendip WestPSB2
19DaveMendip COM5
20DramaMendip COM4
215USAMendip COM4
23BBC ThreeMendip WestPSB1
 
25WMendip COM6
26ITV4Mendip WestPSB2
27YesterdayMendip COM6
29ITV2 +1Mendip COM4
30E4 +1Mendip WestPSB2
 
31E4 ExtraMendip COM5
325STARMendip COM4
335ActionMendip COM4
34GREAT! moviesMendip COM6
35ITV1 +1Mendip WestPSB2
 
36pickMendip COM5
39DMAXMendip COM6
40Quest RedMendip COM5
41LegendMendip COM4
42GREAT! movies actionMendip COM4
 
43Food NetworkMendip COM5
44HGTVMendip COM6
46Channel 5 +1Mendip COM4
47Film4 +1Mendip COM5
48ChallengeMendip COM5
 
494sevenMendip COM5
57Smithsonian ChannelMendip COM5
58ITVBe +1Mendip COM4
59ITV3 +1Mendip COM4
60Drama +1Mendip COM5
 
64BlazeMendip COM4
67CBS RealityMendip COM4
70Quest +1Mendip COM5
71Quest Red +1Mendip COM6
73HobbyMakerMendip COM6
 
74Dave ja vuMendip COM4
75Yesterday +1Mendip COM5
78TCCMendip COM4
81Blaze +1Mendip COM4
82Talking Pictures TVMendip COM6
 
83Together TVMendip COM5
84PBS AmericaMendip COM6
88Classic HitsMendip COM6
89ITV4 +1Mendip COM4
201CBBCMendip WestPSB1
 
202CBeebiesMendip WestPSB1
203CITVMendip COM4
208Pop PlayerMendip COM4
209Ketchup TVMendip COM4
210Ketchup TooMendip COM4
 
211YAAAS!Mendip COM4
231BBC NewsMendip WestPSB1
232BBC ParliamentMendip WestPSB1
233Sky NewsMendip COM5
235Al Jazeera EngMendip COM6
 
250BBC Red ButtonMendip WestPSB1

 

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Comments
Thursday, 15 October 2015
J
Jack
11:00 AM
York

Simon: This box has automatically addressed you, so I don't know if that is correct. From new, our Sony 1TB PVR has had to be manually tuned to Emley Moor, Yorkshire, as it prefers to look over the Pennines and 100 miles further to Carlisle, to pick up the weak signal from NW TV. The list of numerical MUXs I had appears to have been superceded by acronyms, COM5 etc which I don't understand. Can anyone help please? The list I was using is: 41, 44, 47, 48, 51,52. but even this won't overide the NW tendency. The Sony TV doesn't appear to suffer the same problem.
The store has since closed down but denied any problem from new.A with all problems, we are the only people in the known universe to have experienced this.
Help please, Jack

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Dave Lindsay
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

1:04 PM

Jack: The names of the format "PSB#" and "COM#" are post digital-switchover labels. Each multiplex has its own title, a proper noun. I have given these below along with corresponding UHF channel numbers for Emley Moor.

A more detailed explanation of the different names is here: Why do the six Freeview "multiplexes" have twenty different names?

UHF channels for Emley Moor are as you have quoted, although several others have started up since then on lower power but which at least some of you might receive in Acaster Malbis.

Channels are:

PSB1 - "BBC A" - BBC One - C47
PSB2 - "D3&4" - ITV - C44
PSB3 - "BBC B" - BBC One HD - C41
COM4 - "SDN" - ITV3 - C51
COM5 - "Arq A" - Pick - C52
COM6 - "Arq B" - 4Music - C48
COM7 - "COM7 (HD)" - CBeebies HD/BBC Four HD - C32
COM8 - "COM8 (HD)" - QVC+1 HD - C34

You "may" also be able to receive the local Leeds multiplex on C56, which broadcasts directionally rather than omni-directionally) towards Leeds, and therefore in your direction.

Digital UK publishes a full list of terrestrial services by multiplex, which it identifies by their proper nouns. You can click the headings to order by that heading:


Digital UK Industry - Channel listings



I am a technical bod so I would some general suggestions:

1. See if your receiver has a region setting. It could be that the region it's giving you is first alphabetically, the "Yorkshire" of Emley Moor probably being the last. This might need changing.

2. It might be tuning to Caldbeck because it is on the lowest UHF channel number and therefore found first.

One way of getting it to automatically tune to Emley Moor might be to have the aerial out for the first 30% or until it gets past UHF channel 30 during its scan. With this method you might need to go back and use manual tuning to add C32 and C34 if the aerial isn't in soon enough.

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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts GB
Tuesday, 20 October 2015
D
David
2:24 PM

Could you tell me why Sudbury transmitter will never use com 7 I would have liked to view the new channel 81.

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Saturday, 31 October 2015
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Michael Howarth
3:59 PM

PSB Channels have been disrupted (and are at this moment 31st October1558 - down since 1555) several times in the last 24 Hours, with long periods of no signal at all. This is not a specific to one property, but experienced also by my neighbours. We do NOT share aerial installations

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Sunday, 1 November 2015
J
Jack
2:06 PM
York

Only just found this response, David Lindsay: thank you very much, this is the information I was seeking.
The 'Region setting' was not enough to overide the NW selection but I'd forgotten the 'remove aerial for the first lot of channels', as advised by the last aerial man.
I have printed off your information and will store it in 'safe place'.
Thanks again; Jack

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Jack's 15 posts GB
Thursday, 19 November 2015
M
mary inglis
2:46 PM
Greenock

communal ariel (housing association) ariel checked by ariel guys,still getting intewrferance as are other tenants,someone mentioned "trees" surrounding building causing interference,housing dragging their heels ????? can you advise

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Sunday, 29 November 2015
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mark sturgeon
4:07 PM
Wigan

hi I have just used your web site to set my tv aerial and they where spot on thanks

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Thursday, 3 December 2015
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jackyork
2:11 PM
York

Looks like the site's been hacked judging by the gobbldegook of the comments sterting 3rd December.

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Wednesday, 9 December 2015
T
Terry Brennan
2:22 PM

I live in Newhaven, the Newhaven transmitter is a so called light transmitter and we can only receive about 8 Freeview channels, due to the geographical location of Newhaven in a valley) very few people can receive Whitehawk (The Brighton Full transmitter), given that new Freeview channels are appearing all over the place now, is there any danger that the Newhaven transmitter will be upgraded? I've tried contacting Freeview who say my beef is with Ofcom so I tried contacting them but they don't return calls, what is a body to do?

Terry B

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MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

5:10 PM

Terry Brennan:

Try writing to Ofcom - but don't hold your breath. Look at Contacting Ofcom | Ofcom for their contact details.

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