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Freeview reception at PL5 4ET


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 3 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of PL54ET (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)Caradon Hill South WestPSB1
2BBC TwoCaradon Hill South WestPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
5Channel 5Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
 
6ITV 2Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
9BBC FourCaradon Hill South WestPSB1
10ITV3Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
11Sky ArtsCaradon Hill COM5
12QuestCaradon Hill COM6
 
13E4Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
14Film4Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
17ReallyCaradon Hill COM5
18More4Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
 
19DaveCaradon Hill COM5
20DramaCaradon Hill COM4
215USACaradon Hill COM4
23BBC ThreeCaradon Hill South WestPSB1
25WCaradon Hill COM6
 
26ITV4Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
27YesterdayCaradon Hill COM6
29ITV2 +1Caradon Hill COM4
30E4 +1Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
31E4 ExtraCaradon Hill COM5
 
325STARCaradon Hill COM4
335ActionCaradon Hill COM4
34GREAT! moviesCaradon Hill COM6
35ITV1 +1Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
36pickCaradon Hill COM5
 
39DMAXCaradon Hill COM6
40Quest RedCaradon Hill COM5
41LegendCaradon Hill COM4
42GREAT! movies actionCaradon Hill COM4
43Food NetworkCaradon Hill COM5
 
44HGTVCaradon Hill COM6
46Channel 5 +1Caradon Hill COM4
47Film4 +1Caradon Hill COM5
48ChallengeCaradon Hill COM5
494sevenCaradon Hill COM5
 
565SELECTCaradon Hill PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelCaradon Hill COM5
58ITVBe +1Caradon Hill COM4
59ITV3 +1Caradon Hill COM4
60Drama +1Caradon Hill COM5
 
64BlazeCaradon Hill COM4
67CBS RealityCaradon Hill COM4
70Quest +1Caradon Hill COM5
71Quest Red +1Caradon Hill COM6
73HobbyMakerCaradon Hill COM6
 
74Dave ja vuCaradon Hill COM4
75Yesterday +1Caradon Hill COM5
78TCCCaradon Hill COM4
81Blaze +1Caradon Hill COM4
82Talking Pictures TVCaradon Hill COM6
 
83Together TVCaradon Hill COM5
84PBS AmericaCaradon Hill COM6
88Classic HitsCaradon Hill COM6
89ITV4 +1Caradon Hill COM4
101BBC One HDCaradon Hill PSB3
 
102BBC Two HDCaradon Hill PSB3
103UTV HDCaradon Hill PSB3
103STV HDCaradon Hill PSB3
103ITV 1 HDCaradon Hill PSB3
104Channel 4 HDCaradon Hill PSB3
 
105Channel 5 HDCaradon Hill PSB3
106BBC Four HDCaradon Hill PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDCaradon Hill PSB3
109BBC Three HDCaradon Hill PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Caradon Hill PSB3
 
201CBBCCaradon Hill South WestPSB1
202CBeebiesCaradon Hill South WestPSB1
203CITVCaradon Hill COM4
204CBBC HDCaradon Hill PSB3
205CBeebies HDCaradon Hill PSB3
 
208Pop PlayerCaradon Hill COM4
209Ketchup TVCaradon Hill COM4
210Ketchup TooCaradon Hill COM4
211YAAAS!Caradon Hill COM4
231BBC NewsCaradon Hill South WestPSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentCaradon Hill South WestPSB1
233Sky NewsCaradon Hill COM5
235Al Jazeera EngCaradon Hill COM6
250BBC Red ButtonCaradon Hill South WestPSB1

 

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Comments
Wednesday, 3 August 2016
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michael Hart
7:04 PM

michael Hart: DL5 4FH

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StevensOnln1
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7:30 PM

michael Hart: Are you in a new build, as your postcode isn't giving any result? A random postcode picked from Google Maps in Newton Aycliffe is show good coverage from Bilsdale (approximately East-South East) and Pontop Pike (approximately North-North West) which are both in Tyne Tees region. Does your aerial point in either of these directions or to somewhere else? A compass bearing would be great, but approximate direction would otherwise help work out where your signal is coming from.

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michael Hart
11:17 PM

yes it is a new build and I will try those two compass settings as soon as pos , thanks

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Wednesday, 10 August 2016
R
Richard Cooper
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11:15 AM

A. Robertson: Good Morning, A Robertson. There are no reported problems currently at the Hawick Freeview Light television relay transmitter and so I would strongly suggest that you carry out a full check of your reception installation from the aerial itself right through to the fly-lead from the wall aerial socket ('wall-plate') to the tv. Post again to this site if you require more detailed advice. Richard, Norwich.

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Sunday, 14 August 2016
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Richard Cooper
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4:55 PM

Brian Gregory: Hi, Brian. You had better direct your query directly to the UK.FREETV website 'webmaster', Mr Brian Butterworth, aka 'Briantist' because I believe that it is he who is responsible for the intralinks on this website. Richard, Norwich.

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Stuart Swaine
5:50 PM
Bradford

Richard Cooper: I cannot receive channel 82 Vintage TV and Talking Pictures. I only get 7 HD channels when I think I should be getting 14.
Not sure which transmitter I am on, maybe the Idle or Wharfedale transmitter in Yorkshire
I live in BD5 9EX

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MikeB
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6:10 PM

Stuart Swaine: Wharfdale is a Light transmitter, so your only going to get the PSB3 mux HD channels. Idle is a full transmitter, but its really no better from the number of HD channels. Have a look at the digitaluk link - Emley Moor is what you'd want, but you'd have to realign your aerial, and the terrain link on this site doesn't even bring that transmitter as an option.

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MikeB's 2,579 posts GB
Monday, 15 August 2016
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Richard Cooper
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7:31 PM

Brian Gregory: Hi, Brian. If you wish to see old comments about radio, do what I just did, i.e. click on Radio from the banner menu on the left of the screen, then click on My Radio Reception and the comments you wish to see will appear. Of course, you also have the opportunity on this UKFREE.TV website to view any or all of the comments you, yourself have made at any time. Just spend a little while longer finding your way around Brian's excellent website, which is easy to navigate around once you are accustomed to it. Richard, Norwich.

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Richard Cooper's 462 posts GB
Tuesday, 16 August 2016
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Richard Cooper
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12:52 PM

Brian Gregory: Hi, Brian. I replied to your post about the website's tendency to revert to Freeview pages when on radio pages yesterday. In my posts, I stated that you specifically need to click on 'Radio' from the left-hand banner menu and then click on 'My Radio Reception' below the Radio' entry. On the other hand, if you wish to see all of the comments, you, yourself have made, you need to click on the 'News' label on the left-hand banner menu, and then click on the 'My Comments' label below that. Try these for yourself! Richard, Norwich.

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Wednesday, 17 August 2016
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David
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10:37 PM

Earlier this year I posted about picture breakup oh Freeview of HD stations only on my Samsung UE55HU7500 following the advice given which did not improve things I contacted Samsung and my supplier Richer Sounds and got confirmation that changes to the HD transmissions meant Samsung would have to create an update for my TV set which would take some time to prepare and test.
In the mean time RS have been very good and loaned me a HD box to provide me a Freeview HD service.
I am now in receipt of a USB key from Samsung to update the TV which I did this afternoon and we have had no HD picture breakup this evening.

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