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Freeview reception at RG26 3XS


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 RG263XS (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)Hannington SouthPSB1
2BBC TwoHannington SouthPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Hannington MeridianPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Hannington MeridianPSB2
5Channel 5Hannington MeridianPSB2
 
6ITV 2Hannington MeridianPSB2
9BBC FourHannington SouthPSB1
10ITV3Hannington MeridianPSB2
11Sky ArtsHannington COM5
12QuestHannington COM6
 
13E4Hannington MeridianPSB2
14Film4Hannington MeridianPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Hannington MeridianPSB2
17ReallyHannington COM5
18More4Hannington MeridianPSB2
 
19DaveHannington COM5
20DramaHannington COM4
215USAHannington COM4
23BBC ThreeHannington SouthPSB1
25WHannington COM6
 
26ITV4Hannington MeridianPSB2
27YesterdayHannington COM6
29ITV2 +1Hannington COM4
30E4 +1Hannington MeridianPSB2
31E4 ExtraHannington COM5
 
325STARHannington COM4
335ActionHannington COM4
34GREAT! moviesHannington COM6
35ITV1 +1Hannington MeridianPSB2
36pickHannington COM5
 
39DMAXHannington COM6
40Quest RedHannington COM5
41LegendHannington COM4
42GREAT! movies actionHannington COM4
43Food NetworkHannington COM5
 
44HGTVHannington COM6
46Channel 5 +1Hannington COM4
47Film4 +1Hannington COM5
48ChallengeHannington COM5
494sevenHannington COM5
 
565SELECTHannington PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelHannington COM5
58ITVBe +1Hannington COM4
59ITV3 +1Hannington COM4
60Drama +1Hannington COM5
 
64BlazeHannington COM4
67CBS RealityHannington COM4
70Quest +1Hannington COM5
71Quest Red +1Hannington COM6
73HobbyMakerHannington COM6
 
74Dave ja vuHannington COM4
75Yesterday +1Hannington COM5
78TCCHannington COM4
81Blaze +1Hannington COM4
82Talking Pictures TVHannington COM6
 
83Together TVHannington COM5
84PBS AmericaHannington COM6
88Classic HitsHannington COM6
89ITV4 +1Hannington COM4
101BBC One HDHannington PSB3
 
102BBC Two HDHannington PSB3
103UTV HDHannington PSB3
103STV HDHannington PSB3
103ITV 1 HDHannington PSB3
104Channel 4 HDHannington PSB3
 
105Channel 5 HDHannington PSB3
106BBC Four HDHannington PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDHannington PSB3
109BBC Three HDHannington PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Hannington PSB3
 
201CBBCHannington SouthPSB1
202CBeebiesHannington SouthPSB1
203CITVHannington COM4
204CBBC HDHannington PSB3
205CBeebies HDHannington PSB3
 
208Pop PlayerHannington COM4
209Ketchup TVHannington COM4
210Ketchup TooHannington COM4
211YAAAS!Hannington COM4
231BBC NewsHannington SouthPSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentHannington SouthPSB1
233Sky NewsHannington COM5
235Al Jazeera EngHannington COM6
250BBC Red ButtonHannington SouthPSB1

 

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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
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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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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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