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Freeview reception at GU12 5PL


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 GU125PL (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
Friday, 17 February 2017
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Rob B
2:03 PM
Chippenham

Thanks chaps, will give a good going over.

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Rob B's 2 posts GB
Wednesday, 22 February 2017
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janice vissenga
1:57 PM
Edinburgh

I'm getting no signal on either of my 2 televisions

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janice vissenga's 1 post GB
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StevensOnln1
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3:30 PM

janice vissenga: Please provide a postcode so we can see which transmitter you're using and whether there is currently any planned maintenance or ongoing transmitter fault.

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StevensOnln1's 3,475 posts GB
Friday, 24 February 2017
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Joe Willey
9:04 AM
Chesterfield

How would I know if I need a wide band ariel or high gain? I live in a bungalow and my television shows signal strength of 49% also I don't know which transmitter I'm on, Emley Moor or Sheffield. Ariel located outside 6 metres up location S43 4LB. Can anyone help? Thanks Joe

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StevensOnln1
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10:10 AM

Joe Willey: If your aerial is pointed at Emley Moor, the elements (small rods) will be horizontal (i.e. pointing side to side) whereas for Sheffield they will be vertical (elements pointing up and down). Emley Moor shows a much stronger predicted signal for your location, so if your aerial currently points at Sheffield you should consider changing it for a wide band aerial pointed at Emley Moor.

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MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

6:51 PM

Joe Willey:

A log-periodic aerial would always be preferable as that will allow you to receive current transmissions as well as those planned for the foreseeable future. Providing your TV equipment is capable of receiving HD programmes (on 101 for example) then you would be ready for the changes planned over the next few years.

A high gain aerial is only needed when the received signal strength is low. At 49% yours is marginal and your might benefit from an aerial with a slightly higher gain, subject to not overloading your tuners.

You may find that you're tuned to the Chesterfield transmitter, or either Emley Moor or possibly Sheffield. The best way to tell is to check which multiplex you get BBC1 on. Check the number and if it's 47 then you are on Emley Moor, if it is 27 then you are on Sheffield, if it is 26 then you are on Chesterfield (which is poor in your location).

Let us know what you find out from the checks suggested.



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MikeP's 3,056 posts GB
Saturday, 25 February 2017
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Eric Brett
2:18 AM
Chesterfield

Hi,
I live in Clay Cross, S45 9EQ, south of Chesterfield; I receive my Freeview from the Waltham transmitter using a boosted loft aerial. A few days ago the programs on my SD TV and through my SD/HD digibox both started playing up. The picture has blanks, pixilation, breakup and frame mixing, accompanied by loss of sound, 'wheezes and sqeaks' and even loud cracks.
I have followed your recommendations, but there is no improvement. Neither are there any reported engineering works or breakdowns.
Do you know if the dreaded 4g has started in this area?

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MikeB
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10:39 AM

Eric Brett: I know Waltham is fine, because I'm on it. I'd start by checking if your actually tuned into Waltham - you could have got another transmitter by accident.

Ifvyou are on Waltham, check the signal strengths on the muxes - too much signal will be as bad as too little. I'm the same distance as you are from Waltham, and although I have an outdoor aerial (but no booster), I have to kill my signal strength. It could be you've always been on the cusp, but something has happened. And that goes the other way - your system might be developing a fault.

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Neil
12:15 PM
Lowestoft

Hi
My postcode is NR32 4HG and for the last few days i can not pick up the Horror Channel,Yesterday , CBS and a few others . Could there be a fault in this area ??

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Neil's 1 post GB
Tuesday, 28 February 2017
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ATonkin
4:14 PM
Tadcaster

Is it me or is the "location on line-of-sight" black little arrow box thingy not working?

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