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Freeview reception at MK18 3HF


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 MK183HF (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

FreeSportsOxford COM6
1BBC One (SD)Oxford South (Oxford)PSB1
2BBC TwoOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Oxford MeridianPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Oxford MeridianPSB2
 
5Channel 5Oxford MeridianPSB2
6ITV 2Oxford MeridianPSB2
7Thats OxfordOxford LOX
9BBC FourOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
10ITV3Oxford MeridianPSB2
 
12QuestOxford COM4
13E4Oxford MeridianPSB2
14Film4Oxford MeridianPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Oxford MeridianPSB2
18More4Oxford MeridianPSB2
 
20DramaOxford COM4
215USAOxford COM4
23BBC ThreeOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
25WOxford COM6
26ITV4Oxford MeridianPSB2
 
27YesterdayOxford COM6
29ITV2 +1Oxford COM4
30E4 +1Oxford MeridianPSB2
325STAROxford COM4
335ActionOxford COM4
 
34GREAT! moviesOxford COM6
35ITV1 +1Oxford MeridianPSB2
39DMAXOxford COM6
41LegendOxford COM4
42GREAT! movies actionOxford COM4
 
44HGTVOxford COM6
46Channel 5 +1Oxford COM4
565SELECTOxford PSB3
58ITVBe +1Oxford COM4
59ITV3 +1Oxford COM4
 
64BlazeOxford COM4
67CBS RealityOxford COM4
71Quest Red +1Oxford COM6
73HobbyMakerOxford COM6
74Dave ja vuOxford COM4
 
78TCCOxford COM4
81Blaze +1Oxford COM4
82Talking Pictures TVOxford COM6
84PBS AmericaOxford COM6
88Classic HitsOxford COM6
 
89ITV4 +1Oxford COM4
101BBC One HDOxford PSB3
102BBC Two HDOxford PSB3
103UTV HDOxford PSB3
103STV HDOxford PSB3
 
103ITV 1 HDOxford PSB3
104Channel 4 HDOxford PSB3
105Channel 5 HDOxford PSB3
106BBC Four HDOxford PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDOxford PSB3
 
109BBC Three HDOxford PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Oxford PSB3
201CBBCOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
202CBeebiesOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
203CITVOxford COM4
 
204CBBC HDOxford PSB3
205CBeebies HDOxford PSB3
208POP MAXOxford COM4
209Ketchup TVOxford COM4
210Ketchup TooOxford COM4
 
211YAAAS!Oxford COM4
231BBC NewsOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
232BBC ParliamentOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
235Aljazeera EnglishOxford COM6
250BBC Red ButtonOxford South (Oxford)PSB1
 

 

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Comments
Friday, 17 March 2017
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Julie kenyon
10:59 AM

No signal of weak signal since 16/3 /17 in st james area of Tunbridge Wells

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Michael Sutton
5:08 PM
Cheltenham

Tv started pixilating Sat 25th February and this was followed with ongoing channel problems etc . spent lots of time and effort in changing leads , tuneing etc . Yesterday the system Went back to normal thought it was okay after retuning amp/recorder box.s and Plasma Panasonic tv . Signal advice on the systems indicated different responses at different times ! from good to bad to no signal with varicose signal quality messages . Never had a problem before ! - Today 17/03 - ALL BBC channels disappeared ??? .


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StevensOnln1
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5:54 PM

Michael Sutton: There are no faults showing for Ridge Hill (and if there has been it certainly wouldn't have been happening for several weeks without mention here). If you've tried to troubleshoot the problem yourself without success, it's time to call out an aerial installer to look at it all.

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Saturday, 18 March 2017
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Iftekhar Mishu
11:58 AM
Leeds

Hi,
With the recent change on 15/03/2017, I lost the view of Tiny Pop channel , ch126, from the list of my tv channels. I have a LG smart tv.
I retuned by following auto-tune and manual tune both and have no luck. My post code is LS17 6BN. Any advice?
Thanks
Ifti

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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

4:11 PM

Iftekhar Mishu : A check on your postcode shows that you should be able to receive the Leeds local multiplex from Emley Moor which carries Tiny Pop. Go to the manual tuning option in your TV's settings menu and select C56 and wait a few seconds for signal strength and quality readings to appear. If these are stable and the quality is high enough, selecting the option to scan/add channels from this frequency should result in Tiny Pop being stored on channel 126.

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Jim Johnson
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11:03 PM

Ken Newby:
I think that you will be watching ITV in HD. All ITV High Definition broadcasts throughout the whole of the North of England currently carry Granada's output, both local news and adverts.
ITV have indicated their intention of showing Tyne Tees transmissions in HD on Freeview at some future date, but nothing has yet been finalized.
In the meantime, you should be able to receive Tyne Tees in Standard Definition only. ITV in SD normally comes up on Freeview's Electronic Programme Guide on channel 3 (and HD channel 103).
To find Tyne Tees if it's not on channel 3, try searching EPG in channels 800 upwards.

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Jim Johnson's 28 posts GB
Sunday, 19 March 2017
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Iftekhar Mishu
11:02 AM
Leeds

@StevensOnln1: thank you for the advice. i did that few times yesterday but seeing "No Signal" and hence the "Add" button is disabled. Any other option? Appreciated. It will be great for my 1 yr old son.

Regards,
Iftekhar

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Tuesday, 21 March 2017
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Mrs Parrott
3:54 PM
Tonbridge

Aerial positioned on chimney and l seem to be unable to get a picture on the free view system on all stations it just suddenly dropped out on Thursday afternoon 16 March. Have tried another tv (maybe lower power required) and can get a picture on that tv . The freesat box on the dish reception is fine so has the power output been reduced on the transmitter?

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MikeB
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6:13 PM

Mrs Parrott: You should have excellent reception at your location, and transmitters do not suddenly reduce power of their transmissions without warning, so it is likely that the fault is with your home. And Freesat is transmitted in an entirely different way, so thats not applicable.

Assuming you have one aerial and two TV's running off it, check the signal strength (and that they are actually tuned to the correct transmitter). If its fine on the one working, and presumably zero or close enough on the one thats not, then logically, its a problem between where the aerial feed splits and the TV itself. Classic problem is that the aerial lead in the back of the TV comes loose or falls out.

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MikeB's 2,579 posts GB
MikeP
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10:33 PM

Mark Cowmeadow:

TV transmission does not work as you seem to think.

Please would you gove a full post code of your locvation so we can check the receptions conditions there. Would you also give us the signal strength readings.



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Your comment please
Please post a question, answer or commentIf you have Freeview reception problems before posting a question your must first do this Freeview reset procedure then see: Freeview reception has changed, Single frequency interference, and Freeview intermittent interference.

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