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Freeview reception at SA62 3EY


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 SA623EY (page shows closest 10)

What do the map symbols mean?

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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

E4 (Wales)Preseli COM4
1BBC One (SD)Preseli WalesPSB1
2BBC TwoPreseli WalesPSB1
5Channel 5Preseli WalesPSB2
6ITV 2Preseli WalesPSB2
 
9BBC FourPreseli WalesPSB1
10ITV3Preseli WalesPSB2
11Sky ArtsPreseli COM5
12QuestPreseli COM6
14Film4Preseli WalesPSB2
 
15Channel 4 +1Preseli WalesPSB2
17ReallyPreseli COM5
18More4Preseli WalesPSB2
19DavePreseli COM5
20DramaPreseli COM4
 
215USAPreseli COM4
23BBC ThreePreseli WalesPSB1
25WPreseli COM6
26ITV4Preseli WalesPSB2
27YesterdayPreseli COM6
 
29ITV2 +1Preseli COM4
30E4 +1Preseli WalesPSB2
31E4 ExtraPreseli COM5
325STARPreseli COM4
335ActionPreseli COM4
 
34GREAT! moviesPreseli COM6
35ITV1 +1Preseli WalesPSB2
36pickPreseli COM5
39DMAXPreseli COM6
40Quest RedPreseli COM5
 
41LegendPreseli COM4
43Food NetworkPreseli COM5
44HGTVPreseli COM6
46Channel 5 +1Preseli COM4
47Film4 +1Preseli COM5
 
48ChallengePreseli COM5
494sevenPreseli COM5
565SELECTPreseli PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelPreseli COM5
58ITVBe +1Preseli COM4
 
59ITV3 +1Preseli COM4
60Drama +1Preseli COM5
64BlazePreseli COM4
67CBS RealityPreseli COM4
70Quest +1Preseli COM5
 
71Quest Red +1Preseli COM6
73HobbyMakerPreseli COM6
74Dave ja vuPreseli COM4
75Yesterday +1Preseli COM5
78TCCPreseli COM4
 
81Blaze +1Preseli COM4
82Talking Pictures TVPreseli COM6
83Together TVPreseli COM5
84PBS AmericaPreseli COM6
88Classic HitsPreseli COM6
 
89ITV4 +1Preseli COM4
101BBC One HDPreseli PSB3
102BBC Two HDPreseli PSB3
103UTV HDPreseli PSB3
103STV HDPreseli PSB3
 
103ITV 1 HDPreseli PSB3
104Channel 4 HDPreseli PSB3
105Channel 5 HDPreseli PSB3
106BBC Four HDPreseli PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDPreseli PSB3
 
109BBC Three HDPreseli PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Preseli PSB3
201CBBCPreseli WalesPSB1
202CBeebiesPreseli WalesPSB1
203CITVPreseli COM4
 
204CBBC HDPreseli PSB3
205CBeebies HDPreseli PSB3
208Pop PlayerPreseli COM4
209Ketchup TVPreseli COM4
210Ketchup TooPreseli COM4
 
211YAAAS!Preseli COM4
231BBC NewsPreseli WalesPSB1
232BBC ParliamentPreseli WalesPSB1
233Sky NewsPreseli COM5
235Al Jazeera EngPreseli COM6
 
250BBC Red ButtonPreseli WalesPSB1

 

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Comments
Monday, 22 May 2017
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Graham Jones
3:59 PM
Alloa

The aerial is in the loft and we had good reception on all channels until quite recently. We now have several channels with either no signal or break up intermittantly. I have retuned from scratch without any difference being made there are no new electronic items in the home. All the channels are on Black Hill COM4 they are channels 10, 20, 66 etc.

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MikeB
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10:10 PM

Graham Jones: Your just 31km from the transmitter (Black Hill) - so its unlikely to be a problem with you getting a signal.

Check the signal strength - is it too high or too low. A month ago you had a retune event, and it could be that signal levels have risen at that point, and now its a bit high on some muxes, hence the 'no signal', etc.

But if you signal levels are low, then its certainly your system - so check for frayed cables, loose connections, etc.

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Friday, 26 May 2017
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paul denning
4:59 PM
Bristol

getting break up on channels on Multiplex COM4 - SDN - SDN Ltd - ilchester crescent transmitter

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Saturday, 27 May 2017
MikeP
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10:28 AM

Paul Denning:

There is no fault reported at the Bristol Ilchester Crescent transmitter. Check your aerial cables and connections. Also check you signal strength, if it is above 85% then search this website for 'too much of a good thing' as too high signal will cause your problem.



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paul denning
6:27 PM

paul denning: the breakup cleared after a few hours

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MikeB
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8:31 PM

paul denning: You very close to the transmitter, and MikeP rightly suggested too high a signal. Just because the signal has stopped breaking up does not mean its cured - it could just be that high pressure etc has pushed signal strength above the point where the tuner is happy. But its probably going to happen again.

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Sunday, 28 May 2017
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paul denning
7:44 PM

MikeB: yes I understand what high pressure does to tv signals - but would expect it would happen to more than one mux at a time

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Monday, 29 May 2017
MikeP
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10:47 AM

Paul Denning:

It is not just high pressure that causes problems such as you report. Being so close to the transmitter means that you may well be receiving too much signal which overloads the tuner in your equipment, so causing break up. It will vary by small amounts with different weather patterns, but the weather is unlikely to be the main cause of your reported problems.

Please chack the signal strengths for all the available multiplexes. If they, or any one of them, is above 85% then you have too much signal and it needs to be reduced by fitting an in-line attenuator. They come in various strengths so try a 6dB one first. They are quite cheap to buy on line and be prepared to fit a stronger one of 12dB if necessary to give good performance. Your signal strengths must be between 55% and 85% for SD multiplexes and between 65% and 85% for HD multiplexes.



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MikeB
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11:15 AM

paul denning: All I meant was that a very slight change would mean that your signal would change in a way that would be noticed - it could be any variable.

As MikeP says, get a load of attentuators - you can put them in series, to get the right level. 6km is very close to the transmitter, you've been lucky it hasn't happened before.

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paul denning
5:18 PM

MikeP: thanks for your advice -I will see what happens

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