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Freeview reception at G53 5DQ


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 10 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of G535DQ (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)Black Hill ScotlandPSB1
2BBC TwoBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
3STV (SD)Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
5Channel 5Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
 
6ITV 2Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
7BBC AlbaBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
8STV GlasgowBlack Hill LG
10ITV3Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
11Sky ArtsBlack Hill COM5
 
12QuestBlack Hill COM6
13E4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
14Film4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
17ReallyBlack Hill COM5
 
18More4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
19DaveBlack Hill COM5
20DramaBlack Hill COM4
215USABlack Hill COM4
23BBC ThreeBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
 
24BBC Four (Scotland SD)Black Hill ScotlandPSB1
25WBlack Hill COM6
26ITV4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
27YesterdayBlack Hill COM6
29ITV2 +1Black Hill COM4
 
30E4 +1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
31E4 ExtraBlack Hill COM5
325STARBlack Hill COM4
335ActionBlack Hill COM4
34GREAT! moviesBlack Hill COM6
 
35STV+1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
35ITV1 +1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
36pickBlack Hill COM5
39DMAXBlack Hill COM6
40Quest RedBlack Hill COM5
 
41LegendBlack Hill COM4
42GREAT! movies actionBlack Hill COM4
43Food NetworkBlack Hill COM5
44HGTVBlack Hill COM6
46Channel 5 +1Black Hill COM4
 
47Film4 +1Black Hill COM5
48ChallengeBlack Hill COM5
494sevenBlack Hill COM5
565SELECTBlack Hill PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelBlack Hill COM5
 
58ITVBe +1Black Hill COM4
59ITV3 +1Black Hill COM4
60Drama +1Black Hill COM5
64BlazeBlack Hill COM4
67CBS RealityBlack Hill COM4
 
70Quest +1Black Hill COM5
71Quest Red +1Black Hill COM6
73HobbyMakerBlack Hill COM6
74Dave ja vuBlack Hill COM4
75Yesterday +1Black Hill COM5
 
78TCCBlack Hill COM4
81Blaze +1Black Hill COM4
82Talking Pictures TVBlack Hill COM6
83Together TVBlack Hill COM5
84PBS AmericaBlack Hill COM6
 
88Classic HitsBlack Hill COM6
89ITV4 +1Black Hill COM4
101BBC One HDBlack Hill PSB3
102BBC Two HDBlack Hill PSB3
103UTV HDBlack Hill PSB3
 
103STV HDBlack Hill PSB3
103ITV 1 HDBlack Hill PSB3
104Channel 4 HDBlack Hill PSB3
105Channel 5 HDBlack Hill PSB3
106BBC Four HDBlack Hill PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDBlack Hill PSB3
109BBC Three HDBlack Hill PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Black Hill PSB3
201CBBCBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
202CBeebiesBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
 
203CITVBlack Hill COM4
204CBBC HDBlack Hill PSB3
205CBeebies HDBlack Hill PSB3
208Pop PlayerBlack Hill COM4
209Ketchup TVBlack Hill COM4
 
210Ketchup TooBlack Hill COM4
211YAAAS!Black Hill COM4
231BBC NewsBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
232BBC ParliamentBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
233Sky NewsBlack Hill COM5
 
235Al Jazeera EngBlack Hill COM6
250BBC Red ButtonBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1

 

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Comments
Friday, 11 May 2018
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Robin
6:56 AM

Lost Freeview yesterday - nil signals. Reset box nil change. Checked this morning still nil reception.

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StevensOnln1
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12:11 PM

Robin: Have you checked for any loose or damaged cables or connections? Resetting was a bad idea as you have now deleted all of your channels. Which transmitter are you using? Please provide a full postcode so that we can see where you are in relation to the transmitter and your predicted coverage etc.

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StevensOnln1's 3,438 posts GB
Monday, 14 May 2018
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John Plummer
7:24 PM

I have lost about 100 channels in the last few days as has my daughter who lives at the other end of our village. I have done all the recommended checks and retunes under your "Freeview reception has changed" section. My aerial is located on my roof. I note from your coverage map that we are not covered by Divis but have an o2 mast within 1.5km of the house. Could there be an issue with that mast? Can you check it? Can you fix it? I look forward to your response, thanks.

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John's: mapJ's Freeview map terrainJ's terrain plot wavesJ's frequency data wifiJ's R&TI Service businessJ's digitaluk trade radioJ's DAB coverage
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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

11:37 PM

John Plummer: No one from this website can check or fix a possible problem with a mobile phone mast, only the mobile network who operate the mast can do that (although it's unlikely that all channels would be completely wiped out by interference from a mobile phone mast). Please provide a full postcode so that we can see the predicted coverage at your location.

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StevensOnln1's 3,438 posts GB
Tuesday, 15 May 2018
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Nick
1:14 AM

All Freeview channels lost from approx 9.45pm 14th May in the Cambridge (Cambs) area - all resets tried and cables tested, but to no avail: channel names and programme titles come up, followed by a black screen and the error message "This channel is not in service".

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Nick
1:15 AM
Cambridge

All Freeview channels lost from approx 9.45pm 14th May in CB2 1LA - all resets tried and cables tested, but to no avail: channel names and programme titles come up, followed by a black screen and the error message "This channel is not in service".

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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

10:14 AM

Nick: There are no faults showing for the Sandy Heath transmitter. Have you checked for any loose or damaged cables or connections behind your TV?

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StevensOnln1's 3,438 posts GB
Sunday, 20 May 2018
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Sunil Surya
11:11 AM

Hi ,
Off Late, we don't seem to get BBC 1 & BBC 2 on our Sony Bravia TV. The first channel is ITV. I have tried to reset and retune the TV yet the problem exists. Hope you can help.
Many thanks

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Sunil's: mapS's Freeview map terrainS's terrain plot wavesS's frequency data wifiS's R&TI Service businessS's digitaluk trade radioS's DAB coverage
MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

12:55 PM

Sunil Surya:

Please check that yiour TV is tuned to the correct transmitter. Start by looking at the 'digitaluk trade' link below your post (or go to Coverage Checker - Detailed View which is the same location) and then looking at the direction your aerial is aimed. If it is looking at Crystal Palace it will be aimed at a bearing of 110 degrees, if it is aimed at Hannington it will be looking at 236 degrees. At your location Hannington is predicted to give more reliable results. In both cases you need a Group T or a wideband aerial, Group A or B aerials are no longer suitable for either transmitter.

Once you have determined which transmitter your current aerial is aimed, you have to decide whether to have the aerial changed to a wideband type and whether to have it aimed at Crystal Palace or Hannington, bearing in mind that Crystal Palace will givce poorer results, but Hannington should be more reliable.

Then you can manually tune to the preferred transmitter, auto-tuning could pick up the wrong channels. The correct channels are given in the link quoted earlier.



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MikeP's 3,056 posts GB
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
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John
2:45 PM
Morpeth

Have two filters for 4G interference and all has been fine, but past two days suddenly experiencing terrible intereference on channel 65 and related channels - what is going on and will it stop soon; or will I need to install stronger measures to prevent further 4G? Can't find any news online. Thanks.

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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.

If you have no satellite signal, see Sky Digibox says 'No Signal' or 'Technical fault'

If you have other problems, please provide a full (not partial) postcode (or preferably enter it in box at the top right) and indicate where if aerial is on the roof, in the loft or elsewhere.

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