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Freeview reception at MK8 0NN


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 7 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of MK80NN (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)Sandy Heath CambridgePSB1
2BBC TwoSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
5Channel 5Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
 
6ITV 2Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
9BBC FourSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
10ITV3Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
11Sky ArtsSandy Heath COM5
12QuestSandy Heath COM6
 
13E4Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
14Film4Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
17ReallySandy Heath COM5
18More4Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
 
19DaveSandy Heath COM5
20DramaSandy Heath COM4
215USASandy Heath COM4
23BBC ThreeSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
25WSandy Heath COM6
 
26ITV4Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
27YesterdaySandy Heath COM6
29ITV2 +1Sandy Heath COM4
30E4 +1Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
31E4 ExtraSandy Heath COM5
 
325STARSandy Heath COM4
335ActionSandy Heath COM4
34GREAT! moviesSandy Heath COM6
35ITV1 +1Sandy Heath Anglia (West)PSB2
36pickSandy Heath COM5
 
39DMAXSandy Heath COM6
40Quest RedSandy Heath COM5
41LegendSandy Heath COM4
42GREAT! movies actionSandy Heath COM4
43Food NetworkSandy Heath COM5
 
44HGTVSandy Heath COM6
46Channel 5 +1Sandy Heath COM4
47Film4 +1Sandy Heath COM5
48ChallengeSandy Heath COM5
494sevenSandy Heath COM5
 
565SELECTSandy Heath PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelSandy Heath COM5
58ITVBe +1Sandy Heath COM4
59ITV3 +1Sandy Heath COM4
60Drama +1Sandy Heath COM5
 
64BlazeSandy Heath COM4
67CBS RealitySandy Heath COM4
70Quest +1Sandy Heath COM5
71Quest Red +1Sandy Heath COM6
73HobbyMakerSandy Heath COM6
 
74Dave ja vuSandy Heath COM4
75Yesterday +1Sandy Heath COM5
78TCCSandy Heath COM4
81Blaze +1Sandy Heath COM4
82Talking Pictures TVSandy Heath COM6
 
83Together TVSandy Heath COM5
84PBS AmericaSandy Heath COM6
88Classic HitsSandy Heath COM6
89ITV4 +1Sandy Heath COM4
101BBC One HDSandy Heath PSB3
 
102BBC Two HDSandy Heath PSB3
103UTV HDSandy Heath PSB3
103STV HDSandy Heath PSB3
103ITV 1 HDSandy Heath PSB3
104Channel 4 HDSandy Heath PSB3
 
105Channel 5 HDSandy Heath PSB3
106BBC Four HDSandy Heath PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDSandy Heath PSB3
109BBC Three HDSandy Heath PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Sandy Heath PSB3
 
201CBBCSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
202CBeebiesSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
203CITVSandy Heath COM4
204CBBC HDSandy Heath PSB3
205CBeebies HDSandy Heath PSB3
 
208Pop PlayerSandy Heath COM4
209Ketchup TVSandy Heath COM4
210Ketchup TooSandy Heath COM4
211YAAAS!Sandy Heath COM4
231BBC NewsSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentSandy Heath CambridgePSB1
233Sky NewsSandy Heath COM5
235Al Jazeera EngSandy Heath COM6
250BBC Red ButtonSandy Heath CambridgePSB1

 

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Comments
Monday, 25 March 2019
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StevensOnln1
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6:45 PM

Elena-Elizabeth: There are no reported problems with the Lancaster transmitter and at 4km away you should be getting a good signal. Have you checked for any loose or damaged cables or connections behind your TV? Retuning was a bad idea, as you have now deleted the missing channels when they were previously correctly tuned.

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MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

8:17 PM

Kimberly :

Obtaining signals from your neighbours internet connection is not permissible. You need your own internet connection connected to your own TV set.

Your problem could be that your neighbour has realised you have been purloining signals via WiFi and has changed the passwords s/he uses to prevent your unauthorised access.



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MikeP's 3,056 posts PT
Monday, 22 April 2019
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D. A. Brown
10:28 PM
Stockton-on-tees

Can anyone explain why every time a I put my Humax Freeview PVR into standby I loose Coms 6 & 7.

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D. A. Brown
10:37 PM
Stockton-on-tees

Whoops please disregard last query I meant coms 7 & 8.

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Tuesday, 23 April 2019
MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

9:24 PM

D A Brown:

I can only assume that the box is faulty if it is not storing the settings for COMs 7 &8.



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Wednesday, 24 April 2019
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Corrieri
9:31 AM
Kinross

Why is freeview reception so bad in Kinross? Despite boosters and roof top aerial. Also a local relay station we still do not get good reception and full range of channels. Why? Even BBC1 and 2 are patchy when we are paying a license for these.

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StevensOnln1
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1:21 PM

Corrieri: Please provide a full postcode so that we can see where you are in relation to the transmitter and your predicted signal strength etc. Kinross is a Freeview Lite relay covering only around 3,000 houses and is not considered to be worthwhile by the commercial broadcasters to provide their full range of channels given the costs involved and the small number of additional viewers they would gain. If you want more channels, look at getting Freesat.

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MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

9:14 PM

Corrieri:

The Licence Fee is so that you are allowed to receive any 'live' TV broadcasts, not just the BBC services. Look at the explanation on the TV Licensing Website:
TV Licensing




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Wednesday, 1 May 2019
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Beverley Tennant
12:28 PM
Cardiff

Please can you tell me if I Am I able to get a signal for a portable TV for personal use at the University Hospital (Heath Hospital) Cardiff CF14 4XW. Also, whether I will need a booster aerial. Many thanks.

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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

3:52 PM

Beverley Tennant: You're predicted to get a strong signal from the Wenvoe transmitter (only 8km away) so you may be able to get good reception with an indoor aerial, particularly if you are on the West/South West side of the building.

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