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Freeview reception at ST8 7DD


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 ST87DD (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

Spotlight TVWinter Hill GIM
Now 70sWinter Hill GIM
Country Music Entertainment Winter Hill GIM
1BBC One (SD)Sutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
2BBC TwoSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
 
3ITV 1 (SD)Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
5Channel 5Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
6ITV 2Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
7Big Centre TVSutton Coldfield LB
 
9BBC FourSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
10ITV3Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
11Sky ArtsSutton Coldfield COM5
12QuestSutton Coldfield COM6
13E4Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
 
14Film4Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
17ReallySutton Coldfield COM5
18More4Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
19DaveSutton Coldfield COM5
 
20DramaSutton Coldfield COM4
215USASutton Coldfield COM4
23BBC ThreeSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
25WSutton Coldfield COM6
26ITV4Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
 
27YesterdaySutton Coldfield COM6
29ITV2 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
30E4 +1Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
31E4 ExtraSutton Coldfield COM5
325STARSutton Coldfield COM4
 
335ActionSutton Coldfield COM4
34GREAT! moviesSutton Coldfield COM6
35ITV1 +1Sutton Coldfield Central (West)PSB2
36pickSutton Coldfield COM5
39DMAXSutton Coldfield COM6
 
40Quest RedSutton Coldfield COM5
41LegendSutton Coldfield COM4
42GREAT! movies actionSutton Coldfield COM4
43Food NetworkSutton Coldfield COM5
44HGTVSutton Coldfield COM6
 
46Channel 5 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
47Film4 +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
48ChallengeSutton Coldfield COM5
494sevenSutton Coldfield COM5
565SELECTSutton Coldfield PSB3
 
57Smithsonian ChannelSutton Coldfield COM5
58ITVBe +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
59ITV3 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
60Drama +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
63GREAT! movies Christmas 1Winter Hill GIM
 
64BlazeSutton Coldfield COM4
67CBS RealitySutton Coldfield COM4
70Quest +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
71Quest Red +1Sutton Coldfield COM6
73HobbyMakerSutton Coldfield COM6
 
74Dave ja vuSutton Coldfield COM4
75Yesterday +1Sutton Coldfield COM5
77NOW 80sWinter Hill GIM
78TCCSutton Coldfield COM4
80Clubland TVWinter Hill GIM
 
81Blaze +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
82Talking Pictures TVSutton Coldfield COM6
83Together TVSutton Coldfield COM5
84PBS AmericaSutton Coldfield COM6
87Now 90sWinter Hill GIM
 
88Classic HitsSutton Coldfield COM6
89ITV4 +1Sutton Coldfield COM4
91Classic Hits MCRWinter Hill GIM
101BBC One HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
102BBC Two HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
 
103ITV 1 HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
103STV HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
103UTV HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
104Channel 4 HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
105Channel 5 HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
 
106BBC Four HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
109BBC Three HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Sutton Coldfield PSB3
201CBBCSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
 
202CBeebiesSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
203CITVSutton Coldfield COM4
204CBBC HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
205CBeebies HDSutton Coldfield PSB3
208Pop PlayerSutton Coldfield COM4
 
209Ketchup TVSutton Coldfield COM4
210Ketchup TooSutton Coldfield COM4
211YAAAS!Sutton Coldfield COM4
231BBC NewsSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
232BBC ParliamentSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1
 
233Sky NewsSutton Coldfield COM5
235Al Jazeera EngSutton Coldfield COM6
250BBC Red ButtonSutton Coldfield West MidlandsPSB1

 

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Comments
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

1:18 PM

D. Madden: The Huntshaw Cross transmitter has changed frequencies overnight, so you will need to retune. If you find that you still have channels missing after retuning, you should contact the Freeview Advice Line (see link below) who can arrange for a replacement wideband aerial to be fitted, free of charge if you don't have satellite or cable.

Important changes to Freeview TV signals | Freeview

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StevensOnln1's 3,433 posts GB
Monday, 24 June 2019
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Chris.SE
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

9:55 AM

A Lloyd:

Unfortunately the site owner has not been able as yet to update all the information. Visit Digital UK | Channel listings should give an up-to-date list which you can order by LCN, Mux etc by clicking on the heading of the column.

Stephen:

If this occurs at exactly the same time each day then it could be caused by interference from something controlled by a timer eg. central heating, discharge lighting etc. Do your neighbours get a similkar issue? or see below.

NasS: & Shopps:

As mentioned elsewhere COMs 7&8 are now SFNs (Single frequency Networks) on UHF 55&56 and if you aren't close enough to your particular transmitter, then you may get interference from other transmitters which may be constant or vary with weather system changes and prevent and reception of the those muxes.

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Trefor Busby
10:34 AM
Marlow

The Channel list for Crystal Palace needs updating - CH 30 carries BBC1 HD (and others) from Crystal Palace but your list has no mention of Ch 30.

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Trefor Busby's 2 posts GB
Sunday, 7 July 2019
D
D Twyman
5:54 PM
Wisbech

My aerial is on the roof, we have been having difficulty getting BBC1 and 2 and many other channels upto 11pick and some of the higher channels. This has been going on for over a week now. have retuned the TV several times and turned freeview box on and off several times to reboot.

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D Twyman's 2 posts GB
Monday, 8 July 2019
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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

10:19 AM

D Twyman: Retuning is the worst thing to do when you have a weak signal as you are deleting all of your correctly tuned channels and searching for them again. Have you checked for any loose or damaged cables or connections behind your TV? Please provide a full postcode so that we can see which transmitters you're able to receive, where you are in relation to them and your predicted signal strength etc.

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mr stephen webb
10:36 PM

hi good evening
since the retune at the end of June I have lost true entertainment which used to be on channel 61 my transmitter is ridge hill can you please tell me if I am able to still get said channel or when it will be returning to ridge hill transmitter

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mr stephen webb
10:39 PM

Hi good evening

since the retune at the end of June we have lost true entertainment channel 61 from ridge hill transmitter it is also not on the new channel number 48 can you please tell me when we will be able to receive said channel from ridge hill transmitter

many thanks Stephen webb

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mr stephen webb's 2 posts GB
Tuesday, 9 July 2019
S
StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

9:20 AM

mr stephen webb: True Entertainment and True Movies have moved to the local TV multiplex, which is not broadcast from Ridge Hill as there are no local TV stations in any of the areas covered by that transmitter. The only people who can decide if they will return to wider coverage are Sony, who own the True channels.

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StevensOnln1's 3,433 posts GB
Wednesday, 10 July 2019
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John K
1:53 PM

To those of baffled by my continued requests for MUXs in the old format. My difficulties finding the old 'channel numbers', is purely down to the new formatting to colour. I failed to see them in their new [light blue?] format on your listings. This may have been an ink failure, which I have yet to remedy in my printer.
Thanks for all help, previous & current.
JK

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Chris.SE
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2:17 PM

John K (or Jack?):

I was a little uncertain about what you meant exactly, but having had a look at some of your previous posts, I can see why you need to readily identified the UHF Frequency/Channel numbers. However, the listings on this site aren't always up-to-date as the site owner has not always had time to correct them with all the changes around the country.

If you put your postcode into Digital UK - Coverage checker it will give you all the latest information about the transmitters you should be able to receive, and the UHF channel numbers and predicted reception. Hope that helps.

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