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Freeview reception at PL5 4ET


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 PL54ET (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)Caradon Hill South WestPSB1
2BBC TwoCaradon Hill South WestPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
5Channel 5Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
 
6ITV 2Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
9BBC FourCaradon Hill South WestPSB1
10ITV3Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
11Sky ArtsCaradon Hill COM5
12QuestCaradon Hill COM6
 
13E4Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
14Film4Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
17ReallyCaradon Hill COM5
18More4Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
 
19DaveCaradon Hill COM5
20DramaCaradon Hill COM4
215USACaradon Hill COM4
23BBC ThreeCaradon Hill South WestPSB1
25WCaradon Hill COM6
 
26ITV4Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
27YesterdayCaradon Hill COM6
29ITV2 +1Caradon Hill COM4
30E4 +1Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
31E4 ExtraCaradon Hill COM5
 
325STARCaradon Hill COM4
335ActionCaradon Hill COM4
34GREAT! moviesCaradon Hill COM6
35ITV1 +1Caradon Hill West CountryPSB2
36pickCaradon Hill COM5
 
39DMAXCaradon Hill COM6
40Quest RedCaradon Hill COM5
41LegendCaradon Hill COM4
42GREAT! movies actionCaradon Hill COM4
43Food NetworkCaradon Hill COM5
 
44HGTVCaradon Hill COM6
46Channel 5 +1Caradon Hill COM4
47Film4 +1Caradon Hill COM5
48ChallengeCaradon Hill COM5
494sevenCaradon Hill COM5
 
565SELECTCaradon Hill PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelCaradon Hill COM5
58ITVBe +1Caradon Hill COM4
59ITV3 +1Caradon Hill COM4
60Drama +1Caradon Hill COM5
 
64BlazeCaradon Hill COM4
67CBS RealityCaradon Hill COM4
70Quest +1Caradon Hill COM5
71Quest Red +1Caradon Hill COM6
73HobbyMakerCaradon Hill COM6
 
74Dave ja vuCaradon Hill COM4
75Yesterday +1Caradon Hill COM5
78TCCCaradon Hill COM4
81Blaze +1Caradon Hill COM4
82Talking Pictures TVCaradon Hill COM6
 
83Together TVCaradon Hill COM5
84PBS AmericaCaradon Hill COM6
88Classic HitsCaradon Hill COM6
89ITV4 +1Caradon Hill COM4
101BBC One HDCaradon Hill PSB3
 
102BBC Two HDCaradon Hill PSB3
103UTV HDCaradon Hill PSB3
103STV HDCaradon Hill PSB3
103ITV 1 HDCaradon Hill PSB3
104Channel 4 HDCaradon Hill PSB3
 
105Channel 5 HDCaradon Hill PSB3
106BBC Four HDCaradon Hill PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDCaradon Hill PSB3
109BBC Three HDCaradon Hill PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Caradon Hill PSB3
 
201CBBCCaradon Hill South WestPSB1
202CBeebiesCaradon Hill South WestPSB1
203CITVCaradon Hill COM4
204CBBC HDCaradon Hill PSB3
205CBeebies HDCaradon Hill PSB3
 
208Pop PlayerCaradon Hill COM4
209Ketchup TVCaradon Hill COM4
210Ketchup TooCaradon Hill COM4
211YAAAS!Caradon Hill COM4
231BBC NewsCaradon Hill South WestPSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentCaradon Hill South WestPSB1
233Sky NewsCaradon Hill COM5
235Al Jazeera EngCaradon Hill COM6
250BBC Red ButtonCaradon Hill South WestPSB1

 

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Comments
Friday, 6 September 2019
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Clive Prosser
9:20 PM
Craigavon

I have all the basic channels plus others I don't really want but I can't get UTV
I've re-tuned the television (freeview) but failed to get it - HELP

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MikeP
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9:30 PM

Clive Prosser:

Full Post Code please/ Then we can look up the expected reception at your location.



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Monday, 9 September 2019
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Kathleen
11:37 PM

I live just outside of Letterkenny County Donegal and do not have one channel that is not blippy. I have re tuned and re tuned to no avail this has only happened within the last week. What do you advise thanks Kathleen

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Tuesday, 10 September 2019
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Chris.SE
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5:12 AM

Kathleen:

Some people having similar issues receiving Saorview and Freeview are wondering if they are now suffering 4G interference since recent channel changes.

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Tuesday, 8 October 2019
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Richard James
sentiment_satisfiedBronze

7:58 PM

Our TV is once again picking up Rowridge, since 365 aerials played with our setup.

Anyone recommend who can sort this for user

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Chris.SE
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9:09 PM

Richard James:

Is your aerial still pointing roughly SE with the rods vertical? because Rowridge is almost W from you!
If your aerial is still pointing at Whitehawk Hill (and that is the transmitter that you want), I would try a retune, first with the aerial unplugged to clear all existing tuning, and the plug the aerial back in and do another retune to see if that solves the issue.

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Wednesday, 9 October 2019
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Ian Foster
10:36 AM
York

For YO32 5WB pointing to Emley Moor with a booster should the airial fins be vertical or horizontal. Thank you

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Chris.SE
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4:07 PM

Ian Foster:

Putting your postcode into the DigitalUK checker About us | Freeview shows you should be ok with the aerial pointing at Emley Moor (64km away) almost due SW (220deg) at your location - the rods should be horizontal. You should also get a very good signal from Bilsdale (36km away) aerial pointing just W of N (346deg), rods horizontal, but that's Tyne Tees region rather than Yorkshire which you probably know.
There are some retune events and reception changes coming up, you'll see the details if you use the checker which shows the first Emley Moor change on 23rd Oct. when COM8 moves from UHF34 to UHF56.

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Tuesday, 15 October 2019
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Richard James
sentiment_satisfiedBronze

10:04 PM

Chris.SE: it's been installed by people who claim to be professionals.

It's pointing at whitehawk hill, getting bbc1 south which is Rowridge, and bbc1 se on 800.

Channels are breaking up...

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Chris.SE
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10:56 PM

Richard James:

There is a retune event tomorrow (the 16th), the transmitter will go off-air sometime after midnight tonight and may not come on again until around 6 a.m on the new UHF channels.

I suggest you unplug the aerial and do an automatic retune to clear all previous tuning. If you did that earlier as advised and a retune after you plugged it back in gave the current tuning, I'd suggest a manual tune after you've cleared the current tuning. Click on that R's digitaluk trade link at the bottom of your post to see the new channels for Whitehawk Hill, they will be 48, 35, 36 (HD), 32, 34, 33.

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