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Freeview reception at WR2 6NU


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 0 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of WR26NU (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)Kidderminster West MidlandsPSB1
2BBC TwoKidderminster West MidlandsPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Kidderminster Central (West)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Kidderminster Central (West)PSB2
5Channel 5Kidderminster Central (West)PSB2
 
6ITV 2Kidderminster Central (West)PSB2
9BBC FourKidderminster West MidlandsPSB1
10ITV3Kidderminster Central (West)PSB2
11Sky ArtsMalvern COM5
12QuestMalvern COM6
 
13E4Kidderminster Central (West)PSB2
14Film4Kidderminster Central (West)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Kidderminster Central (West)PSB2
17ReallyMalvern COM5
18More4Kidderminster Central (West)PSB2
 
19DaveMalvern COM5
20DramaMalvern COM4
215USAMalvern COM4
23BBC ThreeKidderminster West MidlandsPSB1
25WMalvern COM6
 
26ITV4Kidderminster Central (West)PSB2
27YesterdayMalvern COM6
29ITV2 +1Malvern COM4
30E4 +1Kidderminster Central (West)PSB2
31E4 ExtraMalvern COM5
 
325STARMalvern COM4
335ActionMalvern COM4
34GREAT! moviesMalvern COM6
35ITV1 +1Kidderminster Central (West)PSB2
36pickMalvern COM5
 
39DMAXMalvern COM6
40Quest RedMalvern COM5
41LegendMalvern COM4
42GREAT! movies actionMalvern COM4
43Food NetworkMalvern COM5
 
44HGTVMalvern COM6
46Channel 5 +1Malvern COM4
47Film4 +1Malvern COM5
48ChallengeMalvern COM5
494sevenMalvern COM5
 
565SELECTKidderminster PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelMalvern COM5
58ITVBe +1Malvern COM4
59ITV3 +1Malvern COM4
60Drama +1Malvern COM5
 
64BlazeMalvern COM4
67CBS RealityMalvern COM4
70Quest +1Malvern COM5
71Quest Red +1Malvern COM6
73HobbyMakerMalvern COM6
 
74Dave ja vuMalvern COM4
75Yesterday +1Malvern COM5
78TCCMalvern COM4
81Blaze +1Malvern COM4
82Talking Pictures TVMalvern COM6
 
83Together TVMalvern COM5
84PBS AmericaMalvern COM6
88Classic HitsMalvern COM6
89ITV4 +1Malvern COM4
101BBC One HDKidderminster PSB3
 
102BBC Two HDKidderminster PSB3
103UTV HDKidderminster PSB3
103STV HDKidderminster PSB3
103ITV 1 HDKidderminster PSB3
104Channel 4 HDKidderminster PSB3
 
105Channel 5 HDKidderminster PSB3
106BBC Four HDKidderminster PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDKidderminster PSB3
109BBC Three HDKidderminster PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Kidderminster PSB3
 
201CBBCKidderminster West MidlandsPSB1
202CBeebiesKidderminster West MidlandsPSB1
203CITVMalvern COM4
204CBBC HDKidderminster PSB3
205CBeebies HDKidderminster PSB3
 
208Pop PlayerMalvern COM4
209Ketchup TVMalvern COM4
210Ketchup TooMalvern COM4
211YAAAS!Malvern COM4
231BBC NewsKidderminster West MidlandsPSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentKidderminster West MidlandsPSB1
233Sky NewsMalvern COM5
235Al Jazeera EngMalvern COM6
250BBC Red ButtonKidderminster West MidlandsPSB1

 

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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
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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
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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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