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Freeview reception at DE7 9JS


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 DE79JS (page shows closest 10)

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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)Waltham East MidlandsPSB1
2BBC TwoWaltham East MidlandsPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Waltham Central (East)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Waltham Central (East)PSB2
5Channel 5Waltham Central (East)PSB2
 
6ITV 2Waltham Central (East)PSB2
7Notts TVNottingham LNG
9BBC FourWaltham East MidlandsPSB1
10ITV3Waltham Central (East)PSB2
11Sky ArtsNottingham COM5
 
12QuestNottingham COM6
13E4Waltham Central (East)PSB2
14Film4Waltham Central (East)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Waltham Central (East)PSB2
17ReallyNottingham COM5
 
18More4Waltham Central (East)PSB2
19DaveNottingham COM5
20DramaNottingham COM4
215USANottingham COM4
23BBC ThreeWaltham East MidlandsPSB1
 
25WNottingham COM6
26ITV4Waltham Central (East)PSB2
27YesterdayNottingham COM6
29ITV2 +1Nottingham COM4
30E4 +1Waltham Central (East)PSB2
 
31E4 ExtraNottingham COM5
325STARNottingham COM4
335ActionNottingham COM4
34GREAT! moviesNottingham COM6
35ITV1 +1Waltham Central (East)PSB2
 
36pickNottingham COM5
39DMAXNottingham COM6
40Quest RedNottingham COM5
41LegendNottingham COM4
42GREAT! movies actionNottingham COM4
 
43Food NetworkNottingham COM5
44HGTVNottingham COM6
46Channel 5 +1Nottingham COM4
47Film4 +1Nottingham COM5
48ChallengeNottingham COM5
 
494sevenNottingham COM5
565SELECTWaltham PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelNottingham COM5
58ITVBe +1Nottingham COM4
59ITV3 +1Nottingham COM4
 
60Drama +1Nottingham COM5
64BlazeNottingham COM4
67CBS RealityNottingham COM4
70Quest +1Nottingham COM5
71Quest Red +1Nottingham COM6
 
73HobbyMakerNottingham COM6
74Dave ja vuNottingham COM4
75Yesterday +1Nottingham COM5
78TCCNottingham COM4
81Blaze +1Nottingham COM4
 
82Talking Pictures TVNottingham COM6
83Together TVNottingham COM5
84PBS AmericaNottingham COM6
88Classic HitsNottingham COM6
89ITV4 +1Nottingham COM4
 
101BBC One HDWaltham PSB3
102BBC Two HDWaltham PSB3
103UTV HDWaltham PSB3
103STV HDWaltham PSB3
103ITV 1 HDWaltham PSB3
 
104Channel 4 HDWaltham PSB3
105Channel 5 HDWaltham PSB3
106BBC Four HDWaltham PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDWaltham PSB3
109BBC Three HDWaltham PSB3
 
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Waltham PSB3
201CBBCWaltham East MidlandsPSB1
202CBeebiesWaltham East MidlandsPSB1
203CITVNottingham COM4
204CBBC HDWaltham PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDWaltham PSB3
208Pop PlayerNottingham COM4
209Ketchup TVNottingham COM4
210Ketchup TooNottingham COM4
211YAAAS!Nottingham COM4
 
231BBC NewsWaltham East MidlandsPSB1
232BBC ParliamentWaltham East MidlandsPSB1
233Sky NewsNottingham COM5
235Al Jazeera EngNottingham COM6
250BBC Red ButtonWaltham East MidlandsPSB1
 

 

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Tuesday, 4 October 2022
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Richard Mudge
8:16 PM
Weston-super-mare

Richard Mudge: My postcode is BS24 9ND

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Richard Mudge
8:20 PM
Weston-super-mare

Chris.SE: Hi Chris
My postcode is BS24 9ND

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Wednesday, 5 October 2022
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Chris.SE
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

6:46 AM

Richard Mudge:

Hi Richard. The aerial should be pointing at compass bearing 111 degrees - that's 21 degrees S of due E, almost ESE.
The Freeview predictor shows you should get good signals from Mendip for the 6 main multiplexes (not the Local one as you are off-beam for that, it's beamed towards Bristol - you can always try a manual tune on UHF C30 as it may be weak and an autotune may miss it).

However, the predictor says you can also get good signals from Wenvoe and Stockland Hill which you may get from sidelobes (even rear ones) of the aerial's reception, so you may have to manual tune Mendip's UHF channels to make sure you get them correctly.
Mendip's correct UHF channels are C32, C34, C35, C48, C33, C36, C30. That's is the order BBCA/PSB1, D3&4/PSB2, BBCB HD/PSB3, SDN/COM4, ArqA/COM5, ArqB/COM6; Local mux.

If you can't get the Mendip (Bristol) Local multiplex, you could try a Manual tune on UHF C37 which is the Local mux from Wenvoe, which you might get off the back of the aerial albeit possibly weak.
Whilst you may not especially want Cardiff local news on LCN7, you may like to get the other channels carried on the mux.
See Channel listings for Industry Professionals | Freeview for which channels are carried on which multiplex.

Bear in mind that standard Tri-boom's are a wideband aerial unless this is one of the newer K Group tuned versions, so you might need a (free) filter from restoretv.uk if any 4/5G mobile masts using 700MHz set up near you - but you should get a postcard from restoretv.uk if so, but it doesn't always happen.
I'm glad your tri-boom is being loft mounted, they have a high wind loading and would need sturdy mounting if external!

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Richard Mudge
10:15 PM
Weston-super-mare

Chris.SE: Hi Chris
Thanks for the information

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Friday, 21 October 2022
H
Helen
11:19 AM
Peterborough

Hi,
I believe my Arial is directed towards Sandy Heath. I've had no freeview channels for 6 weeks or so, postcode PE8 6PZ. The map on this site suggests I should align the arial to the Waltham transmitter.
Can anyone offer advice?
Regards
Helen

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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

1:50 PM

Helen: Sandy Heath is predicted to provide a good signal for all multiplexes at your postcode, whereas Waltham is predicted to provide a good signal for PSB1/2/3 with a weaker signal for COM4/5/6 which may result in reception of many commercial channels being unreliable.

Have you carried out any investigation into the loss of signal? Start by checking for any loose or damaged cables or connections behind your TV, then work your way back towards the aerial as far as you can safely access. Is your aerial still pointing in the correct direction (164 degrees compass bearing)? Are any neighbours suffering similar reception problems? Don't retune your TV as this will just delete all of your channels and search for them again, making it more difficult to know when the fault has been found.

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Chris.SE
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10:03 PM

Helen:

Which map are you referring to? If it's the one you get from "Get to see your Freeview Prediction" by entering your postcode above, then I don't know why Sandy Heath is not showing on that map, it should be there. Nor why it indeed suggests Belmont for COM5 but not COMs 4&6 when reception of the COMs would be the same, I'm afraid that's ridiculous and it's an error.
And further to that even Waltham is predicted by Freeview to give better reception of the COMs than Belmont!!.
As StevensOnln1 has said Freeview's own predictor shows Sandy Heath with the best predicted reception, and also as your most likely transmitter.

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Saturday, 29 October 2022
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Nicholas Anderson
sentiment_satisfiedSilver

8:24 AM

Viewers on the North Somerset coast near Mindhead will only receive transmissions from Wales including Welsh Channel 4 if their antennas are misaligned as the signal from South Wales is very strong across the Bristol Channel.

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StevensOnln1
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10:19 AM

Nicholas Anderson: All the Welsh transmitters broadcast the same version of Channel 4 as those in England. You are probably thinking of S4C which is a completely separate Welsh language channel, which did show programmes from Channel 4 in the past up until digital switchover completed due to Channel 4 analogue not being broadcast in Wales. There has been no link or sharing of programmes between Channel 4 and S4C since then, with both channels being available from every transmitter in Wales.

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Monday, 6 March 2023
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Luke
8:17 PM

Hi, I can't seem to get any freeview channels at my caravan at challaborough bay in Devon, What transmitter shall I aim the aerial at?

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