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Freeview reception at GU2 8LF


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 4 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of GU28LF (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)Guildford LondonPSB1
2BBC TwoGuildford LondonPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Guildford LondonPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Guildford LondonPSB2
5Channel 5Guildford LondonPSB2
 
6ITV 2Guildford LondonPSB2
8LONDON LIVECrystal Palace LW
9BBC FourGuildford LondonPSB1
10ITV3Guildford LondonPSB2
11Sky ArtsGuildford COM5
 
12QuestGuildford COM6
13E4Guildford LondonPSB2
14Film4Guildford LondonPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Guildford LondonPSB2
17ReallyGuildford COM5
 
18More4Guildford LondonPSB2
19DaveGuildford COM5
20DramaGuildford COM4
215USAGuildford COM4
23BBC ThreeGuildford LondonPSB1
 
25WGuildford COM6
26ITV4Guildford LondonPSB2
27YesterdayGuildford COM6
29ITV2 +1Guildford COM4
30E4 +1Guildford LondonPSB2
 
31E4 ExtraGuildford COM5
325STARGuildford COM4
335ActionGuildford COM4
34GREAT! moviesGuildford COM6
35ITV1 +1Guildford LondonPSB2
 
36pickGuildford COM5
39DMAXGuildford COM6
40Quest RedGuildford COM5
41LegendGuildford COM4
42GREAT! movies actionGuildford COM4
 
43Food NetworkGuildford COM5
44HGTVGuildford COM6
46Channel 5 +1Guildford COM4
47Film4 +1Guildford COM5
48ChallengeGuildford COM5
 
494sevenGuildford COM5
565SELECTGuildford PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelGuildford COM5
58ITVBe +1Guildford COM4
59ITV3 +1Guildford COM4
 
60Drama +1Guildford COM5
64BlazeGuildford COM4
67CBS RealityGuildford COM4
70Quest +1Guildford COM5
71Quest Red +1Guildford COM6
 
73HobbyMakerGuildford COM6
74Dave ja vuGuildford COM4
75Yesterday +1Guildford COM5
78TCCGuildford COM4
81Blaze +1Guildford COM4
 
82Talking Pictures TVGuildford COM6
83Together TVGuildford COM5
84PBS AmericaGuildford COM6
88Classic HitsGuildford COM6
89ITV4 +1Guildford COM4
 
101BBC One HDGuildford PSB3
102BBC Two HDGuildford PSB3
103UTV HDGuildford PSB3
103STV HDGuildford PSB3
103ITV 1 HDGuildford PSB3
 
104Channel 4 HDGuildford PSB3
105Channel 5 HDGuildford PSB3
106BBC Four HDGuildford PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDGuildford PSB3
109BBC Three HDGuildford PSB3
 
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Guildford PSB3
201CBBCGuildford LondonPSB1
202CBeebiesGuildford LondonPSB1
203CITVGuildford COM4
204CBBC HDGuildford PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDGuildford PSB3
208Pop PlayerGuildford COM4
209Ketchup TVGuildford COM4
210Ketchup TooGuildford COM4
211YAAAS!Guildford COM4
 
231BBC NewsGuildford LondonPSB1
232BBC ParliamentGuildford LondonPSB1
233Sky NewsGuildford COM5
235Al Jazeera EngGuildford COM6
250BBC Red ButtonGuildford LondonPSB1
 

 

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Comments
Sunday, 4 August 2013
Briantist
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

5:57 PM

leslie rainer: UKTV are not going to put their channels on Freesat, they are subscription services on satellite. If you want to watch Dave, Really, Drama and Yesterday for free, Freeview is the only option.

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KMJ,Derby
sentiment_satisfiedGold

6:05 PM

Sophie Oban: Film4 has been added to PSB2 and the service on ArqB carries an instruction to re-tune as it is shortly to be withdrawn from that mux. If your boxes have an automatic scanning facility it could be that they have responded to the re-tune command which would explain your findings.

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KMJ,Derby's 1,811 posts GB
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jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

6:43 PM

tasha: To add to that already said by Briantist, Argos sells one of the brands approved by at800 called a Telecam 316259 @ £9.99, item No 108/2175 as seen on Page 507 of the latest Argos catalogue.

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Sophie Oban
6:56 PM
Oban

Sophie Oban: Thanks KMJ, but we had both boxes set NOT to auto update. That is what surprised me.

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Sophie Oban's 2 posts GB
Monday, 5 August 2013
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Dennis
2:02 PM
Middlesbrough

Spencerbeck, Ormesby, Normanby areas lost of multiple channels on channel 59 shows strong signal but signal quality is 0 when doing a transmitter test in set on a new LG tv.

Same problems on previous tv problems started just over a month ago channels fine upto this point.

Asked friends and family who live across the local area all getting the same picture problems.

Why is there no way to report a fault with a transmitter it's clear there is a fault with pontop pike but no way of repoerting this .

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Dennis's 1 post GB
Briantist
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

2:59 PM

Dennis: You can report using the tool here - Radio & Television Investigation Service - Diagnostic form .

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MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

6:45 PM

Tasha
The item sent to you by @800 is a filter and not a booster. Its job is to remove any 4G signals from your system so it does not interfere with your TV viewing.

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MikeP's 3,056 posts GB
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edwin keep
7:03 PM
Uckfield

TN22 1UY 5/08/13 heathfield transmitter. for the last 7-10 days the signal has been fragmenting (pixalating) On all channels other than the top 5 main channels,I have a humax HDR-Fox T2 which I have manualy retuned all to no avail, what is going on to suddenly give these problems, I cannot be the only one in this post code to be having this problem.

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edwin keep's 1 post GB
Tuesday, 6 August 2013
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Geoff
8:08 PM
Lancaster

I have now I think got back to where I was via manual scanning (and it has stopped nagging me). Trying to sort this has left me thinking :

Is your data correct?

Digital UK Coverage checker has Sedbergh with Ch40, 43 and 46, all with good (green) quality.

Freeview has stations SD : BBC1,2,3,4, ITV ITV2, 4, 5 and a few others
HD : BBC1, 2, ITV, 4HD
Whereas you have :
Ch46 : 1 BBC One North West, 2 BBC Two England, 7 BBC Three, 9 BBC Four, 70 CBBC Channel, 71 CBeebies, 80 BBC News, 81 BBC Parliament, 301 BBC Red Button 1, plus 12 others
Ch 43 : 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Granada), 104 Channel 4 HD North ads, 303 BBC Red Button HD, plus 1 others
Ch40 : 3 ITV (Border), 4 Channel 4 North ads, 5 Channel 5 The North ads, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4+1 North ads, 14 More 4, 15 Film 4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor),

Your list seems to agree with Digital UK but the Freeview list agrees with what I get. All Ch40 is missing. Is Sedbergh really broadcasting it but not at my range or in my direction? Your coverage map doesn't actually reach me, is that the clue?

It seems very difficult to get to the bottom of all this, is the real information reserved for the trade?


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Geoff's 2 posts GB
Wednesday, 7 August 2013
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John H Williams
9:59 AM
Dolgellau

Hi,after several comments regarding channel coverage in the Dolgellau area, ,still awaiting a response for a full allocation of channels. Will this ever happen ?.
I believe an upgrade to the relay equipment is required ?.
Awaiting any response, thanking you kindly.
Regards.

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