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Freeview reception at SW5 0UB


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 122 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of SW50UB (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

FreeSportsCrystal Palace COM6
1BBC One (SD)Crystal Palace LondonPSB1
2BBC TwoCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
 
5Channel 5Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
6ITV 2Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
8LONDON LIVECrystal Palace LW
9BBC FourCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
10ITV3Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
 
11Sky ArtsCrystal Palace COM5
12QuestCrystal Palace COM4
13E4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
14Film4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
 
17ReallyCrystal Palace COM5
18More4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
19DaveCrystal Palace COM5
20DramaCrystal Palace COM4
215USACrystal Palace COM4
 
23BBC ThreeCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
25WCrystal Palace COM6
26ITV4Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
27YesterdayCrystal Palace COM6
29ITV2 +1Crystal Palace COM4
 
30E4 +1Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
31E4 ExtraCrystal Palace COM5
325STARCrystal Palace COM4
335ActionCrystal Palace COM4
34GREAT! moviesCrystal Palace COM6
 
35ITV1 +1Crystal Palace LondonPSB2
36pickCrystal Palace COM5
39DMAXCrystal Palace COM6
40Quest RedCrystal Palace COM5
41LegendCrystal Palace COM4
 
42GREAT! movies actionCrystal Palace COM4
43Food NetworkCrystal Palace COM5
44HGTVCrystal Palace COM6
46Channel 5 +1Crystal Palace COM4
47Film4 +1Crystal Palace COM5
 
48ChallengeCrystal Palace COM5
494sevenCrystal Palace COM5
565SELECTCrystal Palace PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelCrystal Palace COM5
58ITVBe +1Crystal Palace COM4
 
59ITV3 +1Crystal Palace COM4
60Drama +1Crystal Palace COM5
64BlazeCrystal Palace COM4
67CBS RealityCrystal Palace COM4
70Quest +1Crystal Palace COM5
 
71Quest Red +1Crystal Palace COM6
73HobbyMakerCrystal Palace COM6
74Dave ja vuCrystal Palace COM4
75Yesterday +1Crystal Palace COM5
78TCCCrystal Palace COM4
 
81Blaze +1Crystal Palace COM4
82Talking Pictures TVCrystal Palace COM6
83Together TVCrystal Palace COM5
84PBS AmericaCrystal Palace COM6
88Classic HitsCrystal Palace COM6
 
89ITV4 +1Crystal Palace COM4
101BBC One HDCrystal Palace PSB3
102BBC Two HDCrystal Palace PSB3
103UTV HDCrystal Palace PSB3
103ITV 1 HDCrystal Palace PSB3
 
103STV HDCrystal Palace PSB3
104Channel 4 HDCrystal Palace PSB3
105Channel 5 HDCrystal Palace PSB3
106BBC Four HDCrystal Palace PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDCrystal Palace PSB3
 
109BBC Three HDCrystal Palace PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Crystal Palace PSB3
201CBBCCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
202CBeebiesCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
203CITVCrystal Palace COM4
 
204CBBC HDCrystal Palace PSB3
205CBeebies HDCrystal Palace PSB3
208POP MAXCrystal Palace COM4
209Ketchup TVCrystal Palace COM4
210Ketchup TooCrystal Palace COM4
 
211YAAAS!Crystal Palace COM4
231BBC NewsCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
232BBC ParliamentCrystal Palace LondonPSB1
233Sky NewsCrystal Palace COM5
235Aljazeera EnglishCrystal Palace COM6
 
250BBC Red ButtonCrystal Palace LondonPSB1

 

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Comments
Wednesday, 7 August 2013
M
Michael
sentiment_satisfiedGold

5:28 PM

John H Williams: You've asked the same question previously yet you don't seem to have bothered to read and understand the answers given. Dave Lindsay clearly explained the situation back in March: Ten more HD channels on two new Freeview HD multiplexes on air from 2014-18 | Freeview news | ukfree.tv - 11 years of independent, free digital TV advice

Dolgellau is a small 4W relay serving 1,800 homes - can you imagine the expense and running costs that would be incurred upgrading the mast to carry 3 more multiplexes? Even if they did decide to upgrade it, you can be sure that hundreds of other relays would be higher up the list.

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Michael's 358 posts GB
Sunday, 11 August 2013
S
Stuart
10:28 PM
Saltash

The map shows 9 mobile phone masts within 1.5 miles of my location (pl12). I have poor reception from both Plympton and Caradon hill therefore have aerials and masthesad amps for both. It is therefore predictable that with 4G I will have problems.

How will I be notified of 4G commencement and how do I initiate action to resolve the problems. (preferably before they actually disrupt my reception?

many thanks

Stu

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Stuart's 2 posts GB
Monday, 12 August 2013
J
jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

12:03 AM

Stuart: The nearest mobile phone masts that I see to your location are on Callington Road near to Lollabury Road and with neither of being connected with 4G.

As far as Caradon Hill is concerned, its very unlikely that reception from that station would be affected anyway because of its operating channels spanning from 21-28 and as such being too far removed from the operating frequency used by 4G to be affected by signal swamping, i.e: the tuner being desensitized by the presence of a powerful RF signal being detected close to the frequencies used by the Freeview transmitter.

Plympton on the other hand spans Ch's 42 - 58, the latter being the HD channel on Ch58 and which is vulnerable to being interfered with, and so if this transmitter is being used then it might pay to fit a 4G filter in line just in case!!

That said, if its considered by at800 the company contracted to supply filters to those who are deemed to be at risk, then if they consider that any possibility exists that you might be affected then they will automatically send you one "free of charge" filter, although you can purchase these from numerous outlets at around £9.00 or so.

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Mr Al P Ward
12:21 PM
Irvine

When I listen to BBC Radio Scotland at the weekend to listen to the football on Sportsound, I can only listen to half a match, as the Transmission get's cut off at 14.00 every weekend.

Why does The transmission for Radio Scotland stop at 2pm? there is no point in listening to only half a football match.

I hope someone can help

Thank you

Al
Mr A P Ward


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Christine Boden
10:55 PM
Pontefract

I retuned my TV as requested by channel 15, it stated it was moving. I now am receiving local BBC Look North from Tyneside instead of Yorkshire, please help, thank you Christine.

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Christine Boden
10:57 PM
Pontefract

WF8 3AA, aerial is on the roof.

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Christine Boden's 2 posts GB
Tuesday, 13 August 2013
J
jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

8:18 AM

Christine Boden: Your TV or box has possibly picked up the Bilsdale transmitter rather than Emley Moor which I assume that you normally receive from? if after you had carried out the auto-tune you were not given a "regional choice" option? then you might eventually have to manually tune in the channels required, but first of all try this method which sometimes works.

First of all remove the aerial and carry out an auto-tune to blank out the channels already stored, once completed take hold of the aerial connector and carry out another auto-tune whilst at the same time carefully observing the progress bar, then and as soon as its seen pass around Ch35, or about half way along its travel, immediately reconnect the aerial again and hopefully this will only allow Emley Moor to be picked up.

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kate young
5:57 PM

we have a Phillips built in free view tv. a message has appeared on channel 15 states. Film 4 is moving if you can see this on channel 15, please retune your freeview equipment,to ensure you continue to receive this channel. we have retuned several times and message is still there is there anything we can do to get rid of messgage, we have a autistic daughter and it is driving her mad being on the screen and it is her favourite chanel.

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KMJ,Derby
sentiment_satisfiedGold

6:51 PM

kate young: Try deleting channel 15, then re-tune. Otherwise do a factory reset to delete all channels, then re-tune. Film 4 has been added to mux PSB2, so it is now available from all Freeview transmitters. For an interim period the version on ArqB, which currently shows the annoying message, will be withdrawn.

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KMJ,Derby
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6:54 PM

That should say "After an interim period, the version on ArqB, which currently shows the annoying message, will be withdrawn".

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