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Freeview reception at SY5 6PW


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 SY56PW (page shows closest 10)

What do the map symbols mean?

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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)The Wrekin West MidlandsPSB1
2BBC TwoThe Wrekin West MidlandsPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
5Channel 5The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
 
6ITV 2The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
9BBC FourThe Wrekin West MidlandsPSB1
10ITV3The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
11Sky ArtsThe Wrekin COM5
12QuestThe Wrekin COM6
 
13E4The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
14Film4The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
17ReallyThe Wrekin COM5
18More4The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
 
19DaveThe Wrekin COM5
20DramaThe Wrekin COM4
215USAThe Wrekin COM4
23BBC ThreeThe Wrekin West MidlandsPSB1
25WThe Wrekin COM6
 
26ITV4The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
27YesterdayThe Wrekin COM6
29ITV2 +1The Wrekin COM4
30E4 +1The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
31E4 ExtraThe Wrekin COM5
 
325STARThe Wrekin COM4
335ActionThe Wrekin COM4
34GREAT! moviesThe Wrekin COM6
35ITV1 +1The Wrekin Central (West)PSB2
36pickThe Wrekin COM5
 
39DMAXThe Wrekin COM6
40Quest RedThe Wrekin COM5
41LegendThe Wrekin COM4
42GREAT! movies actionThe Wrekin COM4
43Food NetworkThe Wrekin COM5
 
44HGTVThe Wrekin COM6
46Channel 5 +1The Wrekin COM4
47Film4 +1The Wrekin COM5
48ChallengeThe Wrekin COM5
494sevenThe Wrekin COM5
 
565SELECTThe Wrekin PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelThe Wrekin COM5
58ITVBe +1The Wrekin COM4
59ITV3 +1The Wrekin COM4
60Drama +1The Wrekin COM5
 
64BlazeThe Wrekin COM4
67CBS RealityThe Wrekin COM4
70Quest +1The Wrekin COM5
71Quest Red +1The Wrekin COM6
73HobbyMakerThe Wrekin COM6
 
74Dave ja vuThe Wrekin COM4
75Yesterday +1The Wrekin COM5
78TCCThe Wrekin COM4
81Blaze +1The Wrekin COM4
82Talking Pictures TVThe Wrekin COM6
 
83Together TVThe Wrekin COM5
84PBS AmericaThe Wrekin COM6
88Classic HitsThe Wrekin COM6
89ITV4 +1The Wrekin COM4
101BBC One HDThe Wrekin PSB3
 
102BBC Two HDThe Wrekin PSB3
103UTV HDThe Wrekin PSB3
103STV HDThe Wrekin PSB3
103ITV 1 HDThe Wrekin PSB3
104Channel 4 HDThe Wrekin PSB3
 
105Channel 5 HDThe Wrekin PSB3
106BBC Four HDThe Wrekin PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDThe Wrekin PSB3
109BBC Three HDThe Wrekin PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)The Wrekin PSB3
 
201CBBCThe Wrekin West MidlandsPSB1
202CBeebiesThe Wrekin West MidlandsPSB1
203CITVThe Wrekin COM4
204CBBC HDThe Wrekin PSB3
205CBeebies HDThe Wrekin PSB3
 
208POP MAXThe Wrekin COM4
209Ketchup TVThe Wrekin COM4
210Ketchup TooThe Wrekin COM4
211YAAAS!The Wrekin COM4
231BBC NewsThe Wrekin West MidlandsPSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentThe Wrekin West MidlandsPSB1
233Sky NewsThe Wrekin COM5
235Al Jazeera EngThe Wrekin COM6
250BBC Red ButtonThe Wrekin West MidlandsPSB1

 

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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
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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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