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Freeview reception at BS40 8ER


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 BS408ER (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)Mendip WestPSB1
2BBC TwoMendip WestPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Mendip WestPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Mendip WestPSB2
5Channel 5Mendip WestPSB2
 
6ITV 2Mendip WestPSB2
7Made in BristolMendip LBS
9BBC FourMendip WestPSB1
10ITV3Mendip WestPSB2
11Sky ArtsMendip COM5
 
12QuestMendip COM6
13E4Mendip WestPSB2
14Film4Mendip WestPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Mendip WestPSB2
17ReallyMendip COM5
 
18More4Mendip WestPSB2
19DaveMendip COM5
20DramaMendip COM4
215USAMendip COM4
23BBC ThreeMendip WestPSB1
 
25WMendip COM6
26ITV4Mendip WestPSB2
27YesterdayMendip COM6
29ITV2 +1Mendip COM4
30E4 +1Mendip WestPSB2
 
31E4 ExtraMendip COM5
325STARMendip COM4
335ActionMendip COM4
34GREAT! moviesMendip COM6
35ITV1 +1Mendip WestPSB2
 
36pickMendip COM5
39DMAXMendip COM6
40Quest RedMendip COM5
41LegendMendip COM4
42GREAT! movies actionMendip COM4
 
43Food NetworkMendip COM5
44HGTVMendip COM6
46Channel 5 +1Mendip COM4
47Film4 +1Mendip COM5
48ChallengeMendip COM5
 
494sevenMendip COM5
57Smithsonian ChannelMendip COM5
58ITVBe +1Mendip COM4
59ITV3 +1Mendip COM4
60Drama +1Mendip COM5
 
64BlazeMendip COM4
67CBS RealityMendip COM4
70Quest +1Mendip COM5
71Quest Red +1Mendip COM6
73HobbyMakerMendip COM6
 
74Dave ja vuMendip COM4
75Yesterday +1Mendip COM5
78TCCMendip COM4
81Blaze +1Mendip COM4
82Talking Pictures TVMendip COM6
 
83Together TVMendip COM5
84PBS AmericaMendip COM6
88Classic HitsMendip COM6
89ITV4 +1Mendip COM4
201CBBCMendip WestPSB1
 
202CBeebiesMendip WestPSB1
203CITVMendip COM4
208Pop PlayerMendip COM4
209Ketchup TVMendip COM4
210Ketchup TooMendip COM4
 
211YAAAS!Mendip COM4
231BBC NewsMendip WestPSB1
232BBC ParliamentMendip WestPSB1
233Sky NewsMendip COM5
235Al Jazeera EngMendip COM6
 
250BBC Red ButtonMendip WestPSB1

 

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Comments
Thursday, 5 September 2013
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Mazbar
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1:39 PM

Graham Guthrie: how old is your aerial and have you had that checked?

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Graham Guthrie
2:19 PM
Lincoln

Well the block I am in was opened about 8 years ago. So I guess it hasn't been replaced since.

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Mazbar
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2:37 PM

Graham Guthrie: so it is a shared system if that's the case changing the fly lead from the wall to the tv could rectify your problem the cheap white ones you can buy are rubbish what you need is good quality coax with proper coax plugs on each end. Try that it could work.

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Graham Guthrie
9:50 PM
Lincoln

Yes it's a shared signal Nx I just have a white cable

However I thought with the signal quality and strength being ok the lead must be ok.

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Mazbar
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9:56 PM

Graham Guthrie: a new tv is more likely to be faulty out of the box but are any one else complaining of poor picture quality. But those cheap leads are rubbish you should only use good quality leads with proper coax and pluge not pre made ones.

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Graham Guthrie
11:02 PM
Lincoln

No people in the block are picking up hd channels just not sure if it was because of the poor aerial. Cheers for your help

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Friday, 6 September 2013
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jb38
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12:09 AM

Graham Guthrie: Interesting! as that puts a different complexion on the problem all together, that is provided that the others referred to in the block actually do have HD capable TV's fitted with DVB-T2 tuners? as by rights you should have really good reception from Belmont.

Pity you cant try the short wire instead of the communal aerial test? because if your signal from Belmont is powerful then reception of sorts should be possible on about 6 feet of wire connected into the TV's aerial socket, this being followed by either carrying out an auto-tune or alternatively manually tuning in C28 as this channel would not be listed in the programme guide.

If though you have an engineer paying you a visit tomorrow, then an update on the outcome of said visit would be appreciated.

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Gordon Rossiter
2:35 PM
Cromer

Why do we suffer fairly frequent signal break up usually more on ITV channels.
I begin to wonder if there is a spy from Sky who interrupts purposely so people switch to Sky for reliability I know a few people on this Caravan park who have done this.If my aerial set up is O.K. for say a week then suddenly I am told to check my aerial installation or retune yet again.

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Gordon Rossiter
2:44 PM
Cromer

Cont.as there is no digital service available!!
But there is on the BBC channels.
Sorry to be a pain but I was hardly able to record myself on the North Norfolk Railway
from Anglia "Look East" doing an article on career changes yesterday At 6 pm. Very frustrating.
Thank you for your concern (in advance)
Gordon Rossiter.

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Briantist
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2:57 PM

Gordon Rossiter: Can you not see BBC iPlayer - Look East - East: 05/09/2013 ?

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