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Freeview reception at TA5 2DP


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 TA52DP (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

E4 (Wales)Mendip COM4
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
8Made in CardiffWenvoe LCF
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
565SELECTWenvoe PSB3
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
101BBC One HDWenvoe PSB3
102BBC Two HDWenvoe PSB3
103ITV 1 HDWenvoe PSB3
 
103STV HDWenvoe PSB3
103UTV HDWenvoe PSB3
104Channel 4 HDWenvoe PSB3
105Channel 5 HDWenvoe PSB3
106BBC Four HDWenvoe PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDWenvoe PSB3
109BBC Three HDWenvoe PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Wenvoe PSB3
201CBBCMendip WestPSB1
202CBeebiesMendip WestPSB1
 
203CITVMendip COM4
204CBBC HDWenvoe PSB3
205CBeebies HDWenvoe PSB3
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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Show good and blocked paths from TA5 2DP for aerial height of ...

10m20m (Angel of the North)25m30m40m56m (Hyde Park Flats, Sheffield)62m (Monument)90m (Royal Liver Building, Liverpool)107m (Meridian Quay Tower, Swansea)115m (Bridgewater Place, Leeds)127m (Glasgow Tower)143m (Guy's Hospital)158m (Blackpool Tower)170m (Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth)180m (The Gherkin/BT Tower) 193m (Tower 42)235m (Canary Wharf)310m (The Shard)(default view)

Comments
Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Dave Lindsay
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10:26 PM

John: Dave is carried on COM5 multiplex. Have you replaced your Group A aerial with a Group K or wideband one? Do you receive COM4 (ITV3 etc) and COM6 (Film4 etc)?

I covered the post-switchover signals from Bilsdale not all being on Group A channels here:

Bilsdale (North Yorkshire, England) full-Freeview transmitter | ukfree.tv - 10 years of independent, free digital TV advice

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Wednesday, 15 May 2013
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mr f reant
10:26 AM
Congleton

I am not happy since this 4g upgrade i cannot get a decent picture on my freeview,i need help,as i am disabled this is my main form of entertainment

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Peter Challis
11:55 AM

Brian, I've had a look at your mobile phone masts for where I live (BN41 2HT) and it only shows 1 mast in the area - a generic E/Three mast. However when I go to the Ofcom site at Sitefinder Mobile Phone Base Station Database it shows 4 masts (at the corner of Fox Way and Foredown Drive) and that matches reality. Is your map supposed to show all masts, or am I expecting too much from it? Thanks in advance - PC (BN412HT)

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Dave Lindsay
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12:19 PM

mr f reant: The first thing is to ensure that ensure that the TV is tuned to the transmitter to which the aerial faces. In your area, reception may be possible from Winter Hill and Congleton transmitters. The latter carries fewer channels (the Public Service ones).

If your aerial faces Winter Hill, ensure that your TV hasn't tuned to Congleton (for the channels it broadcasts). To do this, check the signal strength screen on BBC One, ITV and BBC One HD (if it has a HD receiver). It should tell you the UHF channel that the signal is being received on and this is equivalent to the frequency.

For BBC One it should be tuned to C50 (706MHz) for Winter Hill rather than C44 (658MHz) for Congleton.

For ITV it should be tuned to C59 (778MHz) for Winter Hill rather than C41 (634MHz) for Congleton.

For BBC One HD it should be tuned to C54 (738MHz) for Winter Hill rather than C47 (682MHz) for Congleton.

You don't need to check others because they will be as one of the above. That is, BBC Two will always be the same as BBC One.

Further advice on your reply.

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Dave Lindsay
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1:15 PM

mr f reant: I would like to add that knowledge of the make and model of your receiver (TV or box) "may" allow me to find the user manual online and so give you more exact instructions on what to do.

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Mariya
2:00 PM
Woodford Green

I do not have cbeebies. Chanel 71 exists but black screen only. Never had it?????

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Thursday, 16 May 2013
Briantist
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

12:33 PM

Peter Challis: only masts that are likely to be used for 4G at 800 are shown. Others are irrelevant for TV reception and are excluded.

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Neil
1:03 PM

Hi,i have two alba tv`s with built in freeview and since April i cant get any bbc channels,i gave tried retuning them but with no luck,both tv`s are on different aerials in the loft and one tv shares a aerial with another tv that can get the bbc channels,freeview version is v.2.9 but there's no option to upgrade it.Any ideas?.

Regards

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John Curtis
1:21 PM
Camberley

I have just recently moved into a house in Blackwater, unable to get any signal through the aerial fitted on the roof. We have had BT install infinity and we can now watch our main television via a booster but unable to pick up any signal for any of the other tv's even using an indoor digital aerial. Any ideas?

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Steve Cheshire
1:48 PM
Manchester

Aerial is on the roof -a lot of channels saying no signal.
No bbc channels for a Month - do I get a discount in the license fee ?

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