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Freeview reception at KA13 6UR


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 KA136UR (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)Darvel ScotlandPSB1
2BBC TwoDarvel ScotlandPSB1
3STV (SD)Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
5Channel 5Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
 
6ITV 2Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
7BBC AlbaDarvel ScotlandPSB1
10ITV3Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
11Sky ArtsDarvel COM5
12QuestDarvel COM6
 
13E4Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
14Film4Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
17ReallyDarvel COM5
18More4Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
 
19DaveDarvel COM5
20DramaDarvel COM4
215USADarvel COM4
23BBC ThreeDarvel ScotlandPSB1
24BBC Four (Scotland SD)Darvel ScotlandPSB1
 
25WDarvel COM6
26ITV4Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
27YesterdayDarvel COM6
29ITV2 +1Darvel COM4
30E4 +1Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
 
31E4 ExtraDarvel COM5
325STARDarvel COM4
335ActionDarvel COM4
34GREAT! moviesDarvel COM6
35STV+1Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
 
35ITV1 +1Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
36pickDarvel COM5
39DMAXDarvel COM6
40Quest RedDarvel COM5
41LegendDarvel COM4
 
42GREAT! movies actionDarvel COM4
43Food NetworkDarvel COM5
44HGTVDarvel COM6
46Channel 5 +1Darvel COM4
47Film4 +1Darvel COM5
 
48ChallengeDarvel COM5
494sevenDarvel COM5
565SELECTDarvel PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelDarvel COM5
58ITVBe +1Darvel COM4
 
59ITV3 +1Darvel COM4
60Drama +1Darvel COM5
64BlazeDarvel COM4
67CBS RealityDarvel COM4
70Quest +1Darvel COM5
 
71Quest Red +1Darvel COM6
73HobbyMakerDarvel COM6
74Dave ja vuDarvel COM4
75Yesterday +1Darvel COM5
78TCCDarvel COM4
 
81Blaze +1Darvel COM4
82Talking Pictures TVDarvel COM6
83Together TVDarvel COM5
84PBS AmericaDarvel COM6
88Classic HitsDarvel COM6
 
89ITV4 +1Darvel COM4
101BBC One HDDarvel PSB3
102BBC Two HDDarvel PSB3
103UTV HDDarvel PSB3
103STV HDDarvel PSB3
 
103ITV 1 HDDarvel PSB3
104Channel 4 HDDarvel PSB3
105Channel 5 HDDarvel PSB3
106BBC Four HDDarvel PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDDarvel PSB3
 
109BBC Three HDDarvel PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Darvel PSB3
201CBBCDarvel ScotlandPSB1
202CBeebiesDarvel ScotlandPSB1
203CITVDarvel COM4
 
204CBBC HDDarvel PSB3
205CBeebies HDDarvel PSB3
208Pop PlayerDarvel COM4
209Ketchup TVDarvel COM4
210Ketchup TooDarvel COM4
 
211YAAAS!Darvel COM4
231BBC NewsDarvel ScotlandPSB1
232BBC ParliamentDarvel ScotlandPSB1
233Sky NewsDarvel COM5
235Al Jazeera EngDarvel COM6
 
250BBC Red ButtonDarvel ScotlandPSB1

 

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Comments
Friday, 17 May 2013
Dave Lindsay
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8:02 PM

Jeff Sutcliffe: In situations such as yours where you don't have line-of-sight, you are relying on refraction. Consequently, in some spots one signal may be good and another not so. It is always possible that C50 (the BBC channel) isn't good where your aerial is, it never having been used before.

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Ross Taylor
9:51 PM
London

Hi, i am interested in 4G signals (at 800MHz). If a transmitter is transmitting channels say at (uhf) channel 30 (which is no where near 800MHz) what factors would lead 4G to cause problems in this situation?
Thanks

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Saturday, 18 May 2013
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jb38
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12:40 AM

Ross Taylor: The problem that 4G can in certain circumstances cause is only one of its transmitter creating a powerful RF signal that's capable of swamping the wideband input of a TV or boxes tuner thereby desensitizing it to receiving TV signals.

Although having expressed my view in the past insomuch that I think the whole issue is being somewhat hyped up, as any powerful RF source that transmits on a frequency near to (not actually on) that used for TV reception is equally capable of desensitizing the RF input circuitry in a tuner, as it causes the tuners AGC (automatic gain circuit) to cut back the sensitivity of the tuner, this in turn also kills the TV signal.

The point to remember being, that any wideband tuner such as used in TV's is always susceptible to sensing RF signals near to its operating range, the tuner doesn't actually require to tuned to the offending signal, and as far as Ch30 is concerned, in my opinion any TV receiving programmes on mux Ch30 is only ever likely to be affected if the 4G transmitter was located at less than 30 metres or so away and was working at maximum power, AND that being coupled to the tuner fitted in the TV or box being one of the more mediocre types usually found in lower end devices.

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Bob Fossil
2:14 PM
London

DSV or DSP, what is it?

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jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

2:35 PM

Bob Fossil: Where do you see these abbreviations being mentioned?

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Italian Stallion
6:47 PM

Debate: Lasagne or lasogne, discuss??

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Sunday, 19 May 2013
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David
1:07 PM

Hi

I have "lost" Yesterday TV following a re-tune of my TV and Hard Disk recorder (twin tuners). All other stations are returned as they were except for this one. On a secondary TV with a Digi-box Yesterday is still received with no problems. I dare not re-tune for fear of also losing from this arrangement.

Any assistance on how to recover this station would be most gratefully received

Thank you
David
Maidstone, Kent

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Dave Lindsay
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2:05 PM

David : If you are receiving from Bluebell Hill then go to the manual tune function and scan UHF channel 54.

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Becky
10:36 PM

Thanks Dave, We have tried an AM radio but can not find the source to our interference. The times that this happens is 7.20AM-10AM then again at 4.20PM-10.20PM then the picture is perfect again. I've heard about the testing of 4G services, could this be the case if so how do I check? Any Ideas? Thanks Becky. (52.2724,-0.8316) 

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Monday, 20 May 2013
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sharealam
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7:12 AM

Becky: could it be a pirate radio causing the interference?if it is report it to ofcom.

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