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Freeview reception at CF45 3SD

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 3 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of CF453SD (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)Aberdare COM4
1BBC One (SD)Aberdare WalesPSB1
2BBC TwoAberdare WalesPSB1
5Channel 5Aberdare WalesPSB2
6ITV 2Aberdare WalesPSB2
9BBC FourAberdare WalesPSB1
10ITV3Aberdare WalesPSB2
11Sky ArtsAberdare COM5
12QuestAberdare COM6
14Film4Aberdare WalesPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Aberdare WalesPSB2
17ReallyAberdare COM5
18More4Aberdare WalesPSB2
19DaveAberdare COM5
20DramaAberdare COM4
215USAAberdare COM4
23BBC ThreeAberdare WalesPSB1
25WAberdare COM6
26ITV4Aberdare WalesPSB2
27YesterdayAberdare COM6
29ITV2 +1Aberdare COM4
30E4 +1Aberdare WalesPSB2
31E4 ExtraAberdare COM5
325STARAberdare COM4
335ActionAberdare COM4
34GREAT! moviesAberdare COM6
35ITV1 +1Aberdare WalesPSB2
36pickAberdare COM5
39DMAXAberdare COM6
40Quest RedAberdare COM5
41LegendAberdare COM4
43Food NetworkAberdare COM5
44HGTVAberdare COM6
46Channel 5 +1Aberdare COM4
47Film4 +1Aberdare COM5
48ChallengeAberdare COM5
494sevenAberdare COM5
565SELECTAberdare PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelAberdare COM5
58ITVBe +1Aberdare COM4
59ITV3 +1Aberdare COM4
60Drama +1Aberdare COM5
64BlazeAberdare COM4
67CBS RealityAberdare COM4
70Quest +1Aberdare COM5
71Quest Red +1Aberdare COM6
73HobbyMakerAberdare COM6
74Dave ja vuAberdare COM4
75Yesterday +1Aberdare COM5
78TCCAberdare COM4
81Blaze +1Aberdare COM4
82Talking Pictures TVAberdare COM6
83Together TVAberdare COM5
84PBS AmericaAberdare COM6
88Classic HitsAberdare COM6
89ITV4 +1Aberdare COM4
101BBC One HDAberdare PSB3
102BBC Two HDAberdare PSB3
103UTV HDAberdare PSB3
103STV HDAberdare PSB3
103ITV 1 HDAberdare PSB3
104Channel 4 HDAberdare PSB3
105Channel 5 HDAberdare PSB3
106BBC Four HDAberdare PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDAberdare PSB3
109BBC Three HDAberdare PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Aberdare PSB3
201CBBCAberdare WalesPSB1
202CBeebiesAberdare WalesPSB1
203CITVAberdare COM4
204CBBC HDAberdare PSB3
205CBeebies HDAberdare PSB3
208Pop PlayerAberdare COM4
209Ketchup TVAberdare COM4
210Ketchup TooAberdare COM4
211YAAAS!Aberdare COM4
231BBC NewsAberdare WalesPSB1
232BBC ParliamentAberdare WalesPSB1
233Sky NewsAberdare COM5
235Al Jazeera EngAberdare COM6
250BBC Red ButtonAberdare WalesPSB1


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Monday, 24 April 2023
Ted Slater
10:36 AM

Chris.SE - thanks as always for your thoughts.

I have reset the box (twice, at great inconvenience, I might say, as it loses the saved schedule!) but it made no difference. The odd thing is that the guide can "see" that channel 12 is there as it puts in a slot for it and labels the slot correctly as Quest. It's just that there is no programme data and no signal when selecting it.

I can live with Quest+1 fore the few programmes I want - it only annoys me in an OCD sort of way.

Thanks again

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Ted Slater's 2 posts GB

1:10 PM

Ted Slater:

Hi, yes it would annoy me too! I wouldn't expect Quest to have any answer, this is undoubtedly down to some quirk or fault with the Humax Aura 4k PVR on the assumption that when you do the full reset the tuning memory is completely cleared - were you able to/did you check that before retuning again?

Is it still the same LCN TV Channels numbers or is it common to one multiplex (COM6?).

I would have expected Humax to have come up with an explanation, how old is the box?

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