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Freeview reception at NP4 8LL

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 2 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of NP48LL (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)Blaenavon WalesPSB1
2BBC TwoBlaenavon WalesPSB1
5Channel 5Blaenavon WalesPSB2
6ITV 2Blaenavon WalesPSB2
9BBC FourBlaenavon WalesPSB1
10ITV3Blaenavon WalesPSB2
14Film4Blaenavon WalesPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Blaenavon WalesPSB2
18More4Blaenavon WalesPSB2
23BBC ThreeBlaenavon WalesPSB1
26ITV4Blaenavon WalesPSB2
30E4 +1Blaenavon WalesPSB2
35ITV1 +1Blaenavon WalesPSB2
565SELECTBlaenavon PSB3
101BBC One HDBlaenavon PSB3
102BBC Two HDBlaenavon PSB3
103STV HDBlaenavon PSB3
103UTV HDBlaenavon PSB3
103ITV 1 HDBlaenavon PSB3
104Channel 4 HDBlaenavon PSB3
105Channel 5 HDBlaenavon PSB3
106BBC Four HDBlaenavon PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDBlaenavon PSB3
109BBC Three HDBlaenavon PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Blaenavon PSB3
201CBBCBlaenavon WalesPSB1
202CBeebiesBlaenavon WalesPSB1
204CBBC HDBlaenavon PSB3
205CBeebies HDBlaenavon PSB3
231BBC NewsBlaenavon WalesPSB1
232BBC ParliamentBlaenavon WalesPSB1
250BBC Red ButtonBlaenavon 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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