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Freeview reception at 54.3147°N -4.380°E

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 54.314762,-4.380429 (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

Spotlight TVWinter Hill GIM
Together TV +1Winter Hill com7
CCXTVCaldbeck COM4
MeritWinter Hill com7
1BBC One (SD)Ramsey (IoM) North WestPSB1
2BBC TwoRamsey (IoM) North WestPSB1
3ITV (SD)Ramsey (IoM) GranadaPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Ramsey (IoM) GranadaPSB2
5Channel 5Ramsey (IoM) GranadaPSB2
6ITV 2Ramsey (IoM) GranadaPSB2
7BBC AlbaRamsey (IoM) North WestPSB1
9BBC FourRamsey (IoM) North WestPSB1
10ITV3Ramsey (IoM) GranadaPSB2
11Sky ArtsCaldbeck COM5
12QuestCaldbeck COM4
13E4Ramsey (IoM) GranadaPSB2
14Film4Ramsey (IoM) GranadaPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Ramsey (IoM) GranadaPSB2
17ReallyCaldbeck COM5
18More4Ramsey (IoM) GranadaPSB2
19DaveCaldbeck COM5
20DramaCaldbeck COM4
215USACaldbeck COM4
23Dave ja vuCaldbeck COM6
24BBC Four (Scotland SD)Ramsey (IoM) North WestPSB1
25ITV4Ramsey (IoM) GranadaPSB2
26YesterdayCaldbeck COM6
28ITV2 +1Caldbeck COM4
29E4 +1Ramsey (IoM) GranadaPSB2
304MusicCaldbeck COM5
315STARCaldbeck COM4
32Paramount NetworkCaldbeck COM4
33GREAT! moviesCaldbeck COM6
34ITV +1Ramsey (IoM) GranadaPSB2
35pickCaldbeck COM5
38DMAXCaldbeck COM6
39Quest RedCaldbeck COM5
40CBS JusticeCaldbeck COM6
41GREAT! movies actionCaldbeck COM4
42Food NetworkCaldbeck COM5
43HGTVCaldbeck COM6
45Channel 5 +1Caldbeck COM4
46Film4 +1Caldbeck COM5
47ChallengeCaldbeck COM5
484sevenCaldbeck COM5
555SELECTCaldbeck COM4
56Smithsonian ChannelCaldbeck COM5
57ITVBe +1Caldbeck COM4
58ITV3 +1Caldbeck COM4
59ITV4 +1Caldbeck COM4
62GREAT! movies classic 1Winter Hill GIM
63BlazeCaldbeck COM4
64FreeSportsWinter Hill com7
66CBS RealityCaldbeck COM4
67CBS DramaCaldbeck COM6
68Horror ChannelCaldbeck COM4
69Quest +1Caldbeck COM5
70Quest Red +1Winter Hill com7
72Shopping Quarter Ramsey (IoM) PSB3
73Drama +1Caldbeck COM4
74Yesterday +1Caldbeck COM5
75NOW 80sWinter Hill GIM
76Now 70sWinter Hill com7
77TCCCaldbeck COM4
78Now 90sWinter Hill GIM
79Clubland TVWinter Hill GIM
80Blaze +1Caldbeck COM4
81Talking Pictures TVCaldbeck COM6
82Together TVCaldbeck COM5
84PBS AmericaCaldbeck COM6
86More4 +1Winter Hill com7
87PBS America +1Winter Hill com7
88Country Music Entertainment Winter Hill GIM
89Court TVWinter Hill com7
96Forces TVWinter Hill com7
101BBC One HDRamsey (IoM) PSB3
102BBC Two HDRamsey (IoM) PSB3
103ITV HDRamsey (IoM) PSB3
103STV HDRamsey (IoM) PSB3
103UTV HDRamsey (IoM) PSB3
104Channel 4 HDRamsey (IoM) PSB3
105Channel 5 HDRamsey (IoM) PSB3
106BBC Four HDWinter Hill com7
107BBC News HDWinter Hill com7
108BBC Scotland HDRamsey (IoM) PSB3
113RT HDWinter Hill com7
114Quest HDWinter Hill com7
201CBBCRamsey (IoM) North WestPSB1
202CBeebiesRamsey (IoM) North WestPSB1
203CITVCaldbeck COM4
204CBBC HDRamsey (IoM) PSB3
205CBeebies HDWinter Hill com7
208POP MAXWinter Hill GIM
211Ketchup TVCaldbeck COM4
212YAAAS!Caldbeck COM4
231BBC NewsRamsey (IoM) North WestPSB1
232BBC ParliamentRamsey (IoM) North WestPSB1
233Sky NewsCaldbeck COM5
234RTCaldbeck COM6
235Aljazeera EnglishCaldbeck COM6
250BBC Red ButtonRamsey (IoM) North WestPSB1


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Sunday, 10 October 2021
Pauline Bell
11:02 PM

ryhope sunderland sr20suno tv working no channels at all tried retuning not working

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Pauline Bell's 2 posts GB
Monday, 11 October 2021

1:59 AM

Pauline Bell:

It's never advised to retune when you have no signal, it usually just clears your correct tuning and you end up needing to retune again when you have a signal.

See my reply to you here -

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Chris.SE's 2,448 posts GB
Monday, 18 October 2021
3:15 PM

Just tuned in a new tv. I dot seem to be picking up any COM4 or COM5 channel. No problem with previous tv. Am I doing something wrong or is there a problem with the transmitter?

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Andrew's 1 post GB

4:17 PM

Andrew: Do you still get the channels on the old TV if you plug it back in without retuning? We need to know where you are (please provide a full postcode) or which transmitter you're using to be able to check for any reported faults or engineering work.

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StevensOnln1's 3,142 posts GB

10:32 PM


This could be due to current weather conditions - temperature Inversion/tropospheric ducting to be precise, some of the predictions show there is currently some quite variable but strong conditions affecting parts of central England.
It sometimes comes with high pressure &

This type of ducting affects different frequencies by differing amounts in different locations, which is possibly why you are only currently seeing an issue with COMs 4 & 5. It can vary by the second or be stable for much longer periods. It can also affect FM & DAB radio & probably mobile phone signals but not to an extent that people have realised.

If you happen to use the Waltham transmitter, try a manual tune on UHF channels C29 and C37 for those two multiplexes as manual tuning will sometime resolve them when signals are suffering some interference as long as it's not severe at the time.

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Chris.SE's 2,448 posts GB
Tuesday, 19 October 2021
William Utley
10:11 AM

I live in Knaresborough Hg58ll and we have no signal from Bilsdale have tried numerous retunes to no avail any help please

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William Utley's 1 post GB

5:29 PM

William Utley :

Well according to the Freeview Checker you should be getting very good signals from the Bilsdale Quarry mast.
Check that your aerial is still pointing the correct way - bearing 24 degrees ~NNE, in your locale. The rods (or squashed Xs) should be horizontal. Check that the downlead is secure and not flapping in the wind.
Check you coax plugs and leads are correctly plugged in etc.

Try a retune as follows - unplug the aerial and do an automatic retune which should clear all previous tuning as nothing should be found. Plug the aerial back in and repeat the process and hopefully all your channels will be correctly restored.

If you are still having problems, check in your TV tuning section that you are tuned to the correct channels for Bilsdale -
The UHF channels are C27, C24, C21, C43, C46, C40, C55 that's in the multiplex order

Otherwise post back with more information about your aerial and any distribution amp/splitter etc.

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Chris.SE's 2,448 posts GB
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