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Freeview reception at NE37 2AY


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 7 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of NE372AY (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

Together TV +1Pontop Pike com7
CCXTVPontop Pike COM4
MeritPontop Pike com7
Court TVPontop Pike com7
1BBC One (SD)Pontop Pike North East and CumbriaPSB1
 
2BBC TwoPontop Pike North East and CumbriaPSB1
3ITV (SD)Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
5Channel 5Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
6ITV 2Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
 
9BBC FourPontop Pike North East and CumbriaPSB1
10ITV3Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
11Sky ArtsBilsdale COM5
12QuestPontop Pike COM4
13E4Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
 
14Film4Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
17ReallyBilsdale COM5
18More4Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
19DaveBilsdale COM5
 
20DramaPontop Pike COM4
215USAPontop Pike COM4
23BBC ThreePontop Pike North East and CumbriaPSB1
25ITV4Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
25Dave ja vuPontop Pike COM6
 
27YesterdayPontop Pike COM6
29ITV2 +1Pontop Pike COM4
30E4 +1Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
314MusicBilsdale COM5
325STARPontop Pike COM4
 
335ActionPontop Pike COM4
34GREAT! moviesPontop Pike COM6
35ITV +1Pontop Pike Tyne TeesPSB2
36pickBilsdale COM5
39DMAXPontop Pike COM6
 
40Quest RedBilsdale COM5
41CBS JusticePontop Pike COM6
42GREAT! movies actionPontop Pike COM4
43Food NetworkBilsdale COM5
44HGTVPontop Pike COM6
 
45Channel 5 +1Pontop Pike COM4
46Film4 +1Bilsdale COM5
47ChallengeBilsdale COM5
484sevenBilsdale COM5
565SELECTPontop Pike COM4
 
57Smithsonian ChannelBilsdale COM5
58ITVBe +1Pontop Pike COM4
59ITV3 +1Pontop Pike COM4
60ITV4 +1Pontop Pike COM4
64BlazePontop Pike COM4
 
65FreeSportsPontop Pike com7
67CBS RealityPontop Pike COM4
68CBS DramaPontop Pike COM6
68Horror ChannelPontop Pike COM4
70Quest +1Bilsdale COM5
 
71Quest Red +1Pontop Pike com7
73Shopping Quarter Pontop Pike PSB3
74Drama +1Pontop Pike COM4
75Yesterday +1Bilsdale COM5
76Now 70sPontop Pike com7
 
78TCCPontop Pike COM4
81Blaze +1Pontop Pike COM4
82Talking Pictures TVPontop Pike COM6
83Together TVBilsdale COM5
84PBS AmericaPontop Pike COM6
 
86More4 +1Pontop Pike com7
87PBS America +1Pontop Pike com7
91That's TV Pontop Pike com7
96Forces TVPontop Pike com7
101BBC One HDPontop Pike PSB3
 
102BBC Two HDPontop Pike PSB3
103ITV HDPontop Pike PSB3
103STV HDPontop Pike PSB3
103UTV HDPontop Pike PSB3
104Channel 4 HDPontop Pike PSB3
 
105Channel 5 HDPontop Pike PSB3
106BBC Four HDPontop Pike com7
107BBC News HDPontop Pike com7
108BBC Scotland HDPontop Pike PSB3
113RT HDPontop Pike com7
 
114Quest HDPontop Pike com7
201CBBCPontop Pike North East and CumbriaPSB1
202CBeebiesPontop Pike North East and CumbriaPSB1
203CITVPontop Pike COM4
204CBBC HDPontop Pike PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDPontop Pike com7
211Ketchup TVPontop Pike COM4
212YAAAS!Pontop Pike COM4
231BBC NewsPontop Pike North East and CumbriaPSB1
232BBC ParliamentPontop Pike North East and CumbriaPSB1
 
233Sky NewsBilsdale COM5
234RTPontop Pike COM6
235Aljazeera EnglishPontop Pike COM6
250BBC Red ButtonPontop Pike North East and CumbriaPSB1

 

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Comments
Saturday, 11 April 2020
J
John
9:10 PM
Leamington Spa

My dtv signal keeps bloching out ihave new tv amp aerial is good for digital my post code cv312dq
Is there a problem with your signal

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Chris.SE
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11:22 PM

John:

It's not "our" signal, this is an independent help site, that said your predicted reception is from the Sutton Coldfield transmitter which is currently listed for Planned Engineering with "Possible weak signal" so this may be the cause of your issue. I am surprised that work might be continuing over the bank holiday weekend, but as Arqiva never give details of the work, it may be essential.
However, there has also been some talk of the possibility of atmospherics disrupting reception over the bank holiday - Tropospheric Ducting - see How clear skies and fine weather can affect your TV reception | Help receiving TV and radio and the linked page.
If you lose signal and try retuning you may get signals from a different transmitter and lose them again as the propagation changes, and then you'll have to retune again and maybe unsuccessful in getting your regular signals back until the disruption subsides.

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Sunday, 19 April 2020
T
Tony
6:06 PM
Rochester

I have freeview aerial in loft but no hd channels aerial is pointed to right bluebell hill transmitter
On tv settings got signal for ch21,43,40,46,23,26 albeit top 2m100% then rest drop down
Any help would be appreciated

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Chris.SE
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7:52 PM

Tony:

Has your TV got a T2 (HD) tuner? It won't get HD channels otherwise. If you had HD channels before, it may be that because the transmitter is currently listed for Planned Engineering with "Possible weak signal" you may not have received them if you were tuning.

However, although I'm not quite sure what exactly you mean by "albeit top 2m100% then rest drop down", the UHF channels you've listed are not all Bluebell Hill.
The correct UHF channels are C32, C34, C45(HD); C40, C43, C46; C55&C56 (COMs7&8 HD); C21 (Local) -
That's for PSB1/BBCA, PSB2/D3&4, PSB3/BBCB; COMs4-6; COMs7&8; & Local in that order.
C23 & C26 are from another transmitter, most likely Crystal Palace.

I would unplug the aerial and do an automatic full retune to clear existing tuning (as nothing will be found), then plug it back in and carry out a manual tune on the UHF channels I've listed.

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Monday, 11 May 2020
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Gerry
2:04 PM
Kilmarnock

aerial is in loft, and was getting the "yesterday" channel till about a month ago, now nothing and some other channel either break up or nothing at all. is it worth getting a new aerial, the one we have got is 14 + years old. have tried retuning TV - no improveement

thanks

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Chris.SE
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2:22 PM

Gerry:

Without a full postcode it's not possible to look at the predicted reception at your location and which transmitter(s) and multiplexes you might be able to receive. There are many (main) transmitters listed for Planned Engineering at present with "Possible weak signal" which MIGHT be the explanation, but we need to see what the Freeview Detailed Coverage Checker is giving for your location.

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Chris.SE
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2:26 PM

Gerry:

To add to the above, it might be helpful if you could say which direction your aerial is pointing and whether the rods are vertical or horizontal.

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Tuesday, 12 May 2020
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Alan Haynes
2:20 PM
Felixstowe

I live in Felixstowe IP11 9JZ. Can someone tell me the Freeview Channels I should use to manually tune my tv/pvr. Thanks

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Chris.SE
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3:33 PM

Alan Haynes:

That will rather depend on which way your aerial is pointing, there are actually a number of choices that you might receive, most requiring ideally a Group K aerial (although Group T /Wideband would do), but the most reliable are likely to be the main Sudbury transmitter which has all 6 main multiplexes or the Felixstowe Light transmitter which only has the 3 main PSB multiplexes (PSB1/BBCA, PSB2/D3&4, PSB3/BBCB HD).

For Sudbury, the aerial should be pointing virtually due W (bearing 273 degrees) with the rods horizontal, and for the Felixstowe relay, bearing 156 to 159 degrees depending on exact location, that's approx. SSE, rods vertical.
For Sudbury, PSBs1-3, COMs 4-6, it's UHF C44, C41, C47, C29, C31, C37 and
For Felxistowe, PSBs1-3, it's UHF C33, C35, C42
If you don't have an HD/T2 tuner, ignore C47 and C42.

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Wednesday, 13 May 2020
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Alan Haynes
3:05 PM
Felixstowe

Chris.SE: Hi Chris. Many thanks for that. I know the aerial is pointing towards Sudbury.

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