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Freeview reception at GU8 4TP


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 1 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of GU84TP (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

FreeSportsMidhurst COM6
1BBC One (SD)Midhurst SouthPSB1
2BBC TwoMidhurst SouthPSB1
3ITV (SD)Midhurst Meridian (West)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Midhurst Meridian (West)PSB2
 
5Channel 5Midhurst Meridian (West)PSB2
6ITV 2Midhurst Meridian (West)PSB2
9BBC FourMidhurst SouthPSB1
10ITV3Midhurst Meridian (West)PSB2
11Sky ArtsMidhurst COM5
 
12QuestMidhurst COM4
13E4Midhurst Meridian (West)PSB2
14Film4Midhurst Meridian (West)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Midhurst Meridian (West)PSB2
17ReallyMidhurst COM5
 
18More4Midhurst Meridian (West)PSB2
19DaveMidhurst COM5
20DramaMidhurst COM4
215USAMidhurst COM4
23BBC ThreeMidhurst SouthPSB1
 
25WMidhurst COM6
26ITV4Midhurst Meridian (West)PSB2
27YesterdayMidhurst COM6
29ITV2 +1Midhurst COM4
30E4 +1Midhurst Meridian (West)PSB2
 
31E4 ExtraMidhurst COM5
325STARMidhurst COM4
335ActionMidhurst COM4
34GREAT! moviesMidhurst COM6
35ITV +1Midhurst Meridian (West)PSB2
 
36pickMidhurst COM5
39DMAXMidhurst COM6
40Quest RedMidhurst COM5
41LegendMidhurst COM4
42GREAT! movies actionMidhurst COM4
 
43Food NetworkMidhurst COM5
44HGTVMidhurst COM6
46Channel 5 +1Midhurst COM4
47Film4 +1Midhurst COM5
48ChallengeMidhurst COM5
 
494sevenMidhurst COM5
565SELECTMidhurst PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelMidhurst COM5
58ITVBe +1Midhurst COM4
59ITV3 +1Midhurst COM4
 
60Drama +1Midhurst COM5
64BlazeMidhurst COM4
67CBS RealityMidhurst COM4
70Quest +1Midhurst COM5
71Quest Red +1Midhurst COM6
 
73HobbyMakerMidhurst COM6
74Dave ja vuMidhurst COM4
75Yesterday +1Midhurst COM5
78TCCMidhurst COM4
81Blaze +1Midhurst COM4
 
82Talking Pictures TVMidhurst COM6
83Together TVMidhurst COM5
84PBS AmericaMidhurst COM6
88Classic HitsMidhurst COM6
89ITV4 +1Midhurst COM4
 
101BBC One HDMidhurst PSB3
102BBC Two HDMidhurst PSB3
103UTV HDMidhurst PSB3
103STV HDMidhurst PSB3
103ITV HDMidhurst PSB3
 
104Channel 4 HDMidhurst PSB3
105Channel 5 HDMidhurst PSB3
106BBC Four HDMidhurst PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDMidhurst PSB3
109BBC Three HDMidhurst PSB3
 
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Midhurst PSB3
201CBBCMidhurst SouthPSB1
202CBeebiesMidhurst SouthPSB1
203CITVMidhurst COM4
204CBBC HDMidhurst PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDMidhurst PSB3
208POP MAXMidhurst COM4
209Ketchup TVMidhurst COM4
210Ketchup TooMidhurst COM4
211YAAAS!Midhurst COM4
 
231BBC NewsMidhurst SouthPSB1
232BBC ParliamentMidhurst SouthPSB1
233Sky NewsMidhurst COM5
235Aljazeera EnglishMidhurst COM6
250BBC Red ButtonMidhurst SouthPSB1
 

 

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Comments
Wednesday, 22 June 2022
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StevensOnln1
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6:57 PM

jimmy: You should be able to get a good signal from Rosneath using a vertically polarized aerial (elements pointing up and down) on a compass bearing of 292 degrees. Blackheath is only predicted to provide a good signal on the PSB3 and local TV multiplexs, all others are predicted to be poor or variable.

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jimmy
10:08 PM
Dumbarton

StevensOnln1: Thanks very much that's good news it's sheltered accom so they will have it set up. We just didn't know if the accom was getting full FS service or not but if that area is capable then it will indeed be set up for it. The woman showing her around didn't know. She will be pleased. I live at Dumbarton East myself on Glasgow Rd and we can only get the light service from Millburn.

Thanks again for the quick reply!

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jimmy
10:39 PM
Dumbarton

StevensOnln1: Thanks again I will look into this and see if I can get an ariel.

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Monday, 27 June 2022
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Glenn
11:14 AM

Hi, We have just moved into our new home and I trying to installed a TV Aerial in the loft, but I only get BBC channels. Did I point the aerial to the wrong direction? Can anyone tell me what direction I should point to please. I am living in Stratford Upon Avon and the transmitter is Lark Stoke.
Many thanks.

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Chris.SE
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1:48 PM

Glenn:

You should get all 6 multiplexes with no real problem providing you have a good Group K aerial (a wideband would probably do), it should be pointing compass bearing 181 degrees that's virtually due S, and the rods should be vertical. Make sure there are no large metal objects or thick walls on the line of sight.

Check in your TV tuning section that you are correctly tuning to Lark Stoke's UHF channels -
The UHF channels are C26, C23, C30, C33, C36, C48 that's in the multiplex order BBCA/PSB1, D3&4/PSB2, BBCB HD/PSB3,. SDN/COM4. ArqA/COM5 and ArqB/COM6.

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Thursday, 14 July 2022
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James O’Dowd
7:05 AM
Gateshead

My Freeview reception has been excellent until 4 days ago when it became heavily pixelated and unwatchable. There is no digital signal. I believe this is due to atmospheric conditions.
What is the solution?

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StevensOnln1
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9:51 AM

James O'Dowd : If it's due to atmospheric conditions then the solution is to wait for the weather conditions to change as there isn't anything else that can be done about the interference from distant transmitters. If it happens regularly consider switching to Freesat. In the meantime, have you checked for any loose or damaged cables or connections behind your TV?

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Chris.SE
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11:52 PM

James O'Dowd :

To add to the issue, if you are getting your signals from the Pontop Pike transmitter, there is the possibility that the transmitter may be having Planned Engineering where the Possible effect on TV reception may be "Pixelation or flickering on some or all channels"
Do NOT retune as this may clear you correct tuning.

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Monday, 3 October 2022
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Richard Mudge
10:06 PM
Weston-super-mare

Hi
I am going to install a LABGEAR TRI-BOOM HIGH GAIN TV AERIAL in my loft to pick up the Mendip transmitter for Freeview channels. Should the aerial be able to see the transmitter? I am below the brow of a hill. What direction would give maximum signal strength?
Thanks
Richard

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Tuesday, 4 October 2022
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Chris.SE
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3:25 AM

Richard Mudge:

Hi Richard. We need a full postcode to check your predicted reception and aerial direction.

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