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Freeview reception at EH6 7QJ


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 15 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of EH67QJ (page shows closest 10)

What do the map symbols mean?

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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)Craigkelly ScotlandPSB1
2BBC TwoCraigkelly ScotlandPSB1
3STV (SD)Craigkelly STV Central (Edinburgh)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Craigkelly STV Central (Edinburgh)PSB2
5Channel 5Craigkelly STV Central (Edinburgh)PSB2
 
6ITV 2Craigkelly STV Central (Edinburgh)PSB2
7BBC AlbaCraigkelly ScotlandPSB1
8STV EdinburghCraigkelly LEH
10ITV3Craigkelly STV Central (Edinburgh)PSB2
11Sky ArtsCraigkelly COM5
 
12QuestCraigkelly COM6
13E4Craigkelly STV Central (Edinburgh)PSB2
14Film4Craigkelly STV Central (Edinburgh)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Craigkelly STV Central (Edinburgh)PSB2
17ReallyCraigkelly COM5
 
18More4Craigkelly STV Central (Edinburgh)PSB2
19DaveCraigkelly COM5
20DramaCraigkelly COM4
215USACraigkelly COM4
23BBC ThreeCraigkelly ScotlandPSB1
 
24BBC Four (Scotland SD)Craigkelly ScotlandPSB1
25WCraigkelly COM6
26ITV4Craigkelly STV Central (Edinburgh)PSB2
27YesterdayCraigkelly COM6
29ITV2 +1Craigkelly COM4
 
30E4 +1Craigkelly STV Central (Edinburgh)PSB2
31E4 ExtraCraigkelly COM5
325STARCraigkelly COM4
335ActionCraigkelly COM4
34GREAT! moviesCraigkelly COM6
 
35STV+1Craigkelly STV Central (Edinburgh)PSB2
35ITV1 +1Craigkelly STV Central (Edinburgh)PSB2
36pickCraigkelly COM5
39DMAXCraigkelly COM6
40Quest RedCraigkelly COM5
 
41LegendCraigkelly COM4
42GREAT! movies actionCraigkelly COM4
43Food NetworkCraigkelly COM5
44HGTVCraigkelly COM6
46Channel 5 +1Craigkelly COM4
 
47Film4 +1Craigkelly COM5
48ChallengeCraigkelly COM5
494sevenCraigkelly COM5
565SELECTCraigkelly PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelCraigkelly COM5
 
58ITVBe +1Craigkelly COM4
59ITV3 +1Craigkelly COM4
60Drama +1Craigkelly COM5
64BlazeCraigkelly COM4
67CBS RealityCraigkelly COM4
 
70Quest +1Craigkelly COM5
71Quest Red +1Craigkelly COM6
73HobbyMakerCraigkelly COM6
74Dave ja vuCraigkelly COM4
75Yesterday +1Craigkelly COM5
 
78TCCCraigkelly COM4
81Blaze +1Craigkelly COM4
82Talking Pictures TVCraigkelly COM6
83Together TVCraigkelly COM5
84PBS AmericaCraigkelly COM6
 
88Classic HitsCraigkelly COM6
89ITV4 +1Craigkelly COM4
101BBC One HDCraigkelly PSB3
102BBC Two HDCraigkelly PSB3
103UTV HDCraigkelly PSB3
 
103STV HDCraigkelly PSB3
103ITV 1 HDCraigkelly PSB3
104Channel 4 HDCraigkelly PSB3
105Channel 5 HDCraigkelly PSB3
106BBC Four HDCraigkelly PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDCraigkelly PSB3
109BBC Three HDCraigkelly PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Craigkelly PSB3
201CBBCCraigkelly ScotlandPSB1
202CBeebiesCraigkelly ScotlandPSB1
 
203CITVCraigkelly COM4
204CBBC HDCraigkelly PSB3
205CBeebies HDCraigkelly PSB3
208POP MAXCraigkelly COM4
209Ketchup TVCraigkelly COM4
 
210Ketchup TooCraigkelly COM4
211YAAAS!Craigkelly COM4
231BBC NewsCraigkelly ScotlandPSB1
232BBC ParliamentCraigkelly ScotlandPSB1
233Sky NewsCraigkelly COM5
 
235Al Jazeera EngCraigkelly COM6
250BBC Red ButtonCraigkelly ScotlandPSB1

 

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Comments
Sunday, 10 October 2021
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Pauline Bell
11:02 PM

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

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Monday, 11 October 2021
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Chris.SE
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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 - I have now lost all signal can you tell me what the problem might be? | free and easy

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Chris.SE's 3,193 posts GB
Monday, 18 October 2021
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Andrew
3:15 PM
Nottingham

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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StevensOnln1
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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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Chris.SE
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10:32 PM

Andrew:

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 How does good weather affect my television? | Help receiving TV and radio & Effect of tropospheric ducting on Freeview | Help receiving TV and radio

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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Tuesday, 19 October 2021
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William Utley
10:11 AM
Knaresborough

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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Chris.SE
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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
BBC A/PSB1, D3&4/PSB2, BBC B HD/PSB3, SDN/COM4, ARQ A/COM5, ARQ B/COM6, COM 7

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

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Friday, 29 October 2021
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andrew
10:33 AM
Saltburn-by-the-sea

cant get a signal from bilsdale im in ts13 using a roof aerial i even tried the loft aerial still nothing
cant get a signal from skinningrove as the aerial is in the wrong direction and if i could get signal from there theres no hd channels or radio

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Saturday, 30 October 2021
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Chris.SE
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12:03 AM

andrew:

I'll reply to your posts on the Bilsdale transmitter page.

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Jannene Travell
7:33 AM
Norwich

Good morning,
I don't have a working aerial its hanging off the roof. They don't seem to last in the winter months. I've been using my son xbox to watch netflix and now tv.
I was considering a in door aerial but wasn't sure if, one they are any good? and two what the signal range would I need to get. I do have a old smart TV, so I would have to get a freeview box as well.
Thanks for your help.
With kind regards
Mrs.J Travell

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