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Freeview reception at PA60 7XS


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 PA607XS (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)Darvel ScotlandPSB1
2BBC TwoDarvel ScotlandPSB1
3STV (SD)Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
5Channel 5Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
 
6ITV 2Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
7BBC AlbaDarvel ScotlandPSB1
10ITV3Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
11Sky ArtsDarvel COM5
12QuestDarvel COM6
 
13E4Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
14Film4Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
17ReallyDarvel COM5
18More4Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
 
19DaveDarvel COM5
20DramaDarvel COM4
215USADarvel COM4
23BBC ThreeDarvel ScotlandPSB1
24BBC Four (Scotland SD)Darvel ScotlandPSB1
 
25WDarvel COM6
26ITV4Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
27YesterdayDarvel COM6
29ITV2 +1Darvel COM4
30E4 +1Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
 
31E4 ExtraDarvel COM5
325STARDarvel COM4
335ActionDarvel COM4
34GREAT! moviesDarvel COM6
35STV+1Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
 
35ITV1 +1Darvel STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
36pickDarvel COM5
39DMAXDarvel COM6
40Quest RedDarvel COM5
41LegendDarvel COM4
 
42GREAT! movies actionDarvel COM4
43Food NetworkDarvel COM5
44HGTVDarvel COM6
46Channel 5 +1Darvel COM4
47Film4 +1Darvel COM5
 
48ChallengeDarvel COM5
494sevenDarvel COM5
565SELECTDarvel PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelDarvel COM5
58ITVBe +1Darvel COM4
 
59ITV3 +1Darvel COM4
60Drama +1Darvel COM5
64BlazeDarvel COM4
67CBS RealityDarvel COM4
70Quest +1Darvel COM5
 
71Quest Red +1Darvel COM6
73HobbyMakerDarvel COM6
74Dave ja vuDarvel COM4
75Yesterday +1Darvel COM5
78TCCDarvel COM4
 
81Blaze +1Darvel COM4
82Talking Pictures TVDarvel COM6
83Together TVDarvel COM5
84PBS AmericaDarvel COM6
88Classic HitsDarvel COM6
 
89ITV4 +1Darvel COM4
101BBC One HDDarvel PSB3
102BBC Two HDDarvel PSB3
103UTV HDDarvel PSB3
103STV HDDarvel PSB3
 
103ITV 1 HDDarvel PSB3
104Channel 4 HDDarvel PSB3
105Channel 5 HDDarvel PSB3
106BBC Four HDDarvel PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDDarvel PSB3
 
109BBC Three HDDarvel PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Darvel PSB3
201CBBCDarvel ScotlandPSB1
202CBeebiesDarvel ScotlandPSB1
203CITVDarvel COM4
 
204CBBC HDDarvel PSB3
205CBeebies HDDarvel PSB3
208POP MAXDarvel COM4
209Ketchup TVDarvel COM4
210Ketchup TooDarvel COM4
 
211YAAAS!Darvel COM4
231BBC NewsDarvel ScotlandPSB1
232BBC ParliamentDarvel ScotlandPSB1
233Sky NewsDarvel COM5
235Al Jazeera EngDarvel COM6
 
250BBC Red ButtonDarvel ScotlandPSB1

 

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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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