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Freeview reception at LA22 0LY



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 4 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of LA220LY (page shows closest 10)

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These icons show the potential locations for 4G-at-800MHz services that may interfere with Freeview reception at some point from 2013 to 2017 when the 4G 800MHz 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



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KMJ,Derby
Saturday 23 August 2014 10:13PM

Michael Simon: There is currently (August 2014) work taking place at Caradon Hill affecting the BBC local FM service and DAB transmissions. The reserve DAB antenna is a single dipole mounted below the BBC aperture, so it is likely that the strength of the DAB signal you are currently able to receive (or not!) is somewhat weaker than normal.

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jb38
Sunday 24 August 2014 10:06AM

Fran Shuttlewood: The reason for the lack of channels is most likely because that the alternative TV used for test purposes is only picking up Freeview from the local (very!) Woodford Halse transmitter, which of course would be difficult not to!

However, now that the difficulty you are experiencing has been verified on a second TV the problem can be somewhat narrowed down to either the booster being defective, or that of a defect on your aerial system. As far as the booster is concerned, although I do realise that you have had the device tested by someone from Maplins, purely for verification purposes I would like you to try the following simple test "if" you can access the booster or power supply to.

Select any programme channel you can receive, the strength / quality of the signal being noted and leaving the TV monitoring same followed by switching off the power supply to the booster, if the booster is OK then the signal will either vanish (the norm) or alternatively "might" only drop to a very low level due to breakthrough caused by the high signal level you could be receiving from the local transmitter.

If you find either to be the case?, then this points to the problem being caused by a defect in the aerial system, maybe caused water having entered the termination box on the aerial where the coax is connected into it.

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Garry E Hunt
Tuesday 26 August 2014 8:52AM Bournemouth

I have pixelation and utilmately loss of picture and sound as soon as it starts raining when at BH2 5EZ using freeview. However, I do not have any problems of this type at SW20 9BA.

I should appreciate advice please

Dave Lindsay
Tuesday 26 August 2014 9:56AM

Garry E Hunt: A building or vegetation which, when wet, causes you to loose stable reception maybe. Is one or more of those tall buildings in the way?

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MikeB
Tuesday 26 August 2014 12:24PM

Garry E Hunt: There might be an even more simple explaination - your location in Westbourne (I know it well) may have a poor aerial system, where rain gets into it (perhaps via a degraded seal), which causes you to loose the signal. Your London location's aerial system is probably fine.

Thats not to say that there might be other factors (Digital UK reckons your a bit marginal for Rowbridge, while the terrain looks fine), but I suspect its rain getting into the system thats the most important factor.

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MikeB
Tuesday 26 August 2014 12:30PM

D Mitchell: You should be fine for Midhurst, which has South Today. However, if your getting BBC in HD, just not South Today, check your tuned to Midhurst. Its RF channel is 55, but Crystal Palace/Guildford are on Channel 23 and 43 - the tuner could have picked them up first.

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KMJ,Derby
Tuesday 26 August 2014 8:23PM

D Mitchell: BBC South is only in SD at present. The English service of BBC1 HD does not yet have opt-outs for local news.

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