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Freeview reception at G46 6SY


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 5 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of G466SY (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 5G-at-700MHz services that may interfere with Freeview reception. For actual mobile device reception prediction (at 800-960MHz and 1710-2170MHz) see these phone operator's mapping sites: Three O2 EE VM

Predicted Freeview channel list

1BBC One (SD)Black Hill ScotlandPSB1
2BBC TwoBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
3STV (SD)Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
5Channel 5Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
 
6ITV 2Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
7BBC Alba HDBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
8STV GlasgowBlack Hill LG
10ITV3Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
11Sky MixBlack Hill COM5
 
12QuestBlack Hill COM6
13E4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
14Film4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
17ReallyBlack Hill COM5
 
18More4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
19DaveBlack Hill COM5
20DramaBlack Hill COM4
215USABlack Hill COM4
23BBC ThreeBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
 
24BBC Four (Scotland SD)Black Hill ScotlandPSB1
25WBlack Hill COM6
26ITV4Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
27YesterdayBlack Hill COM6
28ITVBeBlack Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
 
29ITV2 +1Black Hill COM4
30E4 +1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
31E4 ExtraBlack Hill COM5
325STARBlack Hill COM4
335ActionBlack Hill COM4
 
34GREAT! moviesBlack Hill COM6
35ITV1 +1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
35STV+1Black Hill STV Central (Glasgow)PSB2
36Sky ArtsBlack Hill COM5
38Channel 5 +1Black Hill COM4
 
39DMAXBlack Hill COM6
40Quest RedBlack Hill COM5
41LegendBlack Hill COM4
42GREAT! actionBlack Hill COM4
43Food NetworkBlack Hill COM5
 
44HGTVBlack Hill COM6
465SELECTBlack Hill PSB3
47Film4 +1Black Hill COM5
48ChallengeBlack Hill COM5
494sevenBlack Hill COM5
 
52GREAT! romanceBlack Hill COM6
56That's TV (UK)Black Hill COM6
57Dave ja vuBlack Hill COM4
58ITVBe +1Black Hill COM4
59ITV3 +1Black Hill COM4
 
60Drama +1Black Hill COM5
61GREAT! movies extraBlack Hill COM6
63GREAT! romance mixBlack Hill COM6
64BlazeBlack Hill COM4
65That's TV 2Black Hill COM5
 
67TRUE CRIMEBlack Hill COM4
68TRUE CRIME XTRABlack Hill COM4
70Quest +1Black Hill COM5
71That’s 60sBlack Hill COM6
73HobbyMakerBlack Hill COM6
 
74Yesterday +1Black Hill COM5
75That's 90sBlack Hill COM5
78TCCBlack Hill COM4
81Blaze +1Black Hill COM4
82Talking Pictures TVBlack Hill COM6
 
83Together TVBlack Hill COM4
84PBS AmericaBlack Hill COM6
89ITV4 +1Black Hill COM4
91WildEarthBlack Hill COM4
101BBC One HDBlack Hill PSB3
 
102BBC Two HDBlack Hill PSB3
103UTV HDBlack Hill PSB3
103STV HDBlack Hill PSB3
103ITV 1 HDBlack Hill PSB3
104Channel 4 HDBlack Hill PSB3
 
105Channel 5 HDBlack Hill PSB3
106BBC Four HDBlack Hill PSB3
107BBC Three HDBlack Hill PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDBlack Hill PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Black Hill PSB3
 
201CBBCBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
202CBeebiesBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
204CBBC HDBlack Hill PSB3
205CBeebies HDBlack Hill PSB3
209Ketchup TVBlack Hill COM4
 
210Ketchup TooBlack Hill COM4
211YAAAS!Black Hill COM4
231BBC NewsBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
232BBC ParliamentBlack Hill ScotlandPSB1
233Sky NewsBlack Hill COM5
 
235Al Jazeera EngBlack Hill COM6
267Al Jazeera EnglishBlack Hill COM4

 

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Monday, 22 May 2017
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Graham Jones
3:59 PM
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The aerial is in the loft and we had good reception on all channels until quite recently. We now have several channels with either no signal or break up intermittantly. I have retuned from scratch without any difference being made there are no new electronic items in the home. All the channels are on Black Hill COM4 they are channels 10, 20, 66 etc.

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MikeB
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10:10 PM

Graham Jones: Your just 31km from the transmitter (Black Hill) - so its unlikely to be a problem with you getting a signal.

Check the signal strength - is it too high or too low. A month ago you had a retune event, and it could be that signal levels have risen at that point, and now its a bit high on some muxes, hence the 'no signal', etc.

But if you signal levels are low, then its certainly your system - so check for frayed cables, loose connections, etc.

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Friday, 26 May 2017
Saturday, 27 May 2017
MikeP
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10:28 AM

Paul Denning:

There is no fault reported at the Bristol Ilchester Crescent transmitter. Check your aerial cables and connections. Also check you signal strength, if it is above 85% then search this website for 'too much of a good thing' as too high signal will cause your problem.



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paul denning
6:27 PM

paul denning: the breakup cleared after a few hours

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MikeB
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8:31 PM

paul denning: You very close to the transmitter, and MikeP rightly suggested too high a signal. Just because the signal has stopped breaking up does not mean its cured - it could just be that high pressure etc has pushed signal strength above the point where the tuner is happy. But its probably going to happen again.

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Sunday, 28 May 2017
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paul denning
7:44 PM

MikeB: yes I understand what high pressure does to tv signals - but would expect it would happen to more than one mux at a time

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Monday, 29 May 2017
MikeP
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10:47 AM

Paul Denning:

It is not just high pressure that causes problems such as you report. Being so close to the transmitter means that you may well be receiving too much signal which overloads the tuner in your equipment, so causing break up. It will vary by small amounts with different weather patterns, but the weather is unlikely to be the main cause of your reported problems.

Please chack the signal strengths for all the available multiplexes. If they, or any one of them, is above 85% then you have too much signal and it needs to be reduced by fitting an in-line attenuator. They come in various strengths so try a 6dB one first. They are quite cheap to buy on line and be prepared to fit a stronger one of 12dB if necessary to give good performance. Your signal strengths must be between 55% and 85% for SD multiplexes and between 65% and 85% for HD multiplexes.



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MikeB
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11:15 AM

paul denning: All I meant was that a very slight change would mean that your signal would change in a way that would be noticed - it could be any variable.

As MikeP says, get a load of attentuators - you can put them in series, to get the right level. 6km is very close to the transmitter, you've been lucky it hasn't happened before.

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paul denning
5:18 PM

MikeP: thanks for your advice -I will see what happens

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