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Freeview reception at GL1 5BS


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 17 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of GL15BS (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

FreeSportsRidge Hill COM6
1BBC One (SD)Ridge Hill West MidlandsPSB1
2BBC TwoRidge Hill West MidlandsPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
 
5Channel 5Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
6ITV 2Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
9BBC FourRidge Hill West MidlandsPSB1
10ITV3Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
11Sky ArtsRidge Hill COM5
 
12QuestRidge Hill COM4
13E4Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
14Film4Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
15Channel 4 +1Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
17ReallyRidge Hill COM5
 
18More4Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
19DaveRidge Hill COM5
20DramaRidge Hill COM4
215USARidge Hill COM4
23BBC ThreeRidge Hill West MidlandsPSB1
 
25WRidge Hill COM6
26ITV4Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
27YesterdayRidge Hill COM6
29ITV2 +1Ridge Hill COM4
30E4 +1Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
 
31E4 ExtraRidge Hill COM5
325STARRidge Hill COM4
335ActionRidge Hill COM4
34GREAT! moviesRidge Hill COM6
35ITV1 +1Ridge Hill Central (West)PSB2
 
36pickRidge Hill COM5
39DMAXRidge Hill COM6
40Quest RedRidge Hill COM5
41LegendRidge Hill COM4
42GREAT! movies actionRidge Hill COM4
 
43Food NetworkRidge Hill COM5
44HGTVRidge Hill COM6
46Channel 5 +1Ridge Hill COM4
47Film4 +1Ridge Hill COM5
48ChallengeRidge Hill COM5
 
494sevenRidge Hill COM5
565SELECTRidge Hill PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelRidge Hill COM5
58ITVBe +1Ridge Hill COM4
59ITV3 +1Ridge Hill COM4
 
60Drama +1Ridge Hill COM5
64BlazeRidge Hill COM4
67CBS RealityRidge Hill COM4
70Quest +1Ridge Hill COM5
71Quest Red +1Ridge Hill COM6
 
73HobbyMakerRidge Hill COM6
74Dave ja vuRidge Hill COM4
75Yesterday +1Ridge Hill COM5
78TCCRidge Hill COM4
81Blaze +1Ridge Hill COM4
 
82Talking Pictures TVRidge Hill COM6
83Together TVRidge Hill COM5
84PBS AmericaRidge Hill COM6
88Classic HitsRidge Hill COM6
89ITV4 +1Ridge Hill COM4
 
101BBC One HDRidge Hill PSB3
102BBC Two HDRidge Hill PSB3
103UTV HDRidge Hill PSB3
103STV HDRidge Hill PSB3
103ITV 1 HDRidge Hill PSB3
 
104Channel 4 HDRidge Hill PSB3
105Channel 5 HDRidge Hill PSB3
106BBC Four HDRidge Hill PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDRidge Hill PSB3
109BBC Three HDRidge Hill PSB3
 
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Ridge Hill PSB3
201CBBCRidge Hill West MidlandsPSB1
202CBeebiesRidge Hill West MidlandsPSB1
203CITVRidge Hill COM4
204CBBC HDRidge Hill PSB3
 
205CBeebies HDRidge Hill PSB3
208POP MAXRidge Hill COM4
209Ketchup TVRidge Hill COM4
210Ketchup TooRidge Hill COM4
211YAAAS!Ridge Hill COM4
 
231BBC NewsRidge Hill West MidlandsPSB1
232BBC ParliamentRidge Hill West MidlandsPSB1
233Sky NewsRidge Hill COM5
235Aljazeera EnglishRidge Hill COM6
250BBC Red ButtonRidge Hill West MidlandsPSB1
 

 

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Thursday, 11 July 2019
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Clara Pet
3:23 PM
Edinburgh

Anyone having problems with certain channels lately? They're all usually fine, but for some reason E4 is fuzzy? EH7 9EP

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Stephen Burnell
5:13 PM

Where has True Entertainment & True Movies gone?

We are listed to receive True Movies and True Entertainment from the Mendip Transmitter on chans 50 and 48. Since the June retunes these have disappeared. They were on temp chan 790 & 791 but have recently been switched off??? The Transmitter claims all is well and my aerial has been replaced by wide band and a local aerial man checked my system and found it to be recieving a strong signal. He looked on internet where these channels were listed as temporarily unavailable but every time I check they are listed as available however I cannot receive them. The advice is to manually rescan, however we have a BT youview box which cannot do a manual scan. Anyway the aerial man checked with his meter and found no signal on either chan 48 or 50!

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Stephen Burnell
5:18 PM

Stephen Burnell: My postcode: SN15 3FW

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MikeP
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8:28 PM

Stephen Burnell:

True Entertainment, etc, have been moved by the owners (Sony) onto the local multiplexes only. These ar on the UHF channel 30 multiplex.

You will need to have a wideband aerial for best reults.



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Chris.SE
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10:57 PM

Clara Pet:

If you are getting your signals from the Craigkelly transmitter, there is engineering work there this week with "Possible weak signal".

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Chris.SE
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11:48 PM
Chippenham

Stephen Burnell:

If your aerial man was checking for signals with a meter it must have been on UHF Channel 48 where he should have got a signal as the SDN multiplex is on it!
If you put your postcode into Digital UK - Coverage checker you should see that you should get the Local Mux on UHF ch.30 as mentioned by MikeP.
That is the postcode you put in your last post rather than the one you have entered for this site which is different (SN15 3XE) and predicted reception isn't quite as good. BUT as MikeP mentions you need a Wideband/Group T aerial - the old C/D group (even the enhanced one) will give much weaker reception on UHF30.

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Friday, 12 July 2019
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Stephen Burnell
12:47 PM

MikeP:

I have a wideband aerial.

If I read the situation correctly the local mux is only transmitted from the alternative low power transmitter at Mendip. Today I do not receive any of the local mux channels, and as my aerial is in the loft I will not have much hope of doing so as Mendip is 43Km away! Thank you Sony.

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D. A. Brown
1:57 PM
Stockton-on-tees

I receive free-view from the Bilsdale transmitter at a distance of 21km here, a roof top Log Periodic Antenna - height of 14 metres connected to the UHF 'IN' of a Humax Fox T2 PVR with a TV connected to UHF 'OUT' of the PVR.

My problem is this:

Every time I put my PVR into standby I loose Multiplexer Com7 & Com8. I have to manually re-tune every time I turn it on. The TVs free-view receiver does not have this problem.

Can any one suggest the cause?
Regards D. A. Brown

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MikeP
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3:51 PM

Stephen Burnell:

You are correct that the transmitters used for the local channels are substantially lower power than the main channels. I used to live on top of a hill near Bremhill and we never got any of the 'local' channels there either.



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Chris.SE
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11:37 PM

Stephen Burnell:

Did you look at the predicted reception for your location for the local mux?

Mendip (Local Mux) L-BSL Date Now 13 Jul 19 Channel 30 Served 83 Marginal 99

Granted that is for an external aerial, maybe it's worth considering moving yours BUT I know some people similar distances away who get the Local mux, one who has a loft aerial but he does have an aerial amplifier/4-way distribution even though he hasn't bothered to get a wideband aerial yet !!!

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