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Freeview reception at BS4 2XN


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 BS42XN (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)Bristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB1
2BBC TwoBristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Bristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Bristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB2
5Channel 5Bristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB2
 
6ITV 2Bristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB2
7Made in BristolBristol Ilchester Crescent LBS
9BBC FourBristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB1
10ITV3Bristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB2
11Sky MixBristol Ilchester Crescent COM5
 
12QuestBristol Ilchester Crescent COM6
13E4Bristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB2
14Film4Bristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Bristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB2
17ReallyBristol Ilchester Crescent COM5
 
18More4Bristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB2
19DaveBristol Ilchester Crescent COM5
20DramaBristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
215USABristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
23BBC ThreeBristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB1
 
25WBristol Ilchester Crescent COM6
26ITV4Bristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB2
27YesterdayBristol Ilchester Crescent COM6
28ITVBeBristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB2
29ITV2 +1Bristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
 
30E4 +1Bristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB2
31E4 ExtraBristol Ilchester Crescent COM5
325STARBristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
335ActionBristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
34GREAT! moviesBristol Ilchester Crescent COM6
 
35ITV1 +1Bristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB2
36Sky ArtsBristol Ilchester Crescent COM5
38Channel 5 +1Bristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
39DMAXBristol Ilchester Crescent COM6
40Quest RedBristol Ilchester Crescent COM5
 
41LegendBristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
42GREAT! actionBristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
43Food NetworkBristol Ilchester Crescent COM5
44HGTVBristol Ilchester Crescent COM6
465SELECTBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
 
47Film4 +1Bristol Ilchester Crescent COM5
48ChallengeBristol Ilchester Crescent COM5
494sevenBristol Ilchester Crescent COM5
52GREAT! romanceBristol Ilchester Crescent COM6
56That's TV (UK)Bristol Ilchester Crescent COM6
 
57Dave ja vuBristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
58ITVBe +1Bristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
59ITV3 +1Bristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
60Drama +1Bristol Ilchester Crescent COM5
61GREAT! movies extraBristol Ilchester Crescent COM6
 
63GREAT! romance mixBristol Ilchester Crescent COM6
64BlazeBristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
65That's TV 2Bristol Ilchester Crescent COM5
67TRUE CRIMEBristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
68TRUE CRIME XTRABristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
 
70Quest +1Bristol Ilchester Crescent COM5
71That’s 60sBristol Ilchester Crescent COM6
73HobbyMakerBristol Ilchester Crescent COM6
74Yesterday +1Bristol Ilchester Crescent COM5
75That's 90sBristol Ilchester Crescent COM5
 
78TCCBristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
81Blaze +1Bristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
82Talking Pictures TVBristol Ilchester Crescent COM6
83Together TVBristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
84PBS AmericaBristol Ilchester Crescent COM6
 
89ITV4 +1Bristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
91WildEarthBristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
101BBC One HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
102BBC Two HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
103UTV HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
 
103STV HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
103ITV 1 HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
104Channel 4 HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
105Channel 5 HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
106BBC Four HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
 
107BBC Three HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Bristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
201CBBCBristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB1
202CBeebiesBristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB1
 
204CBBC HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
205CBeebies HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
209Ketchup TVBristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
210Ketchup TooBristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
211YAAAS!Bristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
 
231BBC NewsBristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB1
232BBC ParliamentBristol Ilchester Crescent WestPSB1
233Sky NewsBristol Ilchester Crescent COM5
235Al Jazeera EngBristol Ilchester Crescent COM6
267Al Jazeera EnglishBristol Ilchester Crescent COM4
 

 

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Comments
Wednesday, 7 August 2013
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Michael
sentiment_satisfiedGold

5:28 PM

John H Williams: You've asked the same question previously yet you don't seem to have bothered to read and understand the answers given. Dave Lindsay clearly explained the situation back in March: Ten more HD channels on two new Freeview HD multiplexes on air from 2014-18 | Freeview news | ukfree.tv - 11 years of independent, free digital TV advice

Dolgellau is a small 4W relay serving 1,800 homes - can you imagine the expense and running costs that would be incurred upgrading the mast to carry 3 more multiplexes? Even if they did decide to upgrade it, you can be sure that hundreds of other relays would be higher up the list.

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Sunday, 11 August 2013
S
Stuart
10:28 PM
Saltash

The map shows 9 mobile phone masts within 1.5 miles of my location (pl12). I have poor reception from both Plympton and Caradon hill therefore have aerials and masthesad amps for both. It is therefore predictable that with 4G I will have problems.

How will I be notified of 4G commencement and how do I initiate action to resolve the problems. (preferably before they actually disrupt my reception?

many thanks

Stu

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Monday, 12 August 2013
J
jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

12:03 AM

Stuart: The nearest mobile phone masts that I see to your location are on Callington Road near to Lollabury Road and with neither of being connected with 4G.

As far as Caradon Hill is concerned, its very unlikely that reception from that station would be affected anyway because of its operating channels spanning from 21-28 and as such being too far removed from the operating frequency used by 4G to be affected by signal swamping, i.e: the tuner being desensitized by the presence of a powerful RF signal being detected close to the frequencies used by the Freeview transmitter.

Plympton on the other hand spans Ch's 42 - 58, the latter being the HD channel on Ch58 and which is vulnerable to being interfered with, and so if this transmitter is being used then it might pay to fit a 4G filter in line just in case!!

That said, if its considered by at800 the company contracted to supply filters to those who are deemed to be at risk, then if they consider that any possibility exists that you might be affected then they will automatically send you one "free of charge" filter, although you can purchase these from numerous outlets at around £9.00 or so.

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Mr Al P Ward
12:21 PM
Irvine

When I listen to BBC Radio Scotland at the weekend to listen to the football on Sportsound, I can only listen to half a match, as the Transmission get's cut off at 14.00 every weekend.

Why does The transmission for Radio Scotland stop at 2pm? there is no point in listening to only half a football match.

I hope someone can help

Thank you

Al
Mr A P Ward


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Christine Boden
10:55 PM
Pontefract

I retuned my TV as requested by channel 15, it stated it was moving. I now am receiving local BBC Look North from Tyneside instead of Yorkshire, please help, thank you Christine.

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Christine Boden
10:57 PM
Pontefract

WF8 3AA, aerial is on the roof.

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Tuesday, 13 August 2013
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jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

8:18 AM

Christine Boden: Your TV or box has possibly picked up the Bilsdale transmitter rather than Emley Moor which I assume that you normally receive from? if after you had carried out the auto-tune you were not given a "regional choice" option? then you might eventually have to manually tune in the channels required, but first of all try this method which sometimes works.

First of all remove the aerial and carry out an auto-tune to blank out the channels already stored, once completed take hold of the aerial connector and carry out another auto-tune whilst at the same time carefully observing the progress bar, then and as soon as its seen pass around Ch35, or about half way along its travel, immediately reconnect the aerial again and hopefully this will only allow Emley Moor to be picked up.

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kate young
5:57 PM

we have a Phillips built in free view tv. a message has appeared on channel 15 states. Film 4 is moving if you can see this on channel 15, please retune your freeview equipment,to ensure you continue to receive this channel. we have retuned several times and message is still there is there anything we can do to get rid of messgage, we have a autistic daughter and it is driving her mad being on the screen and it is her favourite chanel.

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KMJ,Derby
sentiment_satisfiedGold

6:51 PM

kate young: Try deleting channel 15, then re-tune. Otherwise do a factory reset to delete all channels, then re-tune. Film 4 has been added to mux PSB2, so it is now available from all Freeview transmitters. For an interim period the version on ArqB, which currently shows the annoying message, will be withdrawn.

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KMJ,Derby
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6:54 PM

That should say "After an interim period, the version on ArqB, which currently shows the annoying message, will be withdrawn".

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