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Freeview Light on the Bristol Montpelier (City of Bristol, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Bristol Montpelier (City of Bristol, England) transmitter which serves 3,800 homes. The bright green areas shown where the signal from this transmitter is strong, dark green areas are poorer signals. Those parts shown in yellow may have interference on the same frequency from other masts.

This transmitter has no current reported problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Bristol Montpelier (City of Bristol, England) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name

Which Freeview channels does the Bristol Montpelier transmitter broadcast?

If you have any kind of Freeview fault, follow this Freeview reset procedure first.

Digital television services are broadcast on a multiplexes (or Mux) where many stations occupy a single broadcast frequency, as shown below.

MuxH/VFrequencyHeightModeWatts
PSB1
BBCA
 V max
C27 (522.0MHz)71mDTG-310W
Channel icons
1 BBC One West, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 17 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C24 (498.0MHz)71mDTG-310W
Channel icons
3 ITV (West), 4 Channel 4 South ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (West),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C21+ (474.2MHz)71mDTG-610W
Channel icons
45 Film4 +1, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Meridian Southampton), 104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 123 CBBC HD,



DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/3 24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 0 Freeview channels?


The Bristol Montpelier (City of Bristol, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: .

If you want to watch these channels, your aerial must point to one of the 80 Full service Freeview transmitters. For more information see the will there ever be more services on the Freeview Light transmitters? page.

Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Bristol Montpelier transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Points West 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Bristol BS8 2LR, 2km southwest
to BBC West region - 60 masts.
regional news image
ITV West Country News (East) 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Bristol BS4 3HG, 4km southeast
to ITV West region - 61 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with West Country (West)

How will the Bristol Montpelier (City of Bristol, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20102010-132013-182013-18
aerial groupA KA KA KA KA KA K
C21+BBCB+BBCB+BBCB
C23ITVITVITV
C24D3+4D3+4D3+4
C26BBC2BBC2BBC2
C27BBCABBCABBCA
C29C4C4C4
600C33BBC1BBC1BBC1

orange background for multiplexes names more
green background for transmission frequencies
lilac background for power levels in watts
800MHz band: 4G mobile started in 2013
700MHz band: 4G from 30 June 2020more
600MHz band: new or moved digital TV services more
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W
Italics for analogue, digital switchover was Wednesdays 24th March and 7th April 2010.

How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?

Analogue 1-4, BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 10W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Mendip transmitter area

Jan 1958-Jul 1968Television Wales and the West
Jul 1968-Feb 2004Harlech Television
Feb 2004-Dec 2014ITV plc
Feb 1983-Dec 1992TV-am•
Jan 1993-Sep 2010GMTV•
Sep 2010-Dec 2014ITV Daybreak•
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Bristol Montpelier was not an original Channel 3 VHF 405-line mast: the historical information shown is the details of the company responsible for the transmitter when it began transmitting Channel 3.

Comments
Monday, 20 April 2015
Transmitter engineering
10:30 AM

BRISTOL MONTPELIER transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Monday, 8 June 2015
Transmitter engineering
10:30 AM

BRISTOL MONTPELIER transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Transmitter engineering's 114,851 posts Owner Owner xx
Tuesday, 9 June 2015
Transmitter engineering
1:30 PM

BRISTOL MONTPELIER transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:12 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:12 today. [BBC] RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Transmitter engineering's 114,851 posts Owner Owner xx
Transmitter engineering
4:30 PM

BRISTOL MONTPELIER transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:12 today to 12:16 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:12 today to 12:16 today. [BBC] RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Transmitter engineering's 114,851 posts Owner Owner xx
Wednesday, 10 June 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

BRISTOL MONTPELIER transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:12 yesterday to 12:16 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:12 yesterday to 12:16 yesterday. [BBC] RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Transmitter engineering's 114,851 posts Owner Owner xx
Thursday, 11 June 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

BRISTOL MONTPELIER transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:12 on 09 Jun to 12:16 on 09 Jun, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:12 on 09 Jun to 12:16 on 09 Jun. [BBC] RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Monday, 11 July 2016
Transmitter engineering
9:09 AM

BRISTOL MONTPELIER transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Transmitter engineering's 114,851 posts Owner Owner xx
Tuesday, 19 July 2016
Transmitter engineering
12:09 AM

BRISTOL MONTPELIER transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Transmitter engineering's 114,851 posts Owner Owner xx
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