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Freeview reception at BS1 2AT


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 73 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of BS12AT (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

Together TV +1Mendip com7
CCXTVMendip COM4
MeritMendip com7
Court TVMendip com7
1BBC One (SD)Mendip WestPSB1
 
2BBC TwoMendip WestPSB1
3ITV (SD)Mendip WestPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Mendip WestPSB2
5Channel 5Mendip WestPSB2
6ITV 2Mendip WestPSB2
 
7Made in BristolMendip LBS
9BBC FourMendip WestPSB1
10ITV3Mendip WestPSB2
11Sky ArtsMendip COM5
12QuestMendip COM4
 
13E4Mendip WestPSB2
14Film4Mendip WestPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Mendip WestPSB2
17ReallyMendip COM5
18More4Mendip WestPSB2
 
19DaveMendip COM5
20DramaMendip COM4
215USAMendip COM4
23BBC ThreeMendip WestPSB1
25ITV4Mendip WestPSB2
 
25Dave ja vuMendip COM6
27YesterdayMendip COM6
29ITV2 +1Mendip COM4
30E4 +1Mendip WestPSB2
314MusicMendip COM5
 
325STARMendip COM4
335ActionMendip COM4
34GREAT! moviesMendip COM6
35ITV +1Mendip WestPSB2
36pickMendip COM5
 
39DMAXMendip COM6
40Quest RedMendip COM5
41CBS JusticeMendip COM6
42GREAT! movies actionMendip COM4
43Food NetworkMendip COM5
 
44HGTVMendip COM6
45Channel 5 +1Mendip COM4
46Film4 +1Mendip COM5
47ChallengeMendip COM5
484sevenMendip COM5
 
565SELECTMendip COM4
57Smithsonian ChannelMendip COM5
58ITVBe +1Mendip COM4
59ITV3 +1Mendip COM4
60ITV4 +1Mendip COM4
 
64BlazeMendip COM4
65FreeSportsMendip com7
67CBS RealityMendip COM4
68CBS DramaMendip COM6
68Horror ChannelMendip COM4
 
70Quest +1Mendip COM5
71Quest Red +1Mendip com7
73Shopping Quarter Bristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
74Drama +1Mendip COM4
75Yesterday +1Mendip COM5
 
76Now 70sMendip com7
78TCCMendip COM4
81Blaze +1Mendip COM4
82Talking Pictures TVMendip COM6
83Together TVMendip COM5
 
84PBS AmericaMendip COM6
86More4 +1Mendip com7
87PBS America +1Mendip com7
91That's TV Mendip com7
96Forces TVMendip com7
 
101BBC One HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
102BBC Two HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
103ITV HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
103STV HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
103UTV HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
 
104Channel 4 HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
105Channel 5 HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
106BBC Four HDMendip com7
107BBC News HDMendip com7
108BBC Scotland HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
 
113RT HDMendip com7
114Quest HDMendip com7
201CBBCMendip WestPSB1
202CBeebiesMendip WestPSB1
203CITVMendip COM4
 
204CBBC HDBristol Ilchester Crescent PSB3
205CBeebies HDMendip com7
211Ketchup TVMendip COM4
212YAAAS!Mendip COM4
231BBC NewsMendip WestPSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentMendip WestPSB1
233Sky NewsMendip COM5
234RTMendip COM6
235Aljazeera EnglishMendip COM6
250BBC Red ButtonMendip WestPSB1
 

 

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Comments
Thursday, 14 August 2014
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MikeB
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

10:46 AM

Jo: A postcode would be a big help, since we'd know which transmitter your using, and see if it had a problem.

You shouldn't have retuned, since the TV cannot find anything, even if your system starts working again, but the first thing to do is to check your aerial system.

If your TV has 'no signal', thats the TV doing its job - its telling your your aerial isn't working. Start with the aerial lead, and work back to the aerial itself if possible. It could be no more than the aerial lead is loose or has fallen out, but if you see nothing wrong, trace the signal as far as you can. Its likely something has broken, moisture is in the cable, etc. Since you say other sockets are not working, that points to the problem being before or at the split (powered splitter failed?).

If your arial is on the roof, and you can't get access, you'll have to call someone out. Remember no 0800 or mobile only numbers, and since you can buy a whole system for a round £150-200, thats a guide as to how much you should pay. If someone says you need a 'digital aerial', then they are talking rubbish, there is no such thing.

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Fran Shuttlewood
12:30 PM
Daventry

Hi jb38 and MikeP,

Just to clarify - and thank you both for trying to help it's really appreciated - since we had the digital aerial installed - about two, three years ago I suppose - we have always received BBC One South Oxford/ITV Meridian/Central and a whole host of channels. The installer said that he would point the aerial in that direction because we would receive more channels which we did with no problems at all. In the meantine we have re-tuned occasionally as advised and continued to receive Oxford.

I have done a manufacturer's reset jb38 and then tried to tune to the Oxford Channels. It says the signal is strong, but then does not store the channels. I also did this after tuning without the aerial in - so effectively picking up nothing and then trying to tune to Oxford, but it just reverts to West Mids. I am now thinking of calling out the company that installed the aerial to see if they can alter things. Can't think that it would be the TV really.

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Bill
7:02 PM
Peacehaven

Hello,

Postcode BN10 8LR and TV outdoor aerial directed at Whitehawk Hill transmitter.

Just discovered that I have lost all Freeview HD signals to my Samsung Smart TV.
Signal strength is about 92 and have reset the TV to factory defaults and rescanned. I still get 128 Freeeview channels incl radio - all very good reception, but simply can't get the HD channels back.

For three years now I have received BBC and ITV HD with full clarity - now they've disappeared overnight! But everything else is coming in perfectly, as before..

Is there a problem withe Whitehawk transmitter, as far as you know? Thanks for any help

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jamie stevens
sentiment_satisfiedSilver

7:33 PM

Bill:

HI Bill,

I recently went to a customers house with the same issue, at first the HD has breakup issues, but then disappeared even though they picked up all the channels on a retune, I found the channels located in the 800's rather than 101, 102 etc, whilst watching the channels they then disappeared again and moved to the correct channels numbers. With a full aerial system test showing everything was working correctly the customer sent the tv back, they now have a new one and all is working well.

just like yours, their tv was a Samsung. one of the better brands at the moment, but with all electronics you can have issues.


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Bill
7:50 PM
Peacehaven

Thanks for your response Jamie,

So, just to confirm, you think it might well be a fault with the HD tuner in the TV?


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Bill
8:04 PM
Peacehaven

Just to update - have found the HD channels as you said, in the 800's, but in no logical sequence. Will stay tuned in to see what happens :(

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Michael
sentiment_satisfiedGold

8:07 PM

Bill: Signal strength is good, but what about the bit error rate for the HD channels vs SD?

Also, when you go to menu > channels > manual store (then digital), what UHF or frequency numbers does it give there?

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jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

8:32 PM

Fran Shuttlewood: Your problem could simply be down to the level of the signal being received from the Oxford transmitters being too low, the reason for my suspicion on this is due the fact of you being able to see an indication of a signal and yet you are unable to store it, this in most cases being a symptom of a low signal level that's close to the receivers cut off threshold for reception, or that its being caused by a fault in the TV's tuner, which at this stage I very much doubt if it is.

If your TV strength / quality bar is calibrated in percentages, what does it indicate on BBC Oxford? It would also be of assistance if you could provide the model number of the device in question.

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Bill
8:47 PM
Peacehaven

Hello Michael,

Bit error level for both SD and HD ...zero
Signal strength for both SD and HD between 88 and 92
Frequency under 'signal info' 706000 ...Bandwidth 8Mhz
Weak signal history ...nil

Thanks...

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Bill's 8 posts GB
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Val Freeman
9:02 PM

my arial cut off about 8:30pm 14/08 still no signal

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