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Freeview reception at BA5 3QS


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 0 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of BA53QS (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

E4 (Wales)Mendip COM4
1BBC One (SD)Mendip WestPSB1
2BBC TwoMendip WestPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Mendip WestPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Mendip WestPSB2
 
5Channel 5Mendip WestPSB2
6ITV 2Mendip WestPSB2
7Made in BristolMendip LBS
8Made in CardiffWenvoe LCF
9BBC FourMendip WestPSB1
 
10ITV3Mendip WestPSB2
11Sky ArtsMendip COM5
12QuestMendip COM6
13E4Mendip WestPSB2
14Film4Mendip WestPSB2
 
15Channel 4 +1Mendip WestPSB2
17ReallyMendip COM5
18More4Mendip WestPSB2
19DaveMendip COM5
20DramaMendip COM4
 
215USAMendip COM4
23BBC ThreeMendip WestPSB1
25WMendip COM6
26ITV4Mendip WestPSB2
27YesterdayMendip COM6
 
29ITV2 +1Mendip COM4
30E4 +1Mendip WestPSB2
31E4 ExtraMendip COM5
325STARMendip COM4
335ActionMendip COM4
 
34GREAT! moviesMendip COM6
35ITV1 +1Mendip WestPSB2
36pickMendip COM5
39DMAXMendip COM6
40Quest RedMendip COM5
 
41LegendMendip COM4
42GREAT! movies actionMendip COM4
43Food NetworkMendip COM5
44HGTVMendip COM6
46Channel 5 +1Mendip COM4
 
47Film4 +1Mendip COM5
48ChallengeMendip COM5
494sevenMendip COM5
565SELECTWenvoe PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelMendip COM5
 
58ITVBe +1Mendip COM4
59ITV3 +1Mendip COM4
60Drama +1Mendip COM5
64BlazeMendip COM4
67CBS RealityMendip COM4
 
70Quest +1Mendip COM5
71Quest Red +1Mendip COM6
73HobbyMakerMendip COM6
74Dave ja vuMendip COM4
75Yesterday +1Mendip COM5
 
78TCCMendip COM4
81Blaze +1Mendip COM4
82Talking Pictures TVMendip COM6
83Together TVMendip COM5
84PBS AmericaMendip COM6
 
88Classic HitsMendip COM6
89ITV4 +1Mendip COM4
101BBC One HDWenvoe PSB3
102BBC Two HDWenvoe PSB3
103ITV 1 HDWenvoe PSB3
 
103STV HDWenvoe PSB3
103UTV HDWenvoe PSB3
104Channel 4 HDWenvoe PSB3
105Channel 5 HDWenvoe PSB3
106BBC Four HDWenvoe PSB3
 
108BBC Scotland HDWenvoe PSB3
109BBC Three HDWenvoe PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Wenvoe PSB3
201CBBCMendip WestPSB1
202CBeebiesMendip WestPSB1
 
203CITVMendip COM4
204CBBC HDWenvoe PSB3
205CBeebies HDWenvoe PSB3
208Pop PlayerMendip COM4
209Ketchup TVMendip COM4
 
210Ketchup TooMendip COM4
211YAAAS!Mendip COM4
231BBC NewsMendip WestPSB1
232BBC ParliamentMendip WestPSB1
233Sky NewsMendip COM5
 
235Al Jazeera EngMendip COM6
250BBC Red ButtonMendip WestPSB1

 

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Comments
Wednesday, 3 December 2014
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Mike Rogers
3:53 PM
Birmingham

During "Doctors" today on BBC1 at lunchtime we had a screen pop up three times.

The pop up consisted of a central red spot at the top with an "R" against. All sorts of numbers & words around the four edges. Each time I got the camera ready it disappeared. We are on the Sutton Coldfield transmitter.

Has anyone any idea what caused this?

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Mike Rogers's 6 posts GB
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Darren
3:54 PM
Chelmsford

Anyone else in the Chelmsford / Great Baddow area having issues with their Freeview?

About two hours ago it all went off, the whole block did.

Transmitters are showing as ok no problems and even contacted the local housing controllers CHP who said
they wasn't carrying out any work and it will take them 5 days to even bother sending someone out.

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MikeP
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

10:16 PM

MFPA

There are two ways to feed more than one TV set from a single aerial. The best is to use a powered splitter, but that rather sounds to be problematic due to lack of available power unless two neighbours agreed to share a single aerial and powered splitter. The other less satisfactory method is to use and unpowered splitter. These have two major problems: there is a significant signal loss between the input and the two outputs that could be enough to render recpetion problematic; the second is that if one TV were to be unplugged then the other TV fed from that splitter may well get a much poorer quality signal as the impedance matching is lost (aerials are designed to operate with a 75 Ohm 'load' and taking one TV out would mean the aerial is 'seeing a load of 37.5 Ohms so is mismatched and will not work properly). If, however, you could between all the residents guarantee that all the TVs will remain connected to the aerial systems then it might be worth trying. One factor we can't answer is whether there is enough signal strength to use a passive splitter. We would need to have a measurement of the actual strength at the aerial, but at Peasedown St John you may have sufficient as you are not that far from the transmitter at Mendip. I'd suggest that at least two of you consider sharing the costs of setting up a single aerial with a passive splitter - that's the only way to check whether it will work - but there are no guarantees that it will.

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MikeP's 3,056 posts GB
Thursday, 4 December 2014
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Lisa Simmons
12:35 PM
Wirral

Hiya,
Ive retuned my TV to pick up BayTV Liverpool on Freeview CH.8 however its not there and my freeview stations are now all Welsh i.e. Htv BBC Wales, S4C, nothing against the Welsh but I want my Liverpool channel, Help please!
Thanks, Lisa

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Dave Lindsay
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

1:45 PM

Lisa Simmons: You could be pushing it to receive it.

If you have manual tuning then use it. Go to the manual tune screen and enter/select UHF channel 56. Don't press the button to scan/add services immediately, rather wait and see if it gives any indication as to strength and quality.

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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts GB
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andy
sentiment_satisfiedBronze

7:43 PM
Chester

Picking Up Bay Tv Liverpool No problems CH16BE.

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andy's 42 posts GB
Monday, 8 December 2014
M
MFPA
1:03 AM

Thanks, MikeP.

My thoughts were to try something like a Log36 aerial with a two-way unpowered splitter. Not having to route through the loft where the existing distribution amp is installed would also reduce the estimated 30-metre cable runs to about 20 metres.

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Lenny R
11:15 AM

After many years of receiving all channels OK, Freeview has vanished and re-tuning doesn't resolve it. I can get BBC, ITV and channel 5 and all their derivatives (V & radio) but absolutely no Freeview TV or radio channels. The aerial is fairly new and undamaged and cabling is OK and the BBC - ITV reception is excellent.
Any ideas to rectify please?
Len

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John H Williams
4:30 PM
Dolgellau

Any news when the Dolgellau area (LL40) will have the full allocation of channels on Freeview.
Regards :- John H Williams

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John H Williams's 13 posts GB
Briantist
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:39 PM

John H Williams: That's an easy answer: never.

If you want more channels, there is a service for you, it's called Freesat. See Compare all free TV channels in the UK to see the channels in a comparison.

Freesat is specifically designed to bring more TV to the places that Freeview cannot reach.


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