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Freeview reception at BS11 0UQ

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 4 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of BS110UQ (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)Bristol Kings Weston COM4
1BBC One (SD)Bristol Kings Weston WestPSB1
2BBC TwoBristol Kings Weston WestPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Bristol Kings Weston WestPSB2
4Channel 4 (SD)Bristol Kings Weston WestPSB2
5Channel 5Bristol Kings Weston WestPSB2
6ITV 2Bristol Kings Weston WestPSB2
7Made in BristolBristol Kings Weston LBS
8Made in CardiffWenvoe LCF
9BBC FourBristol Kings Weston WestPSB1
10ITV3Bristol Kings Weston WestPSB2
11Sky ArtsBristol Kings Weston COM5
12QuestBristol Kings Weston COM6
13E4Bristol Kings Weston WestPSB2
14Film4Bristol Kings Weston WestPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Bristol Kings Weston WestPSB2
17ReallyBristol Kings Weston COM5
18More4Bristol Kings Weston WestPSB2
19DaveBristol Kings Weston COM5
20DramaBristol Kings Weston COM4
215USABristol Kings Weston COM4
23BBC ThreeBristol Kings Weston WestPSB1
25WBristol Kings Weston COM6
26ITV4Bristol Kings Weston WestPSB2
27YesterdayBristol Kings Weston COM6
29ITV2 +1Bristol Kings Weston COM4
30E4 +1Bristol Kings Weston WestPSB2
31E4 ExtraBristol Kings Weston COM5
325STARBristol Kings Weston COM4
335ActionBristol Kings Weston COM4
34GREAT! moviesBristol Kings Weston COM6
35ITV1 +1Bristol Kings Weston WestPSB2
36pickBristol Kings Weston COM5
39DMAXBristol Kings Weston COM6
40Quest RedBristol Kings Weston COM5
41LegendBristol Kings Weston COM4
42GREAT! movies actionBristol Kings Weston COM4
43Food NetworkBristol Kings Weston COM5
44HGTVBristol Kings Weston COM6
46Channel 5 +1Bristol Kings Weston COM4
47Film4 +1Bristol Kings Weston COM5
48ChallengeBristol Kings Weston COM5
494sevenBristol Kings Weston COM5
565SELECTBristol Kings Weston PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelBristol Kings Weston COM5
58ITVBe +1Bristol Kings Weston COM4
59ITV3 +1Bristol Kings Weston COM4
60Drama +1Bristol Kings Weston COM5
64BlazeBristol Kings Weston COM4
67CBS RealityBristol Kings Weston COM4
70Quest +1Bristol Kings Weston COM5
71Quest Red +1Bristol Kings Weston COM6
73HobbyMakerBristol Kings Weston COM6
74Dave ja vuBristol Kings Weston COM4
75Yesterday +1Bristol Kings Weston COM5
78TCCBristol Kings Weston COM4
81Blaze +1Bristol Kings Weston COM4
82Talking Pictures TVBristol Kings Weston COM6
83Together TVBristol Kings Weston COM5
84PBS AmericaBristol Kings Weston COM6
88Classic HitsBristol Kings Weston COM6
89ITV4 +1Bristol Kings Weston COM4
101BBC One HDBristol Kings Weston PSB3
102BBC Two HDBristol Kings Weston PSB3
103ITV 1 HDBristol Kings Weston PSB3
103STV HDBristol Kings Weston PSB3
103UTV HDBristol Kings Weston PSB3
104Channel 4 HDBristol Kings Weston PSB3
105Channel 5 HDBristol Kings Weston PSB3
106BBC Four HDBristol Kings Weston PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDBristol Kings Weston PSB3
109BBC Three HDBristol Kings Weston PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Bristol Kings Weston PSB3
201CBBCBristol Kings Weston WestPSB1
202CBeebiesBristol Kings Weston WestPSB1
203CITVBristol Kings Weston COM4
204CBBC HDBristol Kings Weston PSB3
205CBeebies HDBristol Kings Weston PSB3
208Pop PlayerBristol Kings Weston COM4
209Ketchup TVBristol Kings Weston COM4
210Ketchup TooBristol Kings Weston COM4
211YAAAS!Bristol Kings Weston COM4
231BBC NewsBristol Kings Weston WestPSB1
232BBC ParliamentBristol Kings Weston WestPSB1
233Sky NewsBristol Kings Weston COM5
235Al Jazeera EngBristol Kings Weston COM6
250BBC Red ButtonBristol Kings Weston WestPSB1


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Wednesday, 8 May 2013
Dave Lindsay

3:55 PM

Steveeboy: There are two properties that are important in a TV aerial: directivity and polarisation.

The DM Log aerial (Blake DML26WB) is good for touring:

TV Aerials for Boats and Caravans

It is wideband, and so is suitable for reception from any transmitter.

Those who have their aerials horizontal when signals are vertically polarised have not got them set for best reception.

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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts GB
Friday, 10 May 2013
Clare McNeil

4:50 PM

Hi Brian, I receive Freeview TV from Whitehawk Hill, we have just been given at800 filter today (10/5/13). New 4G mobile services are coming to our area soon. I'm concerned that if this filter doesn't work we will have to switch to SKY or Virgin. We would switch to BT TV as we are with them already, but have been told BT TV will be effected too. Having to pay multiroom Sky & Virgin is a cost we could do without, but it seems this the only way we can watch Freeview TV with good signal. I would be interested in reading your thoughts about the above & wonder if you know if Whitehawk Hill will be effected by 4G and what options are there for us if this the case. I'm hearing conflicting thoughts whether BT TV will be effected by 4G or not. Totally confused now. I'm also hearing these filters we have been given may not work?? Thank you for your time with this post.

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Clare McNeil's 21 posts GB

5:08 PM

Clare McNeil: As per at800's website - if the filter doesn't work you would be provided with other means of watching TV (freesat).

If you are worried about whether it will affect you, then you should just wait and see what happens in mid-May. If you do get interference, then connect the filter as directed, and if that doesn't work then get in touch with at800. If it works or you don't get any interference in the first place, then happy days!

Lots of ifs :).

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Michael's 358 posts GB

5:11 PM

Clare McNeil: For some reason half of my post was cut off!

I would suggest you just wait and see what happens around mid-May with regards interference, that way you can see if the filter makes any difference and if not, then get in touch with at800.

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Michael's 358 posts GB
peter tovell
5:30 PM

Since the one day closure of the winter hill transmitter in the middle of april i have been unable to receive a satisfactory service on bbc 1 or 2. The picture is either frozen or completely disjointed.I have attempted to retune both auto and manually and have also saught help from a m&s technician without success.The set is a m&s ms1551dvb.Other channels are working perfectly,Can you help.

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peter tovell's 2 posts GB
peter tovell
5:32 PM

Aerial in the loft.Signal on bbc channels is 72%

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Dave Lindsay

7:38 PM

Clare McNeil: I really wouldn't be so concerned. Surely there are more important things that "might" happen to worry about, such as if one still has a job in six months time.

If there is interference from 4G services at 800MHz then worrying about it will make no difference.

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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts GB
Clare McNeil

8:47 PM

Hi Michael and Dave.

Thank you for your replies, hadn't thought of Freesat. Its a case of watch this space I guess. Maybe I should have explained why I am so worried about this. I have Asperger's Syndrome which is form of Autism, thus because of it I struggle with change & the unknown in life. eg in this case there are a lot of what will happen or not happen. I know it sounds stupid and it is difficult for me to explain Asperger's. I do worry about work, hence my money concerns.
Thank you for your help.

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Dave Lindsay

9:20 PM

Clare McNeil: My point was one of getting things into perspective from the point of view of the likelihood of each happening, the likely detrimental effect and the ease of enacting a solution.

I imagine that in most cases where interference is an issue that a filter will cure it. Only in extreme circumstances will a filter not rectify the issue, this being where the interfering signal is so strong.

Filters have been sent out to addresses where interference "may" be an issue. Understandably, this may provoke concern among recipients, but at the end of the day the other alternative would have been not to send them out automatically, leaving those who are affected (having turned on the 4G masts) to ring up and request a filter.

As I guess it will say in what you have received, the organisation that is carrying out the test is "at800". They say that if, during the test, viewers experience interference that they should ring them. An engineer will visit to find out what the issue is:

at800 Brighton 4G test

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