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Freeview reception at BT70 3AW


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 1 mobile phone masts within 1.5km of BT703AW (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

RTÉ2 HDMonaghan SV1
RTÉ One HDMonaghan SV2
Virgin Media 1Monaghan SV1
TG4 (RoI)Monaghan SV1
Virgin Media 3Monaghan SV2
 
RTÉ One +1Monaghan SV2
Virgin Media 2 Monaghan SV2
RTÉ jrMonaghan SV2
RTÉ2+1Monaghan SV2
RTÉ News NowMonaghan SV1
 
Tithe an Oireachtais Monaghan SV1
Saorview Information (*Monaghan SV2
1BBC One (SD)Brougher Mountain Northern IrelandPSB1
2BBC TwoBrougher Mountain Northern IrelandPSB1
3ITV 1 (SD)Brougher Mountain UTVPSB2
 
4Channel 4 (SD)Brougher Mountain UTVPSB2
5Channel 5Brougher Mountain UTVPSB2
6ITV 2Brougher Mountain UTVPSB2
9BBC FourBrougher Mountain Northern IrelandPSB1
10ITV3Brougher Mountain UTVPSB2
 
11Sky ArtsBrougher Mountain COM5
12QuestBrougher Mountain COM6
13E4Brougher Mountain UTVPSB2
14Film4Brougher Mountain UTVPSB2
15Channel 4 +1Brougher Mountain UTVPSB2
 
17ReallyBrougher Mountain COM5
18More4Brougher Mountain UTVPSB2
19DaveBrougher Mountain COM5
20DramaBrougher Mountain COM4
215USABrougher Mountain COM4
 
23BBC ThreeBrougher Mountain Northern IrelandPSB1
25WBrougher Mountain COM6
26ITV4Brougher Mountain UTVPSB2
27YesterdayBrougher Mountain COM6
29ITV2 +1Brougher Mountain COM4
 
30E4 +1Brougher Mountain UTVPSB2
31E4 ExtraBrougher Mountain COM5
325STARBrougher Mountain COM4
335ActionBrougher Mountain COM4
34GREAT! moviesBrougher Mountain COM6
 
35ITV1 +1Brougher Mountain UTVPSB2
36pickBrougher Mountain COM5
39DMAXBrougher Mountain COM6
40Quest RedBrougher Mountain COM5
41LegendBrougher Mountain COM4
 
42GREAT! movies actionBrougher Mountain COM4
43Food NetworkBrougher Mountain COM5
44HGTVBrougher Mountain COM6
46Channel 5 +1Brougher Mountain COM4
47Film4 +1Brougher Mountain COM5
 
48ChallengeBrougher Mountain COM5
494sevenBrougher Mountain COM5
53TG4Brougher Mountain NIMM
54RTÉ OneBrougher Mountain NIMM
55RTÉ TwoBrougher Mountain NIMM
 
565SELECTBrougher Mountain PSB3
57Smithsonian ChannelBrougher Mountain COM5
58ITVBe +1Brougher Mountain COM4
59ITV3 +1Brougher Mountain COM4
60Drama +1Brougher Mountain COM5
 
64BlazeBrougher Mountain COM4
67CBS RealityBrougher Mountain COM4
70Quest +1Brougher Mountain COM5
71Quest Red +1Brougher Mountain COM6
73HobbyMakerBrougher Mountain COM6
 
74Dave ja vuBrougher Mountain COM4
75Yesterday +1Brougher Mountain COM5
78TCCBrougher Mountain COM4
81Blaze +1Brougher Mountain COM4
82Talking Pictures TVBrougher Mountain COM6
 
83Together TVBrougher Mountain COM5
84PBS AmericaBrougher Mountain COM6
88Classic HitsBrougher Mountain COM6
89ITV4 +1Brougher Mountain COM4
101BBC One HDBrougher Mountain PSB3
 
102BBC Two HDBrougher Mountain PSB3
103ITV 1 HDBrougher Mountain PSB3
103STV HDBrougher Mountain PSB3
103UTV HDBrougher Mountain PSB3
104Channel 4 HDBrougher Mountain PSB3
 
105Channel 5 HDBrougher Mountain PSB3
106BBC Four HDBrougher Mountain PSB3
108BBC Scotland HDBrougher Mountain PSB3
109BBC Three HDBrougher Mountain PSB3
110Channel 4 HD (Wales)Brougher Mountain PSB3
 
201CBBCBrougher Mountain Northern IrelandPSB1
202CBeebiesBrougher Mountain Northern IrelandPSB1
203CITVBrougher Mountain COM4
204CBBC HDBrougher Mountain PSB3
205CBeebies HDBrougher Mountain PSB3
 
208POP MAXBrougher Mountain COM4
209Ketchup TVBrougher Mountain COM4
210Ketchup TooBrougher Mountain COM4
211YAAAS!Brougher Mountain COM4
231BBC NewsBrougher Mountain Northern IrelandPSB1
 
232BBC ParliamentBrougher Mountain Northern IrelandPSB1
233Sky NewsBrougher Mountain COM5
235Al Jazeera EngBrougher Mountain COM6
250BBC Red ButtonBrougher Mountain Northern IrelandPSB1

 

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Comments
Tuesday, 4 October 2022
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Richard Mudge
8:16 PM
Weston-super-mare

Richard Mudge: My postcode is BS24 9ND

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Richard Mudge
8:20 PM
Weston-super-mare

Chris.SE: Hi Chris
My postcode is BS24 9ND

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Wednesday, 5 October 2022
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Chris.SE
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

6:46 AM

Richard Mudge:

Hi Richard. The aerial should be pointing at compass bearing 111 degrees - that's 21 degrees S of due E, almost ESE.
The Freeview predictor shows you should get good signals from Mendip for the 6 main multiplexes (not the Local one as you are off-beam for that, it's beamed towards Bristol - you can always try a manual tune on UHF C30 as it may be weak and an autotune may miss it).

However, the predictor says you can also get good signals from Wenvoe and Stockland Hill which you may get from sidelobes (even rear ones) of the aerial's reception, so you may have to manual tune Mendip's UHF channels to make sure you get them correctly.
Mendip's correct UHF channels are C32, C34, C35, C48, C33, C36, C30. That's is the order BBCA/PSB1, D3&4/PSB2, BBCB HD/PSB3, SDN/COM4, ArqA/COM5, ArqB/COM6; Local mux.

If you can't get the Mendip (Bristol) Local multiplex, you could try a Manual tune on UHF C37 which is the Local mux from Wenvoe, which you might get off the back of the aerial albeit possibly weak.
Whilst you may not especially want Cardiff local news on LCN7, you may like to get the other channels carried on the mux.
See Channel listings for Industry Professionals | Freeview for which channels are carried on which multiplex.

Bear in mind that standard Tri-boom's are a wideband aerial unless this is one of the newer K Group tuned versions, so you might need a (free) filter from restoretv.uk if any 4/5G mobile masts using 700MHz set up near you - but you should get a postcard from restoretv.uk if so, but it doesn't always happen.
I'm glad your tri-boom is being loft mounted, they have a high wind loading and would need sturdy mounting if external!

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Richard Mudge
10:15 PM
Weston-super-mare

Chris.SE: Hi Chris
Thanks for the information

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Friday, 21 October 2022
H
Helen
11:19 AM
Peterborough

Hi,
I believe my Arial is directed towards Sandy Heath. I've had no freeview channels for 6 weeks or so, postcode PE8 6PZ. The map on this site suggests I should align the arial to the Waltham transmitter.
Can anyone offer advice?
Regards
Helen

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StevensOnln1
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

1:50 PM

Helen: Sandy Heath is predicted to provide a good signal for all multiplexes at your postcode, whereas Waltham is predicted to provide a good signal for PSB1/2/3 with a weaker signal for COM4/5/6 which may result in reception of many commercial channels being unreliable.

Have you carried out any investigation into the loss of signal? Start by checking for any loose or damaged cables or connections behind your TV, then work your way back towards the aerial as far as you can safely access. Is your aerial still pointing in the correct direction (164 degrees compass bearing)? Are any neighbours suffering similar reception problems? Don't retune your TV as this will just delete all of your channels and search for them again, making it more difficult to know when the fault has been found.

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Chris.SE
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10:03 PM

Helen:

Which map are you referring to? If it's the one you get from "Get to see your Freeview Prediction" by entering your postcode above, then I don't know why Sandy Heath is not showing on that map, it should be there. Nor why it indeed suggests Belmont for COM5 but not COMs 4&6 when reception of the COMs would be the same, I'm afraid that's ridiculous and it's an error.
And further to that even Waltham is predicted by Freeview to give better reception of the COMs than Belmont!!.
As StevensOnln1 has said Freeview's own predictor shows Sandy Heath with the best predicted reception, and also as your most likely transmitter.

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Saturday, 29 October 2022
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Nicholas Anderson
sentiment_satisfiedSilver

8:24 AM

Viewers on the North Somerset coast near Mindhead will only receive transmissions from Wales including Welsh Channel 4 if their antennas are misaligned as the signal from South Wales is very strong across the Bristol Channel.

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StevensOnln1
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10:19 AM

Nicholas Anderson: All the Welsh transmitters broadcast the same version of Channel 4 as those in England. You are probably thinking of S4C which is a completely separate Welsh language channel, which did show programmes from Channel 4 in the past up until digital switchover completed due to Channel 4 analogue not being broadcast in Wales. There has been no link or sharing of programmes between Channel 4 and S4C since then, with both channels being available from every transmitter in Wales.

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