Full Freeview on the Bristol Kings Weston (City of Bristol, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Bristol Kings Weston (City of Bristol, England) transmitter which serves 18,000 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Bristol Kings Weston (City of Bristol, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Bristol Kings Weston 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.
1 BBC One (SD) West, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 23 BBC Three, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4 (FM), 705 BBC Radio 5 Live, 706 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, 707 BBC Radio 6 Music, 708 BBC Radio 4 Extra, 709 BBC Asian Network, 710 BBC World Service, 719 BBC Bristol (BBC local radio), 721 BBC Wiltshire (BBC local radio), 722 BBC Somerset (BBC local radio), 734 BBC Solent for Dorset (BBC local radio), 735 BBC Gloucestershire (BBC local radio),
3 ITV (SD) (West), 4 Channel 4 (SD) South ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 25 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV +1 (West),
73 Shopping Quarter , 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, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 others 66 TBN UK,
CCXTV, 12 Quest, 20 Drama, 21 5USA, 29 ITV2 +1, 32 5STAR, 33 5Action, 42 GREAT! movies action, 45 Channel 5 +1, 56 5SELECT, 58 ITVBe +1, 59 ITV3 +1, 60 ITV4 +1, 64 Blaze, 67 CBS Reality, 68 Horror Channel, 74 Drama +1, 78 TCC, 81 Blaze +1, 203 CITV, 211 Ketchup TV, 212 YAAAS!, plus 16 others Racing TV, ADULT Xpanded2, 16 QVC, 22 Ideal World, 50 TJC, 95 Create and Craft, 252 Kiss Chat & Date, 253 Proud Dating, 263 SonLife, 264 VisionTV, 265 On Demand 365, 269 Arise News, 670 ADULT Section (start), 724 Capital, 727 Absolute Radio, 728 Heart,
11 Sky Arts, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 31 4Music, 36 pick, 40 Quest Red, 43 Food Network, 46 Film4 +1, 47 Challenge, 48 4seven, 57 Smithsonian Channel, 70 Quest +1, 75 Yesterday +1, 83 Together TV, 233 Sky News, plus 9 others 45 Gems TV, 85 Craft Store TV, 673 ADULT smileTV3, 678 Xpanded TV, 723 talkSPORT, 730 RNIB Connect, 731 Classic FM, 732 LBC, 733 Trans World Radio,
25 Dave ja vu, 27 Yesterday, 34 GREAT! movies, 39 DMAX, 41 CBS Justice, 44 HGTV, 68 CBS Drama, 82 Talking Pictures TV, 84 PBS America, 234 RT, 235 Aljazeera English, plus 17 others ADULT smileTV2, ADULT Studio 66, 37 QVC Beauty, 38 QVC Style, 72 Shopping Quarter, 206 Pop, 674 ADULT Babestn, 699 ADULT Section, 711 Hits Radio, 712 KISS FRESH, 713 KISS, 714 KISSTORY, 715 Magic, 716 Greatest Hits Radio, 717 Kerrang!, 718 Smooth Radio, 725 Premier Radio,
from 22nd September 2014: 7 Made in Bristol,
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-12 QSPK 8K 3/4 8.0Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)
Are you trying to watch these 11 Freeview HD channels?
The Bristol Kings Weston (City of Bristol, England) mast is not one of the extended Freeview HD (COM7 and COM8) transmitters, it does not provide these high definition (HD) channels: BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, Forces TV, FreeSports, More4 +1, Now 70s, PBS America +1, That's TV , Quest Red +1, RT HD.
If you want to watch these HD channels, either use Freesat HD, or move your TV aerial must point to one of the 30 Full Freeview HD transmitters. For more information see the want to know which transmitters will carry extra Freeview HD? page.
Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Bristol Kings Weston transmitter?
BBC Points West 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Bristol BS8 2LR, 5km southeast (141°)
to BBC West region - 60 masts.
How will the Bristol Kings Weston (City of Bristol, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
green background for transmission frequencies
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 24 Mar 10 and 7 Apr 10.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|SDN, ARQA, ARQB, BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-7dB) 200W|
|Mux C*, Mux D*||(-10dB) 100W|
|Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*, LBS||(-17dB) 20W|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Mendip transmitter area
Mrs Humphreys: TBN has moved to the PSB3 multiplex which carries BBC 1 HD, BBC 2 HD, ITV HD, Channel 4 HD, Channel 5 HD & CBBC HD and can only be received on TVs which receive these HD channels. If your sister-in-law can receive those HD channels, she should be able to restore TBN by retuning.
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I have also lost TBN and can i ask please until a few days ago i was getting the HD channels and that makes no sense because it says this transmitter does not transmit them, did it used to or could there be another reason? i dont get Forces tv so it would not be the mendips signal. Thanks.
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Mr Castle: I think you may be reading something incorrectly as the information near the top of this page clearly shows that the PSB3 HD multiplex which carries TBN is broadcast at 200W from Kings Weston, perhaps you getting mixed up with COM7 which carries a number of additional HD channels but is not broadcast from Kings Weston. I can't see any recent faults being reported for the Kings Weston transmitter and planned engineering work would not be taking place over the Christmas period.
Have you checked for any loose or damaged cables or connections behind your TV or box? If you provide a full postcode we can check what the predicted signal strength is at your location. Whatever you do don't retune as that will wipe your list of correctly tuned channels making it much more difficult to tell when the problem has been resolved.
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TBN is on the BBCB HD/PSB3 multiplex as StevensOnln1 has said, which is on UHF C46 at Kings Weston.
However there are some errors at the top of the page, some of which are common to all transmitter pages here, as it shows Shopping Quarter LCN72 still on PSB3 when it moved to ArqB some time ago.
See https://www.freeview.co.uk/corporate/platform-management/channel-listings-industry-professionals for a up-to-date list of which channels are carried on which multiplex. (except it still shows 679 & 680 which have now closed but seem to be still licenced).
The list doesn't correctly show the Bristol Local mux which is on UHF C31 at Kings Weston.
There's a query on the power for the 6 main muxes. The OFCOM 700MHz Clearance document shows the power as 200W whereas DUK are showing it at 250W. As already stated there is no COM7 at Kings Weston.
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