The primary aim of the repeater is to provide good coverage for hand-portable & mobile users in the built-up areas of Bristol and its conurbations. In addition, the coverage extends well into other counties. While not extensive, below is a general overview of the coverage both in and around our region.
Towns and Villages with partial mobile coverage.
Bath, Swindon (east), Bradford on Avon, Frome, Highworth, Castle Cary, Yeovil, Weston-Super-Mare, Congresbury, Yatton, Wrington.
The repeater provides excellent unbroken coverage of the following Motorway network.
M32 Into Bristol.
M48 Old Severn Bridge crossing.
M49 Between Avonmouth and Pilning.
M4 West past Cardiff, as far as junction 33 including the A48(M) into Cardiff city.
M4 East towards Swindon junctions 16 & 15.
M5 North to the outskirts of Gloucester at junction 12.
M5 South to Weston-Super-Mare at junction 21.
Towns & Villages with good mobile coverage.
Chippenham, Corsham, Box, Swindon (west), Hullavington, Malmsbury, Sopworth, Cirencester, Charlord, Nailsworth, Cricklade, Calne, Melksham, Sherston, Devizes, Trowbridge, Westbury, Wootton Bassett, Lyneham, Tetbury, Witney, Didmarton, Shepton Mallet, Radstock, Midsomer Norton, Pensford, Ubley, Churchill, Nailsea, Clevedon, Portishead, Magor, Penoylan, Caldicot, Rogiet, Chepstow, Cardiff, Lydney, Berkeley.
GB3BS / GB7BS and MB7VV are located at the Avon Fire & Rescue centre at Lansdown 13km East of the City of Bristol.
NGR: ST 716 702 (IO81TK)
51.43054 N. -2.40905 W
Site Elevation: 764ft/233m (ASL). Antenna Height: 100ft/30m (AGL).
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