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The symbol shows the location of the Allesley Park (Coventry, England) transmitter which serves 6,000 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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Allesley Park (Coventry, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Allesley Park 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.

MuxH/VFrequencyHeightModeWatts
PSB1
BBCA
 V max
C25 (506.0MHz)152mDTG-37W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) West Midlands, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button, plus 18 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C22 (482.0MHz)152mDTG-37W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Central (West micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) Midlands ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 Midlands ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Central west),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C28 (530.0MHz)152mDTG-67W
Channel icons
74 Shopping Quarter , 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Central West), 104 Channel 4 HD Midlands ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 others

DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/3 24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 51 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
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the effected channels

The Allesley Park (Coventry, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Together TV +1, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, NOW 80s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Sony Movies Action, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, Yesterday +1.

If you want to watch these channels, your aerial must point to one of the 80 Full service Freeview transmitters. For more information see the will there ever be more services on the Freeview Light transmitters? page.

Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Allesley Park transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Midlands Today 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 1RF, 24km west-northwest (287°)
to BBC West Midlands region - 66 masts.
regional news image
ITV Central News 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 2JT, 24km west-northwest (287°)
to ITV Central (West) region - 65 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Central (East)

How will the Allesley Park (Coventry, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20112011-137 Mar 2018-
A K TA K TA K TA K TA K T
C22BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4D3+4
C25ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCABBCA
C28BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCBBBCB
C32C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

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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 7 Sep 11 and 21 Sep 11.

How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?

Analogue 1-4 33W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 6.6W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Sutton Coldfield transmitter area

Feb 1956-Jul 1968Associated TeleVision†
Feb 1956-Jul 1968Associated British Corporation◊
Jul 1968-Dec 1981Associated TeleVision
Jan 1982-Feb 2004Central Independent Television
Feb 2004-Dec 2014ITV plc
Feb 1983-Dec 1992TV-am•
Jan 1993-Sep 2010GMTV•
Sep 2010-Dec 2014ITV Daybreak•
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Allesley Park was not an original Channel 3 VHF 405-line mast: the historical information shown is the details of the company responsible for the transmitter when it began transmitting Channel 3.

Comments
Wednesday, 20 June 2012
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KMJ,Derby
sentiment_satisfiedGold

11:36 PM

ben: You are predicted to have good reception of all six muxes at your location from the Sutton Coldfield transmitter. To receive S/C you need a group B aerial set for horizontal polarisation and pointing NW. This prediction is, of course subject to there being no local obstructions such as trees or tall buildings in the signal path. The local Allesley Park relay is a PSB only transmitter, so does not transmit the COM muxes.

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KMJ,Derby's 1,811 posts GB
Sunday, 24 June 2012
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Robb
1:27 PM
Coventry

Ever since our block had the individual aerials replaced by a communal version we have all suffered from occasional channel loss (drop to 32 or 0) and wondered if this has anything to do with it positioned facing into a tall tree 5 metres away. You have to question the installation mentality.
By the way the individual aerials vanished into thin air... at best incompitence at worst theft.

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Sunday, 10 March 2013
M
marc lawson
8:50 PM
Coventry

I have lost all signal to my tv and channels

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Monday, 21 April 2014
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edward healy
4:25 PM

post code cv6 iph. tv goodman
ld2271d2 .no services appear on screen after attempt to re install freeview channels .
select service set up menu to add new services advised but set up menu is not
available despit repeated attempts to locate it .

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jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

6:08 PM

edward healy: Try disconnecting the TV from the mains for about 30 secs or so before reconnecting it again then selecting to carry out a "factory reset" on it, this also known as "default setting" or "first time installation".

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Wednesday, 21 October 2015
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Simon Tidmarsh
1:10 PM

Notice a change to the transmitter last week! There is a change on what can be seen on the tv relay but don't think new channels etc has been added! I have post a picture via Twitter if people want to see it! There used to be an aerial attached to the aerial but I can not see that now from where I live as we have a great view of tv transmitter

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Monday, 22 February 2016
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

11:09 AM

ALLESLEY PARK transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Tuesday, 1 March 2016
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:32 AM

ALLESLEY PARK transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Thursday, 2 January 2020
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:58 AM

ALLESLEY PARK transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 2020-01-01 23:47:15 until 2020-01-01 23:47:15. . [BBC]

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10:44 AM

ALLESLEY PARK transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 2020-01-01 23:47:15 until 2020-01-02 00:17:00. . [BBC]

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