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The symbol shows the location of the Bucknell (Shropshire, England) transmitter which serves less than 500 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 Bucknell (Shropshire, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Bucknell 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
C45 (666.0MHz)199mDTG-32W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) West Midlands, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC SD, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 18 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C39 (618.0MHz)199mDTG-32W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Central (West micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) Midlands ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 Midlands ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Central west), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C42 (642.0MHz)199mDTG-62W
Channel icons
86 More4 +1, 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,

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 60 Freeview channels?

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The Bucknell (Shropshire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5SELECT, 5Spike, 5STAR, 5STAR +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, AlJazeera English (SD), Aljazeera English HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, Freesports, Home, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Together TV +1, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, Yesterday, YourTV.

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 Bucknell transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Midlands Today 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 1RF, 72km east (79°)
to BBC West Midlands region - 66 masts.
regional news image
ITV Central News 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 2JT, 72km east (79°)
to ITV Central (West) region - 65 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Central (East)

How will the Bucknell (Shropshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-1727 Feb 2018
B E TB E TB E TB E TB E TB E TB E K T
C39BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4
C42C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C45BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C49tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4D3+4

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 2020 - more
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 6 Apr 11 and 20 Apr 11.

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

Analogue 1-4 8W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-6dB) 2W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the The Wrekin 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. Bucknell 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
Saturday, 16 March 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

BUCKNELL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 02:55 yesterday to 02:56 yesterday. [BBC]

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Sunday, 17 March 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

BUCKNELL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 02:55 on 15 Mar to 02:56 on 15 Mar. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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11:08 AM

BUCKNELL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:13 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:13 today. [BBC]

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5:08 PM

BUCKNELL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:13 today to 15:37 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:13 today to 15:37 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 19 September 2019
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5:08 AM

BUCKNELL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:13 yesterday to 15:37 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:13 yesterday to 15:37 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 20 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

BUCKNELL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:13 on 18 Sep to 15:37 on 18 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:13 on 18 Sep to 15:37 on 18 Sep. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 2 October 2019
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8:08 PM

BUCKNELL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 19:14 today to 19:25 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:14 today to 19:25 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 3 October 2019
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5:08 AM

BUCKNELL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 19:14 yesterday to 19:25 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:14 yesterday to 19:25 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 4 October 2019
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5:08 AM

BUCKNELL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 19:14 on 02 Oct to 19:25 on 02 Oct, HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:14 on 02 Oct to 19:25 on 02 Oct. [BBC]

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