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Freeview Light on the Buxton (Derbyshire, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Buxton (Derbyshire, England) transmitter which serves 9,400 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 Buxton (Derbyshire, England) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name

Which Freeview channels does the Buxton 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
C27 (522.0MHz)480mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
1 BBC One North West, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 17 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C24 (498.0MHz)480mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Granada), 4 Channel 4 North ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 North ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 24 ITV4 +1, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Granada),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C21+ (474.2MHz)480mDTG-6200W
Channel icons
45 Film4 +1, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Granada), 104 Channel 4 HD North 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 0 Freeview channels?


The Buxton (Derbyshire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: .

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 Buxton transmitter?

regional news image
BBC North West Tonight 3.1m homes 11.8%
from Salford M50 2QH, 34km northwest
to BBC North West region - 92 masts.
regional news image
ITV Granada Reports 3.1m homes 11.6%
from Salford M50 2EQ, 34km northwest
to ITV Granada region - 80 masts.

How will the Buxton (Derbyshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-1731st Mar 2018-
aerial groupA KA KA KA KA KA KA B C/D E K VHF
C21BBC1BBC1BBC1+BBCB+BBCB+BBCB
C24ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4
C27BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCABBCABBCA
600C31C4C4C4

orange background for multiplexes names more
green background for transmission frequencies
lilac background for power levels in watts
800MHz band: 4G mobile started in 2013
700MHz band: 4G from 30 June 2020more
600MHz band: new or moved digital TV services more
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W
Italics for analogue, digital switchover was Wednesdays 4th November and 2nd December 2009.

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

Analogue 1-4 1000W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 200W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Winter Hill transmitter area

May 1956-Jul 1968Granada Television†
May 1956-Jul 1968Associated British Corporation◊
Jul 1968-Feb 2004Granada 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. Buxton 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, 19 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

BUXTON transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 02:40 today to 02:49 today. [BBC]

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Sunday, 20 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

BUXTON transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 02:40 yesterday to 02:49 yesterday. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 92,048 posts Owner Owner xx
Monday, 21 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

BUXTON transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 02:40 on 19 Nov to 02:49 on 19 Nov. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 1 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

BUXTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 01:00 today to 01:11 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 2 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

BUXTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 01:00 yesterday to 01:11 yesterday. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 92,048 posts Owner Owner xx
Friday, 3 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
1:33 PM

BUXTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 01:00 on 01 Mar to 01:11 on 01 Mar. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 92,048 posts Owner Owner xx
Monday, 22 May 2017
Transmitter engineering
2:37 PM

BUXTON transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 11:27 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 92,048 posts Owner Owner xx
Transmitter engineering
5:36 PM

BUXTON transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 11:27 today to 13:37 today. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:33 AM

BUXTON transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 11:27 yesterday to 13:37 yesterday. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:36 AM

BUXTON transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 11:27 on 22 May to 13:37 on 22 May. [BBC]

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