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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.

Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Buxton (Derbyshire, England) mast?

BUXTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:38 on 13 Dec to 09:39 on 13 Dec, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:38 on 13 Dec to 09:39 on 13 Dec. BBC


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 12 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C24 (498.0MHz)480mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
 E4, 3 ITV (Granada), 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Granada), 73 Sewing Quarter,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C21+ (474.2MHz)480mDTG-6200W
Channel icons
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 (311°)
to BBC North West region - 92 masts.
regional news image
ITV Granada Reports 3.1m homes 11.6%
from Salford M50 2EQ, 34km northwest (311°)
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 K
C21BBC1BBC1BBC1+BBCB+BBCB+BBCBBBCB
C24ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C27BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCABBCABBCABBCA
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
Wednesday, 24 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
6:05 PM

BUXTON transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:01 on 22 Oct to 10:55 on 22 Oct. FM: Radio 3 FM Reduced Quality from 13:19 today to 14:10 today, Radio 4 FM Reduced Quality from 13:19 today to 14:18 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 25 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
6:05 AM

BUXTON transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:01 on 22 Oct to 10:55 on 22 Oct. FM: Radio 3 FM Reduced Quality from 13:19 yesterday to 14:10 yesterday, Radio 4 FM Reduced Quality from 13:19 yesterday to 14:18 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 26 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
6:05 AM

BUXTON transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:01 on 22 Oct to 10:55 on 22 Oct. FM: Radio 3 FM Reduced Quality from 13:19 on 24 Oct to 14:10 on 24 Oct, Radio 4 FM Reduced Quality from 13:19 on 24 Oct to 14:18 on 24 Oct. [BBC]

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Thursday, 13 December 2018
Transmitter engineering
11:09 AM

BUXTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:38 today to 09:39 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:38 today to 09:39 today. [BBC]

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Friday, 14 December 2018
Transmitter engineering
5:09 AM

BUXTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:38 yesterday to 09:39 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:38 yesterday to 09:39 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 15 December 2018
Transmitter engineering
5:09 AM

BUXTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:38 on 13 Dec to 09:39 on 13 Dec, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:38 on 13 Dec to 09:39 on 13 Dec. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
2:09 PM

BUXTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:38 on 13 Dec to 09:39 on 13 Dec, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:38 on 13 Dec to 09:39 on 13 Dec. FM: Radio 4 FM Weak Signal from 09:52 today. [BBC]

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