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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Buxton (Derbyshire, England) transmitter.
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.
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 50 Freeview channels?
The Buxton (Derbyshire, 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, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports HD, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Together TV +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 Buxton transmitter?
BBC North West Tonight 3.1m homes 11.8%
from Salford M50 2QH, 34km northwest (311°)
to BBC North West region - 92 masts.
How will the Buxton (Derbyshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 4 Nov 09 and 2 Dec 09.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
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Hi folks, I have just replaced my aerial (old one rusting!), I have put it on the roof and pointed it towards the Buxton transmitter (about 020 degrees mag from my house). I have a really strong signal on channels 24 and 27 but 0% on channel 21, hence no HD channels. Could this be the aerial type that I have been sold (and if so, how would I recognise a 'wideband' aerial?)? I haven't been able to find out what the '+" bit means in your indicated Channel 21+ for the bbcb channels means, could this be the problem?
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The 21+ just means the channels is actually offset by 166kHz which won't be a problem for your receiver.
The actual bearing from your location is 18 degrees for Buxton, and the predicted reception is 100% for all 3 multiplexes. It's unlikely that the aerial has anything directly to do with the signal on C21 if your signals on C24 & C27 are ok. I assume your TV does have a T2 (HD) tuner?
When you say you have a really strong signal on C24 & C27, exactly what % strength and % quality do you have for each of the 3 channels.
Exactly what was the make and model of aerial you installed? Did you install it with the rods vertical? Buxton is vertically polarised.
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