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The symbol shows the location of the Charlbury (Oxfordshire, England) transmitter which serves 1,000 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 Charlbury (Oxfordshire, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Charlbury 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
C39 (618.0MHz)127mDTG-310W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) South (Oxford), 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC SD, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C42 (642.0MHz)127mDTG-310W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Meridian/Central (Thames Valley micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) South ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Central west), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C45 (666.0MHz)127mDTG-610W
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 South 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 Charlbury (Oxfordshire, 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 Charlbury transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South (Oxford) Today 0.4m homes 1.6%
from Oxford OX2 7DW, 19km east-southeast (122°)
to BBC South (Oxford) region - 6 masts.
BBC South (Oxford) Today shares 50% content with Southampton service
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Whiteley PO15 7AD, 112km south (170°)
to ITV Meridian/Central (Thames Valley) region - 15 masts.
Thames Valley opt-out from Meridian (South). All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with all of Meridian+Oxford

How will the Charlbury (Oxfordshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-1723 May 2018
B E TB E TB E TB E K TB E K TB E K TB E K T
C39BBCA
C41ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4D3+4
C42D3+4
C44BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCABBCA
C45BBCB
C47C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCB
C51tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves

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 14 Sep 11 and 28 Sep 11.

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

Analogue 1-4 53W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7.2dB) 10W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Oxford transmitter area

Feb 1956-Jul 1968Associated TeleVision†
Feb 1956-Jul 1968Associated British Corporation◊
Jul 1968-Dec 1981Associated TeleVision
Jan 1982-Dec 2006Central Independent Television
Dec 2006-Feb 2009ITV Thames Valley
Feb 2009-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. Charlbury 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, 14 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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11:08 AM

CHARLBURY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:01 today to 09:18 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:02 today to 09:21 today. [BBC]

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Sunday, 15 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

CHARLBURY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:01 yesterday to 09:18 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:02 yesterday to 09:21 yesterday. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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8:08 AM

CHARLBURY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06:43 today, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:01 yesterday to 09:18 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06:42 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:02 yesterday to 09:21 yesterday. [BBC]

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11:08 AM

CHARLBURY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:01 yesterday to 09:18 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06:43 today to 07:35 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:02 yesterday to 09:21 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06: [BBC]

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Monday, 16 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

CHARLBURY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:01 on 14 Sep to 09:18 on 14 Sep, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06:43 yesterday to 07:35 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:02 on 14 Sep to 09:21 on 14 Sep, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality [BBC]

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Tuesday, 17 September 2019
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5:08 AM

CHARLBURY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:01 on 14 Sep to 09:18 on 14 Sep, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06:43 on 15 Sep to 07:35 on 15 Sep, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:02 on 14 Sep to 09:21 on 14 Sep, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality [BBC]

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Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 PM

CHARLBURY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06:43 on 15 Sep to 07:35 on 15 Sep, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:01 on 14 Sep to 09:18 on 14 Sep, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06:42 on 15 Sep to 07:35 on 15 Sep, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality [BBC]

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Thursday, 19 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

CHARLBURY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06:43 on 15 Sep to 07:35 on 15 Sep, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06:42 on 15 Sep to 07:35 on 15 Sep. [BBC]

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