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The symbol shows the location of the Corsham (Wiltshire, England) transmitter which serves 2,100 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 Corsham (Wiltshire, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Corsham 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
 H -2dB
C40 (626.0MHz)
101mDTG-38W
5W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) West, 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
 H -2dB
C46 (674.0MHz)
101mDTG-38W
5W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (West), 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 (West), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
 H -2dB
C43 (650.0MHz)
101mDTG-68W
5W
Channel icons
86 More4 +1, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Meridian Southampton), 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 Corsham (Wiltshire, 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 Corsham transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Points West 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Bristol BS8 2LR, 29km west (278°)
to BBC West region - 60 masts.
regional news image
ITV West Country News (East) 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Bristol BS4 3HG, 26km west (274°)
to ITV West region - 61 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with West Country (West)

How will the Corsham (Wiltshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20102010-1327 Mar 132013-175 Jun 2019
B E TB E TB E TB E TB E K TB E K TB E K T
C40 BBCABBCABBCA
C41ITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C43BBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C44BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C46D3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C47C4wavesC4wavesC4waves
C50tv_offBBCA
C51tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 2020 - more
Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
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Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 24 Mar 10 and 7 Apr 10.

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

Analogue 1-4, PSB1||, PSB2||, PSB3|| 8W
PSB1≡, PSB2≡, PSB3≡(-2dB) 5W

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

Jan 1958-Jul 1968Television Wales and the West
Jul 1968-Feb 2004Harlech 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. Corsham 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, 5 June 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

CORSHAM transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:08 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:08 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:08 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:08 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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8:09 AM

CORSHAM transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:08 today to 05:46 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:08 today to 05:46 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:08 today to 05:46 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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8:09 PM

CORSHAM transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 15:38 today to 17:29 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:08 today to 05:46 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:08 today to 05:46 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from [BBC]

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Thursday, 6 June 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

CORSHAM transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 15:38 yesterday to 17:29 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:08 yesterday to 05:46 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 15:38 yesterday to 17:29 yesterday, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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Friday, 7 June 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

CORSHAM transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 15:38 on 05 Jun to 17:29 on 05 Jun, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:08 on 05 Jun to 05:46 on 05 Jun, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 15:38 on 05 Jun to 17:29 on 05 Jun, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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Distanza Orr
11:39 AM

Still no tv as in 16 and lower day 3 Sn130ne 22 Leylands all the flats are the same

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StevensOnln1
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1:35 PM

Distanza Orr: Do all of the flats use the same communal aerial system? If they do, you should contact whoever is responsible for maintenance and get them to send someone to investigate.

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Sunday, 9 June 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

CORSHAM transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:08 on 05 Jun to 05:46 on 05 Jun, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 15:38 on 05 Jun to 17:29 on 05 Jun, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 15:38 on 05 Jun to 17:29 on 05 Jun, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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8:09 AM

CORSHAM transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:08 on 05 Jun to 05:46 on 05 Jun, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 15:38 on 05 Jun to 17:29 on 05 Jun, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:08 on 05 Jun to 05:46 on 05 Jun, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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