Freeview Light on the Calne (Wiltshire, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Calne (Wiltshire, England) transmitter which serves 6,400 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 Calne (Wiltshire, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Calne 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.
1 BBC One 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 250 BBC Red Button, 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4, 707 BBC Radio 6 Music, 719 BBC Bristol (BBC local radio), 721 BBC Wiltshire (BBC local radio), 722 BBC Somerset (BBC local radio), 734 BBC Solent for Dorset (BBC local radio), 735 BBC Gloucestershire (BBC local radio),
E4, 3 ITV (West), 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (West), 73 Sewing Quarter,
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 0 Freeview channels?
The Calne (Wiltshire, 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 Calne transmitter?
BBC Points West 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Bristol BS8 2LR, 42km west (276°)
to BBC West region - 60 masts.
How will the Calne (Wiltshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 24th March and 7th April 2010.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
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Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Mendip transmitter area
9:03 AM Calne
My post code is SN11 9UN. I have no BBC channels available and the other terrestrial channels I have a poor signal message come up on all the TV's I have checked Freeview and. My digital channels are fine. I have BT box and aerial which up until now worked perfectly .
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5:04 PM Calne
I have always received 45 channels on Freeview from the Calne transmitter. Two days ago I lost ITV, Channel 4, 5, Film4 plus others and after retuning, three times, can now only receive 32 channels. Why?
My postcode is SN11 0QS and the aerial is in the loft. I have not had problems previously.
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David Leard: You most likely have a fault in your aerial system, so retuning was a bad idea as you've now deleted those channels which were already correctly tuned. Have you checked for any loose or damaged cables or connections behind your TV? What signal strength and quality readings do you get on the channels which are still working? Please provide a full postcode so that we can see where you are in relation to the transmitter and your predicted coverage etc.
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Please check all your aerial cables and connections, as suggested by StevensOnln1. Also unplug all the coaxial aerial plugs and sockets and then refit, that will clear any possible corrosion./oxidation from the contacts that is a well known cause of such problems.
In Holly Close you are very close to the transmitter, you can see it just up the hill behind the school, so please ensure that the signal strengths are not too high, they should ideally be between 60% and 85%.
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