Freeview Light on the Charlbury (Oxfordshire, England) transmitter
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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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Charlbury (Oxfordshire, England) transmitter.
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.
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 52 Freeview channels?
The Charlbury (Oxfordshire, 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, Together TV +1, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, Now 70s, NOW 80s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, 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 Charlbury transmitter?
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
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?
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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 14 Sep 11 and 28 Sep 11.
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 Oxford transmitter area
I receive Freeview programmes from the Charlbury transmitter. Last Sunday morning, 15th March, there was a power cut in the area. Power was restored after about half-an-hour, after several unsuccessful attempts. Transmissions on frequencies C42 and C45 were also restored, but not that on C39 carrying BBCA, containing the non-HD BBC television channels and the BBC radio channels.
As at 1800hrs on Friday 20th March, programmes on C39 are still unavailable and I will be grateful for advice on when we can expect them to be restored.
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Well this is odd as the BBC aren't currently reporting a fault with C39 PSB1/BBCA multiplex, they have listed the fault on the 15th, but someone else reported the same problem on Wednesday
Can you check that you haven't lost tuning to C39 by carrying out a manual retune?
If you definitely have no signal after doing that, phone the BBC on 03700 100 123 and make a point of emphasising that it's been off all week and that you have retuned.
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Thank you for your advice. I have undertaken a manual channel selection of Channel 39 and the problem appears to have been solved. In the past, Auto Re-tune has always selected the strongest signals, but, for whatever reason, clearly did not do so on this occasion.
I shall know what to do next time.
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