Freeview Light on the Hazler Hill (Shropshire, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Hazler Hill (Shropshire, England) transmitter which serves 2,000 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 Hazler Hill (Shropshire, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Hazler Hill 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.
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 Hazler Hill (Shropshire, 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 Hazler Hill transmitter?
BBC Midlands Today 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 1RF, 60km east
to BBC West Midlands region - 66 masts.
How will the Hazler Hill (Shropshire, 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 6th April and 20th April 2011.
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 Ridge Hill transmitter area
MikeB: To reiterate my former comments: the picture is perfect when viewing the signal through the digibox. If the digibox is switched off so that the aerial signal is being decoded in the TV then the picture is either completely broken up or "no signal " or "poor signal" is displayed. Both the digibox and the TV are receiving their signal from the same aerial feed.
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Please check the signal strengths being shown when you are viewing directly on the TV. I assume that you are merely switching the Digibox to standby and not turning of the mains supply to it?
You need to have signal strengths of between 50% and 85% for SD services and between 60% and 85% for HD services, anything more or less will cause loss of picture/sound and break up.
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I have no means to check the signal strength but I don't doubt your comments about the signal strength being low, particularly as that is what the TV screen displays. What puzzles me is why, if nothing has changed at the transmitter, this poor signal has been present for the past four days when it had worked perfectly for years before then. Since we still seem to be getting a signal which is adequate to work through the separate digibox we can at least still view tv programmes, but I'm curious to know exactly what has happened.
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