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Freeview Light on the High Wycombe (Buckinghamshire, England) transmitter

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sa_gmapsGoogle mapsa_bingBing mapsa_gearthGoogle Earthsa_gps51.640,-0.764 or 51°38'24"N 0°45'52"Wsa_postcodeHP13 5RD

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The symbol shows the location of the High Wycombe (Buckinghamshire, England) transmitter which serves 14,000 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 High Wycombe (Buckinghamshire, England) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name

Which Freeview channels does the High Wycombe 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
C59 (778.0MHz)212mDTG-3100W
Channel icons
 BBC Three, 1 BBC One London, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C55 (746.0MHz)212mDTG-3100W
Channel icons
3 ITV (London), 4 Channel 4 London ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 London ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (London),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C50 (706.0MHz)212mDTG-6100W
Channel icons
 BBC Three HD, 45 Film4 +1, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV London), 104 Channel 4 HD London ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 123 CBBC HD, 602 BBC Red Button 2, 603 BBC Red Button 3, plus 1 others



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 54 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The High Wycombe (Buckinghamshire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5STAR, 5USA, 5USA +1, Al Jazeera Arabic, Al Jazeera Eng HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, CBS Action, CBS Drama, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, Channel 5 +24, CITV, Community Channel, Dave, Dave ja vu, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, Home, Horror Channel, ITV 2 +1, ITV Be, ITV Be +1, ITV3, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, Movie Mix, Movies4Men, pick, Quest, Quest +1, Really, RT HD, Sky News, Spike, Talking Pictures TV, Tiny Pop, Travel Channel, Tru TV +1, True Entertainment, truTV, Vintage TV, VIVA, Yesterday, YourTV, YourTV +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 High Wycombe transmitter?

regional news image
BBC London 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London W1A 1AA, 45km east-southeast
to BBC London region - 55 masts.
regional news image
ITV London News 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London WC1X 8XZ, 47km east-southeast
to ITV London region - 55 masts.

How will the High Wycombe (Buckinghamshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-18
aerial groupC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E
700C50BBCBBBCBBBCB
C55BBC1BBC1BBC1D3+4D3+4D3+4
C59ITVITVITVBBCABBCABBCA
800C62BBC2BBC2BBC2
C65C4C4C4

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: possible 4G in 2019 more
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 4th April and 18th April 2012.

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

Analogue 1-4 500W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 100W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Crystal Palace transmitter area

Sep 1955-Jul 1968Associated-Rediffusion†
Sep 1955-Jul 1968Associated TeleVision◊
Jul 1968-Dec 1992Thames†
Jul 1968-Feb 2004London Weekend Television♦
Jan 1993-Feb 2004Carlton†
Feb 2004-Dec 2014ITV plc†
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. High Wycombe 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
Monday, 7 September 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

HIGH WYCOMBE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 05:15 on 05 Sep to 05:16 on 05 Sep. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Transmitter engineering
7:31 AM

HIGH WYCOMBE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 05:33 today to 05:39 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 17 February 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

HIGH WYCOMBE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 05:33 yesterday to 05:39 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 18 February 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

HIGH WYCOMBE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 05:33 on 16 Feb to 05:39 on 16 Feb. [BBC]

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Monday, 11 April 2016
Transmitter engineering
10:09 AM

HIGH WYCOMBE transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Tuesday, 12 April 2016
Transmitter engineering
11:31 AM

HIGH WYCOMBE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:36 today to 10:13 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:36 today to 10:14 today. [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Wednesday, 13 April 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:31 AM

HIGH WYCOMBE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:36 yesterday to 10:13 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:36 yesterday to 10:14 yesterday. [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Thursday, 14 April 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:31 AM

HIGH WYCOMBE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:36 on 12 Apr to 10:13 on 12 Apr, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:36 on 12 Apr to 10:14 on 12 Apr. [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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