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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.

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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
C37 (602.0MHz)212mDTG-3100W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) London, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button, plus 15 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C31 (554.0MHz)212mDTG-3100W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (London), 4 Channel 4 (SD) London ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 London ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (London),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C32 (562.0MHz)212mDTG-6100W
Channel icons
74 Shopping Quarter , 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, 204 CBBC HD, 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 51 Freeview 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, 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 80s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, 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 High Wycombe transmitter?

regional news image
BBC London 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London W1A 1AA, 45km east-southeast (106°)
to BBC London region - 55 masts.
regional news image
ITV London News 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London WC1X 8XZ, 47km east-southeast (104°)
to ITV London region - 55 masts.

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

1984-971997-981998-20122012-1318 Apr 2018
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TA K T
C31D3+4
C32BBCB
C37BBCA
C50tv_offBBCB
C55tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4
C59tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCA
C62BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C65C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 - more
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 4 Apr 12 and 18 Apr 12.

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 October 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

HIGH WYCOMBE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 15:32 yesterday to 15:33 yesterday. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 8 October 2019
Transmitter engineering
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4:29 AM

HIGH WYCOMBE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 15:32 on 06 Oct to 15:33 on 06 Oct. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 10 March 2020
Transmitter engineering
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4:34 AM

HIGH WYCOMBE transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 10 Mar 01:52 until 10 Mar 01:55. Off the air due to a fault from 10 Mar 01:46 until 10 Mar 01:50. . FM: Broadcasting in mono due to a fault from 2 Mar 13:32 until 2 Mar 13:45. . [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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7:28 PM

HIGH WYCOMBE transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 10 Mar 01:52 until 10 Mar 01:55. Off the air due to a fault from 10 Mar 01:46 until 10 Mar 01:50. . [BBC]

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Tuesday, 9 June 2020
Transmitter engineering
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10:28 PM

HIGH WYCOMBE transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 6 Oct 15:32 until 6 Oct 15:33. . [BBC]

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Thursday, 11 June 2020
Transmitter engineering
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7:29 AM

HIGH WYCOMBE transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 6 Oct 15:32 until 6 Oct 15:33. . DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 9 Aug 16:05 until 9 Aug 16:11. Off the air due to a fault from 3 May 20:42 until 3 May 20:47. . [BBC]

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Friday, 12 June 2020
Transmitter engineering
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10:28 PM

HIGH WYCOMBE transmitter - DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 9 Aug 16:05 until 9 Aug 16:11. Off the air due to a fault from 3 May 20:42 until 3 May 20:47. . [BBC]

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Sunday, 26 July 2020
Transmitter engineering
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1:28 PM

HIGH WYCOMBE transmitter - DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 25 Jul 15:47 until 25 Jul 15:54. . [BBC]

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Tuesday, 15 September 2020
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1:28 PM

HIGH WYCOMBE transmitter - Freeview: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 15 Sep 00:52 until 15 Sep 00:54. . [BBC]

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Thursday, 29 October 2020
Transmitter engineering
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7:27 PM

HIGH WYCOMBE transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 29 Oct 17:58 until 29 Oct 17:59. . [BBC]

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