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The symbol shows the location of the Lambourn (West Berkshire, England) transmitter which serves 1,300 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 Lambourn (West Berkshire, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Lambourn 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
C32 (562.0MHz)171mDTG-32W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) South, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C34 (578.0MHz)171mDTG-32W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Meridian/Central (Thames Valley micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) South ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Meridian south coast),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C35 (586.0MHz)171mDTG-62W
Channel icons
74 Shopping 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, 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 Lambourn (West Berkshire, 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 Lambourn transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South Today 1.3m homes 4.9%
from Southampton SO14 7PU, 68km south (172°)
to BBC South region - 39 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Whiteley PO15 7AD, 73km south-southeast (164°)
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 Lambourn (West Berkshire, 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
C32BBCA
C34D3+4
C35BBCB
C49tv_offBBCA
C52tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4waves
C54tv_offBBCB
C55tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C58tv_offD3+4
C59tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C62BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 - more
Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
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Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 8 Feb 12 and 22 Feb 12.

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

Analogue 1-4 7W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-5.4dB) 2W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Hannington transmitter area

Aug 1958-Jan 1992Southern Television
Jan 1982-Dec 1992Television South (TVS)
Jan 1993-Dec 2006Meridian
Dec 2006-Feb 2009ITV Thames Valley
Feb 2009-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. Lambourn 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.

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Monday, 8 June 2020
Transmitter engineering
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7:28 PM

LAMBOURN transmitter - Freeview: Slightly reduced power due to a fault from 6 Jun 17:46 until 6 Jun 17:52. . [BBC]

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Tuesday, 16 June 2020
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10:28 PM

LAMBOURN transmitter - Freeview: Slightly reduced power due to a fault from 15 Jun 11:34 until 15 Jun 11:47. . [BBC]

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Thursday, 18 June 2020
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10:28 PM

LAMBOURN transmitter - Freeview: Low power due to a fault from 17 Jun 11:01 until 17 Jun 11:09. Slightly reduced power due to a fault from 15 Jun 11:34 until 15 Jun 11:47. . [BBC]

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Monday, 22 June 2020
Transmitter engineering
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1:26 PM

LAMBOURN transmitter - Freeview: Low power due to a fault from 17 Jun 11:01 until 17 Jun 11:09. . [BBC]

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Thursday, 25 June 2020
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1:28 PM

LAMBOURN transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 23 Jun 11:59 until 23 Jun 16:38. . [BBC]

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Saturday, 22 August 2020
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3:28 PM

LAMBOURN transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to essential engineering from 21 Aug 09:34 until 21 Aug 09:58. . [BBC]

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Sunday, 4 October 2020
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4:33 AM

LAMBOURN transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to essential engineering from 2 Oct 09:45 until 2 Oct 09:47. . [BBC]

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