Freeview Light on the Leamington Spa (Warwickshire, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Leamington Spa (Warwickshire, 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Leamington Spa (Warwickshire, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Leamington Spa 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 Leamington Spa (Warwickshire, 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 Leamington Spa transmitter?
BBC Midlands Today 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 1RF, 33km northwest (308°)
to BBC West Midlands region - 66 masts.
How will the Leamington Spa (Warwickshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 7 Sep 11 and 21 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 Sutton Coldfield transmitter area
Mark: No problems have been reported. I would see Freeview reception has changed? | ukfree.tv - independent free digital TV advice
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Kevin: Possibly but...
Looking at phots of the area there are a lot of trees that could be an issue.
The aerial on the roof of Goodway House is on Sutton Coldfield, but this is probably to be epected because it is higher up. I spotted an aerial on the terrace to the south west of Goodway House on Sutton Coldfield as well.
It might be worth looking around to see what neighbours are using.
It's clear that the signal path is close to the ground for a number of miles near the your location, so there could be clutter on the ground that reduces likelihood of reception:
Terrain between ( m a.g.l.) and (antenna m a.g.l.) - Optimising UK DTT Freeview and Radio aerial location
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