Freeview Light on the Oakeley Mynd (Shropshire, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Oakeley Mynd (Shropshire, England) transmitter which serves 1,500 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 Oakeley Mynd (Shropshire, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Oakeley Mynd 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 60 Freeview channels?
The Oakeley Mynd (Shropshire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5SELECT, 5Spike, 5STAR, 5STAR +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, AlJazeera English (SD), Aljazeera English HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, Freesports, Home, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Together TV +1, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, Yesterday, YourTV.
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 Oakeley Mynd transmitter?
BBC Midlands Today 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 1RF, 72km east (90°)
to BBC West Midlands region - 66 masts.
How will the Oakeley Mynd (Shropshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 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 6 Apr 11 and 20 Apr 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 Ridge Hill transmitter area
Roland Johnson: If you're talking about Freeview channels, this transmitter is a 'Freeview Light' transmitter. The commercial multiplex operators, which carry the rest of the channels, refused the option to broadcast from more transmitters after switchover, saying it was too expensive/not cost-effective.
There are ever rumours that they will add some additional transmitters to the 81 sites used before switchover, but it's likely to be high-power sites that can reach many more people. Oakley Mynd is low power and covers only 1,500 homes - and I believe that is the maximum number who could use it, not the number who have to.
Digital UK's predictor unfortunately shows no chance of reliable reception of the other multiplexes from any other transmitter.
To the best of my knowledge, Sky on-demand has never transmitted from any Freeview transmitter. If you're using satellite, you should get the dish alignment checked and ensure that any splitters are passing the control signals from the box up to the dish correctly. Which channels are you missing?
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We have had absolutely no reception at all on any channel. Message on TV screen says "You are not tuned". Switched on at about 18.40hrs. Unplugged everything at 19.00hrs and left to "rest". Re plugged in and STILL nothing. Zitch!
Oakley Mynd transmitter. Bishop's Castle, Shopshire
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Miranda Stanley: As you may possibly have noticed engineering work is presently taking place at the Oakley Mynd transmitter and with this being the most likely reason for your problem.
Another aspect being, that even when this work is completed you may still experience problems due to large swathes of the South West of the country being affected by the atmospheric conditions prevailing at this present time, this being the type of thing that would have resulted in ghosting / double images / wavy lines etc on the picture during the analogue years whereas with digital transmissions it kills reception, needless to say do NOT be tempted to carry out a retune as all you will achieve is to lose the channels already stored in the tuners memory and with this then requiring frequent re-tunes to recover them , whereas if nothing had been touched they would have returned of their own accord.
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