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.
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.
1 BBC One West Midlands, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 14 others 250 BBC Red Button, 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4, 707 BBC Radio 6 Music, 719 BBC C&W (BBC local radio), 720 BBC H&W (BBC local radio), 721 BBC Shropshire (BBC local radio), 722 BBC WM (BBC local radio), 726 BBC Stoke (BBC local radio), 735 BBC Derby (BBC local radio), 735 BBC Gloucestershire (BBC local radio),
E4, 3 ITV (Central (West micro region)), 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Central west), 73 Sewing Quarter,
101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Central West), 104 Channel 4 HD Midlands ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD,
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 0 Freeview channels?
The Oakeley Mynd (Shropshire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: .
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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green background for transmission frequencies
lilac background for power levels in watts
800MHz band: 4G mobile started in 2013
700MHz band: 4G from 30 June 2020more
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 6th April and 20th April 2011.
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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8:55 PM Bishops Castle
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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