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The symbol shows the location of the Parkend (Gloucestershire, England) transmitter which serves less than 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.

Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Parkend (Gloucestershire, England) mast?

PARKEND transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 26 Feb 10:23 until 26 Feb 10:25. . BBC


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Which Freeview channels does the Parkend 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
C41+ (634.2MHz)100mDTG-2W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) West, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 23 BBC Three, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, plus 17 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C47 (682.0MHz)100mDTG-2W
Channel icons
3 ITV 1 (SD) (West), 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, 26 ITV4, 28 ITVBe, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (West),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C44 (658.0MHz)100mDTG-2W
Channel icons
46 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD West, 102 BBC Two HD England, 103 ITV 1 HD (ITV Meridian Southampton), 104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 106 BBC Four HD, 107 BBC Three HD, 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 1 others

H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 44 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Parkend (Gloucestershire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Al Jazeera Eng, Al Jazeera English, Blaze, Blaze +1, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, YAAAS!, Film4 +1, Food Network, GREAT! action, GREAT! movies, GREAT! romance mix, GREAT! romance, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky Mix, Sky News, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's 90s, That's TV 2, Together TV, TRUE CRIME, TRUE CRIME XTRA, W, 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 Parkend transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Points West 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Bristol BS8 2LR, 35km south (187°)
to BBC West region - 60 masts.
regional news image
ITV West Country News (East) 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Bristol BS4 3HG, 37km south (181°)
to ITV West region - 61 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with West Country (West)

How will the Parkend (Gloucestershire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20102010-135 Jun 2019
B E TB E TB E TB E K TB E K T
C41ITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves+BBCABBCA
C44BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCBBBCB
C47C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesD3+4D3+4
C51tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - 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 24 Mar 10 and 7 Apr 10.

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

Analogue 1-4, BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 2W

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

Jan 1958-Jul 1968Television Wales and the West
Jul 1968-Feb 2004Harlech Television
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. Parkend 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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Thursday, 21 December 2023
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5:21 PM

PARKEND transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 21 Dec 13:39 until 21 Dec 13:41. . [BBC]

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Monday, 22 January 2024
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10:49 AM

Parkend transmitter - Parkend transmitter: Possible effect on TV reception week commencing 22/01/2024 Screen may go black on some or all channels [DUK]

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Monday, 29 January 2024
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5:11 AM

Parkend transmitter - Parkend transmitter: Possible effect on TV reception week commencing 29/01/2024 Screen may go black on some or all channels [DUK]

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PARKEND transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to essential engineering from 25 Jan 10:23 until 25 Jan 12:52. . [BBC]

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Wednesday, 7 February 2024
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PARKEND transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to essential engineering from 7 Feb 13:41 until 7 Feb 13:47. . [BBC]

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Monday, 26 February 2024
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PARKEND transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 26 Feb 10:23 until 26 Feb 10:25. . [BBC]

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