Freeview Light on the Presteigne (Powys, Wales) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Presteigne (Powys, Wales) transmitter which serves 1,000 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 Presteigne (Powys, Wales) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Presteigne 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 Presteigne (Powys, Wales) 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 Presteigne transmitter?
BBC Midlands Today 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 1RF, 76km east-northeast (74°)
to BBC West Midlands region - 66 masts.
How will the Presteigne (Powys, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?
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orange background for multiplexes names more
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
PRESTEIGNE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:24 on 24 Oct to 10:44 on 24 Oct, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 23:45 on 24 Oct to 04:07 on 25 Oct, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:24 on 24 Oct to 10:45 on 24 Oct, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality [BBC]
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PRESTEIGNE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 23:45 on 24 Oct to 04:07 on 25 Oct, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:24 on 24 Oct to 10:44 on 24 Oct, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 18:31 on 24 Oct to 20:19 on 24 Oct, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality [BBC]
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