Freeview Light on the Seagry Court (Swindon, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Seagry Court (Swindon, England) transmitter which serves 18,000 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 Seagry Court (Swindon, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Seagry Court 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 43 Freeview channels?
The Seagry Court (Swindon, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, Film4 +1, Food Network, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, pick, POP MAX, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's TV (UK), Together TV, 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 Seagry Court transmitter?
BBC Points West 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Bristol BS8 2LR, 59km west-southwest (256°)
to BBC West region - 60 masts.
How will the Seagry Court (Swindon, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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?
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Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Mendip transmitter area
SteppeFox: The Seagry Court transmitter is a relay of Mendip. Therefore it receives the signal from Mendip and rebroadcasts it on its own channels. Because PSB1 (BBC standard definition services) has changed channel from Mendip, Seagry Court and all its other relays need retuning so that they receive PSB1 on the new channel.
You may find that you can receive the full service directly from Mendip.
Oxford is horizontally polarised (requires aerial horizontal) and Seagry Court is vertically polarised (aerial vertical). So if you are picking up Oxford with the Seagry Court-facing aerial then reception may not be as good as it might because it's the wrong polarisation.
Unfortunately, due to an upcoming channel change with COM4 from Oxford, it might not be feasible to combine the feed from a Seagry Court aerial and one for Oxford (so as to give you West programming and COM channels that Seagry Court doesn't carry).
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Retuned again last night and everything is fine again.
Thanks, Dave, for your helpful comments (most of it I was aware off). I have our aerial horizontal and because we are pretty close to Seagry Court no problem with a week signal. Currently the aerial is below the roof line so pointing it towards Mendip would mean that I would have to move to the front of the house (no chimney), which I prefer not to do.
As far as I can see the new COM4 position on Oxford won't interfere with Seagry either, so no problems expecting.
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Rob: Since friday night we have lost all our freeview channels apart from 11 bbc channels and have 11 bbc radio channels. Changed tv thinking it was that and still happening. Help!! Seagry Court is our nearest transmitter. All the above is still happening after countless retuning efforts!
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