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The symbol shows the location of the Stroud (Gloucestershire, England) transmitter which serves 14,000 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.

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

STROUD transmitter - Freeview: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 24 Sep 01:39 until 24 Sep 09:10. . BBC


Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name
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Which Freeview channels does the Stroud 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
C40 (626.0MHz)271mDTG-3200W
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, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C43 (650.0MHz)271mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
3 ITV (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, 25 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV +1 (West),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C46 (674.0MHz)271mDTG-6200W
Channel icons
73 Shopping Quarter , 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Meridian Southampton), 104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 others

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 52 Freeview channels?

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

The Stroud (Gloucestershire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5Action, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, YAAAS!, More4 +1, Now 70s, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, 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 Stroud transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Points West 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Bristol BS8 2LR, 43km southwest (218°)
to BBC West region - 60 masts.
regional news image
ITV West Country News (East) 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Bristol BS4 3HG, 43km south-southwest (212°)
to ITV West region - 61 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with West Country (West)

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

1984-971997-981998-20102010-1331 Mar 2018-
B E TB E TB E TB E TB E K T
C40 BBCA
C42ITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C43D3+4D3+4
C45BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C46BBCBBBCB
C48BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C50tv_offBBCA
C52tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 - 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 500W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-4dB) 200W

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. Stroud 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.

Comments
Monday, 18 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

9:40 AM

STROUD transmitter - Over the next week Stroud relay: TV (analogue) working normally, TV (digital) Service Shutdowns, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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Tuesday, 19 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

11:50 AM

STROUD transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:01 today to 10:34 today HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:01 today to 10:35 today [BBC] Over the next week Stroud relay: TV (analogue) working normally, TV (digital) Service Shutdowns, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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Wednesday, 20 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:33 AM

STROUD transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:01 yesterday to 10:34 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:01 yesterday to 10:35 yesterday [BBC] Over the next week Stroud relay: TV (analogue) working normally, TV (digital) Service Shutdowns, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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Thursday, 21 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:38 AM

STROUD transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:01 on 19 Jul to 10:34 on 19 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:01 on 19 Jul to 10:35 on 19 Jul [BBC] Over the next week Stroud relay: TV (analogue) working normally, TV (digital) Service Shutdowns, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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Friday, 16 March 2012
Transmitter engineering
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4:31 PM

STROUD transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:50 today to 12:55 today [BBC]

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Saturday, 17 March 2012
Transmitter engineering
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4:30 AM

STROUD transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:50 yesterday to 12:55 yesterday [BBC]

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Sunday, 18 March 2012
Transmitter engineering
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4:30 AM

STROUD transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:50 on 16 Mar to 12:55 on 16 Mar [BBC]

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Thursday, 28 June 2012
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Andy Slater
8:08 PM

I've just noticed that my tv stations guide on the freeview box has loads of new stations added - eg ITV3 ITV4 although there is no signal and cannot view them. Does anyone know if this is preparation for the Randwick transmitter going fully digital with the full range of freeview channels? Ta

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Dave Lindsay
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8:16 PM

Andy Slater: Read my response to another person in Stroud:

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Bring up the signal strength screen whilst on ITV3, Pick TV and Yesterday and see which UHF channels they are tuned to.

Refer here to see the three COM multiplexes:

DMOL Post-DSO Multiplex Channel Allocations

ITV3, Pick TV and Yesterday are on COM4, COM5 and COM6 respectively.

Maybe you are picking these up from Wenvoe. If you are, then you find that they are on C42, C45 and C49 respectively.

Or from Mendip they are on 48, 52 and 56.

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Wednesday, 3 April 2013
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B.BUSSETTI
10:24 AM

Hi retuned my fathers freeview from Randwick Transmitter..He also as hotbird satellite,when satellite box is on and you turn over to view freeview you can only pick up ITV stations if you turn off satellite box you pick up BBC and ITV stations is there a frequency problem from satellite box which stops you watching BBC chanels when box is on? Thanks

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