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Full Freeview on the The Wrekin (Telford and Wrekin, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the The Wrekin (Telford and Wrekin, England) transmitter which serves 280,000 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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the The Wrekin (Telford and Wrekin, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the The Wrekin transmitter broadcast?

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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
 H max
C26 (514.0MHz)455mDTG-320,000W
Channel icons
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 19 others

PSB2
D3+4
 H max
C23 (490.0MHz)455mDTG-320,000W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Central (West micro region)), 4 Channel 4 Midlands ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 Midlands ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 24 ITV4 +1, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Central west),

PSB3
BBCB
 H max
C30- (545.8MHz)455mDTG-620,000W
Channel icons
45 Film4 +1, 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,

COM4
SDN
 H -3dB
C41+ (634.2MHz)455mDTG-810,000W
Channel icons
10 ITV3, 20 Drama, 21 5 USA, 26 ITV Be, 27 ITV 2 +1, 30 5STAR, 34 ITV3 +1, 37 Quest, 44 Channel 5 +1, 54 My5, 58 ITV Be +1, 59 ITV4 +1, 61 True Entertainment, 63 Blaze, 66 CBS Reality, 70 Horror Channel, 80 Blaze +1, 83 Quest +1, 203 CITV, 211 Ketchup TV, plus 17 others

COM5
ArqA
 H -3dB
C44 (658.0MHz)455mDTG-810,000W
Channel icons
11 pick, 12 Dave, 17 Really, 29 E4 +1, 32 Sony Movie Ch, 38 Quest Red, 41 Food Network, 46 Challenge, 48 Movies4Men, 60 Sony Crime Channel 2, 72 YourTV, 233 Sky News, plus 9 others

COM6
ArqB
 H -3dB
C47 (682.0MHz)455mDTG-810,000W
Channel icons
18 4Music, 19 Yesterday, 25 Home, 31 5Spike, 39 CBS Action, 42 Travel Channel, 47 4seven, 62 True Movies, 71 CBS Reality 1, 73 YourTV +1, 79 Dave ja vu, 81 Talking Pictures TV, plus 20 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
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

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The The Wrekin (Telford and Wrekin, England) mast is not one of the extended Freeview HD (COM7 and COM8) transmitters, it does not provide these high definition (HD) channels: .

If you want to watch these HD channels, either use Freesat HD, or move your TV aerial must point to one of the 30 Full Freeview HD transmitters. For more information see the want to know which transmitters will carry extra Freeview HD? page.

Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the The Wrekin transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Midlands Today 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 1RF, 49km east-southeast
to BBC West Midlands region - 66 masts.
regional news image
ITV Central News 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 2JT, 49km east-southeast
to ITV Central (West) region - 65 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Central (East)

How will the The Wrekin (Telford and Wrekin, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-1727th Feb 2018-
aerial groupA KA KWWWWK
C211
C23ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4BBCA
C24+A
C26BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCABBCABBCAD3+4
C27+B
C29C4C4C4
C30-BBCB-BBCB-BBCBBBCB
600C312
C33BBC2BBC2BBC2
C35C5C5
C41+SDN+SDN+SDNSDN
C44ArqAArqAArqAArqA
C47ArqBArqBArqBArqB
C48_local_local_local
700C51_local_local_local
C53C
C57D

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?

Analogue 1-5 100kW
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 20kW
SDN, ARQA, ARQB(-10dB) 10kW
Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*(-17dB) 2kW
Mux C*, Mux D*(-20dB) 1000W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the The Wrekin transmitter area

Feb 1956-Jul 1968Associated TeleVision†
Feb 1956-Jul 1968Associated British Corporation◊
Jul 1968-Dec 1981Associated TeleVision
Jan 1982-Feb 2004Central Independent 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. The Wrekin 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.

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Tuesday, 2 September 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:33 AM

THE WREKIN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 08:21 yesterday to 08:29 yesterday. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 3 September 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:34 AM

THE WREKIN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 08:21 on 01 Sep to 08:29 on 01 Sep. [BBC]

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Monday, 13 October 2014
Transmitter engineering
10:31 AM

THE WREKIN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 07:37 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
1:31 PM

THE WREKIN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 12:50 today, BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 07:37 today to 11:48 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
4:31 PM

THE WREKIN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 12:50 today to 13:16 today, BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 07:37 today to 11:48 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
7:32 PM

THE WREKIN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 07:37 today to 11:48 today, BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 16:45 today, BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 12:50 today to 13:16 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
10:32 PM

THE WREKIN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 12:50 today to 13:16 today, BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 16:45 today, BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 07:37 today to 11:48 today. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:33 AM

THE WREKIN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 16:45 yesterday to 00:42 today, BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 12:50 yesterday to 13:16 yesterday, BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 02:11 today, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 00:42 today t [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
7:32 AM

THE WREKIN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 02:11 today, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 00:42 today to 02:11 today, BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 16:45 yesterday to 00:42 today, BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 12:50 yesterday to 13 [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
10:32 AM

THE WREKIN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 00:42 today to 02:11 today, BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 02:11 today, BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 16:45 yesterday to 00:42 today, BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 12:50 yesterday to 13 [BBC]

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