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There are no longer any television transmissions on the The Wrekin B (Telford and Wrekin, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the The Wrekin B (Telford and Wrekin, England) transmitter. 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 B (Telford and Wrekin, England) transmitter.

This transmitter is no longer being used for TV

In the past, television services were provided from this transmitter. However, these have not been withdrawn.

Please see the table below for details of the historic used of this transmitter location.

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

years1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-1730th Jun 2018-
aerial groupA KA KWA B C/D E K VHFA B C/D E K VHFA B C/D E K VHFA B C/D E K VHF
C23ITVITVITV
C26BBC1BBC1BBC1
C29C4C4C4
600C33BBC2BBC2BBC2
C35C5C5
C39+1
C42A
C45B
700C492

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 1-4 100kW
Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*(-17dB) 2kW

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 B 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
Friday, 7 April 2017
S
StevensOnln1
4:01 PM

john: What type of cable are you using to connect the Freesat box to the TV? Have you selected the correct input on the TV that the cable is connected to? What make/model of TV and Freesat box are you using?

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Sunday, 9 April 2017
MikeP
6:37 PM

John:

Further to that said by StevensOnln1, the two cables running from the LNB are so that you can watch one programme whilst recording another on the same box, that needs two separate signal feeds hence the two cables. You cannot join satellite cables together to feed more than one box input, it doesn't work that way. If you want to feed signals to more than one satellite receiver you need at least a quad LNB for two boxs or an Octal LNB for up to four boxes. All have to have separate cable pairs for each box top maintain the recording feature.

Only if you don't have the ability to record satellite programmes, or don't want that facility, can you then feed each box separately with a single cable from separate outlets on the LNB. Again, you cannot join cables together to feed more than one input on any box.

If the TV and the Freesat boxes are all HD capable (not just HD ready) then you should be using HDMI cables between the boxes and TVs to enable them to display the HD pictures, a SCART cable will not offer any HD pictures.

Hope that helps clarify what is possible.



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