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The symbol shows the location of the Upper Soudley (Gloucestershire, England) transmitter which serves less than 500 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 Upper Soudley (Gloucestershire, England) mast?

UPPER SOUDLEY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:59 on 12 Jul to 19:03 on 12 Jul. BBC


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Which Freeview channels does the Upper Soudley 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
C46 (674.0MHz)156mDTG-32W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) West Midlands, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC SD, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 18 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C43 (650.0MHz)156mDTG-32W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Central (West micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) Midlands ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 Midlands ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Central west), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C50 (706.0MHz)156mDTG-62W
Channel icons
86 More4 +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,

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 61 Freeview channels?

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The Upper Soudley (Gloucestershire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5SELECT, 5Spike, 5STAR, 5STAR +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, Aljazeera English HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, Freesports, Home, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Quest HD, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together, True Entertainment, True Movies, Yesterday, YourTV.

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 Upper Soudley transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Midlands Today 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 1RF, 86km north-northeast (27°)
to BBC West Midlands region - 66 masts.
regional news image
ITV Central News 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 2JT, 86km north-northeast (27°)
to ITV Central (West) region - 65 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Central (East)

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

1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-171 Mar 2018-
B E TB E TB E TB E TB E TB E TB E T
C40BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C43ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C46BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C50tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 2020 - more
Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
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Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 6 Apr 11 and 20 Apr 11.

How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?

Analogue 1-4, BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 2W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Ridge Hill 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. Upper Soudley 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.

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Saturday, 13 July 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

UPPER SOUDLEY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:59 yesterday to 19:03 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 07:04 on 10 Jul to 08:24 on 10 Jul, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 03:45 on 09 Jul to 04:21 on 09 Jul. [BBC]

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8:08 PM

UPPER SOUDLEY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:59 yesterday to 19:03 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 03:45 on 09 Jul to 04:21 on 09 Jul, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 07:04 on 10 Jul to 08:24 on 10 Jul. [BBC]

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Sunday, 14 July 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

UPPER SOUDLEY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:59 on 12 Jul to 19:03 on 12 Jul, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 07:04 on 10 Jul to 08:24 on 10 Jul. [BBC]

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Monday, 15 July 2019
Transmitter engineering
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4:29 AM

UPPER SOUDLEY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:59 on 12 Jul to 19:03 on 12 Jul. [BBC]

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