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Freeview Light on the Westwood (Wiltshire, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Westwood (Wiltshire, England) transmitter which serves 2,300 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 Westwood (Wiltshire, England) mast?

WESTWOOD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 06:26 on 01 Dec to 10:27 on 01 Dec, HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:26 on 01 Dec to 10:27 on 01 Dec. FM: Radio 1 FM Reduced Quality from 03:37 on 01 Dec to 06:26 on 01 Dec, Radio 1 FM Off Air from 03:15 on 01 Dec to 03: BBC


Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name

Which Freeview channels does the Westwood 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
C43 (650.0MHz)130mDTG-320W
Channel icons
1 BBC One West, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 17 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C40 (626.0MHz)130mDTG-320W
Channel icons
3 ITV (West), 4 Channel 4 South ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (West),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C46 (674.0MHz)130mDTG-620W
Channel icons
45 Film4 +1, 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, 123 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 0 Freeview channels?


The Westwood (Wiltshire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: .

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 Westwood transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Points West 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Bristol BS8 2LR, 28km west-northwest
to BBC West region - 60 masts.
regional news image
ITV West Country News (East) 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Bristol BS4 3HG, 24km west-northwest
to ITV West region - 61 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with West Country (West)

How will the Westwood (Wiltshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20102010-1327/3/13-2013-18
aerial groupB EB EB EB EB E KB E K
C40BBC1BBC1BBC1 D3+4D3+4
C43ITVITVITVBBCABBCABBCA
C46BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCBBBCBBBCB
700C50C4C4C4D3+4

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 24th March and 7th April 2010.

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

Analogue 1-4 100W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 20W

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. Westwood 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
Thursday, 1 December 2016
Transmitter engineering
1:32 PM

WESTWOOD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 06:26 today to 10:27 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:26 today to 10:27 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Reduced Quality from 03:37 today to 06:26 today, Radio 1 FM Off Air from 03:15 today to 03:37 today, Radio 1 FM Off Air [BBC]

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Friday, 2 December 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

WESTWOOD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 06:26 yesterday to 10:27 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:26 yesterday to 10:27 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Reduced Quality from 03:37 yesterday to 06:26 yesterday, Radio 1 FM Off Air from 03:15 yesterday to 03: [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
10:33 AM

WESTWOOD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 06:26 yesterday to 10:27 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:26 yesterday to 10:27 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 06:26 yesterday to 10:27 yesterday, Radio 1 FM Reduced Quality from 03:37 yesterday to 06: [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
10:32 PM

WESTWOOD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 06:26 yesterday to 10:27 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:26 yesterday to 10:27 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 03:15 yesterday to 03:37 yesterday, Radio 1 FM Reduced Quality from 03:37 yesterday to 06: [BBC]

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Saturday, 3 December 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

WESTWOOD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 06:26 on 01 Dec to 10:27 on 01 Dec, HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:26 on 01 Dec to 10:27 on 01 Dec. FM: Radio 1 FM Reduced Quality from 03:37 on 01 Dec to 06:26 on 01 Dec, Radio 1 FM Off Air from 03:15 on 01 Dec to 03: [BBC]

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Sunday, 4 December 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

WESTWOOD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 06:26 on 01 Dec to 10:27 on 01 Dec, HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:26 on 01 Dec to 10:27 on 01 Dec. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 06:26 on 01 Dec to 10:27 on 01 Dec, Radio 1 FM Reduced Quality from 03:37 on 01 Dec to 06: [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
7:32 AM

WESTWOOD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 06:26 on 01 Dec to 10:27 on 01 Dec, HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:26 on 01 Dec to 10:27 on 01 Dec. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 06:26 on 01 Dec to 10:27 on 01 Dec, Radio 1 FM Off Air from 03:15 on 01 Dec to 03:37 on 01 [BBC]

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