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.
This transmitter has no current reported problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Westwood (Wiltshire, England) transmitter.
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.
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 43 Freeview channels?
The Westwood (Wiltshire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, Film4 +1, Food Network, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, pick, POP MAX, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's TV (UK), Together TV, W, 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 Westwood transmitter?
BBC Points West 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Bristol BS8 2LR, 28km west-northwest (301°)
to BBC West region - 60 masts.
How will the Westwood (Wiltshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - 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?
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Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Mendip transmitter area
Mary Cross: It was a decision taken by the owners of the Com muxes not to extend the service to relay sites not already served. This was because it would more than double the cost of providing the service whilst only adding a small percentage of extra viewers.Most viewers using the relay transmitters can either receive the COM muxes direct from a main station (using a suitable aerial) or receive extra channels via satellite or cable. As an example the Digital UK postcode checker predicts good reception on all six muxes to be available from Mendip at your location, with an alternative transmitter due to enter service on 18th April 2012 (Rowridge VP) also offering good reception.
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