menuMENU    UK Free TV logo Freeview

 

 

Click to see updates

Freeview Light on the Whittingslow (Shropshire, England) transmitter

first published this on - UK Free TV
sa_gmapsGoogle mapsa_bingBing mapsa_gearthGoogle Earthsa_gps52.492,-2.842 or 52°29'32"N 2°50'33"Wsa_postcodeSY6 6QA

 

The symbol shows the location of the Whittingslow (Shropshire, England) transmitter which serves 1,400 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 Whittingslow (Shropshire, England) transmitter.

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

Which Freeview channels does the Whittingslow 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
C33- (569.8MHz)283mDTG-311W
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
C36 (594.0MHz)283mDTG-311W
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 Channel 4 +1 Midlands ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Central west), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C48 (690.0MHz)283mDTG-611W
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 60 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Whittingslow (Shropshire, 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, 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 Whittingslow transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Midlands Today 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 1RF, 64km east (91°)
to BBC West Midlands region - 66 masts.
regional news image
ITV Central News 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 2JT, 63km east (91°)
to ITV Central (West) region - 65 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Central (East)

How will the Whittingslow (Shropshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-177 Mar 2018
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TC/D E TC/D E TK T
C33BBCA
C36D3+4
C48BBCB
C53tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCB
C57tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4
C60tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves-BBCA-BBCA-BBCA
C63BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 2020 - 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 7 Sep 11 and 21 Sep 11.

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

Analogue 1-4 56W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7.1dB) 11W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Sutton Coldfield 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. Whittingslow 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
Monday, 25 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

7:31 AM

WHITTINGSLOW transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:56 today, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 21:27 on 22 Feb to 03:01 on 23 Feb, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:55 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 16:42 yesterday to 17:04 yesterday, HD Di [BBC]

link to this comment
Transmitter engineering's 115,828 posts xx
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

10:31 AM

WHITTINGSLOW transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 21:27 on 22 Feb to 03:01 on 23 Feb, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:56 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 16:42 yesterday to 17:04 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 21:28 on 22 Feb to [BBC]

link to this comment
Transmitter engineering's 115,828 posts xx
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

1:31 PM

WHITTINGSLOW transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:56 today to 09:01 today, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 21:27 on 22 Feb to 03:01 on 23 Feb, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:55 today to 09:01 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 16:42 yeste [BBC]

link to this comment
Transmitter engineering's 115,828 posts xx
Tuesday, 26 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:31 AM

WHITTINGSLOW transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:56 yesterday to 09:01 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 21:27 on 22 Feb to 03:01 on 23 Feb, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:55 yesterday to 09:01 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality [BBC]

link to this comment
Transmitter engineering's 115,828 posts xx
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

10:32 AM

WHITTINGSLOW transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 21:27 on 22 Feb to 03:01 on 23 Feb, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:56 yesterday to 09:01 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 16:42 on 24 Feb to 17:04 on 24 Feb, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality [BBC]

link to this comment
Transmitter engineering's 115,828 posts xx
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

7:30 PM

WHITTINGSLOW transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:56 yesterday to 09:01 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 21:27 on 22 Feb to 03:01 on 23 Feb, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 16:42 on 24 Feb to 17:04 on 24 Feb, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality [BBC]

link to this comment
Transmitter engineering's 115,828 posts xx
Wednesday, 27 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:31 AM

WHITTINGSLOW transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:56 on 25 Feb to 09:01 on 25 Feb, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 21:27 on 22 Feb to 03:01 on 23 Feb, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 16:42 on 24 Feb to 17:04 on 24 Feb, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality [BBC]

link to this comment
Transmitter engineering's 115,828 posts xx
Thursday, 28 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:31 AM

WHITTINGSLOW transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:56 on 25 Feb to 09:01 on 25 Feb, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 16:42 on 24 Feb to 17:04 on 24 Feb, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:55 on 25 Feb to 09:01 on 25 Feb. [BBC]

link to this comment
Transmitter engineering's 115,828 posts xx
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:31 PM

WHITTINGSLOW transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:56 on 25 Feb to 09:01 on 25 Feb, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:55 on 25 Feb to 09:01 on 25 Feb, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 16:42 on 24 Feb to 17:04 on 24 Feb. [BBC]

link to this comment
Transmitter engineering's 115,828 posts xx
Friday, 1 March 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:32 AM

WHITTINGSLOW transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:56 on 25 Feb to 09:01 on 25 Feb, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:55 on 25 Feb to 09:01 on 25 Feb. [BBC]

link to this comment
Transmitter engineering's 115,828 posts xx
Select more comments

Your comment please
Please post a question, answer or commentIf you have Freeview reception problems before posting a question your must first do this Freeview reset procedure then see: Freeview reception has changed, Single frequency interference, and Freeview intermittent interference.

If you have no satellite signal, see Sky Digibox says 'No Signal' or 'Technical fault'

If you have other problems, please provide a full (not partial) postcode (or preferably enter it in box at the top right) and indicate where if aerial is on the roof, in the loft or elsewhere.

UK Free TV is here to help people. If you are rude or disrespectful all of your posts will be deleted and you will be banned.








Privacy policy: UK Free Privacy policy.