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The symbol shows the location of the Winshill (Staffordshire, England) transmitter which serves 800 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 Winshill (Staffordshire, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Winshill 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
C41- (633.8MHz)84mDTG-360W
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
C44 (658.0MHz)84mDTG-360W
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
C47 (682.0MHz)84mDTG-660W
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?

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The Winshill (Staffordshire, 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 Winshill transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Midlands Today 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 1RF, 43km south-southwest (209°)
to BBC West Midlands region - 66 masts.
regional news image
ITV Central News 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 2JT, 43km south-southwest (210°)
to ITV Central (West) region - 65 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Central (East)

How will the Winshill (Staffordshire, 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 TB E K T
C41BBCA
C44D3+4
C47BBCB
C48BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C53tv_offBBCBBBCBBBCB
C56tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C57tv_offD3+4D3+4D3+4
C60tv_off-BBCA-BBCA-BBCA
C66BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C68C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

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 7 Sep 11 and 21 Sep 11.

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

Analogue 1-4 79W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-1.2dB) 60W

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. Winshill 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, 18 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:06 AM

WINSHILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 08:40 on 16 Oct to 15:19 on 16 Oct, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 08:40 on 16 Oct to 15:19 on 16 Oct. [BBC]

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Sunday, 9 December 2018
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

WINSHILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:25 today to 03:37 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:25 today to 03:37 today. [BBC]

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Monday, 10 December 2018
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

WINSHILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:25 yesterday to 03:37 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:25 yesterday to 03:37 yesterday. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 11 December 2018
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

WINSHILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:25 on 09 Dec to 03:37 on 09 Dec, HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:25 on 09 Dec to 03:37 on 09 Dec. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
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10:30 AM

WINSHILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:02 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:02 today. [BBC]

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4:31 PM

WINSHILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:02 today to 14:40 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:02 today to 14:40 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
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4:31 AM

WINSHILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:02 yesterday to 14:40 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:02 yesterday to 14:40 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 21 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
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4:32 AM

WINSHILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:02 on 19 Feb to 14:40 on 19 Feb, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:02 on 19 Feb to 14:40 on 19 Feb. [BBC]

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