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Freeview Light on the Winterbourne Steepleton (Dorset, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Winterbourne Steepleton (Dorset, 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.

This transmitter has no current reported problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Winterbourne Steepleton (Dorset, England) transmitter.

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

Which Freeview channels does the Winterbourne Steepleton 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
C39 (618.0MHz)162mDTG-32W
Channel icons
1 BBC One South, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 17 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C45 (666.0MHz)162mDTG-32W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Meridian (South Coast micro region)), 4 Channel 4 South ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 24 ITV4 +1, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Meridian south coast),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C42 (642.0MHz)162mDTG-62W
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, 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 0 Freeview channels?


The Winterbourne Steepleton (Dorset, 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 Winterbourne Steepleton transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South Today 1.3m homes 4.9%
from Southampton SO14 7PU, 82km east-northeast
to BBC South region - 39 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.9m homes 3.6%
from Whiteley PO15 7AD, 92km east-northeast
to ITV Meridian (South Coast) region - 39 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with all of Meridian plus Oxford

How will the Winterbourne Steepleton (Dorset, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-1731st Mar 2018-
aerial groupEEEB E KB E KB E KA B C/D E K VHF
C39BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCABBCABBCA
C42BBCBBBCBBBCB
C45ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4
700C49BBC2BBC2BBC2
800C66C4C4C4

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 7th March and 21st March 2012.

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

Analogue 1-4 12W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 2.4W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Rowridge transmitter area

Aug 1958-Jan 1992Southern Television
Jan 1982-Dec 1992Television South (TVS)
Jan 1993-Feb 2004Meridian
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. Winterbourne Steepleton 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
Friday, 1 September 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:34 AM

WINTERBOURNE STEEPLETON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 00:55 on 28 Aug to 03:46 on 28 Aug, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 19:49 on 28 Aug to 21:24 on 28 Aug, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:15 yesterday to 17:32 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 1 [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
8:34 AM

WINTERBOURNE STEEPLETON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 00:55 on 28 Aug to 03:46 on 28 Aug, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:15 yesterday to 17:32 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 19:49 on 28 Aug to 21:24 on 28 Aug, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 1 [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
11:33 AM

WINTERBOURNE STEEPLETON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:15 yesterday to 17:32 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 14:04 on 28 Aug to 17:02 on 28 Aug, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 00:55 on 28 Aug to 03:46 on 28 Aug, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 1 [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
5:32 PM

WINTERBOURNE STEEPLETON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:15 yesterday to 17:32 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 00:55 on 28 Aug to 03:46 on 28 Aug, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 19:49 on 28 Aug to 21:24 on 28 Aug, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 1 [BBC]

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Saturday, 2 September 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

WINTERBOURNE STEEPLETON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:15 on 31 Aug to 17:32 on 31 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:15 on 31 Aug to 17:32 on 31 Aug. [BBC]

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Sunday, 12 November 2017
Transmitter engineering
8:09 PM

WINTERBOURNE STEEPLETON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:22 today to 18:35 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:22 today to 18:35 today. [BBC]

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Monday, 13 November 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:09 AM

WINTERBOURNE STEEPLETON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:22 yesterday to 18:35 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:22 yesterday to 18:35 yesterday. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 14 November 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:09 AM

WINTERBOURNE STEEPLETON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:22 on 12 Nov to 18:35 on 12 Nov, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:22 on 12 Nov to 18:35 on 12 Nov. [BBC]

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