Freeview Light on the Winterborne Stickland (Dorset, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Winterborne Stickland (Dorset, England) transmitter which serves 11,000 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 Winterborne Stickland (Dorset, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Winterborne Stickland 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 Winterborne Stickland (Dorset, 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 Player, 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 Winterborne Stickland transmitter?
BBC South Today 1.3m homes 4.9%
from Southampton SO14 7PU, 58km east (82°)
to BBC South region - 39 masts.
How will the Winterborne Stickland (Dorset, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 Mar 12 and 21 Mar 12.
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 Rowridge transmitter area
I live in Sturminster Marshall Dorset. Your maps indicate that I should be receiving programmes from Winterbourne Stickland but my aerial, on the roof, is pointing to the IOW transmitter. Should I have my aerial realigned to receive a better picture
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Robert Wood: The Winterbourne Stickland transmitter broadcasts only Public Service Broadcaster (PSB) channels whereas Rowridge on the IOW is a full-service transmitter (it broadcasts Commercial (COM) channels as well.
Rowridge broadcasts horizontally and vertically and has been doing so since April. The COM channels aren't as strong horizontally, so better reception of those may be gained by switching the aerial to vertical polarisation.
See this page for which service are carried on PSBs and which on COMs:
DTG :: DTT Services by Multiplex
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