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Freeview Light on the Wivenhoe Park (Essex, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Wivenhoe Park (Essex, England) transmitter which serves 4,000 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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Wivenhoe Park (Essex, England) transmitter.

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

Which Freeview channels does the Wivenhoe Park 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
C57 (762.0MHz)57mDTG-310W
Channel icons
1 BBC One East, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 17 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C54 (738.0MHz)57mDTG-310W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Anglia (East 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, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Anglia east),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C49 (698.0MHz)57mDTG-610W
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, 123 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 Wivenhoe Park (Essex, 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 Wivenhoe Park transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look East (East) 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Norwich NR2 1BH, 87km north-northeast
to BBC East region - 27 masts.
70% of BBC East (East) and BBC East (West) is shared output
regional news image
ITV Anglia News 0.8m homes 3.2%
from NORWICH NR1 3JG, 87km north-northeast
to ITV Anglia (East) region - 26 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Anglia (West)

How will the Wivenhoe Park (Essex, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-18
aerial groupC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E
700C49BBCBBBCBBBCB
C54C4C4C4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C57BBCABBCABBCA
C58BBC1BBC1BBC1
800C61ITVITVITV
C64BBC2BBC2BBC2

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 6th July and 20th July 2011.

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

Analogue 1-4 12W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-0.8dB) 10W

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

Oct 1959-Feb 2004Anglia 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. Wivenhoe Park 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
Tuesday, 5 July 2011
M
Mike Dimmick
11:31 PM

Wivenhoe Park will be OFF-AIR from midnight. It is expected to be up-and-running again by mid-afternoon (the advice to installers says 12 noon). Ensure that the transmitter is fully running again before tuning in your digital box.

You can find progress reports at Digital UK - Relay transmitter switching times .

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Wednesday, 20 July 2011
Friday, 29 July 2011
R
Rosemary Pulham
6:46 PM

Could you please tell me why programmes during the night are not being shown anymore.
I have Freesat TV.

R Pulham

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Rosemary Pulham's 1 post GB
Tuesday, 2 August 2011
Briantist
7:39 AM

Rosemary Pulham: Freesat provides a full service 24 hours a day.

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Monday, 18 July 2016
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