Freeview Light on the Weymouth (Dorset, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Weymouth (Dorset, England) transmitter which serves 20,000 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 Weymouth (Dorset, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Weymouth 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 52 Freeview channels?
The Weymouth (Dorset, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5Action, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, YAAAS!, More4 +1, Now 70s, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, 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 Weymouth transmitter?
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 119km west (260°)
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
How will the Weymouth (Dorset, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 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 6 May 09 and 20 May 09.
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 Stockland Hill transmitter area
A SAUDERS: Good Morning, A SAUDERS. As you may know, the Weymouth transmitter is a 'Freeview Lite' transmitter, and as such will only ever carry the public service broadcasting (PSB) multiplexes and not the commercial (COM) multiplexes. It is not economically viable for broadcasters to even bother to approach Ofcom to request for any changes to the 'Freeview Lite' arrangements because these transmitters serve such a small proportion of the population as a whole. The only 'Freeview' way to be able to view the full set of channels available is to be able to receive one of the 30 Full Freeview transmitters which transmit the COM7 & COM8 multiplexes. There are another 50 so-called 'Full Freeview' transmitters that are not really 'full Freeview' because they don't carry COM7 & COM 8. For some viewers, it is impossible to receive a GENUINE 'full Freeview' transmitter even with a very tall aerial pole, a high gain aerial and signal amplifiers, because whatever measures they take, they are simply out of range of one of these 30 transmitters or there are terrain issues that prevent reception. For some viewers, however, a more sophisticated and EXPENSIVE reception installation is technically feasible and for such viewers, they consider it to be a worthwhile investment in order to receive additional channels. Richard, Norwich.
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