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The symbol shows the location of the Brailes (Oxfordshire, England) transmitter which serves 700 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 Brailes (Oxfordshire, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Brailes 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
C24 (498.0MHz)221mDTG-8W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) West Midlands, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 23 BBC Three, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 18 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C21+ (474.2MHz)221mDTG-8W
Channel icons
3 ITV 1 (SD) (Central (West micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) Midlands ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 Midlands ads, 18 More4, 26 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (Central west),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C27 (522.0MHz)221mDTG-8W
Channel icons
56 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV 1 HD (ITV Central West), 104 Channel 4 HD Midlands ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 106 BBC Four HD, 109 BBC Three HD, 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 1 others

H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 43 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Brailes (Oxfordshire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Al Jazeera Eng, 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 MAX, 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 Brailes transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Midlands Today 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 1RF, 55km north-northwest (333°)
to BBC West Midlands region - 66 masts.
regional news image
ITV Central News 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 2JT, 55km north-northwest (333°)
to ITV Central (West) region - 65 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Central (East)

How will the Brailes (Oxfordshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20112011-137 Mar 2018-
W TW TW TA K TA K T
C21+D3+4D3+4
C24BBCABBCA
C27BBCBBBCB
C30BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C34ITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C52tv_offBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C59tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - 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 7 Sep 11 and 21 Sep 11.

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

Analogue 1-4 40W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 8W

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. Brailes 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
Sunday, 15 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

BRAILES transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 20:33 yesterday. [BBC]

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11:08 AM

BRAILES transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 20:33 yesterday to 20:43 yesterday. [BBC]

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Monday, 16 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

BRAILES transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 20:33 on 14 Sep to 20:43 on 14 Sep. [BBC]

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Saturday, 21 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

BRAILES transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 03:45 today to 03:53 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 02:07 today to 02:30 today. [BBC]

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Sunday, 22 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

BRAILES transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 03:45 yesterday to 03:53 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 02:07 yesterday to 02:30 yesterday. [BBC]

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Monday, 23 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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4:30 AM

BRAILES transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 03:45 on 21 Sep to 03:53 on 21 Sep, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 02:07 on 21 Sep to 02:30 on 21 Sep. [BBC]

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Monday, 20 January 2020
Transmitter engineering
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10:48 AM

BRAILES transmitter - Freeview: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 20 Jan 09:06. Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 20 Jan 07:34 until 20 Jan 07:49. . [BBC]

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1:48 PM

BRAILES transmitter - Freeview: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 20 Jan 09:06 until 20 Jan 10:41. Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 20 Jan 07:34 until 20 Jan 07:49. . [BBC]

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Tuesday, 28 January 2020
Transmitter engineering
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4:33 AM

BRAILES transmitter - Freeview: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 20 Jan 09:06 until 20 Jan 10:41. Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 20 Jan 07:34 until 20 Jan 07:49. . [BBC]

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Sunday, 2 February 2020
Transmitter engineering
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7:29 PM

BRAILES transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 2 Feb 05:36 until 2 Feb 06:53. . [BBC]

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