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The symbol shows the location of the Chepping Wycombe (Buckinghamshire, England) transmitter which serves 6,700 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.

Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Chepping Wycombe (Buckinghamshire, England) mast?

CHEPPING WYCOMBE transmitter - DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 27 Oct 08:15 until 27 Oct 11:00. . BBC


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Which Freeview channels does the Chepping Wycombe 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
C40 (626.0MHz)188mDTG-320W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) London, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 15 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C43 (650.0MHz)188mDTG-320W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (London), 4 Channel 4 (SD) London ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 London ads, 18 More4, 25 ITV4, 29 E4 +1, 34 ITV +1 (London),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C46 (674.0MHz)188mDTG-620W
Channel icons
72 Shopping Quarter , 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV London), 104 Channel 4 HD London ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 others

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 52 Freeview channels?

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

The Chepping Wycombe (Buckinghamshire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 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, YAAAS!, 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, More4 +1, Now 70s, Paramount Network, 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 Chepping Wycombe transmitter?

regional news image
BBC London 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London W1A 1AA, 42km east-southeast (103°)
to BBC London region - 55 masts.
regional news image
ITV London News 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London WC1X 8XZ, 44km east (101°)
to ITV London region - 55 masts.

How will the Chepping Wycombe (Buckinghamshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20122012-1318 Apr 2018
B E TB E TB E TB E K TB E K T
C40BBCA
C41ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4
C43D3+4
C44BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCA
C46BBCB
C47C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCB
C51tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves

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 4 Apr 12 and 18 Apr 12.

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

Analogue 1-4, BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 20W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Crystal Palace transmitter area

Sep 1955-Jul 1968Associated-Rediffusion†
Sep 1955-Jul 1968Associated TeleVision◊
Jul 1968-Dec 1992Thames†
Jul 1968-Feb 2004London Weekend Television♦
Jan 1993-Feb 2004Carlton†
Feb 2004-Dec 2014ITV plc†
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. Chepping Wycombe 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.

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Thursday, 27 August 2020
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7:28 PM

CHEPPING WYCOMBE transmitter - DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 27 Aug 17:01 until 27 Aug 17:08. . [BBC]

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Wednesday, 23 September 2020
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4:33 AM

CHEPPING WYCOMBE transmitter - DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 23 Sep 02:19 until 23 Sep 02:20. . [BBC]

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Friday, 27 November 2020
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4:27 PM

CHEPPING WYCOMBE transmitter - DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 27 Nov 15:43. . [BBC]

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7:29 PM

CHEPPING WYCOMBE transmitter - DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 27 Nov 15:43 until 27 Nov 17:20. . [BBC]

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Friday, 8 January 2021
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7:54 AM

CHEPPING WYCOMBE transmitter - DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 8 Jan 03:21 until 8 Jan 03:28. . [BBC]

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Thursday, 17 June 2021
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3:33 PM

CHEPPING WYCOMBE transmitter - DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 14 Jun 15:21 until 14 Jun 15:25. . [BBC]

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Thursday, 19 August 2021
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8:20 PM

CHEPPING WYCOMBE transmitter - DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 19 Aug 20:16. . [BBC]

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11:20 PM

CHEPPING WYCOMBE transmitter - DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 19 Aug 20:09 until 19 Aug 20:14. . [BBC]

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Wednesday, 27 October 2021
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CHEPPING WYCOMBE transmitter - DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 27 Oct 08:15. . [BBC]

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CHEPPING WYCOMBE transmitter - DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 27 Oct 08:15 until 27 Oct 11:00. . [BBC]

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