Freeview Light on the Kidderminster (Worcestershire, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Kidderminster (Worcestershire, England) transmitter which serves 33,000 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 Kidderminster (Worcestershire, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Kidderminster 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 Kidderminster (Worcestershire, 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 Kidderminster transmitter?
BBC Midlands Today 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 1RF, 29km east-northeast (64°)
to BBC West Midlands region - 66 masts.
How will the Kidderminster (Worcestershire, 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 7 Sep 11 and 21 Sep 11.
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 Sutton Coldfield transmitter area
To be able to offer any assistance we need you to provide a full post code. Only then can we see what the expected reception conditions are like at your location.
As we do not know where you are in relation to the transmitter, we have no way of telling what your signal level should be like. So please check you are tuned correctly to the relevant channels (for Kidderminster they are 32, 34 and 35 currently) and check that the signal levels are in the required range (you idealy need it to be between 60% and 85% for good reception, too little or too much will cause problems).
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KIDDERMINSTER transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 20:06 today to 20:18 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 19:25 today to 19:37 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 20:06 today to 20:18 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:25 today to 19:37 today. [BBC]
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