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The symbol shows the location of the Redditch (Worcestershire, England) transmitter which serves 3,300 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 Redditch (Worcestershire, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Redditch 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
C25 (506.0MHz)137mDTG-32W
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
C22 (482.0MHz)137mDTG-32W
Channel icons
3 ITV (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 ITV +1 (Central west),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C28 (530.0MHz)137mDTG-62W
Channel icons
56 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV 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

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 43 Freeview channels?

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

The Redditch (Worcestershire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, 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 Redditch transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Midlands Today 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 1RF, 18km north (11°)
to BBC West Midlands region - 66 masts.
regional news image
ITV Central News 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 2JT, 19km north (10°)
to ITV Central (West) region - 65 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Central (East)

How will the Redditch (Worcestershire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20112011-137 Mar 2018-
A K TA K TA K TA K TA K T
C22BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4D3+4
C25ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCABBCA
C28BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCBBBCB
C32C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

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, BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 2W

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. Redditch 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
Friday, 2 March 2018
Transmitter engineering
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4:30 AM

REDDITCH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Weak Signal from 02:51 on 28 Feb to 04:41 on 28 Feb. [BBC]

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Saturday, 28 July 2018
Transmitter engineering
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9:08 AM

REDDITCH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 06:10 today to 06:45 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:10 today to 06:45 today. [BBC]

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Sunday, 29 July 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:08 AM

REDDITCH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 06:10 yesterday to 06:45 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:10 yesterday to 06:45 yesterday. [BBC]

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Monday, 30 July 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:08 AM

REDDITCH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 06:10 on 28 Jul to 06:45 on 28 Jul, HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:10 on 28 Jul to 06:45 on 28 Jul. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 6 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
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1:31 PM

REDDITCH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:30 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:30 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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7:30 PM

REDDITCH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:30 today to 10:44 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:30 today to 10:44 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 7 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
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4:30 AM

REDDITCH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:30 yesterday to 10:44 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:30 yesterday to 10:44 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 8 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
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4:31 AM

REDDITCH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:30 on 06 Feb to 10:44 on 06 Feb, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:30 on 06 Feb to 10:44 on 06 Feb. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 15 May 2019
Transmitter engineering
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8:09 PM

REDDITCH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:07 today to 18:09 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 18:07 today to 18:09 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 16 May 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

REDDITCH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:07 yesterday to 18:09 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 18:07 yesterday to 18:09 yesterday. [BBC]

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