Freeview Light on the Washford (Somerset, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Washford (Somerset, England) transmitter which serves 1,600 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 Washford (Somerset, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Washford 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 Washford (Somerset, 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 Washford transmitter?
BBC Points West 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Bristol BS8 2LR, 61km east-northeast (57°)
to BBC West region - 60 masts.
How will the Washford (Somerset, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 24 Mar 10 and 7 Apr 10.
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 Mendip transmitter area
WASHFORD transmitter - AM: Slightly reduced power due to essential engineering from 22 Oct 09:03. Slightly reduced power due to a fault from 20 Oct 14:54 until 20 Oct 17:49. Slightly reduced power due to a fault from 17 Oct 20:12 until 17 Oct 22:57. . [BBC]
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WASHFORD transmitter - AM: Slightly reduced power due to essential engineering from 22 Oct 09:03 until 22 Oct 12:44. Slightly reduced power due to a fault from 20 Oct 14:54 until 20 Oct 17:49. Slightly reduced power due to a fault from 17 Oct 20:12 until 17 Oct 22:57. . [BBC]
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