Freeview Light on the Wye (Kent, England) transmitter
Brian Butterworth first published this on - UK Free TV
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The symbol shows the location of the Wye (Kent, England) transmitter which serves 1,200 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 Wye (Kent, England) transmitter.
Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name_______
Which Freeview channels does the Wye 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.
Are you trying to watch these 43 Freeview channels?
The Wye (Kent, 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 Player, 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 Wye transmitter?
BBC South East Today 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QQ, 49km west (261°)
to BBC South East region - 45 masts.
ITV Meridian News 0.7m homes 2.7%
from Maidstone ME14 5NZ, 30km west-northwest (288°)
to ITV Meridian (East) region - 36 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with all of Meridian plus Oxford
How will the Wye (Kent, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 30 May 12 and 13 Jun 12.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
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Local transmitter mapsWye Freeview Heathfield TV region BBC South East Meridian (East micro region)
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Wye 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.
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Heathfield transmitter area
Monday, 17 April 2023
WYE transmitter - Freeview: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 17 Apr 02:58 until 17 Apr 06:01. . [BBC]
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