Freeview Light on the Calne (Wiltshire, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Calne (Wiltshire, England) transmitter which serves 6,400 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 Calne (Wiltshire, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Calne 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 Calne (Wiltshire, 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 Calne transmitter?
BBC Points West 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Bristol BS8 2LR, 42km west (276°)
to BBC West region - 60 masts.
How will the Calne (Wiltshire, 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
Belynda Giles: If these house numbers are within one of the blocks of flats which are all fed by a communal aerial system then the answer must be a fault with that system. The fault could be that power has been lost to the amplifier or that the amplifier or its power supply has become defective. Either way, you need to contact the party responsible for the system so that they can get it put right.
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Belynda Giles: Looking at the situation from another angle. As Mendip, the station indicated as covering your area, is on the engineering list under the heading of "possible weak signal, which in your case of being located at approximately 27 miles away from the transmitter could result in no signal being received, therefore, if by any chance you carried out a retune whist the signal was down? this action will have deleted everything stored in the tuners memory, creating the situation of frequent retunes being necessary to recover / reload the channels back into said memory.
Should though the aforementioned not be applicable in your particular case, then if, which appearances might possibly suggest, you are connected into a communal aerial system? it would be prudent to make an enquiry with a neighbour to ascertain if they are also suffering from the same problem with reception as yourself.
The point being, that although engineering work might well be in progress of being carried out, the signal is never turned down for any more than about an hour or so at the most.
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