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The symbol shows the location of the Wooburn (Buckinghamshire, England) transmitter which serves 3,200 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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Wooburn (Buckinghamshire, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Wooburn 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
C48 (690.0MHz)142mDTG-320W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) London, 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 15 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C36 (594.0MHz)142mDTG-320W
Channel icons
3 ITV 1 (SD) (London), 4 Channel 4 (SD) London ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 London ads, 18 More4, 26 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (London),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C52 (722.0MHz)142mDTG-620W
Channel icons
56 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV 1 HD (ITV London), 104 Channel 4 HD London 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 Wooburn (Buckinghamshire, 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 Wooburn transmitter?

regional news image
BBC London 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London W1A 1AA, 38km east (98°)
to BBC London region - 55 masts.
regional news image
ITV London News 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London WC1X 8XZ, 40km east (97°)
to ITV London region - 55 masts.

How will the Wooburn (Buckinghamshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20122012-1318 Apr 2018
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TB E T
C36D3+4
C48BBCABBCA
C49tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C52tv_offBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCBBBCB
C56tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4
C68C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

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 4 Apr 12 and 18 Apr 12.

How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?

Analogue 1-4 100W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 20W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Crystal Palace transmitter area

Sep 1955-Jul 1968Associated-Rediffusion†
Sep 1955-Jul 1968Associated TeleVision◊
Jul 1968-Dec 1992Thames†
Jul 1968-Feb 2004London Weekend Television♦
Jan 1993-Feb 2004Carlton†
Feb 2004-Dec 2014ITV plc♦
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. Wooburn 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
Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Transmitter engineering
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2:34 AM

WOOBURN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:48 yesterday to 05:34 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:11 yesterday to 04:18 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:48 yesterday to 05:34 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:11 yesterday to 04:18 ye [BBC]

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9:24 AM

WOOBURN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:11 yesterday to 04:18 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:48 yesterday to 05:34 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:48 yesterday to 05:34 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:11 yesterday to 04:18 ye [BBC]

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11:28 AM

WOOBURN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:48 yesterday to 05:34 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:11 yesterday to 04:18 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:11 yesterday to 04:18 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:48 yesterday to 05:34 ye [BBC]

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Thursday, 24 April 2014
Transmitter engineering
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2:27 AM

WOOBURN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:48 on 22 Apr to 05:34 on 22 Apr, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:11 on 22 Apr to 04:18 on 22 Apr, HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:48 on 22 Apr to 05:34 on 22 Apr, HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:11 on 22 Apr to 04:18 on [BBC]

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3:31 PM

WOOBURN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:11 on 22 Apr to 04:18 on 22 Apr, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:48 on 22 Apr to 05:34 on 22 Apr, HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:11 on 22 Apr to 04:18 on 22 Apr, HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:48 on 22 Apr to 05:34 on [BBC]

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Thursday, 22 May 2014
Transmitter engineering
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7:32 AM

WOOBURN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 02:00 today to 03:06 today. [BBC]

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Saturday, 29 November 2014
Transmitter engineering
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1:31 PM

WOOBURN transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:12 today to 12:12 today. [BBC]

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Monday, 23 March 2015
Transmitter engineering
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10:31 AM

WOOBURN transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Tuesday, 26 January 2016
Transmitter engineering
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10:31 AM

WOOBURN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:37 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:37 today. [BBC]

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4:34 PM

WOOBURN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:37 today to 15:33 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:37 today to 15:33 today. [BBC]

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