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The symbol shows the location of the Ridge Hill (County of Herefordshire, England) transmitter which serves 270,000 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 Ridge Hill (County of Herefordshire, England) transmitter.



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Which Freeview channels does the Ridge Hill transmitter broadcast?

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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
 H max
C28 (530.0MHz)363mDTG-320,000W
Channel icons
1 BBC One West Midlands, 2 BBC Two England, 7 BBC Three, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 H max
C25 (506.0MHz)363mDTG-320,000W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Central (West micro region)), 4 Channel 4 Midlands ads, 5 Channel 5 Part Network ads, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 Midlands ads, 14 More 4, 15 Film 4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Central west),

PSB3
BBCB
 H max
C22+ (482.2MHz)363mDTG-620,000W
Channel icons
45 Film 4 +1, 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 BBC Three HD, 123 CBBC HD, plus 1 others

COM4
SDN
 H -3dB
C21+ (474.2MHz)361mDTG-810,000W
Channel icons
10 ITV 3, 20 Drama, 21 5USA, 26 ITV Be, 27 ITV 2 +1, 30 5*, 34 ITV 3 +1, 37 Quest, 44 Channel 5 +1, 55 Channel 5 +24, 61 True Entertainment, 62 ITV 4 +1, 66 CBS Reality, 72 ITV Be +1, 122 CITV, 242 Vintage TV, plus 25 others

COM5
ArqA
 H -3dB
C24 (498.0MHz)366mDTG-810,000W
Channel icons
 BBC Red Button 2, 11 pick, 12 Dave, 17 Really, 29 E4 +1, 32 Movie Mix, 41 Food Network, 42 Travel Channel, 46 Challenge, 48 Movies4Men, 68 truTV, 69 truTV +1, 126 Tiny Pop, 132 Sky News, plus 18 others

COM6
ArqB
 H -3dB
C27 (522.0MHz)361mDTG-810,000W
Channel icons
18 4Music, 19 Yesterday, 24 ITV 4, 25 Dave ja vu, 31 Spike , 38 Quest +1, 47 4seven, 58 BT Sport 1 (not free), 64 CBS Action, 70 Horror Channel, 74 VIVA, 133 Al Jazeera English, 135 RT English , plus 18 others

com7
 H -2.8dB
C32 (562.0MHz)363mDTG-610,500W
Channel icons
from 8th April 2014: 59 BT Showcase (not free), 63 Community Channel, 71 Motors TV, 106 BBC Four HD, 107 BBC News HD, 108 Al Jazeera HD, 109 Community Channel HD, 110 Channel 4+1 HD, 110 4seven HD, 124 CBeebies HD, 134 Al Jazeera Arabic, plus 4 others

com8
 H -6.8dB
C34 (578.0MHz)363mDTG-64,200W
Channel icons
starts sometime during 2014/5: plus 2 others

PSB2
D3+4west
 H max
C29 (538.0MHz)352mDTG-320,000W
Channel icons
3 ITV (West), 4 Channel 4 South ads, 5 Channel 5 Part Network ads, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 14 More 4, 15 Film 4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (West),



DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/324.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/340.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/427.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Ridge Hill transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Midlands Today 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 1RF, 69km northeast
to BBC West Midlands region - 66 masts.
regional news image
ITV Central News 2.9m homes 10.9%
from Birmingham B1 2JT, 69km northeast
to ITV Central (West) region - 65 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Central (East)

Are there any self-help relays?

WhittonTransposer35 km NW Hereford40 homes

How will the Ridge Hill (County of Herefordshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1968~851984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-18
aerial groupVHFA KA KWWWW
C6ITV
C21+SDN+SDN+SDN
C22BBC1BBC1BBC1+BBCB+BBCB+BBCB
C24ArqAArqAArqA
C25ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4
C27ArqBArqBArqB
C28BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCABBCABBCA
C29D3+4D3+4D3+4
C30_local_local_local
600C32C4C4C4com7
C34com8
C35C5C5
C42C
C45D
700C51_local_local_local
C531
C572
C60A
800C63B

orange background for multiplexes names more
green background for transmission frequencies
lilac background for power levels in watts
800MHz band: 4G mobile started in 2013
700MHz band: possible 4G in 2019 more
600MHz band: new or moved digital TV services more
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W
Italics for analogue, digital switchover was Wednesdays 6th April and 20th April 2011.
Click/touch here to read How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?Analogue 1-5 100kWBBCA, D3+4
Click/touch here to read Other mapsRidge Hill Freeview, Ridge Hill DAB, Ridge Hill AM/FM, Ridge Hill TV region, BBC West Midl
Click/touch here to read Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Ridge Hill transmitter areaFeb 1956-Jul 19
Click/touch here to read Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Friday, 6 February 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

RIDGE HILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:49 yesterday to 12:56 yesterday. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Very Weak Signal from 11:48 yesterday to 15:29 yesterday, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 07:54 yesterday to 08:13 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Sign [BBC]

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Saturday, 7 February 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

RIDGE HILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:49 on 05 Feb to 12:56 on 05 Feb. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Very Weak Signal from 11:48 on 05 Feb to 15:29 on 05 Feb, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 07:54 on 05 Feb to 08:13 on 05 Feb. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Sign [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
4:32 PM

RIDGE HILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:49 on 05 Feb to 12:56 on 05 Feb. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 07:54 on 05 Feb to 08:13 on 05 Feb, BBC National DAB Radio Very Weak Signal from 11:48 on 05 Feb to 15:29 on 05 Feb. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Sign [BBC]

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Friday, 13 February 2015
Transmitter engineering
10:31 AM

RIDGE HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:10 today to 07:16 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 07:10 today to 07:17 today. [BBC]

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Saturday, 14 February 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

RIDGE HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:10 yesterday to 07:16 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 07:10 yesterday to 07:17 yesterday. [BBC]

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Sunday, 15 February 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

RIDGE HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:10 on 13 Feb to 07:16 on 13 Feb, HD Digital TV Off Air from 07:10 on 13 Feb to 07:17 on 13 Feb. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 1 April 2015
Transmitter engineering
7:30 PM

RIDGE HILL transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 02:39 yesterday to 11:22 yesterday, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 01:30 yesterday to 02:39 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 01:30 yesterday to 02:39 yesterday, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 01:30 yesterday to [BBC]

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Thursday, 2 April 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

RIDGE HILL transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 02:39 on 31 Mar to 11:22 on 31 Mar, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 01:30 on 31 Mar to 02:39 on 31 Mar. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 01:30 on 31 Mar to 02:39 on 31 Mar, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 01:30 on 31 Mar to [BBC]

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