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Freeview Light on the Wooburn (Buckinghamshire, England) transmitter

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

Other mapstxfvWooburn FreeviewtxregionCrystal Palace TV regiontx1BBC Londontx3London
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Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

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What do the colours on the map mean?

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.


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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.

MuxAerial positionFrequencyHeightModeWatts
PSB1
BBCA
 vertical max
C48 (690.0MHz)142m64QAM 8K 2/3
24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
20W
Channel icons
1 BBC One London, 2 BBC Two England, 7 BBC Three, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 301 BBC Red Button 1, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 vertical max
C56 (754.0MHz)142m64QAM 8K 2/3
24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
20W
Channel icons
3 ITV (London), 4 Channel 4 London ads, 5 Channel 5 London ads, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 London ads, 14 More 4, 15 Film 4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (London),

PSB3
BBCB
 vertical max
C52 (722.0MHz)142m256QAM 32KE 2/3
40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
20W
Channel icons
101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV London), 104 Channel 4 HD London ads, 105 BBC Three HD, 123 CBBC HD, plus 1 others



Are you trying to watch these 49 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: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5*, 5USA, Al Jazeera Arabic, Al Jazeera English, Al Jazeera HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, CBS Action, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, Channel 5 +24, CITV, Community Channel, Community Channel HD, Dave, Dave ja vu, Drama, E4 +1, Film 4 +1, Food Network, ITV 2 +1, ITV 3, ITV 3 +1, ITV 4, ITV 4 +1, ITV Be, Motors TV, Movie Mix, Movies4Men, pick, Quest, Quest +1, Really, RT English , Sky News, Tiny Pop, Travel Channel, True Entertainment, truTV, truTV +1, Vintage TV, VIVA, Yesterday.

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
to BBC London region - 55 masts.
regional news image
ITV London News 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London WC1X 8XZ, 40km east
to ITV London region - 55 masts.

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

years1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-18
aerial groupC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E
C48BBCABBCABBCA
700C49BBC1BBC1BBC1
C52BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCBBBCBBBCB
C56ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4
800C68C4C4C4

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Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W
Italics for analogue, digital switchover was Wednesdays 4th April and 18th April 2012.

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.



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Transmitter engineering
Wednesday 23 April 2014 2:34AM

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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Transmitter engineering
Wednesday 23 April 2014 9:24AM

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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Transmitter engineering
Wednesday 23 April 2014 11:28AM

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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Transmitter engineering
Thursday 24 April 2014 2:27AM

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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Transmitter engineering
Thursday 24 April 2014 3:31PM

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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Transmitter engineering
Thursday 22 May 2014 7:32AM

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

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