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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 Waltham (Leicestershire, England) transmitter. Click to recheck [+] 

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The symbol shows the location of the Waltham (Leicestershire, England) transmitter which serves 770,000 homes.

Other mapsWaltham DABWaltham AM/FMWaltham TV regionBBC East Midlands
Central (East micro region)DAB in LeicestershireAM/FM in Leicestershire

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 Waltham 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
 horizontal max
C49 (698.0MHz)442m64QAM 8K 2/3
24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
50,000W
Channel icons
1 BBC One East Midlands, 2 BBC Two England, 7 BBC Three, 9 BBC Four, 70 CBBC Channel, 71 CBeebies, 80 BBC News, 81 BBC Parliament, 301 BBC Red Button 1, plus 12 others

PSB2
D3+4
 horizontal max
C54- (737.8MHz)442m64QAM 8K 2/3
24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
50,000W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Central (East 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
 horizontal max
C58 (770.0MHz)442m256QAM 32KE 2/3
40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
50,000W
Channel icons
73 CBBC HD, 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, plus 1 others

COM4
SDN
 horizontal -3dB
C29 (538.0MHz)442m64QAM 8K 3/4
27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
25,000W
Channel icons
10 ITV 3, 20 Drama, 25 Dave ja vu, 27 ITV 2 +1, 30 5*, 31 5USA, 38 Quest, 39 The Zone, 44 Channel 5 +1, 54 ITV 4 +1, 55 Channel 5 +24, 61 True Entertainment, 66 CBS Reality, 72 CITV, plus 19 others

COM5
ArqA
 horizontal -3dB
C56 (754.0MHz)449m64QAM 8K 3/4
27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
25,000W
Channel icons
11 pick, 12 Dave, 17 Really, 29 E4+1, 32 Movie Mix, 41 Food Network, 42 Travel Channel, 46 Challenge, 48 Movies4Men, 57 Quest +1, 63 Community Channel, 82 Sky News, 302 BBC Red Button 2, plus 11 others

COM6
ArqB
 horizontal -3dB
C57 (762.0MHz)449m64QAM 8K 3/4
27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
25,000W
Channel icons
18 4Music, 19 Yesterday, 21 VIVA, 24 ITV 4, 45 Film 4 +1, 47 4seven, 58 BT Sport 1 (not free), 59 BT Sport 2 (not free), 83 Al Jazeera English, 85 RT English , plus 20 others

LNG
 horizontal -10dB
C26 (514.0MHz)442mQSPK 8K 3/4
8.0Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
5,000W
Channel icons
from 27th May 2014: 8 Notts TV, 64 Bonanza Bonanza, 75 Pop,

com7
 horizontal -15.5dB
C31 (554.0MHz)442m256QAM 32KE 2/3
40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
1,400W
Channel icons
74 CBeebies HD, 84 Al Jazeera Arabic, 106 BBC Four HD, 107 BBC News HD, 108 Al Jazeera HD, 109 Community Channel HD,

com8
 horizontal -15.5dB
C37 (602.0MHz)442m256QAM 32KE 2/3
40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
1,400W
Channel icons
starts sometime during 2014:



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


BBC East Midlands Today 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Nottingham NG2 4UU, 28km northwest
to BBC East Midlands region - 17 masts.

ITV Central News 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Birmingham B1 2JT, 83km west-southwest
to ITV Central (East) region - 17 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Central (West)

Are there any self-help relays?

BraunstoneTransposer5 km SW Leicester city centre170 homes

How will the Waltham (Leicestershire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20112011-1329/5/13-2013-182019-
aerial groupC/D EEWWWWK
C22SDN
C25ArqA
C26LNG
C28ArqB
C29ASDNSDNSDN
600C312com7
C33B
C35C5C5
C37com8
C39BBCB
C42DD3+4
C45CBBCA
700C491 BBCABBCA
C54C4C4C4-D3+4-D3+4-D3+4
C56ArqAArqAArqA
C57ArqBArqBArqB
C58BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCBBBCBBBCB
800C61ITVITVITVBBCA
C64BBC2BBC2BBC2

orange background for multiplexes names moregreen background for transmission frequencieslilac background for power levels in watts800MHz band: 4G mobile to start in 2013700MHz band: possible 4G in 2019 more600MHz 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 17th August and 31st August 2011.

  • Ofcom have projected that a local television service for Nottingham could use an Interleaved Frequency on the Waltham transmitter using C26

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

Analogue 1-5 250kW
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 50kW
SDN, ARQA, ARQB(-10dB) 25kW
Mux 1*(-14dB) 10kW
Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*(-14.9dB) 8kW
Mux C*, Mux D*, LNG(-17dB) 5kW
com7, com8(-22.5dB) 1.4kW

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Waltham transmitter area

Feb 1956-Jul 1968Associated TeleVision†
Feb 1956-Jul 1968Associated British Corporation◊
Jul 1968-Dec 1981Associated TeleVision
Jan 1982-Feb 2004Central Independent Television
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. Waltham 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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Michael
Wednesday 16 April 2014 11:19PM

John Webster: Wait, you had the same problem with the same setup at a previous address? As in, sky box + cabling + TV? If so I'd be looking at interference in that setup - remove the Sky everything else bar the TV+aerial connection and see what happens.

Could also be solved by moving the aerial with the signal information menu up on the screen, to see if that makes any difference - it did for me with my loft aerial on the ArqB mux, it's always been lower strength than others but moving the aerial got it up to a good enough level.


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Dominic Payer
Thursday 17 April 2014 7:37AM

John Webster

Have you checked for a firmware update to your TV? Some are not delivered OTA and must be installed manually.

Look on its manufacturer's UK support site.


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