Freeview Light on the Dronfield (Derbyshire, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Dronfield (Derbyshire, England) transmitter which serves 1,400 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 Dronfield (Derbyshire, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Dronfield 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 Dronfield (Derbyshire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 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, YAAAS!, 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, More4 +1, Now 70s, Paramount Network, 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 Dronfield transmitter?
BBC Look North (Leeds) 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS9 8AH, 55km north (355°)
to BBC Yorkshire region - 56 masts.
How will the Dronfield (Derbyshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 - 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 10 Aug 11 and 24 Aug 11.
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 Emley Moor transmitter area
I live in Norton Sheffield & recieve my signal from the Dronfield transmitter.
Can you tell me what is happening as the signal for ITV 1 , 2 ,4, 5, more 4, E4 & film 4 stopped working at 10.00am today. It came back 2 hours later and has now gone again tonight.
It also effects my next door neighbour.
I have tried retuning the tv and have now lost all the channels from my tv
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Norman Cook: There is engineering works at Emley Moor which might interrupt television broadcasts. We have had reports from people using Emley who've had interruption to ITV etc.
As Dronfield transmitter receives its signal off-air from Emley then maybe at times the signal from Emley isn't good enough for it.
The answer is not to retune because that's just shooting yourself in the foot. It's only compounded the problem!
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