Freeview Light on the Gosforth (Cumbria, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Gosforth (Cumbria, England) transmitter which serves 900 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 Gosforth (Cumbria, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Gosforth 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 Gosforth (Cumbria, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5Action, 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, 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, YAAAS!, More4 +1, Now 70s, 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 Gosforth transmitter?
BBC Look North (Newcastle) 1.6m homes 6.0%
from Newcastle NE99 2NE, 134km east-northeast (62°)
to BBC North East and Cumbria region - 70 masts.
ITV Lookaround 0.2m homes 0.7%
from Carlisle CA1 3NT, 64km north-northeast (33°)
to ITV Border England region - 33 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with Tyne Tees
Are there any self-help relays?
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How will the Gosforth (Cumbria, 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 17 Oct 07 and 14 Nov 07.
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 Caldbeck transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
What does UK FREE TV Mean Pse?
Why in Windermere can I get 21 BBC stations-no private Radio. No freesat staions Dave ITV 3/4? I heard that the UK now had 100 channels of TV-more than Europe? BUT CUMBRIA with 15.4 Foreign visitors-ALL B and B's-Hotels etc- Limited channels?
When will Cumbria become Free Universal TV? receiving All Universal English Language News CNN Jalkezera etc(sri spelling)
WHO CONTROLS,RESTRICTS WHAT I HEAR AND SAY?
The BBC advertises"The largest watched News Channel" I only get BBC?
All my Family in Canada-no problems. I had a caravan/sat 1000 Channels in Europe? I am 70 this year and rely more on HOME TV Radio Choice-I am getting more and more frustrated-no sats on my rented listed building-& NO HOPE?
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ray stephenson: ukfree.tv is an independent website.
The reason it is as it is is because the commercial channels that you can't receive broadcast only from those transmitters that they wish to.
They transmit from about 80 of the largest transmitters in the UK. They were invited to extend their coverage, but declined. To broadcast from the 1000 or so relay (or small filler-in) transmitters would have roughly doubled the cost of transmission. As their objective is to generate profit from advertisers, it is not surprising that they didn't wish to do this when it would mean only an extra 8% of the population being able to watch their broadcasts.
See here for a fuller explanation:
Will there ever be more services on the Freeview Light transmitters? | ukfree.tv - independent free digital TV advice
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