Freeview Light on the Kendal Fell (Cumbria, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Kendal Fell (Cumbria, England) transmitter which serves 12,000 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Kendal Fell (Cumbria, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Kendal Fell 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 43 Freeview channels?
The Kendal Fell (Cumbria, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, Film4 +1, Food Network, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, pick, Pop Player, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's TV (UK), Together TV, W, 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 Kendal Fell transmitter?
BBC North West Tonight 3.1m homes 11.8%
from Salford M50 2QH, 100km south-southeast (162°)
to BBC North West region - 92 masts.
How will the Kendal Fell (Cumbria, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - 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 24 Jun 09 and 22 Jul 09.
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
I live in Kendal Cumbria every thing was fine untill I started ghanging channels I now have no signel for over 15 channels . One in fact I can get on my laptop which does not close down on my TV till 1.30am.Please can you tett me if there is a problem with the transmitter
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Mrs Aspin: Which channels are you or have you had issues with?
It may be helpful if I point out that Kendal Fell transmitter is a Public Service one only (carries BBC, ITV1, ITV2, Channel 4, E4, More 4, Channel 5, HD and a few others).
If you are receiving Commercial channels such as ITV3, Pick TV, Yesterday, Dave, Film 4 and many others, then you are not picking them up from Kendal Fell. If your aerial faces Kendal Fell and you pick up these channels, then poor reception of these channels may ensue.
The solution is to have an aerial fitted for another transmitter which carries these services, *if* you are in a location where such signals can be picked up reliably.
See also the postings from "Transmitter engineering" above and before yours. It is from the BBC and says "Wrong Region" from 23:37 to 03:13. I wonder if this was your cause. Has the problem corrected itself?
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I've been experiencing above average channel loss over the last month from the Kendal Fell Transmitter (Freeview). BBC channels have been fine (no loss) but for the most part the independent channels have been showing "No Signal" on my TV.
The aerial is situated in my attic and has provided good reception up until a month ago.
I've checked the cable and connections and nothing seems untoward.
Any ideas? Thanks in advance...
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