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The symbol shows the location of the Larne (Northern Ireland) transmitter which serves 9,300 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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Larne (Northern Ireland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Larne 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.

MuxH/VFrequencyHeightModeWatts
PSB1
BBCA
 V max
C45 (666.0MHz)162mDTG-3400W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Northern Ireland, 2 BBC Two Northern Ireland, 9 BBC Four, 23 BBC Three, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C42 (642.0MHz)162mDTG-3400W
Channel icons
3 UTV (SD) (UTV), 4 Channel 4 (SD) NI ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 NI ads, 18 More4, 26 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 UTV +1 (UTV),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C39+ (618.2MHz)162mDTG-6400W
Channel icons
56 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD Northern Ireland, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 UTV HD (UTV), 104 Channel 4 HD NI ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 106 BBC Four HD, 109 BBC Three HD, 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 1 others

DTG-3 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 effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Larne (Northern Ireland) 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 MAX, 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 Larne transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Newsline 0.6m homes 2.5%
from Belfast BT2 8HQ, 1,045km northeast (51°)
to BBC Northern Ireland region - 46 masts.
regional news image
UTV Live 0.6m homes 2.5%
from Belfast BT7 1EB, 1,045km northeast (51°)
to UTV region - 46 masts.

How will the Larne (Northern Ireland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1950s-80s1984-971997-981998-20122012-1330 Sep 2019-
VHFB E TB E TB E TB E K TB E K T
C3BBCtvwaves
C39BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves+BBCBBBCB
C42C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesD3+4D3+4
C45BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCA
C49tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves

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 10 Oct 12 and 24 Oct 12.

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

Analogue 1-4 500W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-1dB) 400W

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

Oct 1959-May 2006Ulster Television
May 2006-Dec 2014UTV plc
Feb 1983-Dec 1992TV-am•
Jan 1993-Sep 2010GMTV•
Sep 2010-Dec 2014ITV Daybreak•
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Larne 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.

Comments
Thursday, 20 October 2011
Transmitter engineering
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7:49 PM

LARNE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air from 05:15 today to 05:34 today BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 04:47 today to 05:15 today BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 04:51 on 18 Oct to 05:13 on 18 Oct BBC TWO Off Air from 05:15 today to 05:28 today BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related [BBC] Over the next week Larne relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) Service Shutdowns, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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Friday, 21 October 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:59 AM

LARNE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 04:51 on 18 Oct to 05:13 on 18 Oct BBC ONE Off Air from 05:15 yesterday to 05:34 yesterday BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 04:47 yesterday to 05:15 yesterday BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 04:51 on 18 Oct to 05:18 on [BBC] Over the next week Larne relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) Service Shutdowns, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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Monday, 24 October 2011
Transmitter engineering
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10:55 AM

LARNE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air from 05:15 on 20 Oct to 05:34 on 20 Oct BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 04:47 on 20 Oct to 05:15 on 20 Oct BBC TWO Off Air from 05:15 on 20 Oct to 05:28 on 20 Oct BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 04:47 on 20 Oct to 05:15 on 20 Oct [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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4:05 PM

LARNE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 04:47 on 20 Oct to 05:15 on 20 Oct BBC ONE Off Air from 05:15 on 20 Oct to 05:34 on 20 Oct BBC TWO Off Air from 05:15 on 20 Oct to 05:28 on 20 Oct BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 04:47 on 20 Oct to 05:15 on 20 Oct [BBC]

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Tuesday, 25 October 2011
Transmitter engineering
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12:49 PM

LARNE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Weak Signal from 09:51 today to 10:05 today [BBC]

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Wednesday, 26 October 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:58 AM

LARNE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Weak Signal from 09:51 yesterday to 10:05 yesterday [BBC]

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Thursday, 27 October 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:44 AM

LARNE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Weak Signal from 09:51 on 25 Oct to 10:05 on 25 Oct [BBC]

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Monday, 14 November 2011
Transmitter engineering
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10:29 AM

LARNE transmitter - Over the next week Larne relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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Tuesday, 15 November 2011
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

9:48 AM

LARNE transmitter - 15 November 2011: Engineering transmitter work will take place between 09:30hrs and 18:00hrs. TV services that may be subject to reduced power: Analogue services - Not Applicable Digital services - BBC A, D3&4, BBC B, SDN, Arqiva A and Arqiva B [DUK] Over the next week Larne relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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Thursday, 8 December 2011
Transmitter engineering
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9:30 AM

LARNE transmitter - 8 December 2011: Engineering transmitter work will take place between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs. TV services that will be disrupted: Analogue services - BBC1, BBC2, ITV and Channel 4 Digital services - Not Applicable [DUK] Over the next week Larne relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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