Full Freeview on the Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) transmitter which serves 74,000 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 Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Nottingham 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.
1 BBC One (SD) East Midlands, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 23 BBC Three, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4 (FM), 705 BBC Radio 5 Live, 706 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, 707 BBC Radio 6 Music, 708 BBC Radio 4 Extra, 709 BBC Asian Network, 710 BBC World Service, 720 BBC Nottingham (BBC local radio), 721 BBC Leicester (BBC local radio), 722 BBC Lincolnshire (BBC local radio), 734 BBC Northampton (BBC local radio), 735 BBC Derby (BBC local radio),
3 ITV 1 (SD) (Central (East micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) Midlands ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 Midlands ads, 18 More4, 26 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (Central west),
56 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV 1 HD (ITV Central West), 104 Channel 4 HD Midlands ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 106 BBC Four HD, 109 BBC Three HD, 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 1 others 66 TBN UK,
20 Drama, 21 5USA, 29 ITV2 +1, 32 5STAR, 33 5Action, 41 Legend, 42 GREAT! movies action, 46 Channel 5 +1, 58 ITVBe +1, 59 ITV3 +1, 64 Blaze, 67 CBS Reality, 74 Dave ja vu, 78 TCC, 81 Blaze +1, 89 ITV4 +1, 203 CITV, 208 Pop Player, 209 Ketchup TV, 210 Ketchup Too, 211 YAAAS!, plus 15 others Racing TV, Kiss Chat & Date, Proud Dating, ADULT Xpanded2, 16 QVC, 22 TJC, 237 TalkTV, 263 SonLife, 264 VisionTV, 265 On Demand 365, 269 Arise News, 670 ADULT Section (start), 724 Capital, 727 Absolute Radio, 728 Heart,
11 Sky Arts, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 31 E4 Extra, 36 pick, 40 Quest Red, 43 Food Network, 47 Film4 +1, 48 Challenge, 49 4seven, 57 Smithsonian Channel, 60 Drama +1, 70 Quest +1, 75 Yesterday +1, 83 Together TV, 233 Sky News, plus 9 others CRAFT EXTRA , 45 Gems TV, 85 Create & Craft, 673 ADULT smileTV3, 723 talkSPORT, 730 RNIB Connect, 731 Classic FM, 732 LBC, 733 Trans World Radio,
12 Quest, 25 W, 27 Yesterday, 34 GREAT! movies, 39 DMAX, 44 HGTV, 71 Quest Red +1, 73 HobbyMaker, 82 Talking Pictures TV, 84 PBS America, 88 Classic Hits, 235 Al Jazeera Eng, plus 19 others ADULT smileTV2, ADULT Studio 66, 37 QVC Beauty, 38 QVC Style, 51 Ideal World, 72 Jewellery Maker, 206 Pop, 674 ADULT Babestn, 678 Xpanded TV, 699 ADULT Section, 711 Hits Radio, 712 KISS FRESH, 713 KISS, 714 KISSTORY, 715 Magic, 716 Greatest Hits Radio, 717 Kerrang!, 718 Smooth Radio, 725 Premier Radio,
from 27th May 2014: 7 Notts TV,
DTG-12 QSPK 8K 3/4 8.0Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)
Are you trying to watch these 0 Freeview HD channels?
The Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) mast is not one of the extended Freeview HD (COM7 and COM8) transmitters, it does not provide these high definition (HD) channels: .
If you want to watch these HD channels, either use Freesat HD, or move your TV aerial must point to one of the 30 Full Freeview HD transmitters. For more information see the want to know which transmitters will carry extra Freeview HD? page.
Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Nottingham transmitter?
BBC East Midlands Today 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Nottingham NG2 4UU, 9km east-southeast (118°)
to BBC East Midlands region - 17 masts.
How will the Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
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Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 30 Mar 11 and 13 Apr 11.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|SDN, ARQA, ARQB, BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-7dB) 400W|
|Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*, Mux C*, Mux D*||(-17dB) 40W|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Nottingham transmitter area
Indeed. The real frustration is knowing that we used to have at leat useable reception on this channel. I didn't give you the full picture of my efforts yesterday but I took the dipole assembly off (it's only a plastic clip) removed the cable connection and pcb, cleaned and reassembled it all. The 2m cable run looks undamaged. I checked the alignment of all the elements (talk about clutching at straws). It all looks great, as you'd see if we could post photos.
Like you, I have to suspect the aerial but really can't justify the effort of replacement when it all looks so new. We are only 5km from the relay and the terrain profile shows nothing between us and it, other than the odd tree.
I would consider reorientating to Sutton if it weren't for the desire to get East Midlands news. Despite the alignment differences, I seem to get a significant signal from there! Walton isn't an option as there is an undeniable topographic obstruction in that direction.
Anyway, many thanks for your time and thoughts. I'll go and fix something I can fix.
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Hmm, always interesting to see what else you can get.
Now, one question I haven't asked, because of your background I expect subconsciously I might have expected you to have mentioned it if it were so, but are there any new (or changed) mobile phone masts near you?
I'm wondering if there's a strong enough signal, is it getting into your system between the TV and or at the Distribution amp? If so, might it desensitise the TV tuner especially at the top end?
How easy would it be to try the filter at the back of the TV with the aerial coupled direct to the downlead (amp off)?
More straw clutching - is there an unused VHF input on the distribution amp? If so, try a shorted plug on the input, who knows what interference may get in there!
As you have a distribution amp, do you have maybe a small(er) TV on a different downlead/output that you could compare strengths/quality between C48 and the other channels? No need for exact figures, just comparisons, nor exact comparisons with the main TV.
If you have a smaller TV, how easy would it be to take it to the loft and connect direct to the aerial (no amp) and try a channel comparison and if need be also with the filter. If not practical could you have such set at the bottom of the loft stairs and have a separate length of coax from the aerial coax to the set?
This could be all straw clutching, but might eliminate any obscure possibilities!
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I thought I had replied yesterday but I can't now see that post.
It was just to say that out of sheer frustration, I am going to try pointing the aerial at Waltham - we want E Midlands options.
The aerial looks fine and all connections measure as perfect. There's ;its;e else to do.
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