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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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) transmitter.

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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.

MuxH/VFrequencyHeightModeWatts
PSB1
BBCA
 V max
C27 (522.0MHz)175mDTG-3400W
Channel icons
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

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C24 (498.0MHz)175mDTG-3400W
Channel icons
3 ITV (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 ITV +1 (Central west),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C21+ (474.2MHz)175mDTG-6400W
Channel icons
56 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV 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

COM4
SDN
 V max
C33 (570.0MHz)175mDTG-8400W
Channel icons
12 Quest, 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 MAX, 209 Ketchup TV, 210 Ketchup Too, 211 YAAAS!, plus 15 others

COM5
ArqA
 V max
C36 (594.0MHz)175mDTG-8400W
Channel icons
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 8 others

COM6
ArqB
 V max
C48 (690.0MHz)175mDTG-8400W
Channel icons
 FreeSports, 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 Aljazeera English, plus 19 others

LNG
 V -6dB
C44 (658.0MHz)175mDTG-12100W
Channel icons
from 27th May 2014: 7 Notts TV,

DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/3 24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
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?

regional news image
BBC East Midlands Today 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Nottingham NG2 4UU, 9km east-southeast (118°)
to BBC East Midlands region - 17 masts.
regional news image
ITV Central News 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Birmingham B1 2JT, 72km southwest (218°)
to ITV Central (East) region - 17 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Central (West)

How will the Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20112011-134 Mar 2020
A K TA K TA K TW TW T
C21BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves+BBCBBBCB
C24ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4
C27BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCA
C31C4wavesC4wavesC4waves
C33SDN
C34C5wavesC5waves
C36ArqA
C44_local
C48ArqBArqB
C50tv_offLNG
C51tv_offSDN
C52tv_offArqA

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 30 Mar 11 and 13 Apr 11.

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

Analogue 1-5 2kW
SDN, ARQA, ARQB, BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 400W
LNG(-13dB) 100W
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

Feb 1956-Jul 1968Associated TeleVision†
Feb 1956-Jul 1968Associated British Corporation◊
Jul 1968-Dec 1981Associated TeleVision
Jan 1982-Feb 2004Central Independent Television
Feb 2004-Dec 2014ITV plc
Feb 1983-Dec 1992TV-am•
Jan 1993-Sep 2010GMTV•
Sep 2010-Dec 2014ITV Daybreak•
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Nottingham 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
Saturday, 3 September 2011
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Anthony Duncalf
6:08 PM

Paul: Waltham doesn't transmit Look North .It is the main transmitter for the East Midlands.Nottingham is a relay from it which also transmits central and BBC1 East.

If you're receiving Look North it's coming from Emley Moor in Yorkshire.

You want to try and get Waltham as it's the main transmitter.

Not all the multiplexes are on full power yet so some channels might break up .See this page

Freeview on Waltham TV transmitter | ukfree.tv - independent free digital TV advice (DE53LZ)

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jb38
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8:02 PM

michael Blore: BBC1 etc from Nottingham is on Mux Ch27 (522Mhz)

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jb38's 7,179 posts GB
Friday, 9 September 2011
M
Milene
10:10 AM
Nottingham

Hi
Not long ago(1year a month)i had a new aerial fitted,but for the last 2weeks im not able to see images at all.My tv is a freeview.Do you think i need a new instalment aerial? I'm desperately to see if you can sort my tv out,please.

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Briantist
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

12:13 PM

Milene: If you have had someone in recently and what they have provided does not work, I would ask them to return to "make good" the work.

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Briantist's 38,844 posts GB
Tuesday, 13 September 2011
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Alex W
4:51 PM

Why have a lot of the freeview digital channels got such a low power output ? Reception of many channels is lousy, and yes my aerial, wiring and equipment is current and up-to-date (Humax & bang&Olufsen), while the main channels are OK (BBC..). Every time the wind blows a lot of these digital channels become a screen full of pixels.
Never had these problems with analogue.
Please BOOST power to the low ouput digital freeview stations. MORE POWER
MORE POWER, it's the case that with the weedy power output of many channels, digital tv sucks.

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alan smith
5:48 PM
Stafford

Why when the weather is good I cannot get some freeview channels ? 12 & 24 for instance.When the weather is bad they are fine why ?
Alan Smith

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Briantist
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

7:05 PM

Alex W: On the Nottingham transmitter ALL the multiplexes are at the same power level, 400W.

If you have problems in the wind, your aerial is moving around and it most likley that there is a "dry joint" in the cable causing the signal to degrade. See Freeview reception has changed? | ukfree.tv - independent free digital TV advice

You didn't provide a full postcode, so I can't say more.

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Briantist's 38,844 posts GB
Thursday, 15 September 2011
D
Darren
8:20 PM
Nottingham

Notts transmitter is low at top end CH67 very low, CH63 poor, CH48 Med, Ch21 24 27 very high, is it a fault? using a LOG on 10" mast, Vision V51-205 (Low off aerial) poor pictures 30 Flats, any poor leads and they get nothing !

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Darren's 4 posts GB
Friday, 16 September 2011
Briantist
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

7:51 AM

Darren: You should be able to have excllent reception of all multiplex, as shown at the top of the page all services are output at the same level.

There is a graph on the Aerial group performance | ukfree.tv - independent free digital TV advice page which may explain the levels you are receiving.

You would normally expect to use single-channel repeaters in a 30-flat distribution system with one amplification unit for each used channel.

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