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, 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 (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, 25 ITV4, 29 E4 +1, 34 ITV +1 (Central west),
72 Shopping Quarter , 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, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 others 65 TBN UK,
CCXTV, 12 Quest, 20 Drama, 21 5USA, 28 ITV2 +1, 31 5STAR, 32 Paramount Network, 41 GREAT! movies action, 45 Channel 5 +1, 55 5SELECT, 57 ITVBe +1, 58 ITV3 +1, 59 ITV4 +1, 63 Blaze, 66 CBS Reality, 68 Horror Channel, 73 Drama +1, 77 TCC, 80 Blaze +1, 203 CITV, 211 Ketchup TV, 212 YAAAS!, plus 15 others Racing TV, 16 QVC, 50 TJC, 95 Create and Craft, 252 Kiss Chat & Date, 253 Proud Dating, 263 SonLife, 264 VisionTV, 265 On Demand 365, 269 Arise News, 670 ADULT Section (start), 680 ADULT Xpanded2, 724 Capital, 727 Absolute Radio, 728 Heart,
11 Sky Arts, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 30 4Music, 35 pick, 39 Quest Red, 42 Food Network, 46 Film4 +1, 47 Challenge, 48 4seven, 56 Smithsonian Channel, 69 Quest +1, 74 Yesterday +1, 82 Together TV, 233 Sky News, plus 9 others 44 Gems TV, 85 Craft Store TV, 673 ADULT smileTV3, 678 Xpanded TV, 723 talkSPORT, 730 RNIB Connect, 731 Classic FM, 732 LBC, 733 Trans World Radio,
23 Dave ja vu, 26 Yesterday, 33 GREAT! movies, 38 DMAX, 40 CBS Justice, 43 HGTV, 67 CBS Drama, 81 Talking Pictures TV, 84 PBS America, 234 RT, 235 Aljazeera English, plus 18 others ADULT smileTV2, 22 Ideal World, 36 QVC Beauty, 37 QVC Style, 71 Shopping Quarter, 206 Pop, 674 ADULT Babestn, 679 ADULT Studio 66, 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-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 11 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: BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, Quest HD, Forces TV, FreeSports, More4 +1, Now 70s, PBS America +1, Quest Red +1, RT HD.
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?
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Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Nottingham transmitter area
It was wrong to retune your Freeview box as now your= will have lost all the channels that were already correctly tuned.
Instead, check all the aerial cables and connections for any damage. Unplug all the coaxial plugs/sockets and refit them, corrosion/oxidation on the contacts is the most common cause of your type of problem. Then check that you can also receive other channels on the same multiplex, such as Quest.
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A reminder that there is a retune event on the 4th March when PSB3, COMs4&5 & the Local multiplex change frequency/UHF channel. The transmitter will likely go off-air shortly after midnight and be off-air for a period.
People will need to retune when it's back on air.
The final UHF channels at Nottingham in the order PSBs1-3; COMs4-6; Local are as follows -
C27, C24, C21; C33, C36, C48; C44. There are no power changes.
There are no further 700MHz clearance changes for the Nottingham transmitter.
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Chris.SE: If you put "[Transmitter name] Freeview Transmitter" into Google the transmitter pages of ukfree.tv come up as the top link every time. Not only that but the freeview.co.uk site either returns nothing or nothing of any use. Add to that freeview.co.uk bury their detailed information on a button below the icons and then more information within a difficult to decipher spreadsheet.
Having just spent a day trying to resolve what signal information was coming from where initially against hopelessly out of date information from the ukfree.tv website for Nottingham, Sutton and Waltham perhaps the site admin could at least add a line of text at the top of the transmitter information pages that says so if there isn't the time to update it. Also have it removed from the Google search.
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Whilst I sympathise with some of your comments, this is a help site where people can post and ask questions and ask for help. It has always struck me as rather odd that in these circumstances people don't read all of the recent posts on the transmitter page of interest to see if their query/problem has been raised (and answered) by anyone else.
As far as the Sutton transmitter page is concerned the UHF channel information is correct, the power needs updating to 20W & 10W for HP & VP but that's hardly going to be of interest or affect anyone except those that have good technical knowledge, as far as the average user is concerned it's a VERY low power relay.
UNLESS you mean Sutton Coldfield, in which case the main 6 muxes UHF channels/power are correct, the double entries in the table for COMs 7&8 and Local need correcting as do their power, but a lot of the information has been mentioned in recent posts there.
Both the Waltham Tx page and this one (post before yours) have recent posts from me giving the updated situation. Many of the Tx pages (especially the main ones) have similar comments from regular posters here where they aren't up-to-date and someone has had a query.
The site owner is the only one that can make changes as I think you've probably read and hasn't had time to even respond to some messages he's been left, never mind make the many remaining changes resulting from the 700MHz clearance. There's over 1100 transmitters in the UK and most of the data has to be manually inputted from OFCOM and DUK documents, a task I don't envy him!
As far as the Freeview site goes, I totally agree with you about the abysmal way in which the site is structured. When the DUK site (which was the place to go for the tech information) was merged into the Freeview site towards the end of last October, many of us found that is was badly done. I know I wasn't the only one that sent them a load of constructive comments about the way it worked. Some minor changes were made, but it's still badly structured. More recently they have made one addition which is of some use to those wanting technical information.
This site is about the only one where people can come and ask questions and generally get help from knowledgable and experienced engineers and other regular posters. You can try tweeting Freeview for help, but when there are significant problem they can take days to respond and when they do, more often than not they end up asking people to DM them a postcode etc. otherwise the sort of response you generally tend to get from them is instructions on how to retune!! I'll give you some links to useful places on the Freeview site which are generally up-to-date, although sometimes they can be tardy doing it.
Platform management | Freeview /channel-listings">Channel listings | Freeview
Platform management | Freeview /planned-engineering-works">Planned engineering works | Freeview
Service updates | Freeview
Recently added postcode/etc boxes on the following page takes you direct to the Detailed View of the Coverage Checker.
Platform management | Freeview
Unfortunately you still can't get a direct link to such a prediction.
You can get a variety of other (sometimes) helpful information on Help | Freeview
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