Freeview Light on the Whitehaven (Cumbria, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Whitehaven (Cumbria, England) transmitter which serves 20,000 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 Whitehaven (Cumbria, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Whitehaven 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 Whitehaven (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 Whitehaven transmitter?
BBC Look North (Newcastle) 1.6m homes 6.0%
from Newcastle NE99 2NE, 136km east-northeast (67°)
to BBC North East and Cumbria region - 70 masts.
How will the Whitehaven (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 17 Oct 07 and 14 Nov 07.
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
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
WHITEHAVEN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 21:53 on 09 Oct to 01:05 yesterday, BBC National DAB Radio Reduced Quality from 12:43 today, BBC National DAB Radio Reduced Quality from 07:03 today to 08:17 today. [BBC]
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WHITEHAVEN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Reduced Quality from 12:43 today to 14:08 today, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 21:53 on 09 Oct to 01:05 yesterday, BBC National DAB Radio Reduced Quality from 07:03 today to 08:17 today. [BBC]
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