Freeview Light on the Whitworth (Rochdale, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Whitworth (Rochdale, England) transmitter which serves 3,200 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 Whitworth (Rochdale, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Whitworth 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 52 Freeview channels?
The Whitworth (Rochdale, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, Now 70s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, 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 Whitworth transmitter?
BBC North West Tonight 3.1m homes 11.8%
from Salford M50 2QH, 24km south-southwest (201°)
to BBC North West region - 92 masts.
How will the Whitworth (Rochdale, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 - 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 4 Nov 09 and 2 Dec 09.
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 Winter Hill transmitter area
Transmiitter engineering: I am so frustrated that I can't watch my TV, and all my programs that I tape wont be be tapeing, I am OL128EP, I believe it's a transmitter problems, but u have had a long time to sought this out for years, it's not good enough someone ,needs to put money in and sought this permanently, I bet the person that's in charge as a great reception, please get this sorted
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There is nothing for us to sort.
1) This is an independent free helpsite for people with reception problems, we don't maintain the transmitters or the electricity network or National grid or control the weather.
2) You may have noticed from the post following yours that the BBC reported the "fault".
The "fault" was actually due to one of the many power outages cause by severe damage in many places as a result of Storm Arwen! Had you referred to Electricity NorthWest's website, you might have been aware of it!
3) Did you not experience any power outages yourself? If not, you were lucky because some others in your postcode did!
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