Freeview Light on the Derby (Derby, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Derby (Derby, England) transmitter which serves 3,300 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 Derby (Derby, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Derby 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 Derby (Derby, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5Action, 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, 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, YAAAS!, More4 +1, Now 70s, 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 Derby transmitter?
BBC East Midlands Today 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Nottingham NG2 4UU, 25km east-northeast (78°)
to BBC East Midlands region - 17 masts.
How will the Derby (Derby, 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 17 Aug 11 and 31 Aug 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 Waltham transmitter area
DERBY transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 01:23 on 05 Jul to 02:17 on 05 Jul, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 05:05 on 04 Jul to 07:29 on 04 Jul, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06:08 on 05 Jul to 07:28 on 05 Jul, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality fr [BBC]
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DERBY transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 05:05 on 04 Jul to 07:29 on 04 Jul, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 01:23 on 05 Jul to 02:17 on 05 Jul, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06:08 on 05 Jul to 07:28 on 05 Jul, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality fr [BBC]
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I live in Allestree, Derby (DE22 2RL) and, while I receive most of my freeview from Sutton Coldfield, I get East Midlands channels (BBC1, ITV1) from the Derby transmitter (which is a direct line of sight of my rooftop aerial).
However, every evening (I'd say sometime between 5 and 6pm) my ITV1 and other ITV channels disappear. This has been the case for several years, maybe since the last freeview switching. It's never been a problem, I don't watch that much tv and when I need ITV1 I can get it via HD or by switching to the West Midlands ITV channels, which my tv puts in the 800 freeview range.
However, what has perplexed me this last couple of weeks is that the same fate befalls the extra BBC Red Button Wimbledon channels, 602-606. They are there during daytime, but, like ITV, they disappear after 5-6pm. The standard Red Button 601 channel is still accessible at all times.
I've contacted freeview.co.uk but they can't offer any explanation. I wondered if the experts on here could offer any explanation as to what happens in the early evening to scupper a handful of freeview channels?
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