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The symbol shows the location of the Newry North (Northern Ireland) transmitter which serves less than 500 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 Newry North (Northern Ireland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Newry North 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
C22 (482.0MHz)89mDTG-32W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Northern Ireland, 2 BBC Two Northern Ireland, 9 BBC Four, 23 BBC Three, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C25 (506.0MHz)89mDTG-32W
Channel icons
3 UTV (SD) (UTV), 4 Channel 4 (SD) NI ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 NI ads, 18 More4, 26 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 UTV +1 (UTV),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C28 (530.0MHz)89mDTG-62W
Channel icons
56 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD Northern Ireland, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 UTV HD (UTV), 104 Channel 4 HD NI ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 106 BBC Four HD, 109 BBC Three HD, 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 1 others

DTG-3 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 effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Newry North (Northern Ireland) 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 MAX, 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 Newry North transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Newsline 0.6m homes 2.5%
from Belfast BT2 8HQ, 1,042km northeast (50°)
to BBC Northern Ireland region - 46 masts.
regional news image
UTV Live 0.6m homes 2.5%
from Belfast BT7 1EB, 1,042km northeast (50°)
to UTV region - 46 masts.

How will the Newry North (Northern Ireland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20122012-134 Sep 2019
B E TB E TB E TB E K TA K T
C22BBCA
C25D3+4
C28BBCB
C40BBCB
C41ITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C43BBCA
C44BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C46D3+4
C47C4wavesC4wavesC4waves
C51tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves

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 10 Oct 12 and 24 Oct 12.

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

Analogue 1-4 10W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 2W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Divis transmitter area

Oct 1959-May 2006Ulster Television
May 2006-Dec 2014UTV plc
Feb 1983-Dec 1992TV-am•
Jan 1993-Sep 2010GMTV•
Sep 2010-Dec 2014ITV Daybreak•
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Newry North 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.

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Tuesday, 23 August 2011
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

9:35 PM

NEWRY NORTH transmitter - Over the next week Newry North relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) working normally, no digital radio. [DUK]

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Tuesday, 1 November 2011
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

9:48 AM

NEWRY NORTH transmitter - 1 November 2011: Engineering transmitter work will take place between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs. TV services that will be disrupted: Analogue services - BBC1, BBC2, ITV and Channel 4 Digital services - Not Applicable [DUK] Over the next week Newry North relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) working normally, no digital radio. [DUK]

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Sunday, 29 January 2012
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Gerry Hoey
10:11 PM

Hi
I am currently installing tvs in and Newry and dont know for sure what aerials to use on new installations
Please send me an email of what the situitation will be post oct 24
Regards Gerry Hoey

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Monday, 30 January 2012
Dave Lindsay
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

10:53 AM

Gerry Hoey: Ofcom has published details of all transmitters post-swtichover here:

Ofcom | Digital Switchover Transmitter Details

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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts GB
Briantist
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

3:24 PM

Gerry Hoey: Or see "After Wednesday 24th October 2012" and all the other information I have provided at the top of the page.

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Dave Lindsay
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

3:37 PM

Gerry Hoey: There is also the trade section of the Digital UK website where there is a newsletter for Northern Ireland:


Transmitter Network - Digital UK Almanac


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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts GB
Wednesday, 1 February 2012
Briantist
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

11:18 PM

Gerry Hoey: You can download the information from this page too - For compaision purposes -UTV .

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Tuesday, 23 October 2012
Tuesday, 25 December 2012
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Damian
12:30 PM

Will Newry north be upgraded from freeview lite to the full range of channels as Divis? If so, when is this scheduled to happen? It seems unfair that we are only receiving a limited number of channels compared to other areas when paying the full licence fee.

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