Freeview Light on the Crosthwaite (Cumbria, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Crosthwaite (Cumbria, England) 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Crosthwaite (Cumbria, England) transmitter.
Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name_______
Which Freeview channels does the Crosthwaite 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.
Are you trying to watch these 43 Freeview channels?
The Crosthwaite (Cumbria, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Al Jazeera Eng, 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 Crosthwaite transmitter?
BBC North West Tonight 3.1m homes 11.8%
from Salford M50 2QH, 99km south-southeast (158°)
to BBC North West region - 92 masts.
ITV Lookaround 0.2m homes 0.7%
from Carlisle CA1 3NT, 65km north (359°)
to ITV Border England region - 33 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with Tyne Tees
How will the Crosthwaite (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 24 Jun 09 and 22 Jul 09.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
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Local transmitter mapsCrosthwaite Freeview Caldbeck TV region BBC North West Border (England)
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Crosthwaite 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.
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Caldbeck transmitter area
Saturday, 4 December 2021
CROSTHWAITE transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 4 Dec 10:03 until 4 Dec 11:08. Off the air due to a fault from 2 Dec 23:09 until 3 Dec 08:22. Off the air due to a fault from 1 Dec 11:54 until 1 Dec 21:24. Off the air due to a fault from 30 Nov 15:24 until 3 [BBC]
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Monday, 6 December 2021
CROSTHWAITE transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 4 Dec 10:03 until 4 Dec 11:08. Off the air due to a fault from 2 Dec 23:09 until 3 Dec 08:22. Off the air due to a fault from 1 Dec 11:54 until 1 Dec 21:24. . [BBC]
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