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Freeview Light on the Dallington Park (Northamptonshire, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Dallington Park (Northamptonshire, England) transmitter which serves 16,000 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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Dallington Park (Northamptonshire, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Dallington Park 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
C23 (490.0MHz)106mDTG-340W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Cambridge, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 23 BBC Three, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 15 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C26 (514.0MHz)106mDTG-340W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Anglia (West micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) South ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 25 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV +1 (Anglia east),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C30 (546.0MHz)106mDTG-640W
Channel icons
73 Shopping Quarter , 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Meridian Southampton), 104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC 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 52 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Dallington Park (Northamptonshire, 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 Dallington Park transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look East (West) 1.0m homes 3.7%
from Cambridge CB4 0WZ, 73km east (90°)
to BBC Cambridge region - 4 masts.
70% of BBC East (East) and BBC East (West) is shared output
regional news image
ITV Anglia News 1.0m homes 3.7%
from Norwich NR1 3JG, 156km east-northeast (72°)
to ITV Anglia (West) region - 5 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Anglia (East)

How will the Dallington Park (Northamptonshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20112011-136 Jun 2018
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TA K T
C23BBCA
C26D3+4
C30BBCB
C50tv_offBBCA
C55tv_offBBCB
C56tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C59tv_offD3+4
C62BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C66BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C68C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 - more
Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
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Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 30 Mar 11 and 13 Apr 11.

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

Analogue 1-4 65W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-2.1dB) 40W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Sandy Heath transmitter area

Oct 1959-Feb 2004Anglia Television
Feb 2004-Dec 2014ITV plc
Feb 1983-Dec 1992TV-am•
Jan 1993-Sep 2010GMTV•
Sep 2010-Dec 2014ITV Daybreak•
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Dallington Park 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.

Comments
Thursday, 7 May 2015
Dave Lindsay
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11:18 AM

mrs rulings: What I meant to say in the first sentence was that I think Dallington Park is not likely to serve you.

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Sunday, 10 May 2015
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dennny
4:26 PM

I'm in rugby I know I'm getting tv from dallington park on ch 50 and ch 59 . but I can only get 20 percent signal my friend can get 100 percent over the road but she gets bbc midlands and itv central news I get angila and look east . my areail was put up last year and its deffo pointing towards dallington park it keeps breaking up .????

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MikeB
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5:35 PM

dennny: A postcode would be a help.

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jb38
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6:01 PM

dennny: A test code from the Rugby area used in the reception predictor does not indicate the Dallington Park Freeview light transmitter as being receivable anywhere near to your area, and so your report of the signal breaking up is not really surprising.

The station indicated as providing the best signal in the Rugby area, and which you neighbour across the road is most likely receiving from, is Sutton Coldfield at 29 miles away on a bearing of roughly 301 degrees (dependent on where located), with Waltham @ 35 miles / approx 32 degrees being the second best.



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Monday, 11 May 2015
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dennny
10:51 AM

They installed my areail wrong .

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dennny
10:52 AM

Danke . I'll get someone to point it towards Sutton coldfeild

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Friday, 19 June 2015
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Eddie Murphy
7:19 PM

Hello I'd like to find out how good 70 percent q is.

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jb38
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9:46 PM

Eddie Murphy : Although a quality indication of 100% is always the target to aim for, however, this figure is not always achievable in every location due to various factors such as the terrain surrounding the area, and so 70% is basically OK provided that its reasonably constant, as rapid fluctuations in same generally results in glitches in reception.

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jb38
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11:36 PM

Eddie Murphy : By the way, that said is mainly referring to Freeview reception, another factor that has to be kept in mind being, that the strength and quality indications generally vary from one brand of device to another when connected into the same aerial, the only one factor that does remain the same nomatter what brand of device is being used, being that rapid fluctuations being seen in the quality of the signal nearly always results in picture glitching, accompanied (in some instances) by audio problems.

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Monday, 22 June 2015
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Thomas tranters
11:18 PM

Hello I'm wondering if signal is diffrent on diffrent tv makes . I currently have a Panasonic LCD I get good signal with some break up . my new tv is a sony will that tv still get good signal.

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