Full Freeview on the Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) transmitter which serves 74,000 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Nottingham 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.
1 BBC One (SD) East Midlands, 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 16 others 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4 (FM), 705 BBC Radio 5 Live, 706 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, 707 BBC Radio 6 Music, 708 BBC Radio 4 Extra, 709 BBC Asian Network, 710 BBC World Service, 720 BBC Nottingham (BBC local radio), 721 BBC Leicester (BBC local radio), 722 BBC Lincolnshire (BBC local radio), 734 BBC Northampton (BBC local radio), 735 BBC Derby (BBC local radio),
3 ITV (SD) (Central (East micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) Midlands ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 Midlands ads, 18 More4, 25 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV +1 (Central west),
73 Shopping Quarter , 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Central West), 104 Channel 4 HD Midlands ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 others 66 TBN UK,
CCXTV, 12 Quest, 20 Drama, 21 5USA, 29 ITV2 +1, 32 5STAR, 33 5Action, 42 GREAT! movies action, 45 Channel 5 +1, 56 5SELECT, 58 ITVBe +1, 59 ITV3 +1, 60 ITV4 +1, 64 Blaze, 67 CBS Reality, 68 Horror Channel, 74 Drama +1, 78 TCC, 81 Blaze +1, 203 CITV, 211 Ketchup TV, 212 YAAAS!, plus 16 others Racing TV, ADULT Xpanded2, 16 QVC, 22 Ideal World, 50 TJC, 95 Create and Craft, 252 Kiss Chat & Date, 253 Proud Dating, 263 SonLife, 264 VisionTV, 265 On Demand 365, 269 Arise News, 670 ADULT Section (start), 724 Capital, 727 Absolute Radio, 728 Heart,
11 Sky Arts, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 31 4Music, 36 pick, 40 Quest Red, 43 Food Network, 46 Film4 +1, 47 Challenge, 48 4seven, 57 Smithsonian Channel, 70 Quest +1, 75 Yesterday +1, 83 Together TV, 233 Sky News, plus 9 others 45 Gems TV, 85 Craft Store TV, 673 ADULT smileTV3, 678 Xpanded TV, 723 talkSPORT, 730 RNIB Connect, 731 Classic FM, 732 LBC, 733 Trans World Radio,
25 Dave ja vu, 27 Yesterday, 34 GREAT! movies, 39 DMAX, 41 CBS Justice, 44 HGTV, 68 CBS Drama, 82 Talking Pictures TV, 84 PBS America, 234 RT, 235 Aljazeera English, plus 17 others ADULT smileTV2, ADULT Studio 66, 37 QVC Beauty, 38 QVC Style, 72 Shopping Quarter, 206 Pop, 674 ADULT Babestn, 699 ADULT Section, 711 Hits Radio, 712 KISS FRESH, 713 KISS, 714 KISSTORY, 715 Magic, 716 Greatest Hits Radio, 717 Kerrang!, 718 Smooth Radio, 725 Premier Radio,
from 27th May 2014: 7 Notts TV,
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-12 QSPK 8K 3/4 8.0Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)
Are you trying to watch these 11 Freeview HD channels?
The Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) mast is not one of the extended Freeview HD (COM7 and COM8) transmitters, it does not provide these high definition (HD) channels: BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, Forces TV, FreeSports, More4 +1, Now 70s, PBS America +1, That's TV , Quest Red +1, RT HD.
If you want to watch these HD channels, either use Freesat HD, or move your TV aerial must point to one of the 30 Full Freeview HD transmitters. For more information see the want to know which transmitters will carry extra Freeview HD? page.
Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Nottingham transmitter?
BBC East Midlands Today 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Nottingham NG2 4UU, 9km east-southeast (118°)
to BBC East Midlands region - 17 masts.
How will the Nottingham (Nottinghamshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 30 Mar 11 and 13 Apr 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 Nottingham transmitter area
alan meakin: I can't see a transmitter listed called Kimberley, however the Nottingham transmitter is currently listed for planned engineering work. Have you checked for any loose or damaged cables or connections behind your TV? Do not attempt to retune when you have no signal.
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What you are calling the "Kimberley Relay" is the Nottingham full service transmitter which has all 6 of the main multiplexes.
You may have noted from the post immediately before yours, that there is Planned Engineering at the transmitter this week, so there could be service interruptions. It is unusual that such interruptions would occur for any lengthy period in the middle of peak viewing hours, so at the time of my reply I would have expected your signals to have returned. Please also note, do NOT retune when you have no signal as it often just clears the correct tuning and you'd need to repeat a retune when signals are normal.
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Why am I having a problem receiving any of the Freeview Channels on COM5/ARQA, on the Nottingham transmitter. This appears to have started with a recent retuning at the start of the month. The picture is pixelated and the audio broken.
Location is a block of flats, Each with a splitter/booster. All the other channels are OK.
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Predicted reception can vary considerably across your postcode, most likely due to the geography at some point between your location and the transmitter. Lower numbers in the postcode are predicted good reception, mid range number vary from "variable" to poor, and high numbers good reception of the PSBs but variable reception of the COM multiplexes. BUT also, several transmitters are receivable across the postcode. With the weather conditions around the time of the retune, signals from more distant transmitters could cause interference to wanted signals.
That all said are you sure your aerial is pointing at the Nottingham transmitter? Although it's the closest, it doesn't always give the best signal. You may be getting reception from Waltham (even then it may be slightly variable for the COM multiplexes). Neither transmitter is currently listed for Planned Engineering and I can't find any fault reports for either.
If your aerial is pointing at Nottingham, it should be pointing at a compass bearing of about 259 degrees that's 11 degrees south of due West and the aerial rods (or squashed Xs) would be vertical.
If your aerial is pointing at Waltham, it should be pointing at a compass bearing of about 136 degrees that's almost exactly SE, and the aerial rods (or squashed Xs) would be horizontal.
Having established which transmitter you should be tuned to, you can then check in your TV's tuning section if you are tuned to the correct UHF channels. Remember, reception will depend on precise location.
In the order PSBs1/BBCA, PSB2/D3&4, PSB3/BBCB HD, COM4/SDN, COM5/ArqA, COM6/ArqB, Local -
For Nottingham the UHF channels are C27, C24, C21; C33, C36, C48; C44.
Reception of the Local multiplex could be good or very poor.
In the order PSBs1/BBCA, PSB2/D3&4, PSB3/BBCB HD, COM4/SDN, COM5/ArqA, COM6/ArqB, COM7, Local -
For Waltham the UHF channels are C32, C34, C35, C29, C37, C31, C55, C41.
Reception of the Local multiplex could be (very) poor, and COM7 variable.
If you are incorrectly tuned, try a manual retune, for Nottingham, UHF C36, for Waltham C37. If that doesn't correct things, try unplugging the aerial and doing a full automatic retune which should clear all existing tuning as nothing should be found, then plug the aerial back in and repeat a retune, ideally a manual one for each relevant UHF channel.
If you are still having problems, have you altered anything in your installation recently? Check if other flats are having the same problem. Post back with any details.
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