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Below is a list of all the television and radio channels that you can watch in the UK using one of the free services: analogue, DAB (for radio), Freeview, Sky No Card - Sky without a viewing card (Freesat from Sky (or fSfS)) and Freesat.. Where a channel can be watched for free, the channel number is listed below. In addition, if you can watch (or listen) immediately online, press the button in the "web" column.

As some channels are exclusive to one service alone, you may need to get receive more than one service to get all the channels you want. The coverage for Freeview differs too - those channels not provided by the public service "Freeview Light" transmitters the current coverage shown thus (54%), taken from Connected Nations Report 2017: Data analysis'

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Regional content: BBC nations and regions TV network - 14 English regions plus Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland - for regional news. See BBC nations and regions - overview map - interactive maps. .

media.info: For full details of broadcaster contacts, see the media.info link icon media.info BBC One (SD) page.

Official site: See the www.bbc.co.uk link icon BBC One (SD) website.

From Wikipedia: The channel's annual budget for 2011/12 is 1,166.6 million.3 Along with the BBC's other domestic television stations, and many European broadcasters and some in Asia, it is funded principally by the television licence fee, and therefore shows uninterrupted programming with no commercial advertising at any time. It is currently the most watched television channel in the United Kingdom, ahead of its traditional rival for ratings leadership, ITV1. This system used a vertically-scanned image of 30 lines just enough resolution for a close-up of one person, and with a bandwidth low enough to use existing radio transmitters. - en.wikipedia.org en.wikipedia.org link icon read more about BBC One (SD) on wikipedia (summary by Clipped).

Freeview multiplex: BBC One (SD) is on multiplex PSB1 in england flagEngland .

About BBC One (SD)

Free channel of the day: BBC One

Freeview 1, Freesat 101, Sky 101 and watch online.

Freeview 1, Freesat 101, Sky 101 and watch online.
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How is the free channel paid for?

The £1,402m BBC One budget is funded by the £3,596m Television Licence Fee, and represents 39% of all BBC spending - that's about £1.11 per week per person.

Is the channel live, pre-recorded, new content or repeats?

BBC One has live presentation, and both national and regional are broadcast live. In addition the daily The One Show (7pm) is live, as are sporting events. All other programmes are pre-recorded and are almost always commissioned by the BBC and having their first showing.

What's the channel's unique selling point?

The channel is customized for viewers in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, as to a lesser extent in the English regions, and has the most extensive television regional news service in the UK.

The programme schedule highlights

Weekdays has national news from 6am-9am, 1pm, 6pm and 10pm and regional news at 1:30pm and 6:30pm. There's a daily soap, Doctors at 1:45pm, and EastEnders (Mon/Fri 8pm, Tue/Thurs 7:30pm) and Holby City (Wed 8pm).

The rest of the schedule is mixed, with factual (Mon 7:30pm, 8:30pm) and entertainment and factual/entertainment mix shows (such as Motorway Cops). Thursday night has politics from 10:35pm onwards, Friday night being entertainment only.

The bits to avoid

The morning schedule of Cash In The Attic, 11:30am and Bargain Hunt, 12:15pm are formalistic.



This channel carries a subtitles service for the deaf, hard of hearing and quiet environments.

Comments
Tuesday, 28 May 2013
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Paul Dyson
5:21 PM
Lytham St. Annes

I live in postcode FY8 2AL area and ubtil recently (about 3 weeks ago) had no problems in receiving BBC1 & BBC2 on my Luxor TV with built in Freeview.

I have tried resetting the TV to re tune the channels but this has not worked. There does not appear to be an option to do a manual re tune or ability to add a channel.
Has there been any recent issues experienced by others? Is there a solution? I suspect (but don't know) that the signal will come from Winterhill.

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Dave Lindsay
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

5:43 PM

Paul Dyson: As your postcode resolves to a block of flats I suspect that you might be using a communal aerial system and therefore that if the issue lies with it then it is only the party responsible (e.g. landlord) that can do anything to put it right.

Communal aerial systems are sometimes filtered so as to only allow through channels (frequencies) used by the designated transmitter. In the case of Winter Hill, BBC standard definition (PSB1) and COM5 (Pick TV, Dave, Sky News etc) are on previously unused channels hence for that reason it may require adjustment.

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Dave Lindsay's 5,724 posts GB
Tuesday, 17 September 2013
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Corin
sentiment_satisfiedBronze

8:19 PM

Which regional version of BBC-1 is broadcast across the Netlherlands from the terrestrial transmitters of Digitenne (van KPN)?

<http://www.digitenne.nl/digitenne-zenders/>

Is it BBC-1 London?

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Corin's 89 posts LU
Briantist
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8:58 PM

Corin: For legal reasons, the service that is relayed to the Netherlands is the one that can be picked up, which the the Norwich service, BBC One East (East).

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Briantist's 38,846 posts GB
Monday, 23 June 2014
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Allan Whiteley
10:11 AM

my bbc programmes won't tune into the tv even after a number of retunes and a reset to factory conditions all
other programmes appear ok it is a relatively new panasonic used in the bedroom
and very little used using the same aerial connection as the main tv which is ok

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MikeB
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

2:51 PM

Allan Whiteley: A postcode would be helpful, but check that the aerial connection is working properly

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MikeB's 2,575 posts GB
Saturday, 19 July 2014
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Sandra M Norton
8:38 PM
Gainsborough

We have just had our tv aerial adjusted to point towards Belmont, so we can receive Lincolnshire news. It has just been on the news channel and it appears to have Yorkshire news, Doncaster Hull area. Is the weekend news different to news in the week ? My postcode is DN21 3DF. Many thanks

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KMJ,Derby
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9:01 PM

Sandra M Norton: Belmont serves East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, on BBC1 the news is broadcast from Hull. ITV shares whole output with Emley Moor at weekends, but does have a Belmont opt-out section on weekdays. South Lincolnshire is served by the Waltham transmitter on BBC East Midlands, East Midlands today includes some items for Lincoln and Skegness areas.

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KMJ,Derby's 1,811 posts GB
Friday, 9 January 2015
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s m coulson
1:42 PM
Peterhead

just wondering if there is a problem with sattelite relay in peterhead area mine says no sattellite dish and the same day aerial guys couldn't find any problem on my end. I just paid my tv license and now these guys so Before it costs me anymore money. Please help. Thank you. Post code AB42 3LU

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