Freeview Light on the Armagh (Northern Ireland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Armagh (Northern Ireland) transmitter which serves 5,100 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 Armagh (Northern Ireland) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Armagh 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.
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 11 Freeview HD channels?
The Armagh (Northern Ireland) 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, Quest HD, Forces TV, FreeSports, More4 +1, Now 70s, PBS America +1, 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 Armagh transmitter?
BBC Newsline 0.6m homes 2.5%
from Belfast BT2 8HQ, 1,044km northeast (50°)
to BBC Northern Ireland region - 46 masts.
How will the Armagh (Northern Ireland) 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 10 Oct 12 and 24 Oct 12.
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 Divis transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
ARMAGH transmitter - DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 27 Aug 17:01 until 27 Aug 17:08. Slightly reduced power due to a fault from 26 Aug 21:20 until 26 Aug 21:27. Off the air due to a fault from 23 Aug 18:35 until 23 Aug 18:36. . [BBC]
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