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The symbol shows the location of the Benagh (Northern Ireland) 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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Benagh (Northern Ireland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Benagh 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
C28 (530.0MHz)41mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC SD, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C25 (506.0MHz)41mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
3 UTV (SD) (UTV), 4 Channel 4 (SD) NI ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 NI ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 UTV +1 (UTV), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C22 (482.0MHz)41mDTG-6200W
Channel icons
86 More4 +1, 103 UTV HD (UTV), 104 Channel 4 HD NI ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD,

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 60 Freeview channels?

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The Benagh (Northern Ireland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5SELECT, 5Spike, 5STAR, 5STAR +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, AlJazeera English (SD), Aljazeera English HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, Freesports, Home, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Together TV +1, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, Yesterday, YourTV.

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 Benagh transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Newsline 0.6m homes 2.5%
from Belfast BT2 8HQ, 1,040km northeast (50°)
to BBC Northern Ireland region - 46 masts.
regional news image
UTV Live 0.6m homes 2.5%
from Belfast BT7 1EB, 1,040km northeast (50°)
to UTV region - 46 masts.

How will the Benagh (Northern Ireland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-1730 Sep 2019-
A K TA K TA K TA K TA K TA K TA K T
C22BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C25ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C28BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C32C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 2020 - 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 10 Oct 12 and 24 Oct 12.

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

BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 200W
Analogue 1-4(-5.5dB) 56W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Divis transmitter area

Oct 1959-May 2006Ulster Television
May 2006-Dec 2014UTV plc
Feb 1983-Dec 1992TV-am•
Jan 1993-Sep 2010GMTV•
Sep 2010-Dec 2014ITV Daybreak•
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Benagh 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, 5 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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2:08 PM

BENAGH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 12:52 yesterday to 17:57 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:01 yesterday to 13:14 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 yesterday to 05:15 yesterday, HD Digital TV [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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5:08 PM

BENAGH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:01 yesterday to 13:14 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 12:52 yesterday to 17:57 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 yesterday to 05:15 yesterday, HD Digital TV [BBC]

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Friday, 6 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

BENAGH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 12:52 on 04 Sep to 17:57 on 04 Sep, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:01 on 04 Sep to 13:14 on 04 Sep, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 04 Sep to 05:15 on 04 Sep, HD Digital TV [BBC]

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8:08 AM

BENAGH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:01 on 04 Sep to 13:14 on 04 Sep, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 12:52 on 04 Sep to 17:57 on 04 Sep, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 04 Sep to 05:15 on 04 Sep, HD Digital TV [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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5:08 PM

BENAGH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 04 Sep to 05:15 on 04 Sep, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 12:52 on 04 Sep to 17:57 on 04 Sep, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:01 on 04 Sep to 13:14 on 04 Sep, HD Digital TV [BBC]

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Tuesday, 10 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 PM

BENAGH transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 14:20 today to 14:35 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 11 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

BENAGH transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 14:20 yesterday to 14:35 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 12 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

BENAGH transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 14:20 on 10 Sep to 14:35 on 10 Sep. [BBC]

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