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Freeview Light on the Beary Peark (IoM) transmitter

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sa_gmapsGoogle mapsa_bingBing mapsa_gearthGoogle Earthsa_gps54.216,-4.616 or 54°12'58"N 4°36'59"W

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The symbol shows the location of the Beary Peark (IoM) transmitter which serves 2,500 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 Beary Peark (IoM) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name

Which Freeview channels does the Beary Peark (IoM) 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
C46 (674.0MHz)337mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
1 BBC One North West, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 17 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C43 (650.0MHz)337mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Granada), 4 Channel 4 North ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 North ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Granada),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C40 (626.0MHz)337mDTG-6200W
Channel icons
45 Film4 +1, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Granada), 104 Channel 4 HD North ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 123 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 0 Freeview channels?


The Beary Peark (IoM) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: .

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 Beary Peark (IoM) transmitter?

regional news image
BBC North West Tonight 3.1m homes 11.8%
from Salford M50 2QH, 173km east-southeast
to BBC North West region - 92 masts.
regional news image
ITV Granada Reports 3.1m homes 11.6%
from Salford M50 2EQ, 173km east-southeast
to ITV Granada region - 80 masts.

How will the Beary Peark (IoM) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20092009-1314/11/12-2013-18
aerial groupB EB EB EB EB E KB E K
C40BBC1BBC1BBC1 BBCBBBCB
C43ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4
C46BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCABBCABBCA
700C50C4C4C4BBCB

orange background for multiplexes names more
green background for transmission frequencies
lilac background for power levels in watts
800MHz band: 4G mobile started in 2013
700MHz band: 4G from 30 June 2020more
600MHz band: new or moved digital TV services more
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W
Italics for analogue, digital switchover was Thursdays 18th June and 16th July 2009.

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

Analogue 1-4 250W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-1dB) 200W

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

May 1956-Jul 1968Granada Television†
May 1956-Jul 1968Associated British Corporation◊
Jul 1968-Feb 2004Granada 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. Beary Peark (IoM) 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.

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Friday, 26 August 2011
T
Tony Mallon
12:31 PM

Thank you for putting me right on the Log Periodic front.I have a log band 111 on Dab,works well N and S.
Sig strength at this local,no problem on IOM (can see it out the window.
The Deflectors make a big difference on the 1 for all,best so far ,without going to more expence for the friend who lives here.
Have been at this DVB-T2 ,HD reception interference prob since IOM s/o back in Oct.
Getting there,but no doubt more fun ahead for all in N.Ireland rural areas.Thanks again.

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Sunday, 28 August 2011
T
Tony Mallon
11:46 AM

IOM HD.
If you want it to work,look behind you,point the front of your aerial away from your Tx,drop the height.It all works ,after doing all the "Right things "for months.
I suppose you would start out by trying to get the max signal out of the nearby relay,and low SD 100%.HD Ch50 zero.
As you pointed out the nice people in Wales have a big Tx on Ch 50,long way off,but coming in the back of the Yagi.
Problem solved by concentrating on the Deflector position,not the active element at all,in fact point it well away from IOM.
I do believe the change of aerial made a big difference,may try removing the amp next!
Thanks for your input,HD fans beware.

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