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Freeview Light on the Calver Peak (Derbyshire, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Calver Peak (Derbyshire, England) 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 Calver Peak (Derbyshire, England) transmitter.

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

Which Freeview channels does the Calver Peak 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
C45 (666.0MHz)322mDTG-350W
Channel icons
1 BBC One Yorkshire, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 12 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C42 (642.0MHz)322mDTG-350W
Channel icons
 E4, 3 ITV (Yorkshire (Emley Moor micro region)), 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor), 73 Sewing Quarter,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C39 (618.0MHz)322mDTG-650W
Channel icons
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, 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 0 Freeview channels?


The Calver Peak (Derbyshire, England) 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 Calver Peak transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look North (Leeds) 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS9 8AH, 60km north (7°)
to BBC Yorkshire region - 56 masts.
regional news image
ITV Calendar 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS3 1JS, 60km north (4°)
to ITV Yorkshire (Emley Moor) region - 59 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Belmont region

How will the Calver Peak (Derbyshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-1731st Dec 2019-
aerial groupB EB EB EB E KB E KB E KB E K
C39BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C42C4C4C4D3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C45BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCABBCABBCABBCA
700C49ITVITVITV

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 Wednesdays 7th September and 21st September 2011.

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

Analogue 1-4 250W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 50W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Emley Moor transmitter area

May 1956-Jul 1968Granada Television†
May 1956-Jul 1968Associated British Corporation◊
Jul 1968-Oct 2002Yorkshire Television
Oct 2002-Dec 2014ITV
Feb 1983-Dec 1992TV-am•
Jan 1993-Sep 2010GMTV•
Sep 2010-Dec 2014ITV Daybreak•
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Calver Peak 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
Friday, 10 February 2017
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

CALVER PEAK transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 14:25 yesterday to 14:41 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 11 February 2017
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

CALVER PEAK transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 14:25 on 09 Feb to 14:41 on 09 Feb. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 21 November 2017
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Mrs Allen
9:09 PM Buxton

Hi, what would be my best option for receiving movie channels in Newhaven, Derbyshire SK17 0DT. Already have a sky dish and box as used to have Sky for standard package + movies, is there a cheaper option than Sky? Please email me any advice, info, thank you.

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StevensOnln1
11:12 PM

Mrs Allen: If you have a stable internet connection (ideally 5Mbps or faster) there are various movie subscripition services that are worth considering. As this website is focused on free TV I won't go in to detail, but Amazon Prime, Netflix and Now TV are all worth looking at.

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