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The symbol shows the location of the Carnmoney Hill (Northern Ireland) transmitter which serves 21,000 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 Carnmoney Hill (Northern Ireland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Carnmoney Hill 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)254mDTG-316W
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
C40 (626.0MHz)254mDTG-316W
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),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C43 (650.0MHz)254mDTG-616W
Channel icons
103 UTV HD (UTV), 104 Channel 4 HD NI ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD,

NIMM
 V max
C48 (690.0MHz)254mDTG-1116W
Channel icons
51 TG4, 52 RTÉ One, 53 RTÉ Two,

DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/3 24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
DTG-11 QPSK 32KN 2/3 10.0Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 18 Freeview HD channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels

The Carnmoney Hill (Northern Ireland) mast is not one of the extended Freeview HD (COM7 and COM8) transmitters, it does not provide these high definition (HD) channels: 4seven HD, 5STAR +1, 5USA +1, Aljazeera English HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, CBS Reality +1, Channel 4+1 HD, Forces TV, Freesports, More4 +1, NOW 80s, Pick +1, Together TV +1, Quest Red +1, RT HD, Smithsonian Channel 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 Carnmoney Hill transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Newsline 0.6m homes 2.5%
from Belfast BT2 8HQ, 1,044km northeast (51°)
to BBC Northern Ireland region - 46 masts.
regional news image
UTV Live 0.6m homes 2.5%
from Belfast BT7 1EB, 1,044km northeast (51°)
to UTV region - 46 masts.

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

1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-1730 Sep 2019-
B E TB E TB E TB E K TB E K TB E K TB E K T
C40BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C43ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C46BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C48NIMMNIMMNIMMNIMM
C50tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4waves

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?

Analogue 1-4 20W
NIMM, BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-1dB) 16W

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. Carnmoney Hill 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
Sunday, 11 August 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

CARNMONEY HILL transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:04 on 09 Aug to 15:06 on 09 Aug. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 13 August 2019
Transmitter engineering
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11:08 AM

CARNMONEY HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:25 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:25 today. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:04 on 09 Aug to 15:06 on 09 Aug. FM: Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 08:21 today to 10:02 today. [BBC]

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5:08 PM

CARNMONEY HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:25 today to 14:23 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:25 today to 14:23 today. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:04 on 09 Aug to 15:06 on 09 Aug. FM: Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from [BBC]

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Wednesday, 14 August 2019
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5:08 AM

CARNMONEY HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:25 yesterday to 14:23 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:25 yesterday to 14:23 yesterday. FM: Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 08:21 yesterday to 10:02 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 15 August 2019
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5:08 AM

CARNMONEY HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:25 on 13 Aug to 14:23 on 13 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:25 on 13 Aug to 14:23 on 13 Aug. FM: Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 08:21 on 13 Aug to 10:02 on 13 Aug. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 4 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

CARNMONEY HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 today. FM: Radio Ulster FM Off Air from 07:10 on 01 Sep to 07:12 on 01 Sep. [BBC]

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Thursday, 5 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

CARNMONEY HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:01 yesterday to 09:36 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 yesterday to 05:15 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:01 yesterday to 09:36 yesterday, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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Friday, 6 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

CARNMONEY HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:01 on 04 Sep to 09:36 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 Off Air; DSO related from 09:01 on 04 Sep to 09:36 on 04 Sep, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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Sunday, 8 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

CARNMONEY HILL 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 09:01 on 04 Sep to 09:36 on 04 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 04 Sep to 05:15 on 04 Sep, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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CARNMONEY HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:01 on 04 Sep to 09:36 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 Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 04 Sep to 05:15 on 04 Sep, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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