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Freeview Light on the Carnmoney Hill (Northern Ireland) transmitter

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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
1 BBC One Northern Ireland, 2 BBC Two Northern Ireland, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 14 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C40 (626.0MHz)254mDTG-316W
Channel icons
3 UTV (UTV), 4 Channel 4 NI ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 NI ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 UTV+1 (UTV), plus 1 others

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C43 (650.0MHz)254mDTG-616W
Channel icons
45 Film4 +1, 101 BBC One HD Northern Ireland, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 UTV HD (UTV), 104 Channel 4 HD NI ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 123 CBBC HD,

NIMM
 V max
C48 (690.0MHz)254mDTG-1116W
Channel icons
51 TG4 (NI), 52 RTE One (NI), 53 RTE Two (NI), plus 1 others



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 0 Freeview HD 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: .

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
to BBC Northern Ireland region - 46 masts.
regional news image
UTV Live 0.6m homes 2.5%
from Belfast BT7 1EB, 1,044km northeast
to UTV region - 46 masts.

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

years1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-18
aerial groupB EB EB EB E KB E KB E K
C40BBC1BBC1BBC1D3+4D3+4D3+4
C43ITVITVITVBBCBBBCBBBCB
C46BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCABBCABBCA
C48NIMMNIMMNIMM
700C50C4C4C4

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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 10th October and 24th October 2012.

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
Thursday, 10 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
7:31 AM

CARNMONEY HILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:47 yesterday to 12:38 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 01:46 yesterday to 03:53 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 01:29 yesterday to 01:31 yesterday. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
10:31 AM

CARNMONEY HILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 01:46 yesterday to 03:53 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 01:29 yesterday to 01:31 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:47 yesterday to 12:38 yesterday. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
1:47 PM

CARNMONEY HILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 01:29 yesterday to 01:31 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 01:46 yesterday to 03:53 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:47 yesterday to 12:38 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 11 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

CARNMONEY HILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:47 on 09 Nov to 12:38 on 09 Nov, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 01:46 on 09 Nov to 03:53 on 09 Nov, HD Digital TV Off Air from 01:29 on 09 Nov to 01:31 on 09 Nov. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
10:32 AM

CARNMONEY HILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 01:29 on 09 Nov to 01:31 on 09 Nov, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 01:46 on 09 Nov to 03:53 on 09 Nov, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:47 on 09 Nov to 12:38 on 09 Nov. [BBC]

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Saturday, 12 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

CARNMONEY HILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:47 on 09 Nov to 12:38 on 09 Nov, HD Digital TV Off Air from 01:29 on 09 Nov to 01:31 on 09 Nov, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 01:46 on 09 Nov to 03:53 on 09 Nov. [BBC]

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Sunday, 13 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
8:33 PM

CARNMONEY HILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 07:35 on 09 Nov to 12:38 on 09 Nov, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:47 on 09 Nov to 12:38 on 09 Nov, HD Digital TV Off Air from 01:29 on 09 Nov to 01:31 on 09 Nov, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 01:46 [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
11:32 PM

CARNMONEY HILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 07:35 on 09 Nov to 12:38 on 09 Nov, HD Digital TV Off Air from 01:29 on 09 Nov to 01:31 on 09 Nov, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 01:46 on 09 Nov to 03:53 on 09 Nov. [BBC]

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