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The symbol shows the location of the Chesterfield (Derbyshire, England) transmitter which serves 25,000 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 Chesterfield (Derbyshire, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Chesterfield transmitter broadcast?

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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 -3dB
C31 (554.0MHz)230mDTG-3400W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Yorkshire, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V -3dB
C37 (602.0MHz)230mDTG-3400W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Yorkshire (Emley Moor micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) North ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 North ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C29 (538.0MHz)230mDTG-6800W
Channel icons
74 Shopping Quarter , 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, plus 1 others

COM4
SDN
 V -3dB
C43 (650.0MHz)236mDTG-8400W
Channel icons
12 Quest, 20 Drama, 21 5USA, 27 ITV2 +1, 30 5STAR, 31 Paramount Network, 34 ITV3 +1, 40 Sony Movies Action, 44 Channel 5 +1, 54 5SELECT, 58 ITVBe +1, 59 ITV4 +1, 63 Blaze, 66 CBS Reality, 70 Horror Channel, 77 TCC, 80 Blaze +1, 203 CITV, 211 Ketchup TV, plus 17 others

COM5
ArqA
 V -3dB
C46 (674.0MHz)231mDTG-8400W
Channel icons
11 pick, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 23 CCXTV, 28 E4 +1, 29 4Music, 38 Quest Red, 41 Food Network, 45 Film4 +1, 46 Challenge, 47 4seven, 57 Smithsonian Channel, 75 Yesterday +1, 76 Quest +1, 78 Now 70s, 88 Together TV, 233 Sky News, plus 8 others

COM6
ArqB
 V -3dB
C40 (626.0MHz)231mDTG-8400W
Channel icons
25 Yesterday, 32 Sony Movies, 37 DMAX, 39 CBS Justice, 42 HGTV, 67 CBS Drama, 79 Dave ja vu, 81 Talking Pictures TV, 91 PBS America, 234 RT, 235 Aljazeera English, plus 18 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-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 12 Freeview HD channels?

the effected channels

The Chesterfield (Derbyshire, England) mast is not one of the extended Freeview HD (COM7 and COM8) transmitters, it does not provide these high definition (HD) channels: BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, Forces TV, FreeSports, More4 +1, NOW 80s, PBS America +1, Pick +1, Together TV +1, Quest Red +1, RT 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 Chesterfield transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look North (Leeds) 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS9 8AH, 58km north (353°)
to BBC Yorkshire region - 56 masts.
regional news image
ITV Calendar 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS3 1JS, 59km north (351°)
to ITV Yorkshire (Emley Moor) region - 59 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Belmont region

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

1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-175 Feb 2020
A K TA K TW TK TK TK TK T
C23ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4D3+4
C26BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCABBCA
C29C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C31BBCA
C33BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C34+1
C37D3+4
C402ArqBArqBArqBArqB
C43ASDNSDNSDNSDN
C46BArqAArqAArqAArqA
C50tv_offC
C52tv_offD

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 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 Aug 11 and 24 Aug 11.

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

Analogue 1-4 2kW
BBCB(-4dB) 800W
SDN, ARQA, ARQB, BBCA, D3+4(-7dB) 400W
Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux B*, Mux C*, Mux D*(-17dB) 40W
Mux A*(-20dB) 20W

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. Chesterfield 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.

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Wednesday, 20 September 2017
Transmitter engineering
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5:31 AM

CHESTERFIELD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 11:21 yesterday to 12:39 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 11:30 yesterday to 13:00 yesterday, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 11:30 yesterday to 13:00 yesterday, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 11:30 yesterda [BBC]

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Thursday, 21 September 2017
Transmitter engineering
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5:32 AM

CHESTERFIELD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 11:21 on 19 Sep to 12:39 on 19 Sep. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 11:30 on 19 Sep to 13:00 on 19 Sep, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 11:30 on 19 Sep to 13:00 on 19 Sep, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 11:30 on 19 Se [BBC]

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017
Transmitter engineering
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2:09 PM

CHESTERFIELD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 08:05 today to 08:23 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

CHESTERFIELD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 08:05 yesterday to 08:23 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 14 December 2017
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

CHESTERFIELD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 08:05 on 12 Dec to 08:23 on 12 Dec. [BBC]

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Sunday, 24 December 2017
Transmitter engineering
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11:09 PM

CHESTERFIELD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 20:48 today to 20:49 today. [BBC]

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Monday, 25 December 2017
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

CHESTERFIELD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 20:48 yesterday to 20:49 yesterday. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 26 December 2017
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

CHESTERFIELD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 20:48 on 24 Dec to 20:49 on 24 Dec. [BBC]

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Friday, 19 January 2018
Transmitter engineering
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4:30 AM

CHESTERFIELD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 02:20 today. [BBC]

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7:29 AM

CHESTERFIELD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 02:20 today to 03:15 today. [BBC]

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