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The symbol shows the location of the Chinley (Derbyshire, England) transmitter which serves 2,200 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 Chinley (Derbyshire, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Chinley 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
C41 (634.0MHz)266mDTG-32W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) North West, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C44 (658.0MHz)266mDTG-32W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Granada), 4 Channel 4 (SD) North ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 North ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Granada),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C47 (682.0MHz)266mDTG-62W
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

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 51 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Chinley (Derbyshire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Together TV +1, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, NOW 80s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Sony Movies Action, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, Yesterday +1.

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 Chinley transmitter?

regional news image
BBC North West Tonight 3.1m homes 11.8%
from Salford M50 2QH, 28km west-northwest (303°)
to BBC North West region - 92 masts.
regional news image
ITV Granada Reports 3.1m homes 11.6%
from Salford M50 2EQ, 28km west-northwest (303°)
to ITV Granada region - 80 masts.

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

1984-971997-981998-20092009-1312 Aug 2020
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TB E K T
C41BBCA
C44D3+4
C47BBCB
C53tv_offBBCA
C57tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBCB
C60tv_offD3+4
C61ITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C64BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C67C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

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 4 Nov 09 and 2 Dec 09.

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

Analogue 1-4 12W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 2.4W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Winter Hill 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. Chinley 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
Saturday, 22 September 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:07 AM

CHINLEY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:13 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 18:13 yesterday. [BBC]

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9:07 AM

CHINLEY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:13 yesterday to 05:57 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 18:13 yesterday to 05:57 today. [BBC]

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Sunday, 23 September 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:07 AM

CHINLEY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:13 on 21 Sep to 05:57 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 18:13 on 21 Sep to 05:57 yesterday. [BBC]

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Monday, 24 September 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:07 AM

CHINLEY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:13 on 21 Sep to 05:57 on 22 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air from 18:13 on 21 Sep to 05:57 on 22 Sep. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 27 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
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11:09 AM

CHINLEY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:21 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:21 today. [BBC]

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5:09 PM

CHINLEY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:21 today to 13:02 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:21 today to 13:02 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 28 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

CHINLEY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:21 yesterday to 13:02 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:21 yesterday to 13:02 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 29 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

CHINLEY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:21 on 27 Nov to 13:02 on 27 Nov, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:21 on 27 Nov to 13:02 on 27 Nov. [BBC]

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Thursday, 13 December 2018
Transmitter engineering
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11:09 AM

CHINLEY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:38 today to 09:39 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:38 today to 09:39 today. [BBC]

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Friday, 14 December 2018
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

CHINLEY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:38 yesterday to 09:39 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:38 yesterday to 09:39 yesterday. [BBC]

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