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The symbol shows the location of the Crosthwaite (Cumbria, England) transmitter which serves less than 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 Crosthwaite (Cumbria, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Crosthwaite 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
C48 (690.0MHz)94mDTG-4W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) North West, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 23 BBC Three, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, plus 17 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C33 (570.0MHz)94mDTG-4W
Channel icons
3 ITV 1 (SD) (Border (England)), 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, 26 ITV4, 28 ITVBe, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C36 (594.0MHz)94mDTG-4W
Channel icons
46 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD North West, 102 BBC Two HD England, 103 ITV 1 HD (ITV Granada), 104 Channel 4 HD North ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 106 BBC Four HD, 107 BBC Three HD, 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 1 others

H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 44 Freeview channels?

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

The Crosthwaite (Cumbria, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Al Jazeera Eng, Al Jazeera English, Blaze, Blaze +1, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, YAAAS!, Film4 +1, Food Network, GREAT! action, GREAT! movies, GREAT! romance, GREAT! romance mix, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky Mix, Sky News, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's 90s, That's TV 2, Together TV, TRUE CRIME, TRUE CRIME XTRA, W, 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 Crosthwaite transmitter?

regional news image
BBC North West Tonight 3.1m homes 11.8%
from Salford M50 2QH, 100km south-southeast (158°)
to BBC North West region - 92 masts.
regional news image
ITV Lookaround 0.2m homes 0.7%
from Carlisle CA1 3NT, 65km north (359°)
to ITV Border England region - 33 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with Tyne Tees

How will the Crosthwaite (Cumbria, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20092009-1319 Aug 2020
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TK T
C33D3+4
C36BBCB
C48BBCABBCA
C52tv_offD3+4
C53tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4waves
C56tv_offBBCB
C57tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C60tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C63BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - 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 24 Jun 09 and 22 Jul 09.

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

Analogue 1-4 12W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-4.8dB) 4W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Caldbeck transmitter area

Sep 1961-Feb 2004Border 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. Crosthwaite 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
Monday, 8 January 2024
Transmitter engineering
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11:20 AM

CROSTHWAITE transmitter - Freeview: Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 8 Jan 07:39 until 8 Jan 07:41. . [BBC]

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Thursday, 18 January 2024
Transmitter engineering
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10:49 AM

CROSTHWAITE transmitter - Freeview: Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 18 Jan 09:59 until 18 Jan 10:07. Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 18 Jan 08:39 until 18 Jan 08:47. . [BBC]

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Saturday, 10 February 2024
Transmitter engineering
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11:52 PM

CROSTHWAITE transmitter - Freeview: Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 10 Feb 22:19 until 10 Feb 22:27. . [BBC]

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Monday, 8 April 2024
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8:21 PM

CROSTHWAITE transmitter - Freeview: Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 8 Apr 17:57 until 8 Apr 18:04. Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 8 Apr 17:08 until 8 Apr 17:15. Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 8 Apr 16:48 until 8 Apr 16:56. . [BBC]

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11:21 PM

CROSTHWAITE transmitter - Freeview: Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 8 Apr 19:13 until 8 Apr 19:20. Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 8 Apr 17:57 until 8 Apr 18:04. Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 8 Apr 17:08 until 8 Apr 17:15. Wrong regiona [BBC]

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Tuesday, 9 April 2024
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10:05 AM

CROSTHWAITE transmitter - Freeview: Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 9 Apr 00:54 until 9 Apr 00:57. Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 8 Apr 19:13 until 8 Apr 19:20. Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 8 Apr 17:57 until 8 Apr 18:04. Wrong regiona [BBC]

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Saturday, 13 April 2024
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8:20 PM

CROSTHWAITE transmitter - Freeview: Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 9 Apr 00:54 until 9 Apr 00:57. . [BBC]

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