Freeview Light on the Dallington Park (Northamptonshire, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Dallington Park (Northamptonshire, England) transmitter which serves 16,000 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.
Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Dallington Park (Northamptonshire, England) mast?
Which Freeview channels does the Dallington Park 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.
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 0 Freeview channels?
The Dallington Park (Northamptonshire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: .
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 Dallington Park transmitter?
BBC Look East (West) 1.0m homes 3.7%
from Cambridge CB4 0WZ, 73km east
to BBC Cambridge region - 4 masts.
70% of BBC East (East) and BBC East (West) is shared output
How will the Dallington Park (Northamptonshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 30th March and 13th April 2011.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
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Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Sandy Heath transmitter area
DemThonp: Firstly, this is an unoffical site, so asking anyone here to 'put the full service on' or 'make the transmitter stronger' will have zero effect. Actually, it would have zero effect anyway - the signal strength and transmission area is what it is.
If you enter your postcode when posting next, we can see where you are, the path to your various transmitters, and what they are. However, if you can only get Dallington Park, read the part at the top of the page as to why you can't have the full number of channels.
20% strength is rubbish, but so is an indoor aerial...
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As I said, start with your postcode - just put into the My UK Free TV settings on the right hand side at the top of the page, or put in your postcode when you ask a question. That will give you lots of information.
If you look at this thread, you can see these links by Barrys question - it includes links to the DigitalUK tradeview - which will tell you which transmitters you should be able to get, which direction they will be, and how likely you are to get them, as well as what channels are available. The 'home to mast plot' is very useful, since you can see what distance the transmitter is from you, and if the signal is blocked by hills, etc.
Your signal can only be good if there is nothing in the way, if your pointing in the right direction, and if your aerial is right for the job. It might be that none of these things are right for you.
Your indoor aerial is probably not very good (they tend not to be), so its best to replace it with something which is higher up and more sensitive. But give us your postcode, and we can help a lot more.
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In theory I'm on the Dallington transmitter. I'm on the river Nene NN1 5NL. Most in the area seem to be pointing towards the Sandy Heath transmitter, but with the wrong polarity, horizontal to get a picture, yet pointing roughly at Sandy Heath. I think we are picking up the Dallington transmitter.
ITV, ITV+1, ITV2, Ch4, Ch5, Ch4+1, E4, More 4, Film 4 are all around the 58% mark & watchable.
BBC1, BBC2, BBC3, BBC4, BBC news, BBC parliament, Red button 301, & CBBC are the only other channels that I can get, & these are usually around the 68% mark & watchable. But yesterday morning around 7ish am all these BBC channels dropped to 0%, so nothing. This morning (Friday) at 7am exactly these BBC channels (I didn't check them all) came back to 43%, so not good enough to get a picture to be able to watch. Nothing my end has changed, other people I spoke to experienced the same thing (not spoken to anyone this morning)
Clearly something is happening but it's listed as no problems.
For the record this area is low lying & has always had a reception problem even before digital
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Hello I live in 94 the ashway brixworth nn6 . for some very unfortunate reason my bedroom television won't work we have a very good aerial. We normally get 16 channels from dallington park but the tv ssignal now is only 10 percent and normally get 100 percent I'm very sad about this I rather miss watching BBC palarment. It always helps my illness . many regards mrs rulings.
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mrs rulings: I think Dallington Park is likely to serve you in Brixworth. I suggest that you were tuned to Sandy Heath.
If you have an aerial with an in-built signal amplifier (booster) then ensure it has power as loss of power will result in the signal level dropping dramatically.
Bring up the signal strength screen on BBC One. It should be tuned to UHF channel 27 (522MHz), which is Sandy Heath. Dallington Park is on channel 50 (706MHz). What is it tuned to?
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