Freeview Light on the Dronfield (Derbyshire, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Dronfield (Derbyshire, England) transmitter which serves 1,400 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Dronfield (Derbyshire, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Dronfield 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 Dronfield (Derbyshire, 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 Dronfield transmitter?
BBC Look North (Leeds) 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS9 8AH, 55km north
to BBC Yorkshire region - 56 masts.
How will the Dronfield (Derbyshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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orange background for multiplexes names more
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 August and 24th August 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 Emley Moor transmitter area
Norman Cook: I take back what I said. Dronfield is fed over the air from Chesterfield which is line-fed (phone line) from Emley.
Looking at the spread of the signal from the Dronfield transmitter I'm surprised you can receive it in Norton.
In any case, reception from Crosspool/Tapton Hill would give you all the channels.
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