Freeview Light on the Elton (Cheshire West and Chester, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Elton (Cheshire West and Chester, 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.
Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Elton (Cheshire West and Chester, England) mast?
Which Freeview channels does the Elton 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 Elton (Cheshire West and Chester, 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 Elton transmitter?
BBC North West Tonight 3.1m homes 11.8%
from Salford M50 2QH, 42km northeast
to BBC North West region - 92 masts.
How will the Elton (Cheshire West and Chester, 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 4th November and 2nd December 2009.
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 Winter Hill transmitter area
ELTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 15:40 on 25 Feb to 16:18 on 25 Feb, BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 01:00 today to 01:11 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 15:40 on 25 Feb to 16:18 on 25 Feb. [BBC]
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ELTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 01:00 today to 01:11 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 15:40 on 25 Feb to 16:18 on 25 Feb, HD Digital TV Off Air from 15:40 on 25 Feb to 16:18 on 25 Feb. [BBC]
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