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The symbol shows the location of the Grasmere (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 Grasmere (Cumbria, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Grasmere 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
C55 (746.0MHz)222mDTG-34W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) North West, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC SD, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C50 (706.0MHz)222mDTG-34W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Border (England)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) North ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 North ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C59 (778.0MHz)222mDTG-64W
Channel icons
86 More4 +1, 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,

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 61 Freeview channels?

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The Grasmere (Cumbria, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5SELECT, 5Spike, 5STAR, 5STAR +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, Aljazeera English HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, Freesports, Home, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Quest HD, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together, True Entertainment, True Movies, Yesterday, YourTV.

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 Grasmere transmitter?

regional news image
BBC North West Tonight 3.1m homes 11.8%
from Salford M50 2QH, 118km south-southeast (156°)
to BBC North West region - 92 masts.
regional news image
ITV Lookaround 0.2m homes 0.7%
from Carlisle CA1 3NT, 50km north (9°)
to ITV Border England region - 33 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with Tyne Tees

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

1984-971997-981998-20092009-1321 Nov 122013-1731 Dec 2019-
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TC/D E TC/D E T
C50tv_off D3+4D3+4D3+4
C53tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4waves
C55tv_offBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C57tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C59tv_offBBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C60tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C62D3+4
C63BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 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 24 Jun 09 and 22 Jul 09.

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

Analogue 1-4 20W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 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. Grasmere 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
Tuesday, 16 August 2011
Transmitter engineering
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2:30 PM

GRASMERE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:20 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:20 today [BBC]

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5:36 PM

GRASMERE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:20 today to 15:01 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:20 today to 15:01 today [BBC]

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Wednesday, 17 August 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:32 AM

GRASMERE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:20 yesterday to 15:01 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:20 yesterday to 15:01 yesterday [BBC]

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Tuesday, 23 August 2011
Transmitter engineering
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9:35 PM

GRASMERE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:19 on 20 Aug to 09:26 on 20 Aug HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:19 on 20 Aug to 09:26 on 20 Aug [BBC]

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Friday, 21 October 2011
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3:54 PM

GRASMERE transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:50 today to 12:12 today [BBC]

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Monday, 24 October 2011
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10:55 AM

GRASMERE transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:50 on 21 Oct to 12:12 on 21 Oct [BBC]

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Monday, 4 April 2016
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10:09 AM

GRASMERE transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Tuesday, 12 April 2016
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12:09 AM

GRASMERE transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Monday, 29 August 2016
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GRASMERE transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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