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The symbol shows the location of the Holmfield (Calderdale, England) transmitter which serves 600 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 Holmfield (Calderdale, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Holmfield 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
C59 (778.0MHz)316mDTG-34W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Yorkshire, 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
C55 (746.0MHz)316mDTG-34W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Yorkshire (Emley Moor micro region)), 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
C50 (706.0MHz)316mDTG-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 60 Freeview channels?

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The Holmfield (Calderdale, 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 (SD), 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, Together TV +1, 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 TV, 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 Holmfield transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look North (Leeds) 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS9 8AH, 22km east (79°)
to BBC Yorkshire region - 56 masts.
regional news image
ITV Calendar 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS3 1JS, 20km east-northeast (76°)
to ITV Yorkshire (Emley Moor) region - 59 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Belmont region

How will the Holmfield (Calderdale, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-1731 Dec 2019-
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TC/D E TC/D E TC/D E T
C50tv_offBBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C55tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C59tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C62BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C65C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

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 7 Sep 11 and 21 Sep 11.

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

Analogue 1-4 22W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 4.4W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Emley Moor transmitter area

May 1956-Jul 1968Granada Television†
May 1956-Jul 1968Associated British Corporation◊
Jul 1968-Oct 2002Yorkshire Television
Oct 2002-Dec 2014ITV
Feb 1983-Dec 1992TV-am•
Jan 1993-Sep 2010GMTV•
Sep 2010-Dec 2014ITV Daybreak•
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Holmfield 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
Wednesday, 4 July 2018
Transmitter engineering
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12:03 PM

HOLMFIELD transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:47 today to 06:44 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 5 July 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:25 AM

HOLMFIELD transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:47 yesterday to 06:44 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 6 July 2018
Transmitter engineering
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12:26 AM

HOLMFIELD transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:47 on 04 Jul to 06:44 on 04 Jul. [BBC]

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Thursday, 14 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
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1:32 PM

HOLMFIELD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 12:03 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 11:58 today. [BBC]

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4:33 PM

HOLMFIELD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 12:03 today to 12:56 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 11:58 today to 12:56 today. [BBC]

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Friday, 15 February 2019
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4:30 AM

HOLMFIELD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 12:03 yesterday to 12:56 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 11:58 yesterday to 12:56 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 16 February 2019
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4:30 AM

HOLMFIELD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 12:03 on 14 Feb to 12:56 on 14 Feb, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 11:58 on 14 Feb to 12:56 on 14 Feb. [BBC]

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