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Freeview Light on the Halifax (Calderdale, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Halifax (Calderdale, England) transmitter which serves 12,000 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.

This transmitter has no current reported problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Halifax (Calderdale, England) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name

Which Freeview channels does the Halifax 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
C24 (498.0MHz)284mDTG-3100W
Channel icons
1 BBC One Yorkshire, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 17 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C21+ (474.2MHz)284mDTG-3100W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Yorkshire (Emley Moor micro region)), 4 Channel 4 North ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 North ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C27 (522.0MHz)284mDTG-6100W
Channel icons
45 Film4 +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, 123 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 0 Freeview channels?


The Halifax (Calderdale, 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 Halifax transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look North (Leeds) 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS9 8AH, 23km east-northeast
to BBC Yorkshire region - 56 masts.
regional news image
ITV Calendar 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS3 1JS, 21km east-northeast
to ITV Yorkshire (Emley Moor) region - 59 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Belmont region

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

years1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-18
aerial groupA KA KA KA KA KA K
C21BBC1BBC1BBC1+D3+4+D3+4+D3+4
C24ITVITVITVBBCABBCABBCA
C27BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCBBBCBBBCB
600C31C4C4C4

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 7th September and 21st September 2011.

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

Analogue 1-4 500W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 100W

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. Halifax 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, 11 August 2015
Transmitter engineering
5:12 AM

HALIFAX transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Saturday, 22 August 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

HALIFAX transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Monday, 25 April 2016
Wednesday, 23 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
1:32 PM

HALIFAX transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 09:36 today to 09:40 today, HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 09:37 today to 09:40 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 24 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

HALIFAX transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 09:36 yesterday to 09:40 yesterday, HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 09:37 yesterday to 09:40 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 25 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

HALIFAX transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 09:36 on 23 Nov to 09:40 on 23 Nov, HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 09:37 on 23 Nov to 09:40 on 23 Nov. [BBC]

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