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The symbol shows the location of the Keighley (Bradford, England) transmitter which serves 34,000 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 Keighley (Bradford, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Keighley transmitter broadcast?

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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
C49 (698.0MHz)356mDTG-32,000W
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
C58 (770.0MHz)356mDTG-32,000W
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 Channel 4 +1 North ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C54 (738.0MHz)356mDTG-62,000W
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,

COM4
SDN
 V max
C57 (762.0MHz)362mDTG-82,000W
Channel icons
20 Drama, 21 5USA, 27 ITV2 +1, 30 5STAR, 34 ITV3 +1, 37 Quest, 44 Channel 5 +1, 54 Paramount Network, 55 5SELECT, 58 ITVBe +1, 59 ITV4 +1, 63 Blaze, 66 CBS Reality, 70 Horror Channel, 76 Quest +1, 77 TCC, 80 Blaze +1, 87 Keep It Country, 203 CITV, 211 Ketchup TV, plus 21 others

COM5
ArqA
 V max
C53 (730.0MHz)354mDTG-82,000W
Channel icons
11 pick, 12 Dave, 17 Really, 29 E4 +1, 32 Sony Movie Channel, 38 Quest Red, 41 Food Network, 46 Challenge, 48 Movies4Men, 61 True Entertainment, 72 YourTV, 233 Sky News, plus 9 others

COM6
ArqB
 V max
C60- (785.8MHz)354mDTG-82,000W
Channel icons
18 4Music, 19 Yesterday, 25 Home, 31 5Spike, 39 CBS Justice, 42 DMAX, 47 4seven, 62 True Movies, 71 CBS Drama, 73 Sewing Quarter, 79 Dave ja vu, 81 Talking Pictures TV, plus 16 others

DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/3 24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 20 Freeview HD channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels

The Keighley (Bradford, England) mast is not one of the extended Freeview HD (COM7 and COM8) transmitters, it does not provide these high definition (HD) channels: 4seven HD, 5STAR +1, 5USA +1, Aljazeera English HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, CBS Reality +1, Channel 4+1 HD, Forces TV, Freesports, NOW 80s, Now 90s, PBS America, Pick +1, Quest HD, Quest Red +1, RT HD, Smithsonian Channel HD, Together.

If you want to watch these HD channels, either use Freesat HD, or move your TV aerial must point to one of the 30 Full Freeview HD transmitters. For more information see the want to know which transmitters will carry extra Freeview HD? page.

Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Keighley transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look North (Leeds) 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS9 8AH, 26km east-southeast (114°)
to BBC Yorkshire region - 56 masts.
regional news image
ITV Calendar 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS3 1JS, 24km east-southeast (115°)
to ITV Yorkshire (Emley Moor) region - 59 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Belmont region

How will the Keighley (Bradford, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20112011-1310 Apr 132013-1731 Mar 2020
C/D EC/D EWC/D EC/D E TC/D E TW T
C29SDN
C30C
C31ArqA
C34D
C37ArqB
C40BBCA
C43D3+4
C46BBCB
C481
C49tv_off BBCABBCA
C53tv_off-BArqAArqAArqA
C54tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCB
C56tv_off_local_local_local_local
C57tv_offSDNSDNSDN
C58tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4
C60tv_off -ArqB-ArqB
C61ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCA
C64BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C66A
C682

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 10kW
SDN, ARQA, ARQB, BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 2kW
Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*, Mux C*, Mux D*(-20dB) 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. Keighley 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
Thursday, 21 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:31 PM

KEIGHLEY transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:49 today to 16:02 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:40 today to 12:21 today, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 10:40 today to 12:21 today, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 10:40 today to 12:21 today, Radio 4 FM Wea [BBC]

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Friday, 22 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:30 AM

KEIGHLEY transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:49 yesterday to 16:02 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:40 yesterday to 12:21 yesterday, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 10:40 yesterday to 12:21 yesterday, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 10:40 yesterday to [BBC]

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Saturday, 23 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:31 AM

KEIGHLEY transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:49 on 21 Feb to 16:02 on 21 Feb. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:40 on 21 Feb to 12:21 on 21 Feb, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 10:40 on 21 Feb to 12:21 on 21 Feb, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 10:40 on 21 Feb to [BBC]

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Monday, 25 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

1:31 PM

KEIGHLEY transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:49 on 21 Feb to 16:02 on 21 Feb. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:40 on 21 Feb to 12:21 on 21 Feb, Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:12 today, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 10:40 on 21 Feb to 12:21 on 21 Feb, Radio [BBC]

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4:31 PM

KEIGHLEY transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:49 on 21 Feb to 16:02 on 21 Feb. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:40 on 21 Feb to 12:21 on 21 Feb, Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:12 today to 12:57 today, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 10:40 on 21 Feb to 12:21 o [BBC]

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