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Freeview Light on the Kendal (Cumbria, England) transmitter

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sa_gmapsGoogle mapsa_bingBing mapsa_gearthGoogle Earthsa_gps54.314,-2.709 or 54°18'51"N 2°42'31"Wsa_postcodeLA8 0AQ

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The symbol shows the location of the Kendal (Cumbria, England) transmitter which serves 7,900 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 Kendal (Cumbria, England) transmitter.

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

Which Freeview channels does the Kendal 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
C60- (785.8MHz)223mDTG-3400W
Channel icons
1 BBC One North West, 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
C53 (730.0MHz)223mDTG-3400W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Border (England)), 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
C57 (762.0MHz)223mDTG-6400W
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 Kendal (Cumbria, 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 Kendal transmitter?

regional news image
BBC North West Tonight 3.1m homes 11.8%
from Salford M50 2QH, 97km south-southeast
to BBC North West region - 92 masts.
regional news image
ITV Lookaround 0.2m homes 0.7%
from Carlisle CA1 3NT, 64km north
to ITV Border England region - 33 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with Tyne Tees

Are there any self-help relays?

Kentmere AActive deflector12 km N Kendal22 homes
Kentmere BActive deflector12 km N Kendal23 homes (second level)

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

years1950s~851984-971997-981998-20092009-1321/11/12-2013-18
aerial groupVHFC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E
C1BBCtv
700C53D3+4D3+4D3+4
C54C4C4C4
C57BBCBBBCBBBCB
C58BBC1BBC1BBC1
C60-BBCA-BBCA-BBCA
800C61ITVITVITV
C64BBC2BBC2BBC2

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 24th June and 22nd July 2009.

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

Analogue 1-4 2kW
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 400W

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. Kendal 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.

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Sunday, 25 September 2016
Transmitter engineering
11:31 AM

KENDAL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 15:38 on 22 Sep to 15:45 on 22 Sep, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:07 on 22 Sep to 11:09 on 22 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:07 on 22 Sep to 11:09 on 22 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air from 15:38 on 22 Sep to 15:45 on [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Transmitter engineering
2:32 PM

KENDAL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 15:38 on 22 Sep to 15:45 on 22 Sep, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:07 on 22 Sep to 11:09 on 22 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air from 15:38 on 22 Sep to 15:45 on 22 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:07 on 22 Sep to 11:09 on [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Friday, 30 September 2016
Saturday, 8 October 2016
Wednesday, 19 October 2016
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B Banks
9:22 PM Kendal

All ITV programmes are coming in at low signal or not on at all been light this for the last 24/48 hours
We are at la9 7DH

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Sunday, 23 October 2016
Tuesday, 8 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
1:32 PM

KENDAL transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 11:10 today to 11:32 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 9 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

KENDAL transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 11:10 yesterday to 11:32 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 10 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

KENDAL transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 11:10 on 08 Nov to 11:32 on 08 Nov. [BBC]

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