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Freeview Light on the Keswick (Cumbria, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Keswick (Cumbria, England) transmitter which serves 3,400 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 Keswick (Cumbria, England) transmitter.

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

Which Freeview channels does the Keswick 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)233mDTG-324W
Channel icons
1 BBC One North East and Cumbria, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C27 (522.0MHz)233mDTG-324W
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, 24 ITV4 +1, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C21+ (474.2MHz)233mDTG-624W
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, 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 0 Freeview channels?


The Keswick (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 Keswick transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look North (Newcastle) 1.6m homes 6.0%
from Newcastle NE99 2NE, 106km east-northeast
to BBC North East and Cumbria region - 70 masts.
regional news image
ITV Lookaround 0.2m homes 0.7%
from Carlisle CA1 3NT, 35km north-northeast
to ITV Border England region - 33 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with Tyne Tees

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

years1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-1731st Dec 2019-
aerial groupA KA KA KA KA KA KA B C/D E K VHF
C21BBC1BBC1BBC1+BBCB+BBCB+BBCB
C24ITVITVITVBBCABBCABBCA
C27BBC2BBC2BBC2D3+4D3+4D3+4
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 24th June and 22nd July 2009.

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

Analogue 1-4 120W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 24W

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. Keswick 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
Friday, 10 November 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:09 AM

KESWICK transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 17:20 today to 22:03 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 17:20 today to 22:03 today. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 17:21 today to 22:05 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
2:09 PM

KESWICK transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 17:20 yesterday to 22:03 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 17:20 yesterday to 22:03 yesterday. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 17:21 yesterday to 22:05 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 11 November 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:09 AM

KESWICK transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 17:20 on 09 Nov to 22:03 on 09 Nov, HD Digital TV Off Air from 17:20 on 09 Nov to 22:03 on 09 Nov. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 17:21 on 09 Nov to 22:05 on 09 Nov. [BBC]

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