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The symbol shows the location of the Kilkeel (Northern Ireland) transmitter which serves 2,800 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 Kilkeel (Northern Ireland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Kilkeel 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
C40 (626.0MHz)291mDTG-3400W
Channel icons
9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C43 (650.0MHz)291mDTG-3400W
Channel icons
3 UTV (SD) (UTV), 4 Channel 4 (SD) NI ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 NI ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 UTV +1 (UTV),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C46+ (674.2MHz)291mDTG-6400W
Channel icons
103 UTV HD (UTV), 104 Channel 4 HD NI ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 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
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 58 Freeview channels?

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The Kilkeel (Northern Ireland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5STAR +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice +1, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports HD, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Together TV +1, More4 +1, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network +1, PBS America +1, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Shopping Quarter , Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Sony Movies Action, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together, Yesterday.

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 Kilkeel transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Newsline 0.6m homes 2.5%
from Belfast BT2 8HQ, 1,041km northeast (50°)
to BBC Northern Ireland region - 46 masts.
regional news image
UTV Live 0.6m homes 2.5%
from Belfast BT7 1EB, 1,041km northeast (50°)
to UTV region - 46 masts.

How will the Kilkeel (Northern Ireland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1950s-80s1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-174 Sep 2019
VHFB E TB E TB E TB E K TB E K TB E K TB E K T
C3BBCtvwaves
C39BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves+BBCB+BBCB+BBCB
C40BBCA
C42C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4
C43D3+4
C45BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCABBCA
C46BBCB
C49tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves

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Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
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Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 10 Oct 12 and 24 Oct 12.

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

Analogue 1-4 500W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-1dB) 400W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Divis transmitter area

Oct 1959-May 2006Ulster Television
May 2006-Dec 2014UTV plc
Feb 1983-Dec 1992TV-am•
Jan 1993-Sep 2010GMTV•
Sep 2010-Dec 2014ITV Daybreak•
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Kilkeel 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
Monday, 9 January 2012
Transmitter engineering
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9:27 AM

KILKEEL transmitter - 9 to 12 January 2012: Engineering transmitter work will take place between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs. TV services that will be disrupted: Analogue services - BBC1, BBC2, ITV and Channel 4 will be subject to periods of shutdown. Digital services - Not applicable. [DUK]

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10:32 AM

KILKEEL transmitter - 9 to 12 January 2012: Engineering transmitter work will take place between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs. TV services that will be disrupted: Analogue services - BBC1, BBC2, ITV and Channel 4 will be subject to periods of shutdown. Digital services - Not applicable. [DUK] Over the next week Kilkeel relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital radio. [DUK]

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9:32 PM

KILKEEL transmitter - Over the next week Kilkeel relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital radio. [DUK]

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Tuesday, 10 January 2012
Transmitter engineering
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4:30 PM

KILKEEL transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air from 11:12 today to 11:20 today BBC TWO Off Air from 11:12 today to 11:20 today [BBC] 9 to 12 January 2012: Engineering transmitter work will take place between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs. TV services that will be disrupted: Analogue services - BBC1, BBC2, ITV and Channel 4 will be subject to periods of shutdown. Digital services - Not applicable. [DUK] Over the next week Kilkeel relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital radio. [DUK]

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Wednesday, 11 January 2012
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:30 AM

KILKEEL transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air from 11:12 yesterday to 11:20 yesterday BBC TWO Off Air from 11:12 yesterday to 11:20 yesterday [BBC] 9 to 12 January 2012: Engineering transmitter work will take place between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs. TV services that will be disrupted: Analogue services - BBC1, BBC2, ITV and Channel 4 will be subject to periods of shutdown. Digital services - Not applicable. [DUK] Over the next week Kilkeel relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital radio. [DUK]

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Thursday, 12 January 2012
Transmitter engineering
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4:30 AM

KILKEEL transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air from 11:12 on 10 Jan to 11:20 on 10 Jan BBC TWO Off Air from 11:12 on 10 Jan to 11:20 on 10 Jan [BBC] 9 to 12 January 2012: Engineering transmitter work will take place between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs. TV services that will be disrupted: Analogue services - BBC1, BBC2, ITV and Channel 4 will be subject to periods of shutdown. Digital services - Not applicable. [DUK] Over the next week Kilkeel relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital radio. [DUK]

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7:29 AM

KILKEEL transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 05:05 on 10 Jan to 05:20 today BBC ONE Off Air from 11:12 on 10 Jan to 11:20 on 10 Jan BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 05:05 on 10 Jan to 05:20 today BBC TWO Off Air from 11:12 on 10 Jan to 11:20 on 10 Jan [BBC] 9 to 12 January 2012: Engineering transmitter work will take place between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs. TV services that will be disrupted: Analogue services - BBC1, BBC2, ITV and Channel 4 will be subject to periods of shutdown. Digital services - Not applicable. [DUK] Over the next week Kilkeel relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital radio. [DUK]

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8:29 PM

KILKEEL transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 05:05 on 10 Jan to 05:20 today BBC ONE Off Air from 11:12 on 10 Jan to 11:20 on 10 Jan BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 05:05 on 10 Jan to 05:20 today BBC TWO Off Air from 11:12 on 10 Jan to 11:20 on 10 Jan [BBC] Over the next week Kilkeel relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital radio. [DUK]

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Friday, 13 January 2012
Transmitter engineering
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4:31 AM

KILKEEL transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 05:05 on 10 Jan to 05:20 yesterday BBC ONE Off Air from 11:12 on 10 Jan to 11:20 on 10 Jan BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 05:05 on 10 Jan to 05:20 yesterday BBC TWO Off Air from 11:12 on 10 Jan to 11:20 on 10 Jan [BBC] Over the next week Kilkeel relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital radio. [DUK]

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9:30 PM

KILKEEL transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 05:05 on 10 Jan to 05:20 yesterday BBC ONE Off Air from 11:12 on 10 Jan to 11:20 on 10 Jan BBC TWO Off Air from 11:12 on 10 Jan to 11:20 on 10 Jan BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 05:05 on 10 Jan to 05:20 yesterday [BBC] Over the next week Kilkeel relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital radio. [DUK]

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