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The symbol shows the location of the Morpeth (Northumberland, England) transmitter which serves 3,900 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 Morpeth (Northumberland, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Morpeth 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
C22 (482.0MHz)106mDTG-39W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) North East and Cumbria, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC SD, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 15 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C25 (506.0MHz)106mDTG-39W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Tyne Tees), 4 Channel 4 (SD) North ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 North ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Tyne Tees), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C28 (530.0MHz)106mDTG-69W
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,

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 60 Freeview channels?

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The Morpeth (Northumberland, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5SELECT, 5Spike, 5STAR, 5STAR +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, AlJazeera English (SD), Aljazeera English HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, Freesports, Home, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Together TV +1, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, Yesterday, YourTV.

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 Morpeth transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look North (Newcastle) 1.6m homes 6.0%
from Newcastle NE99 2NE, 23km south (172°)
to BBC North East and Cumbria region - 70 masts.
regional news image
ITV Tyne Tees News 1.4m homes 5.4%
from Gateshead NE11 9SZ, 23km south (183°)
to ITV Tyne Tees region - 47 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with Border

How will the Morpeth (Northumberland, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-1731 Dec 2019-
A K TA K TA K TA K TA K TA K TA K T
C22BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C25ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C28BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C32C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

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 12 Sep 12 and 26 Sep 12.

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

Analogue 1-4 44W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 8.8W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Pontop Pike transmitter area

Jan 1959-Feb 2004Tyne Tees 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. Morpeth 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
Saturday, 14 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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8:08 AM

MORPETH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 19:00 yesterday to 21:43 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 15:40 yesterday to 18:30 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Wrong Programme from 18:30 yesterday to 19:00 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related [BBC]

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11:08 AM

MORPETH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 15:40 yesterday to 18:30 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 19:00 yesterday to 21:43 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Wrong Programme from 18:30 yesterday to 19:00 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related [BBC]

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Sunday, 15 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

MORPETH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 19:00 on 13 Sep to 21:43 on 13 Sep, BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 15:40 on 13 Sep to 18:30 on 13 Sep, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:03 on 11 Sep to 10:33 on 11 Sep, BBC Digital TV Wrong Programme [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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8:08 AM

MORPETH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 19:00 on 13 Sep to 21:43 on 13 Sep, BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 15:40 on 13 Sep to 18:30 on 13 Sep, BBC Digital TV Wrong Programme from 18:30 on 13 Sep to 19:00 on 13 Sep, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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11:08 AM

MORPETH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Programme from 18:30 on 13 Sep to 19:00 on 13 Sep, BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 15:40 on 13 Sep to 18:30 on 13 Sep, BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 19:00 on 13 Sep to 21:43 on 13 Sep, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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5:08 PM

MORPETH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 15:40 on 13 Sep to 18:30 on 13 Sep, BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 19:00 on 13 Sep to 21:43 on 13 Sep, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:03 on 11 Sep to 10:33 on 11 Sep, BBC Digital TV Wrong Programme [BBC]

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Monday, 16 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

MORPETH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 15:40 on 13 Sep to 18:30 on 13 Sep, BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 19:00 on 13 Sep to 21:43 on 13 Sep, BBC Digital TV Wrong Programme from 18:30 on 13 Sep to 19:00 on 13 Sep. [BBC]

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Thursday, 3 October 2019
Transmitter engineering
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2:08 PM

MORPETH transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:07 today to 12:08 today. [BBC]

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Friday, 4 October 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

MORPETH transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:07 yesterday to 12:08 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 5 October 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

MORPETH transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:07 on 03 Oct to 12:08 on 03 Oct. [BBC]

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