Freeview Light on the Millom Park (Cumbria, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Millom Park (Cumbria, England) transmitter which serves 5,200 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Millom Park (Cumbria, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Millom Park 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.
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 43 Freeview channels?
The Millom Park (Cumbria, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, Film4 +1, Food Network, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, pick, Pop Player, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's TV (UK), Together TV, W, Yesterday +1.
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 Millom Park transmitter?
BBC North West Tonight 3.1m homes 11.8%
from Salford M50 2QH, 107km southeast (143°)
to BBC North West region - 92 masts.
ITV Granada Reports 3.1m homes 11.6%
from Salford M50 2EQ, 107km southeast (143°)
to ITV Granada region - 80 masts.
Are there any self-help relays?
|Blawith||Active deflector||15 km SW Windermere||40 homes|
|Duddon Bridge||Transposer||19 km N Barrow-in-Furness||12 homes|
How will the Millom Park (Cumbria, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
|1984-97||1997-98||1998-2009||2009-13||12 Aug 2020|
|A K T||A K T||A K T||A K T||A K T|
tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - 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 4 Nov 09 and 2 Dec 09.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-7dB) 43W|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Winter Hill transmitter area
How much downtime is typical for Millom Park over a week / month / year?
I used to point there in pre-digital days but occasionally it was down for a day or more due to the power supply
I may have to move back from Winter Hill to Millom Park because of new building on the near line-of-sight.
I live on Walney Island and I am about 8.5 miles from Millom Park
Are things better now?
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