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Freeview Light on the Millthrop (Cumbria, England) transmitter

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sa_gmapsGoogle mapsa_bingBing mapsa_gearthGoogle Earthsa_gps54.328,-2.526 or 54°19'40"N 2°31'33"Wsa_postcodeLA10 5AZ

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The symbol shows the location of the Millthrop (Cumbria, England) transmitter which serves 1,300 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 Millthrop (Cumbria, England) transmitter.

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

Which Freeview channels does the Millthrop 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
C52 (722.0MHz)225mDTG-33W
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
C48 (690.0MHz)225mDTG-33W
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
C56 (754.0MHz)225mDTG-63W
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 Millthrop (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 Millthrop transmitter?

regional news image
BBC North West Tonight 3.1m homes 11.8%
from Salford M50 2QH, 96km south
to BBC North West region - 92 masts.
regional news image
ITV Lookaround 0.2m homes 0.7%
from Carlisle CA1 3NT, 66km north-northwest
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?

GarsdaleTransposer14 km E Sedbergh63 homes (coverage with SH179)

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

years1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-18
aerial groupC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E
C48BBC1BBC1BBC1D3+4D3+4D3+4
700C52BBCABBCABBCA
C56ITVITVITVBBCBBBCBBBCB
800C66BBC2BBC2BBC2
C68C4C4C4

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 15W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 3W

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. Millthrop 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
Tuesday, 1 May 2012
Transmitter engineering
8:27 PM

MILLTHROP transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:58 yesterday to 13:20 yesterday BBC Digital TV Off Air from 19:49 yesterday to 20:20 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:49 yesterday to 20:20 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:58 yesterday to 13:20 yesterday [BBC]

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Wednesday, 2 May 2012
Transmitter engineering
6:27 AM

MILLTHROP transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 19:49 on 30 Apr to 20:20 on 30 Apr BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:58 on 30 Apr to 13:20 on 30 Apr HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:49 on 30 Apr to 20:20 on 30 Apr HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:58 on 30 Apr to 13:20 on 30 Apr [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
11:28 AM

MILLTHROP transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:58 on 30 Apr to 13:20 on 30 Apr BBC Digital TV Off Air from 19:49 on 30 Apr to 20:20 on 30 Apr HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:49 on 30 Apr to 20:20 on 30 Apr HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:58 on 30 Apr to 13:20 on 30 Apr [BBC]

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Thursday, 3 May 2012
Transmitter engineering
9:28 AM

MILLTHROP transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:58 on 30 Apr to 13:20 on 30 Apr BBC Digital TV Off Air from 19:49 on 30 Apr to 20:20 on 30 Apr HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:58 on 30 Apr to 13:20 on 30 Apr HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:49 on 30 Apr to 20:20 on 30 Apr [BBC]

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Monday, 12 May 2014
Transmitter engineering
11:41 AM

MILLTHROP transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Monday, 11 July 2016
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