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Freeview Light on the Morpeth (Northumberland, England) transmitter

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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.

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

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 North East and Cumbria, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C25 (506.0MHz)106mDTG-39W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Tyne Tees), 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 (Tyne Tees),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C28 (530.0MHz)106mDTG-69W
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 Morpeth (Northumberland, 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 Morpeth transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look North (Newcastle) 1.6m homes 6.0%
from Newcastle NE99 2NE, 23km south
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
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?

years1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-18
aerial groupA KA KA KA KA KA K
C22BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCABBCABBCA
C25ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4
C28BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCBBBCBBBCB
600C32C4C4C4

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 12th September and 26th September 2012.

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
Monday, 9 May 2016
Transmitter engineering
8:32 AM

MORPETH transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 01:52 today to 06:17 today. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 10 May 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

MORPETH transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 01:52 yesterday to 06:17 yesterday. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 11 May 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

MORPETH transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 01:52 on 09 May to 06:17 on 09 May. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 7 June 2016
Transmitter engineering
2:32 PM

MORPETH transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:29 today to 13:30 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 22 September 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:32 PM

MORPETH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 15:08 today to 15:18 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 15:08 today to 15:18 today. [BBC]

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Friday, 23 September 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:31 AM

MORPETH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 15:08 yesterday to 15:18 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 15:08 yesterday to 15:18 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 24 September 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:31 AM

MORPETH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 15:08 on 22 Sep to 15:18 on 22 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air from 15:08 on 22 Sep to 15:18 on 22 Sep. [BBC]

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