Freeview Light on the Newry South (Northern Ireland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Newry South (Northern Ireland) transmitter which serves less than 500 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 Newry South (Northern Ireland) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Newry South 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.
1 BBC One Northern Ireland, 2 BBC Two Northern Ireland, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 14 others 250 BBC Red Button, 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4, 705 BBC Radio 5 Live, 706 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, 707 BBC Radio 6 Music, 708 BBC Radio 4 Extra, 709 BBC Asian Network, 710 BBC World Service, 719 BBC Radio Ulster, 720 BBC Radio Foyle,
3 UTV (UTV), 4 Channel 4 NI ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 NI ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 24 ITV4 +1, 28 E4, 33 UTV+1 (UTV), plus 1 others U105,
45 Film4 +1, 101 BBC One HD Northern Ireland, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 UTV HD (UTV), 104 Channel 4 HD NI 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)
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The Newry South (Northern Ireland) 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 Newry South transmitter?
BBC Newsline 0.6m homes 2.5%
from Belfast BT2 8HQ, 1,042km northeast
to BBC Northern Ireland region - 46 masts.
How will the Newry South (Northern Ireland) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 10th October and 24th October 2012.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
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Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Divis transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
A useful alternative use for the DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4 Mux on the Newry South Tansmitter would to replace it with a NIMM Mux to transmit TG4, RT? One, RT? Two and RT? Raidi? na Gaeltachta to residents on the shadow of Flagstaff Hill, on the B79 Newry to Omeath road, which blocks signals from the Clermont Carn transmitter approx 15Km awayA precedent is the NIMM mux on the Brougher Mountain (Northern Ireland) transmitter. The Only alternative for residents in this area to view TG4, RT? One and RT? Two is to subscribe to Sky
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Sean O'Suilleabhain: The BBC aren't going to remove their HD multiplex to replace it with Irish channels. I'm not sure what you mean by Brougher Mountain being a precedent as the NIMM mux is broadcast alongside the six main multiplexes, it hasn't replaced one of them.
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