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The symbol shows the location of the Norwich Central (Norfolk, England) transmitter which serves 11,000 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 Norwich Central (Norfolk, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Norwich Central 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
C23 (490.0MHz)53mDTG-37W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) East, 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
C26 (514.0MHz)53mDTG-37W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Anglia (East micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) South ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Anglia east), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C30 (546.0MHz)53mDTG-67W
Channel icons
86 More4 +1, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Meridian Southampton), 104 Channel 4 HD South 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 61 Freeview channels?

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The Norwich Central (Norfolk, 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 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, Quest HD, 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, True Entertainment, True Movies, 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 Norwich Central transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look East (East) 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Norwich NR2 1BH, 2km south-southwest (213°)
to BBC East region - 27 masts.
70% of BBC East (East) and BBC East (West) is shared output
regional news image
ITV Anglia News 0.8m homes 3.2%
from NORWICH NR1 3JG, 1km south-southwest (198°)
to ITV Anglia (East) region - 26 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Anglia (West)

How will the Norwich Central (Norfolk, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-176 Jun 2018
B E TW TW TB E TB E TB E TA K T
C23BBCA
C26D3+4
C30BBCB
C33C5wavesC5waves
C39BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C42C4wavesC4wavesC4waves
C43D3+4D3+4D3+4
C45BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C46BBCABBCABBCA
C49tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C52tv_offBBCBBBCBBBCB

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 2020 - more
Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
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Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 9 Nov 11 and 23 Nov 11.

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

Analogue 1-5 34W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 6.8W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Tacolneston transmitter area

Oct 1959-Feb 2004Anglia 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. Norwich Central 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
Thursday, 7 June 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:04 AM

NORWICH CENTRAL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 03:44 yesterday to 11:00 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 yesterday to 03:44 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 03:44 yesterday to 11:00 yesterday, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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Friday, 8 June 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:04 AM

NORWICH CENTRAL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 06 Jun to 03:44 on 06 Jun, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 03:44 on 06 Jun to 11:00 on 06 Jun, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 06 Jun to 03:44 on 06 Jun, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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Sunday, 10 June 2018
Transmitter engineering
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12:04 AM

NORWICH CENTRAL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 03:44 on 06 Jun to 11:00 on 06 Jun, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 06 Jun to 03:44 on 06 Jun, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 06 Jun to 03:44 on 06 Jun, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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3:04 PM

NORWICH CENTRAL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 03:44 on 06 Jun to 11:00 on 06 Jun, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 06 Jun to 03:44 on 06 Jun, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 03:44 on 06 Jun to 11:00 on 06 Jun, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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Tuesday, 31 July 2018
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Graham Thompson
1:39 PM
Norwich

Our TV signal went at approximately 8.30 a.m today and as of 13.38pm we still have no signal.Has the local transmitter ungoing engineering repairs or did it crash due to a thunderstorm first thing.Our location in Norwich is NR2 4SD.
Await hearing from you with any update.

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StevensOnln1
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9:09 PM

Graham Thompson: There are no reported problems or engineering work at either the Norwich Central or Tacolneston transmitters (both are predicted to be available at your postcode). Have you checked for any loose or damaged cables or connections behind your TV?

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Monday, 27 May 2019
Transmitter engineering
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8:09 PM

NORWICH CENTRAL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 18:59 today to 19:07 today. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

NORWICH CENTRAL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 18:59 yesterday to 19:07 yesterday. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 29 May 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

NORWICH CENTRAL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 18:59 on 27 May to 19:07 on 27 May. [BBC]

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