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The symbol shows the location of the Olivers Mount (North Yorkshire, England) transmitter which serves 30,000 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 Olivers Mount (North Yorkshire, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Olivers Mount transmitter broadcast?

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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
C29 (538.0MHz)193mDTG-32,000W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Yorkshire, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C31- (553.8MHz)193mDTG-32,000W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Yorkshire (Emley Moor micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) North ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 North ads, 18 More4, 25 ITV4, 29 E4 +1, 34 ITV +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C37 (602.0MHz)193mDTG-62,000W
Channel icons
72 Shopping Quarter , 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, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 others

COM4
SDN
 V -3dB
C32 (562.0MHz)189mDTG-81,000W
Channel icons
 CCXTV, 12 Quest, 20 Drama, 21 5USA, 28 ITV2 +1, 31 5STAR, 32 Paramount Network, 41 Sony Movies Action, 45 Channel 5 +1, 55 5SELECT, 57 ITVBe +1, 58 ITV3 +1, 59 ITV4 +1, 63 Blaze, 66 CBS Reality, 68 Horror Channel, 73 Drama +1, 77 TCC, 80 Blaze +1, 203 CITV, 211 Ketchup, plus 15 others

COM5
ArqA
 V -3dB
C34 (578.0MHz)188mDTG-81,000W
Channel icons
11 Sky Arts, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 30 4Music, 35 pick, 39 Quest Red, 42 Food Network, 46 Film4 +1, 47 Challenge, 48 4seven, 56 Smithsonian Channel, 69 Quest +1, 74 Yesterday +1, 82 Together TV, 233 Sky News, plus 9 others

COM6
ArqB
 V -3dB
C35 (586.0MHz)188mDTG-81,000W
Channel icons
23 Dave ja vu, 26 Yesterday, 33 Sony Movies, 38 DMAX, 40 CBS Justice, 43 HGTV, 67 CBS Drama, 81 Talking Pictures TV, 84 PBS America, 234 RT, 235 Aljazeera English, plus 18 others

DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/3 24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 11 Freeview HD channels?

the effected channels

The Olivers Mount (North Yorkshire, England) mast is not one of the extended Freeview HD (COM7 and COM8) transmitters, it does not provide these high definition (HD) channels: BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, Forces TV, FreeSports HD, More4 +1, NOW 80s, PBS America +1, Together TV +1, Quest Red +1, RT HD.

If you want to watch these HD channels, either use Freesat HD, or move your TV aerial must point to one of the 30 Full Freeview HD transmitters. For more information see the want to know which transmitters will carry extra Freeview HD? page.

Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Olivers Mount transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look North (Leeds) 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS9 8AH, 91km southwest (234°)
to BBC Yorkshire region - 56 masts.
regional news image
ITV Calendar 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS3 1JS, 92km southwest (236°)
to ITV Yorkshire (Emley Moor) region - 59 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Belmont region

How will the Olivers Mount (North Yorkshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-1712 Feb 2020
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TC/D E TK T
C29BBCA
C31D3+4
C32SDN
C34ArqA
C35ArqB
C37BBCB
C39_local
C49tv_off ArqBArqB
C53tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCB
C54tv_offSDNSDNSDN
C56tv_off_local_local_local
C57tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBCABBCABBCA
C58tv_offArqAArqAArqA
C60tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves-D3+4-D3+4-D3+4
C61ArqB
C63BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C66C5wavesC5waves

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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 3 Aug 11 and 17 Aug 11.

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

BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 2kW
Analogue 1-4, Analogue 5, SDN, ARQA, ARQB(-3dB) 1000W
Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*, Mux C*, Mux D*(-13dB) 100W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Olivers Mount transmitter area

May 1956-Jul 1968Granada Television†
May 1956-Jul 1968Granada Television†
May 1956-Jul 1968Associated British Corporation◊
Jul 1968-Oct 2002Yorkshire Television
Oct 2002-Dec 2014ITV
Feb 1983-Dec 1992TV-am•
Jan 1993-Sep 2010GMTV•
Sep 2010-Dec 2014ITV Daybreak•
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Olivers Mount 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, 24 July 2017
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R Taylor
2:16 PM

Noticed that the local MUX Ch56 is live from Olivers Mount, Scarborough. No stations show up on it yet but the Quality is 100% and Signal strength is 68%.

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Nigel
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6:37 PM

R Taylor: I noticed it Sunday Signal strength 30% as compared to 40% on ch57 and 54 % on ch60 location Rillington what is your location


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8:32 PM

OLIVERS MOUNT transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Very Weak Signal from 10:04 on 20 Jul to 13:10 on 20 Jul, BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:14 today to 14:22 today. FM: Radio 4 FM Off Air from 11:59 on 20 Jul to 11:59 on 20 Jul. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 25 July 2017
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5:32 AM

OLIVERS MOUNT transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:14 yesterday to 14:22 yesterday. [BBC]

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11:33 AM

OLIVERS MOUNT transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Very Weak Signal from 10:14 yesterday to 14:22 yesterday. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 26 July 2017
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5:32 AM

OLIVERS MOUNT transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Very Weak Signal from 10:14 on 24 Jul to 14:22 on 24 Jul. [BBC]

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R Taylor
9:14 AM

Nigel: I'm in Scarborough and can see Olivers Mount from here, it's just over a mile away.

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Thursday, 27 July 2017
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11:33 AM

OLIVERS MOUNT transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Very Weak Signal from 10:05 today, BBC National DAB Radio Very Weak Signal from 10:14 on 24 Jul to 14:22 on 24 Jul. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:10 today, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 10:08 today, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal fr [BBC]

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2:33 PM

OLIVERS MOUNT transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Very Weak Signal from 10:14 on 24 Jul to 14:22 on 24 Jul, BBC National DAB Radio Very Weak Signal from 10:05 today to 11:07 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:10 today to 11:07 today, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 10:08 to [BBC]

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8:59 PM

Nigel Local mux now broadcasting 5 services. That's North Yorkshire on Channel 7 showing thats Scarborough caption.



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