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The symbol shows the location of the Orton (Cumbria, England) transmitter which serves 600 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 Orton (Cumbria, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Orton 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
C43 (650.0MHz)272mDTG-36W
Channel icons
1 BBC One North East and Cumbria, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 11 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C50 (706.0MHz)272mDTG-36W
Channel icons
 E4, 3 ITV (Border (England)), 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor), 73 Sewing Quarter,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C46 (674.0MHz)272mDTG-66W
Channel icons
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,



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 Orton (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 Orton transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look North (Newcastle) 1.6m homes 6.0%
from Newcastle NE99 2NE, 85km northeast (48°)
to BBC North East and Cumbria region - 70 masts.
regional news image
ITV Lookaround 0.2m homes 0.7%
from Carlisle CA1 3NT, 51km north-northwest (338°)
to ITV Border England region - 33 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with Tyne Tees

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

years1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-1731st Dec 2019-
aerial groupB EB EB EB EB EB EB E
C40BBC1BBC1BBC1
C43ITVITVITVBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C46BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
700C50C4C4C4D3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4

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 31W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 6.2W

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. Orton 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, 3 March 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

ORTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:42 yesterday to 11:49 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:42 yesterday to 11:49 yesterday. [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Friday, 4 March 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

ORTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:42 on 02 Mar to 11:49 on 02 Mar, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:42 on 02 Mar to 11:49 on 02 Mar. [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Monday, 7 March 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

ORTON transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Tuesday, 8 March 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 PM

ORTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:50 today to 13:51 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:50 today to 13:51 today. [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Wednesday, 9 March 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

ORTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:50 yesterday to 13:51 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:50 yesterday to 13:51 yesterday. [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Transmitter engineering
1:32 PM

ORTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:50 yesterday to 13:51 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:20 today to 11:22 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:50 yesterday to 13:51 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:50 today to 11:53 today. [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Transmitter engineering's 112,376 posts Owner Owner xx
Transmitter engineering
4:31 PM

ORTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:20 today to 11:22 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:50 yesterday to 13:51 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:50 today to 11:53 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:50 yesterday to 13:51 yesterday. [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Thursday, 10 March 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

ORTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:50 on 08 Mar to 13:51 on 08 Mar, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:20 yesterday to 11:22 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:50 on 08 Mar to 13:51 on 08 Mar, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:50 yesterday to 11:53 ye [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Transmitter engineering
7:32 PM

ORTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:20 yesterday to 11:22 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:50 on 08 Mar to 13:51 on 08 Mar, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:50 yesterday to 11:53 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:50 on 08 Mar to 13:51 on [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Transmitter engineering's 112,376 posts Owner Owner xx
Friday, 11 March 2016
Transmitter engineering
1:32 PM

ORTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:50 on 08 Mar to 13:51 on 08 Mar, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:20 on 09 Mar to 11:22 on 09 Mar, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:50 on 08 Mar to 13:51 on 08 Mar, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:50 on 09 Mar to 11:53 on [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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