Freeview Light on the Parbold (Lancashire, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Parbold (Lancashire, England) transmitter which serves 1,200 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 Parbold (Lancashire, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Parbold 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.
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 43 Freeview channels?
The Parbold (Lancashire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, Film4 +1, Food Network, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, pick, Pop Player, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's TV (UK), Together TV, W, Yesterday +1.
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 Parbold transmitter?
BBC North West Tonight 3.1m homes 11.8%
from Salford M50 2QH, 35km east-southeast (112°)
to BBC North West region - 92 masts.
How will the Parbold (Lancashire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 4 Nov 09 and 2 Dec 09.
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 Winter Hill transmitter area
Hi my mother in law moved house in February and we had trouble setting up freeview, so we subscribed to bt tv. I've changed the aerial and put a booster in the system but still get channels missing.
She lives in parbold lancashire the aerial wa pointed to the aerial in newbrough which is a light mast and found to be missing itv3 and other channels, if I point towards winter hill we gain itv3 but then lose the BBC channels,
Will newbrough aerial be upgraded to a full system
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David Barnett: Although that said by StevensOnln1 is perfectly correct, it would have been of assistance as far as assessing the situation is concerned if the post code of the location in question had been given. (one from nearby also suffice, e.g: shop inc post office)
Purely out of curiosity, when you tried pointing the aerial to Winter Hill, were the results obtained with the aerial having been turned to horizontal polarity for this transmitter? And on the subject of polarity, are many aerials in your mother in law's area seen to be set on horizontal polarity for reception from Winter Hill?
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