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Freeview Light on the Primrose Hill (Kirklees, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Primrose Hill (Kirklees, England) transmitter which serves 2,500 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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Primrose Hill (Kirklees, England) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name

Which Freeview channels does the Primrose Hill 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
C60 (786.0MHz)197mDTG-36W
Channel icons
1 BBC One Yorkshire, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 17 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C57 (762.0MHz)197mDTG-36W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Yorkshire (Emley Moor micro region)), 4 Channel 4 North ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 North ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C53 (730.0MHz)197mDTG-66W
Channel icons
45 Film4 +1, 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, 123 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 Primrose Hill (Kirklees, 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 Primrose Hill transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look North (Leeds) 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS9 8AH, 25km northeast
to BBC Yorkshire region - 56 masts.
regional news image
ITV Calendar 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS3 1JS, 24km northeast
to ITV Yorkshire (Emley Moor) region - 59 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Belmont region

How will the Primrose Hill (Kirklees, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-18
aerial groupC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E
700C53BBCBBBCBBBCB
C57BBC1BBC1BBC1D3+4D3+4D3+4
C60ITVITVITVBBCABBCABBCA
800C63BBC2BBC2BBC2
C67C4C4C4

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 7th September and 21st September 2011.

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

Analogue 1-4 28W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 5.6W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Emley Moor transmitter area

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. Primrose Hill 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
Tuesday, 20 October 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

PRIMROSE HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:36 on 18 Oct to 10:38 on 18 Oct, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:36 on 18 Oct to 10:38 on 18 Oct. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 8 December 2015
Transmitter engineering
10:32 AM

PRIMROSE HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:58 today to 09:51 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:58 today to 09:51 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 9 December 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

PRIMROSE HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:58 yesterday to 09:51 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:58 yesterday to 09:51 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 10 December 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

PRIMROSE HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:58 on 08 Dec to 09:51 on 08 Dec, HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:58 on 08 Dec to 09:51 on 08 Dec. [BBC]

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Thursday, 17 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
7:32 PM

PRIMROSE HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:56 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 18:56 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 23 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
1:32 PM

PRIMROSE HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 09:36 today to 09:40 today, HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 09:37 today to 09:40 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 24 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

PRIMROSE HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 09:36 yesterday to 09:40 yesterday, HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 09:37 yesterday to 09:40 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 25 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

PRIMROSE HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 09:36 on 23 Nov to 09:40 on 23 Nov, HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 09:37 on 23 Nov to 09:40 on 23 Nov. [BBC]

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