Freeview Light on the Rookhope (County Durham, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Rookhope (County Durham, England) transmitter which serves less than 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Rookhope (County Durham, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Rookhope 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.
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 Rookhope (County Durham, 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 Rookhope transmitter?
BBC Look North (Newcastle) 1.6m homes 6.0%
from Newcastle NE99 2NE, 38km east-northeast
to BBC North East and Cumbria region - 70 masts.
How will the Rookhope (County Durham, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 12th September and 26th September 2012.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-6.5dB) 2W|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Bilsdale transmitter area
ROOKHOPE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 09:00 yesterday to 12:37 yesterday BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 09:00 yesterday to 12:37 yesterday [BBC] Over the next week Rookhope relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) working normally, no digital radio. [DUK]
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ROOKHOPE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 09:00 on 22 Nov to 12:37 on 22 Nov BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 09:00 on 22 Nov to 12:37 on 22 Nov [BBC] Over the next week Rookhope relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) working normally, no digital radio. [DUK]
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