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The symbol shows the location of the Roose (Cumbria, England) transmitter which serves 3,900 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 Roose (Cumbria, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Roose 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
 H -3dB
C22 (482.0MHz)
29mDTG-320W
10W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) North West, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC SD, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
 H -3dB
C28 (530.0MHz)
29mDTG-320W
10W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Granada), 4 Channel 4 (SD) North ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 North ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Granada), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
 H -3dB
C25 (506.0MHz)
29mDTG-620W
10W
Channel icons
86 More4 +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, 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 60 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Roose (Cumbria, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5SELECT, 5Spike, 5STAR, 5STAR +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, AlJazeera English (SD), Aljazeera English HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, Freesports, Home, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Together TV +1, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, Yesterday, YourTV.

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 Roose transmitter?

regional news image
BBC North West Tonight 3.1m homes 11.8%
from Salford M50 2QH, 92km southeast (140°)
to BBC North West region - 92 masts.
regional news image
ITV Granada Reports 3.1m homes 11.6%
from Salford M50 2EQ, 92km southeast (140°)
to ITV Granada region - 80 masts.

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

1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-1731 Mar 2018-
K TK TK TA K TA K TA K TA K T
C22BBCABBCABBCABBCA
C25BBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C26BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C28D3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C29ITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C33BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C39C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 2020 - more
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?

PSB1||, PSB2||, PSB3|| 20W
PSB1≡, PSB2≡, PSB3≡(-3dB) 10W
Analogue 1-4(-5.2dB) 6W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Winter Hill transmitter area

May 1956-Jul 1968Granada Television†
May 1956-Jul 1968Associated British Corporation◊
Jul 1968-Feb 2004Granada 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. Roose 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, 15 July 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 PM

ROOSE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:54 today to 14:00 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:54 today to 14:00 today. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 16 July 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

ROOSE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:54 yesterday to 14:00 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:54 yesterday to 14:00 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 18 July 2019
Transmitter engineering
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11:08 AM

ROOSE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:54 on 15 Jul to 14:00 on 15 Jul, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:54 on 15 Jul to 14:00 on 15 Jul. [BBC]

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Thursday, 22 August 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 PM

ROOSE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 11:42 today to 11:50 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 11:42 today to 11:50 today. [BBC]

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Friday, 23 August 2019
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5:08 AM

ROOSE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 11:42 yesterday to 11:50 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 11:42 yesterday to 11:50 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 24 August 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

ROOSE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 11:42 on 22 Aug to 11:50 on 22 Aug, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 11:42 on 22 Aug to 11:50 on 22 Aug. [BBC]

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