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The symbol shows the location of the St Bees (Cumbria, England) transmitter which serves 700 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 St Bees (Cumbria, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the St Bees 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
C32 (562.0MHz)34mDTG-350W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) North East and Cumbria, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button, plus 15 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C34 (578.0MHz)34mDTG-350W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Border (England)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) North ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 North ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C35 (586.0MHz)34mDTG-650W
Channel icons
74 Shopping Quarter , 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, plus 1 others

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 51 Freeview channels?

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

The St Bees (Cumbria, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Together TV +1, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, NOW 80s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Sony Movies Action, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, 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 St Bees transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look North (Newcastle) 1.6m homes 6.0%
from Newcastle NE99 2NE, 138km east-northeast (67°)
to BBC North East and Cumbria region - 70 masts.
regional news image
ITV Lookaround 0.2m homes 0.7%
from Carlisle CA1 3NT, 62km northeast (46°)
to ITV Border England region - 33 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with Tyne Tees

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

1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-1712 Aug 2020
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TC/D E TA K T
C32BBCA
C34D3+4
C35BBCB
C49tv_off BBCABBCA
C54tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4
C58tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBCBBBCBBBCB
C61ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCA
C64BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 - more
Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
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Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 24 Jun 09 and 22 Jul 09.

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

BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 50W
Analogue 1-4(-6.2dB) 12W

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. St Bees 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
Wednesday, 31 July 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

ST BEES transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:10 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:10 today. [BBC]

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8:08 AM

ST BEES transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:10 today to 05:44 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:10 today to 05:44 today. [BBC]

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2:08 PM

ST BEES transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:15 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:10 today to 05:44 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:15 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:10 today to 05:44 today. [BBC]

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5:08 PM

ST BEES transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:15 today to 10:30 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:10 today to 05:44 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:15 today to 10:30 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from [BBC]

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Thursday, 1 August 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

ST BEES transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:15 yesterday to 10:30 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:10 yesterday to 05:44 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:15 yesterday to 10:30 yesterday, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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Friday, 2 August 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

ST BEES transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:15 on 31 Jul to 10:30 on 31 Jul, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:10 on 31 Jul to 05:44 on 31 Jul, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:15 on 31 Jul to 10:30 on 31 Jul, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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Saturday, 3 August 2019
Transmitter engineering
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11:09 PM

ST BEES transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:10 on 31 Jul to 05:44 on 31 Jul, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:15 on 31 Jul to 10:30 on 31 Jul, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:15 on 31 Jul to 10:30 on 31 Jul, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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Tuesday, 17 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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2:08 PM

ST BEES transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:38 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:38 today. [BBC]

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11:08 PM

ST BEES transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:38 today to 21:39 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:38 today to 21:39 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

ST BEES transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:38 yesterday to 21:39 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:38 yesterday to 21:39 yesterday. [BBC]

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