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The symbol shows the location of the Sheffield (Sheffield, England) transmitter which serves 120,000 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 Sheffield (Sheffield, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Sheffield transmitter broadcast?

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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 -0.4dB
C27 (522.0MHz)290mDTG-31,000W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Yorkshire, 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 -0.4dB
C24 (498.0MHz)290mDTG-31,000W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Yorkshire (Emley Moor micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) North ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 Channel 4 +1 North ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V -0.4dB
C21+ (474.2MHz)290mDTG-61,000W
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,

COM4
SDN
 V -0.4dB
C42 (642.0MHz)287mDTG-81,000W
Channel icons
20 Drama, 21 5USA, 27 ITV2 +1, 30 5STAR, 34 ITV3 +1, 37 Quest, 44 Channel 5 +1, 54 Paramount Network, 55 5SELECT, 58 ITVBe +1, 59 ITV4 +1, 63 Blaze, 66 CBS Reality, 70 Horror Channel, 76 Quest +1, 77 TCC, 80 Blaze +1, 87 Keep It Country, 203 CITV, 211 Ketchup TV, plus 21 others

COM5
ArqA
 V -0.4dB
C45 (666.0MHz)287mDTG-81,000W
Channel icons
11 pick, 12 Dave, 17 Really, 29 E4 +1, 32 Sony Movie Channel, 38 Quest Red, 41 Food Network, 46 Challenge, 48 Movies4Men, 61 True Entertainment, 72 YourTV, 233 Sky News, plus 9 others

COM6
ArqB
 V -0.4dB
C39+ (618.2MHz)287mDTG-81,000W
Channel icons
18 4Music, 19 Yesterday, 25 Home, 31 5Spike, 39 CBS Justice, 42 DMAX, 47 4seven, 62 True Movies, 71 CBS Drama, 73 Sewing Quarter, 79 Dave ja vu, 81 Talking Pictures TV, plus 16 others

LS
 V -10.4dB
C55 (746.0MHz)287mDTG-12100W
Channel icons
from 22nd December 2014: 7 Sheffield Live,

com7
 V -0.4dB
C31 (554.0MHz)290mDTG-61,000W
Channel icons
 Vintage TV, 57 5USA +1, 67 CBS Reality +1, 92 Pick +1, 99 Smithsonian Channel HD, 107 BBC News HD, 108 Aljazeera English HD, 109 Channel 4+1 HD, 110 4seven HD, 113 RT HD, plus 2 others

com8
 V max
C37 (602.0MHz)290mDTG-61,100W
Channel icons
 CBS Action +1, 56 5STAR +1, 64 Freesports, 83 NOW 80s, 84 Now 90s, 89 Together, 91 PBS America, 96 Forces TV, 106 BBC Four HD, 114 Quest HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 2 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
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-12 QSPK 8K 3/4 8.0Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Sheffield transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look North (Leeds) 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS9 8AH, 47km north (359°)
to BBC Yorkshire region - 56 masts.
regional news image
ITV Calendar 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS3 1JS, 47km north (356°)
to ITV Yorkshire (Emley Moor) region - 59 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Belmont region

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

1969-80s1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-1731 Dec 2019
VHFA K TWWK TK TW TW T
C1BBCtvwaves
C6ITVwaves
C21C4wavesC4wavesC4waves+BBCB+BBCB+BBCBBBCB
C24ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C27BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C31BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavescom7com7
C37com8com8
C39+ArqB+ArqB+ArqBArqB
C42DSDNSDNSDNSDN
C45CArqAArqAArqAArqA
C53tv_off2
C55tv_offLSLS
C56tv_offcom8tv_off
C57tv_offA
C60tv_offB
C631
C67C5wavesC5waves

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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 10 Aug 11 and 24 Aug 11.

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

Analogue 1-4 5kW
Analogue 5(-3dB) 2.5kW
com8(-6.6dB) 1.1kW
SDN, ARQA, ARQB, com7, BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 1000W
Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*, LS(-17dB) 100W
Mux C*, Mux D*(-20dB) 50W

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.

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Wednesday, 20 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
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4:31 AM

SHEFFIELD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 14:27 on 18 Feb to 15:08 on 18 Feb. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 14:27 on 18 Feb to 15:08 on 18 Feb, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 14:27 on 18 Feb to 15:08 on 18 Feb, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 14:27 on 18 Fe [BBC]

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Tuesday, 5 March 2019
Transmitter engineering
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10:30 AM

SHEFFIELD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Very Weak Signal from 10:04 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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4:31 PM

SHEFFIELD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Very Weak Signal from 10:04 today to 14:33 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 6 March 2019
Transmitter engineering
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4:31 AM

SHEFFIELD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Very Weak Signal from 10:04 yesterday to 14:33 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 7 March 2019
Transmitter engineering
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4:31 AM

SHEFFIELD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Very Weak Signal from 10:04 on 05 Mar to 14:33 on 05 Mar. [BBC]

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