Freeview Light on the Thetford (Norfolk, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Thetford (Norfolk, England) transmitter which serves 8,100 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 Thetford (Norfolk, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Thetford 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 Thetford (Norfolk, 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 Thetford transmitter?
BBC Look East (East) 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Norwich NR2 1BH, 44km northeast
to BBC East region - 27 masts.
70% of BBC East (East) and BBC East (West) is shared output
How will the Thetford (Norfolk, 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 9th November and 23rd November 2011.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
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Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Tacolneston transmitter area
12:50 PM Thetford
I am on a communial aetial where i live, and today i have no signal for any channels.
is this likely to be a fault with the aerial , or is there a transmitter problem ?
Also , is it possible to retune to another transmitter , as the Thetford one has limited channels.
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Sue's: Freeview map terrain plot frequency data R&TI Service digitaluk trade DAB coverage
Sue: No problems are reported for the Thetford or Tacolneston transmitters. (See the BBC Reception Test link next to your post.) My best guess is that the power to the distribution amplifier in your building has failed. Check with other residents to see if they're having problems.
In either case, contact your landlord or agent. See PARAS - Professional Aerial Riggers Against The Sharks for thoughts on who to talk to.
You could also talk to them about getting the aerial changed to receive from Tacolneston instead of Thetford, though they may want to charge for this and all the users would have to agree to it: all users will have to retune after it's done.
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