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Freeview Light on the West Runton (Norfolk, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the West Runton (Norfolk, England) transmitter which serves 11,000 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.

Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the West Runton (Norfolk, England) mast?

WEST RUNTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 00:40 on 30 Nov to 00:50 on 30 Nov, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 23:03 on 29 Nov to 02:37 on 30 Nov. BBC


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Which Freeview channels does the West Runton 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
C26 (514.0MHz)140mDTG-32,000W
Channel icons
1 BBC One East, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 17 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C23 (490.0MHz)140mDTG-32,000W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Anglia (East micro region)), 4 Channel 4 South ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Anglia east),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C29 (538.0MHz)140mDTG-62,000W
Channel icons
45 Film4 +1, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Meridian Southampton), 104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 123 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 0 Freeview channels?


The West Runton (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 West Runton transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look East (East) 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Norwich NR2 1BH, 33km south
to BBC East region - 27 masts.
70% of BBC East (East) and BBC East (West) is shared output
regional news image
ITV Anglia News 0.8m homes 3.2%
from NORWICH NR1 3JG, 33km south
to ITV Anglia (East) region - 26 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Anglia (West)

How will the West Runton (Norfolk, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-18
aerial groupA KA KA KA KA KA K
C23ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4
C26BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCABBCABBCA
C29C4C4C4BBCBBBCBBBCB
600C33BBC1BBC1BBC1

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?

Analogue 1-4, BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 2kW

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Tacolneston transmitter area

Oct 1959-Feb 2004Anglia 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. West Runton 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.

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Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

WEST RUNTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 00:40 today to 00:50 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 23:03 yesterday. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
10:33 AM

WEST RUNTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 00:40 today to 00:50 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 23:03 yesterday to 02:37 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 1 December 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

WEST RUNTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 00:40 yesterday to 00:50 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 23:03 on 29 Nov to 02:37 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 2 December 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

WEST RUNTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 00:40 on 30 Nov to 00:50 on 30 Nov, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 23:03 on 29 Nov to 02:37 on 30 Nov. [BBC]

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Glyn Sloman
12:09 PM

Will the West Runton transmitter ever broadcast more channels than it currently does?

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Glyn Sloman
12:10 PM

Will the West Runton transmitter ever broadcast more Freeview channels than it currently does?

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MikeB
1:55 PM

Glyn Sloman: Its a Light transmitter, so no, unless you can convince the commercial channels to do so, which is unlikely.

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