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.
This transmitter has no current reported problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the West Runton (Norfolk, England) transmitter.
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.
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 52 Freeview channels?
The West Runton (Norfolk, 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, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, Now 70s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, 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 West Runton transmitter?
BBC Look East (East) 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Norwich NR2 1BH, 33km south (172°)
to BBC East region - 27 masts.
70% of BBC East (East) and BBC East (West) is shared output
How will the West Runton (Norfolk, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 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 9 Nov 11 and 23 Nov 11.
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
M Walker: West Runton is a Freeview lite transmitter, which only broadcasts around 20 SD and 6 HD channels, whereas at your caravan you must be receiving the full Freeview service from a main transmitter. BT TV combines Freeview channels received via your aerial with subscription channels delivered via your broadband connection, so whilst you would get all of BT's subscription channels as long as you have a reliable broadband connection, you wouldn't get all of the free to air commercial channels you currently get via your Sky box.
You could cancel your Sky subscription and still receive all of the free to air channels via your Sky box, however you would be unable to record (or playback any previous recordings) as Sky require an active subscription in order to use the Sky+ recording functionality. If you have a Sky Q box, these are only provided on loan from Sky and must be returned if you are no longer a subscriber, otherwise Sky will deactivate the box, whilst also charging a non-return fee (and still insist it is returned anyway). The non-return does not apply if you have a Sky+/HD box which remains yours to do as you wish with.
If you provide a full postcode, we can check whether you might be able to receive more channels from another transmitter, which may make your decision easier.
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Well there you are, StevensOnln1 was typing his reply not knowing I was doing mine at the same time and has covered the Sky issues.
So as we've both said, full postcodes to look at predicted reception, but your decision may in any event be easier with the information we've both posted.
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Christopher Smith: West Runton is a Freeview Lite transmitter, it does not (and probably never will) broadcast most commercial channels such as GB News. If you provide a full postcode (NR27 covers a wide area) we can check whether you might be able to receive GB News and many other commercial channels from another transmitter. Alternative, you could look at getting Freesat, or watch online if you have a reasonable broadband connection.
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