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Freeview Light on the Wharfedale (Leeds, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Wharfedale (Leeds, England) transmitter which serves 14,000 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 Wharfedale (Leeds, England) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name

Which Freeview channels does the Wharfedale 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
C25 (506.0MHz)262mDTG-3400W
Channel icons
1 BBC One Yorkshire, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 17 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C22 (482.0MHz)262mDTG-3400W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Yorkshire (Emley Moor micro region)), 4 Channel 4 North ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 North ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 24 ITV4 +1, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C28 (530.0MHz)262mDTG-6400W
Channel icons
45 Film4 +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,



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 Wharfedale (Leeds, 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 Wharfedale transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look North (Leeds) 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS9 8AH, 19km southeast
to BBC Yorkshire region - 56 masts.
regional news image
ITV Calendar 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS3 1JS, 17km south-southeast
to ITV Yorkshire (Emley Moor) region - 59 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Belmont region

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

years1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-1730th Jun 2020-
aerial groupA KA KA KA KA KA KA B C/D E K VHF
C22BBC1BBC1BBC1D3+4D3+4D3+4
C25ITVITVITVBBCABBCABBCA
C28BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCBBBCBBBCB
600C32C4C4C4

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 7th September and 21st September 2011.

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

Analogue 1-4 2kW
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 400W

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. Wharfedale 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
Friday, 10 February 2017
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

WHARFEDALE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:11 yesterday to 12:14 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 14:25 yesterday to 14:41 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:11 yesterday to 12:14 yesterday. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 13:18 [BBC]

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Saturday, 11 February 2017
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

WHARFEDALE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:11 on 09 Feb to 12:14 on 09 Feb, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 14:25 on 09 Feb to 14:41 on 09 Feb, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:11 on 09 Feb to 12:14 on 09 Feb. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 13:18 [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
10:33 PM

WHARFEDALE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 14:25 on 09 Feb to 14:41 on 09 Feb, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:11 on 09 Feb to 12:14 on 09 Feb, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:11 on 09 Feb to 12:14 on 09 Feb. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 13:18 [BBC]

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Saturday, 27 May 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:57 PM

WHARFEDALE transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 14:03 today to 14:16 today. [BBC]

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Sunday, 28 May 2017
Transmitter engineering
12:31 AM

WHARFEDALE transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 14:03 yesterday to 14:16 yesterday. [BBC]

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Monday, 29 May 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

WHARFEDALE transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 14:03 on 27 May to 14:16 on 27 May. [BBC]

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