Full Freeview on the Storeton (Wirral, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Storeton (Wirral, England) transmitter which serves 45,000 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 Storeton (Wirral, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Storeton 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
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)
Are you trying to watch these 11 Freeview HD channels?
The Storeton (Wirral, England) mast is not one of the extended Freeview HD (COM7 and COM8) transmitters, it does not provide these high definition (HD) channels: BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, Quest HD, Forces TV, FreeSports, More4 +1, Now 70s, PBS America +1, Quest Red +1, RT HD.
If you want to watch these HD channels, either use Freesat HD, or move your TV aerial must point to one of the 30 Full Freeview HD transmitters. For more information see the want to know which transmitters will carry extra Freeview HD? page.
Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Storeton transmitter?
BBC North West Tonight 3.1m homes 11.8%
from Salford M50 2QH, 51km east-northeast (74°)
to BBC North West region - 92 masts.
How will the Storeton (Wirral, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 4 Nov 09 and 2 Dec 09.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|PSB1 wa≡, PSB2 wa≡, PSB3 wa≡||(-1.5dB) 2kW|
|SDN, ARQA, ARQB, BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-7dB) 560W|
|Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*, Mux C*, Mux D*||(-17dB) 56W|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Winter Hill transmitter area
The information on this website is inaccurate and never updated.
"Bay TV" has changed name twice and is now known as "Liverpool TV".
The channels used for transmission at Storeton were changed on February 27th, 2019.
PSB1 (BBC A) on channel 57 moved to channel 45 (666 MHz) with power increased from 2 kW to 3 kW.
PSB2 (D3&4) on channel 53 moved to channel 39+ (618 MHz) with power increased from 2 kW to 3 kW.
PSB3 (BBC B) on channel 60 moved to channel 42 (642 MHz) with power increased from 2 kW to 3 kW,.
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As has been mentioned many times by regular contributors on this site, the owner has been unable to keep up with all the 700MHz Clearance changes. You'll also find many informative posts on various pages around this site, although some information is out of date, there's a lot of useful and historical information that you won't readily find elsewhere.
If you bothered to read the post I made which was immediately before yours (on p19), you'd have seen that it gave the (then) updated information. The only thing that's changed was that the 22nd April retune for Storeton Granada got postponed due to the covid-19 situation. Your post is misleading in that you have only listed the channels for Storeton Wales and made no mention of Storeton Granada.
The retune for Granada has now been announced as being on the 12th August when ArqB moves to C30, and L-LIV moves to C43.
So the updated list AFTER the retune will be (In the order where relevant) -
PSB1/BBCA, PSB2/D3&4, PSB3/BBCB HD, COM4/SDN, COM5/ArqA, COM6/ArqB, Local
For Storeton Granada UHF channels C28, C25, C22, C23, C26, C30 + C43 (Local)
For Storeton Wales UHF channels C45, C39, C42 (no COMs or Local).
Hopefully the site owner will get round to updating pages once the 700MHz Clearance is complete making this a very useful site containing historical information as well as being a help site for those with reception and other technical problems.
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