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The symbol shows the location of the Walsden (Calderdale, England) transmitter which serves 900 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 Walsden (Calderdale, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Walsden 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
C40 (626.0MHz)289mDTG-310W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) North West, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C43 (650.0MHz)289mDTG-310W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Yorkshire (Emley Moor micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) North ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 North ads, 18 More4, 25 ITV4, 29 E4 +1, 34 ITV +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C46 (674.0MHz)289mDTG-610W
Channel icons
72 Shopping Quarter , 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, plus 1 others

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 52 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Walsden (Calderdale, 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 Walsden transmitter?

regional news image
BBC North West Tonight 3.1m homes 11.8%
from Salford M50 2QH, 29km south-southwest (206°)
to BBC North West region - 92 masts.
regional news image
ITV Calendar 1.9m homes 7.4%
from Leeds LS3 1JS, 37km east-northeast (73°)
to ITV Yorkshire (Emley Moor) region - 59 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Belmont region

How will the Walsden (Calderdale, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20112011-135 Feb 2020
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TB E K T
C40BBCA
C43D3+4
C46BBCB
C53tv_offBBCB
C57tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4
C60tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCA
C63BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C67C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

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 7 Sep 11 and 21 Sep 11.

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

Analogue 1-4 50W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 10W

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. Walsden 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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Friday, 18 December 2020
Transmitter engineering
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10:59 PM

WALSDEN transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 18 Dec 22:20 until 18 Dec 22:23. . [BBC]

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Friday, 8 January 2021
Transmitter engineering
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1:32 PM

WALSDEN transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to essential engineering from 8 Jan 11:24 until 8 Jan 11:25. Off the air due to essential engineering from 8 Jan 11:18 until 8 Jan 11:20. Off the air due to essential engineering from 8 Jan 11:04 until 8 Jan 11:05. . [BBC]

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Thursday, 17 June 2021
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4:08 PM

Walsden transmitter - Walsden transmitter: Possible effect on TV reception week commencing 14/06/2021 Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Thursday, 5 August 2021
Transmitter engineering
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5:50 AM

WALSDEN transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 5 Aug 04:08 until 5 Aug 05:14. . [BBC]

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Friday, 13 August 2021
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10:49 AM

Walsden transmitter - Walsden transmitter: Possible effect on TV reception week commencing 09/08/2021 Screen may go black on some or all channels [DUK]

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Monday, 16 August 2021
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5:20 AM

Walsden transmitter - Walsden transmitter: Possible effect on TV reception week commencing 16/08/2021 Screen may go black on some or all channels [DUK]

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Sunday, 22 August 2021
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11:20 PM

Walsden transmitter - Walsden transmitter: Possible effect on TV reception week commencing 23/08/2021 Screen may go black on some or all channels [DUK]

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Monday, 30 August 2021
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5:22 AM

Walsden transmitter - Walsden transmitter: Possible effect on TV reception week commencing 30/08/2021 Screen may go black on some or all channels [DUK]

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