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Freeview Light on the Alexandra Palace (Greater London, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Alexandra Palace (Greater London, England) transmitter which serves 4,600 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 Alexandra Palace (Greater London, England) transmitter.



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Which Freeview channels does the Alexandra Palace 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
 H max
C49 (698.0MHz)186mDTG-370W
Channel icons
1 BBC One London, 2 BBC Two England, 7 BBC Three, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 H max
C58 (770.0MHz)186mDTG-370W
Channel icons
3 ITV (London), 4 Channel 4 London ads, 5 Channel 5 London ads, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 London ads, 14 More 4, 15 Film 4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (London),

PSB3
BBCB
 H max
C54 (738.0MHz)186mDTG-670W
Channel icons
45 Film 4 +1, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV London), 104 Channel 4 HD London ads, 105 BBC Three HD, 123 CBBC HD, plus 1 others



DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/324.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/340.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 48 Freeview channels?

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

The Alexandra Palace (Greater London, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5*, 5USA, Al Jazeera Arabic, Al Jazeera English, Al Jazeera HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, CBS Action, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, Channel 5 +24, CITV, Community Channel, Community Channel HD, Dave, Dave ja vu, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, ITV 2 +1, ITV 3, ITV 3 +1, ITV 4, ITV 4 +1, ITV Be, Motors TV, Movie Mix, Movies4Men, pick, Quest, Quest +1, Really, RT English , Sky News, Tiny Pop, Travel Channel, True Entertainment, truTV, truTV +1, Vintage TV, VIVA, Yesterday.

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 Alexandra Palace transmitter?

regional news image
BBC London 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London W1A 1AA, 9km south
to BBC London region - 55 masts.
regional news image
ITV London News 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London WC1X 8XZ, 8km south
to ITV London region - 55 masts.

How will the Alexandra Palace (Greater London, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-18
aerial groupC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E
700C49BBCABBCABBCA
C54C4C4C4BBCBBBCBBBCB
C58BBC1BBC1BBC1D3+4D3+4D3+4
800C61ITVITVITV
C64BBC2BBC2BBC2

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green background for transmission frequencies
lilac background for power levels in watts
800MHz band: 4G mobile started in 2013
700MHz band: possible 4G in 2019 more
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 4th April and 18th April 2012.
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Comments
Thursday, 16 January 2014
Transmitter engineering
1:23 PM

ALEXANDRA PALACE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:57 on 14 Jan to 13:38 on 14 Jan, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:44 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:57 on 14 Jan to 13:38 on 14 Jan, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:54 today. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air f [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
4:23 PM

ALEXANDRA PALACE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:57 on 14 Jan to 13:38 on 14 Jan, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:44 today to 10:45 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:57 on 14 Jan to 13:38 on 14 Jan, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:54 today to 11:55 today. DAB: BB [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
7:23 PM

ALEXANDRA PALACE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:44 today to 10:45 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:57 on 14 Jan to 13:38 on 14 Jan, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:54 today to 11:55 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:57 on 14 Jan to 13:38 on 14 Jan. DAB: BB [BBC]

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Friday, 17 January 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:23 AM

ALEXANDRA PALACE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:57 on 14 Jan to 13:38 on 14 Jan, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:44 yesterday to 10:45 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:57 on 14 Jan to 13:38 on 14 Jan, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:54 yesterday to 11:55 ye [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
1:23 PM

ALEXANDRA PALACE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:44 yesterday to 10:45 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:57 on 14 Jan to 13:38 on 14 Jan, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:54 yesterday to 11:55 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:57 on 14 Jan to 13:38 on [BBC]

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Saturday, 18 January 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:24 AM

ALEXANDRA PALACE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:44 on 16 Jan to 10:45 on 16 Jan, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:57 on 14 Jan to 13:38 on 14 Jan, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:54 on 16 Jan to 11:55 on 16 Jan, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:57 on 14 Jan to 13:38 on [BBC]

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Sunday, 19 January 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:23 AM

ALEXANDRA PALACE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:44 on 16 Jan to 10:45 on 16 Jan, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:54 on 16 Jan to 11:55 on 16 Jan. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 84,361 posts Owner Owner xx
Thursday, 22 May 2014
Transmitter engineering
7:32 AM

ALEXANDRA PALACE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 02:00 today to 03:06 today. [BBC]

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Saturday, 29 November 2014
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