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The symbol shows the location of the Divis (Northern Ireland) transmitter which serves 440,000 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 Divis (Northern Ireland) transmitter.



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Which Freeview channels does the Divis 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
C27 (522.0MHz)551mDTG-3100,000W
Channel icons
1 BBC One Northern Ireland, 2 BBC Two Northern Ireland, 7 BBC Three, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 14 others

PSB2
D3+4
 H max
C21+ (474.2MHz)551mDTG-3100,000W
Channel icons
3 UTV (UTV), 4 Channel 4 NI ads, 5 Channel 5 NI ads, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 NI ads, 14 More 4, 15 Film 4, 28 E4, 33 UTV+1 (UTV), plus 1 others

PSB3
BBCB
 H max
C24 (498.0MHz)551mDTG-6100,000W
Channel icons
45 Film 4 +1, 101 BBC One HD Northern Ireland, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 UTV HD (UTV), 104 Channel 4 HD NI ads, 105 BBC Three HD, 123 CBBC HD, plus 1 others

COM4
SDN
 H -3dB
C23 (490.0MHz)551mDTG-850,000W
Channel icons
10 ITV 3, 20 Drama, 26 ITV Be, 27 ITV 2 +1, 30 5*, 31 5USA, 34 ITV 3 +1, 37 Quest, 44 Channel 5 +1, 55 Channel 5 +24, 61 True Entertainment, 62 ITV 4 +1, 66 CBS Reality, 122 CITV, plus 20 others

COM5
ArqA
 H -3dB
C26 (514.0MHz)528mDTG-850,000W
Channel icons
 BBC Red Button 2, 11 pick, 12 Dave, 17 Really, 29 E4 +1, 32 Movie Mix, 41 Food Network, 42 Travel Channel, 46 Challenge, 48 Movies4Men, 63 Community Channel, 68 truTV, 69 truTV +1, 126 Tiny Pop, 132 Sky News, 242 Vintage TV, plus 16 others

COM6
ArqB
 H -3dB
C29 (538.0MHz)528mDTG-850,000W
Channel icons
18 4Music, 19 Yesterday, 21 VIVA, 24 ITV 4, 25 Dave ja vu, 38 Quest +1, 47 4seven, 58 BT Sport 1 (not free), 59 BT Sport 2 (not free), 70 CBS Action, 133 Al Jazeera English, 135 RT English , plus 18 others

LBT
 H -13dB
C30 (546.0MHz)528mDTG-125,000W
Channel icons
from 29th September 2014: 8 NvTv, 125 Pop, plus 1 others

com7
 H -9.1dB
C33 (570.0MHz)551mDTG-612,400W
Channel icons
71 Motors TV, 106 BBC Four HD, 107 BBC News HD, 108 Al Jazeera HD, 109 Community Channel HD, 110 Channel 4+1 HD, 111 4seven HD, 124 CBeebies HD, 134 Al Jazeera Arabic, plus 1 others

com8
 H -14.7dB
C34 (578.0MHz)551mDTG-63,400W
Channel icons
starts sometime during 2014/5:



DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/324.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/340.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/427.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-12 QSPK 8K 3/48.0Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Divis transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Newsline 0.6m homes 2.5%
from Belfast BT2 8HQ, 1,044km northeast
to BBC Northern Ireland region - 46 masts.
regional news image
UTV Live 0.6m homes 2.5%
from Belfast BT7 1EB, 1,044km northeast
to UTV region - 46 masts.

Are there any self-help relays?

Chapel FieldsTransposerCentral Belfast61 homes

How will the Divis (Northern Ireland) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1950s~851984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-182019-
aerial groupVHFA KA KKA KA KA KA K
C1BBCtv
C21C4C4C4+D3+4+D3+4+D3+4BBCB
C22SDN
C23-ASDNSDNSDN
C24ITVITVITVBBCBBBCBBBCBD3+4
C25ArqA
C26-BArqAArqAArqA
C27BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCABBCABBCABBCA
C28ArqB
C291ArqBArqBArqB
C30LBT
600C31BBC1BBC1BBC1
C33-2com7
C34+Dcom8
C48C

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: 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 10th October and 24th October 2012.
Click/touch here to read How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?Analogue 1-4 500kWBBCA, D3+4
Click/touch here to read Other mapsDivis FreeviewDivis DABDivis AM/FMDivis TV regionBBC Northern IrelandUTVDAB in North
Click/touch here to read Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Divis transmitter area Oct 1959-May 2006Uls
Click/touch here to read Is the transmitter output the same in all directions? Internet Explorer 9+, Firefox, Opera, Chrom

Comments
Thursday, 4 September 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:33 AM

DIVIS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:06 on 02 Sep to 15:27 on 02 Sep. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:06 yesterday to 15:32 yesterday, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 10:06 yesterday to 15:32 yesterday, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 10:06 yesterda [BBC]

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Friday, 5 September 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:33 AM

DIVIS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:06 on 02 Sep to 15:27 on 02 Sep. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:06 on 03 Sep to 15:32 on 03 Sep, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 10:06 on 03 Sep to 15:32 on 03 Sep, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 10:06 on 03 Se [BBC]

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Monday, 13 October 2014
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Pauric
1:06 AM

I was just wondering, I live in Co Monaghan and receive my freeview on the Divis Transmitter and I cant receive ch 23 and 26 , but I can however receive Quest+1 on ch 29, how can this be as it can only be received on ch 26

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Monday, 27 October 2014
Transmitter engineering
10:32 AM

DIVIS transmitter - MainPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Tuesday, 4 November 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

DIVIS transmitter - MainPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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