Freeview Light on the Brixham (Torbay, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Brixham (Torbay, England) transmitter which serves 4,400 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 Brixham (Torbay, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Brixham 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
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)
Are you trying to watch these 43 Freeview channels?
The Brixham (Torbay, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, Film4 +1, Food Network, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, pick, Pop Player, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's TV (UK), Together TV, W, 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 Brixham transmitter?
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 43km west (270°)
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
How will the Brixham (Torbay, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - 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 8 Apr 09 and 22 Apr 09.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
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Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Beacon Hill transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
julie jacobs: If you supply your postcode, or one for a nearby shop or public building it will be possible to see from the DUK reception predictor what channels you might expect to receive. The Brixham relay only transmits the PSB muxes, so would give you BBC channels and ITV, C4, C5, ITV2 etc only as listed above,.plus the HD channels. However if you are able to receive signals from Beacon Hill or Stockland Hill (when using a suitable aerial) you might be able to receive the full Freeview service.
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julie jacobs: You appear to be in the area that the Brixham relay is intended to serve, with excellent reception predicted, but only on the PSB muxes. Your aerial would point NNE with the rods vertical for this transmitter. Using an aerial on Beacon Hill ( pointing NW and set for horizontal polarisation) the prediction is for a fair chance of good reception on the PSB muxes, but the COM muxes are decidedly iffy, with no prediction offered for SDN, and poor reception predicted for ArqA and ArqB, possibly due to likely interference from other transmitters using the same frequencies.
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