Freeview Light on the Budleigh Salterton (Devon, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Budleigh Salterton (Devon, England) transmitter. 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 Budleigh Salterton (Devon, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Budleigh Salterton 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 52 Freeview channels?
The Budleigh Salterton (Devon, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5Action, 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, 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, YAAAS!, More4 +1, Now 70s, 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 Budleigh Salterton transmitter?
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 61km west-southwest (245°)
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
How will the Budleigh Salterton (Devon, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 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
Alan: in 2009 Ofcom licenced a self help transmitter to serve Ladram Bay Holiday Park. If this is still in use signals are received from Stockland Hill and retransmitted on C49 (PSB1), C55 (PSB2), C48(PSB3), C54(COM4), C56(COM5) and C58(COM6). I am not aware as to which polarisation is used for this transmitter, but as three of the frequencies are shared with the public service relay at Sidmouth it would be logical for the self help to use horizontal polarisation in order to minimise co-channel interference from/to signals transmitted by Sidmouth. Using a log periodic aerial would give the best chance of minimising the effects of co-channel interference, together with careful alignment in some situations being necessary to receive whichever is your chosen transmitter.
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KMJ,Derby: Hi KMJ. Since reading your post regarding Ladram Bay to Alan, I wanted to check that the Ladram Bay self-help was still in action and my research has indeed shown that it is, so Alan ought to use that instead of the Sidmouth relay because it will give him a much greater choice of channels, because the Ladram Bay self-help carries 6 multiplexes, i.e. the COM multiplexes are included, whereas they aren't from the Sidmouth relay. Like you, I'm not sure of the polarisation of the Ladram Bay self-help, so we should advise Alan to look at the orientation of the aerial elements on other chalets in the park that are using the park's self-help and imitate those with his own setup. I agree with the sentiments expressed regarding the use of a log periodic, and indeed, I should have thought of this myself!!! Richard, Norwich, Sunday 12th. June, 9:15 p.m.
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