Freeview Light on the Dartmouth (Devon, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Dartmouth (Devon, England) transmitter which serves 3,000 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Dartmouth (Devon, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Dartmouth 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 Dartmouth (Devon, 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 Dartmouth transmitter?
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 39km west (278°)
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
How will the Dartmouth (Devon, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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
Fay Cooper : In addition to that said. The Dartmouth Relay (<1mile) is located at an angle of 248 degrees, the transmitter aerial being vertically polarised.
On the other hand, Beacon Hill is located @ 7 miles / 343 degrees, the transmitter aerial in this case being horizontally polarised.
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For two days now non-HD BBC channels from the Dartmouth TV transmitter have not been watchable because of picture breakup - presumably because the signal power has been dropped. Other channels are fine, but BBC1 and BBC2 in particular are dreadful. I have two aerials and several TVs and all are affected, as is my next door neighbour's system; we both have direct line of sight from Kingswear across the river to the mast.
This is a transmitter issue, not a receiver problem, yet (apparently) there has not been any engineering work that might have caused it, This needs to be fixed!
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