Freeview Light on the Dawlish (Devon, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Dawlish (Devon, England) transmitter which serves 1,000 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 Dawlish (Devon, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Dawlish 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 Dawlish (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 Dawlish transmitter?
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 51km west-southwest (246°)
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
How will the Dawlish (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 6 May 09 and 20 May 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 Stockland Hill transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
I live in 24 West Cliff Road, Dawlish EX7 9DY. Can you kindly give me the compass bearing to point to the Dawlish BBBC, ITC, UKTV etc TV transmitter tower. What kind of aerial do I need and are the signals all vertically polarized ? Are the signals strong enough to use a high gain aerial in the loft - or does it have to be outside with a 'line of sight' position?
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Dr Alan Green: The Dawlish transmitter is on a bearing of 318 degrees from your location. A wideband aerial would be recommended as the frequencies used by the transmitter will be changing next year, which should be mounted vertically. You're only 1km away so it may well be OK in the loft if it can be positioned so that it isn't pointing through any other objects or neighbouring lofts etc.
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