Freeview Light on the Westward Ho (Devon, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Westward Ho (Devon, England) transmitter which serves 3,600 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 Westward Ho (Devon, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Westward Ho 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 Westward Ho (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 Westward Ho transmitter?
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 73km south (175°)
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
How will the Westward Ho (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 1 Jul 09 and 29 Jul 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 Huntshaw Cross transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
WESTWARD HO transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:33 on 04 Dec to 10:28 on 04 Dec, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:55 today to 11:59 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:33 on 04 Dec to 10:28 on 04 Dec. [BBC]
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WESTWARD HO transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:55 today to 11:59 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:33 on 04 Dec to 10:28 on 04 Dec, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:33 on 04 Dec to 10:28 on 04 Dec. [BBC]
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