Freeview Light on the Exeter St Thomas (Devon, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Exeter St Thomas (Devon, England) transmitter which serves 19,000 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 Exeter St Thomas (Devon, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Exeter St Thomas 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 Exeter St Thomas (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 Exeter St Thomas transmitter?
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 55km southwest (229°)
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
How will the Exeter St Thomas (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 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 St Thomas EX2 8BD and have done for about 5 years. I used to for about 4 and a half of those receive the freeview HD channels but I no longer do. I have updated all my equipment refined it countless times, I'm certain the problem is not my end, after all I did receive the HD channels for 90% of the time I have lived here. I also am not the only one to have this problem in the city. Please advise me on why I no longer receive them. With a large TV standard definition channels look awful. Thanks in advance.
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At your location you could be using either the Exeter St Thomas Freeview Lite transmitter or else the Stockland Hill main transmitter.You can tell by looking at whether the rods of your aerial are set vertical or horizontal, vertical being for Exeter St Thomas.
You are only 3 km away from that so it could be that your signal strentgh is too high, HD does not like more than 85% strength. So please check what the signal strengths are on the various channels and which channels/frequencies are being used. Look at the 'digitaluk trade' link at the bottom of your post (http://www.digitaluk.co.uk/coveragechecker/main/trade/EX2+8BD/NA/0/), it tells you which channels are used by which of the available transmitters and their compass directions.
Neither of the transmitters available in your locality carry the extended HD services on COM 7 or COM 8. But they do carry the BBC HD multiplex and you should be getting those channels.
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