menuMENU    UK Free TV logo Freeview

 

 

Click to see updates

Freeview Light on the Great Torrington (Devon, England) transmitter

first published this on - UK Free TV
sa_gmapsGoogle mapsa_bingBing mapsa_gearthGoogle Earthsa_gps50.943,-4.155 or 50°56'36"N 4°9'18"Wsa_postcodeEX38 8BA

 

The symbol shows the location of the Great Torrington (Devon, England) transmitter which serves less than 500 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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Great Torrington (Devon, England) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name
_______

Which Freeview channels does the Great Torrington 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.

MuxH/VFrequencyHeightModeWatts
PSB1
BBCA
 V max
C45 (666.0MHz)93mDTG-32W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) South West, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC SD, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C40 (626.0MHz)93mDTG-32W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (West Country), 4 Channel 4 (SD) South ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (West Country), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C42 (642.0MHz)93mDTG-62W
Channel icons
86 More4 +1, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Meridian Southampton), 104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD,

DTG-3 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 61 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Great Torrington (Devon, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5SELECT, 5Spike, 5STAR, 5STAR +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, Aljazeera English HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, Freesports, Home, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Quest HD, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together, True Entertainment, True Movies, Yesterday, YourTV.

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 Great Torrington transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 62km south (179°)
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
regional news image
ITV West Country News (West) 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL7 5BQ, 62km south (172°)
to ITV West Country region - 107 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with West Country (East)

How will the Great Torrington (Devon, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20092009-1322 May 132013-1730 Jun 2019-
B E TB E TB E TB E TB E K TB E K TB E K T
C39BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C40 D3+4D3+4D3+4
C42C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C45BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C49tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C50tv_offD3+4

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 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?

Analogue 1-4 8W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-6dB) 2W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Huntshaw Cross transmitter area

Apr 1961-Dec 1981Westward Television
Jan 1982-Dec 1992Television South West (TSW)
Jan 1993-Feb 2004Westcountry Television
Feb 2004-Dec 2014ITV plc
Feb 1983-Dec 1992TV-am•
Jan 1993-Sep 2010GMTV•
Sep 2010-Dec 2014ITV Daybreak•
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Great Torrington was not an original Channel 3 VHF 405-line mast: the historical information shown is the details of the company responsible for the transmitter when it began transmitting Channel 3.

Comments
Monday, 25 March 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

5:09 AM

GREAT TORRINGTON transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 00:47 yesterday to 11:50 yesterday. [BBC]

link to this comment
Transmitter engineering's 121,970 posts xx
Wednesday, 27 March 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

5:09 PM

GREAT TORRINGTON transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 00:47 on 24 Mar to 11:50 on 24 Mar. [BBC]

link to this comment
Transmitter engineering's 121,970 posts xx
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

2:09 PM

GREAT TORRINGTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:23 today to 10:53 today. [BBC]

link to this comment
Transmitter engineering's 121,970 posts xx
Thursday, 20 June 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

5:09 AM

GREAT TORRINGTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:23 yesterday to 10:53 yesterday. [BBC]

link to this comment
Transmitter engineering's 121,970 posts xx
Friday, 21 June 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

5:09 AM

GREAT TORRINGTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:23 on 19 Jun to 10:53 on 19 Jun. [BBC]

link to this comment
Transmitter engineering's 121,970 posts xx
Select more comments

Your comment please
Please post a question, answer or commentIf you have Freeview reception problems before posting a question your must first do this Freeview reset procedure then see: Freeview reception has changed, Single frequency interference, and Freeview intermittent interference.

If you have no satellite signal, see Sky Digibox says 'No Signal' or 'Technical fault'

If you have other problems, please provide a full (not partial) postcode (or preferably enter it in box at the top right) and indicate where if aerial is on the roof, in the loft or elsewhere.

UK Free TV is here to help people. If you are rude or disrespectful all of your posts will be deleted and you will be banned.








Privacy policy: UK Free Privacy policy.