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The symbol shows the location of the Halwell (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 Halwell (Devon, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Halwell 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
C30 (546.0MHz)180mDTG-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
C31+ (554.2MHz)180mDTG-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
C37 (602.0MHz)180mDTG-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 60 Freeview channels?

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The Halwell (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 (SD), 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, Together TV +1, 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 TV, 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 Halwell transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 29km west (277°)
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
regional news image
ITV West Country News (West) 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL7 5BQ, 22km west (280°)
to ITV West Country region - 107 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with West Country (East)

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

1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-1727 Mar 2019
B E TB E TB E TB E K TB E K TB E K TA K T
C30BBCA
C31D3+4
C37BBCB
C41ITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves+D3+4+D3+4+D3+4
C44BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCBBBCBBBCB
C47C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCABBCABBCA
C51tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 2020 - more
Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
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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?

Analogue 1-4, BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 2W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Beacon Hill 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. Halwell 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
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
Transmitter engineering
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2:09 PM

HALWELL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:16 on 16 Mar to 17:36 on 16 Mar, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 19:25 on 16 Mar to 19:34 on 16 Mar, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:16 on 16 Mar to 17:36 on 16 Mar, HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:25 on 16 Mar to 19:34 on [BBC]

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Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

HALWELL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:16 on 16 Mar to 17:36 on 16 Mar, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 19:25 on 16 Mar to 19:34 on 16 Mar, HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:25 on 16 Mar to 19:34 on 16 Mar, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:16 on 16 Mar to 17:36 on [BBC]

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Wednesday, 27 March 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 PM

HALWELL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 05:30 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:20 today to 05:30 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 05:30 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:20 today to 05:30 today. [BBC]

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8:09 PM

HALWELL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 05:30 today to 14:25 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:20 today to 05:30 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 05:30 today to 15:11 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from [BBC]

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Thursday, 28 March 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

HALWELL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 05:30 yesterday to 14:25 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:20 yesterday to 05:30 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 05:30 yesterday to 15:11 yesterday, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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Friday, 29 March 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

HALWELL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 05:30 on 27 Mar to 14:25 on 27 Mar, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:20 on 27 Mar to 05:30 on 27 Mar, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 05:30 on 27 Mar to 15:11 on 27 Mar, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

HALWELL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 00:27 today to 01:58 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 00:27 today to 01:58 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 25 April 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

HALWELL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 00:27 yesterday to 01:58 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 00:27 yesterday to 01:58 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 26 April 2019
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5:09 AM

HALWELL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 00:27 on 24 Apr to 01:58 on 24 Apr, HD Digital TV Off Air from 00:27 on 24 Apr to 01:58 on 24 Apr. [BBC]

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5:09 PM

HALWELL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 00:27 on 24 Apr to 01:58 on 24 Apr, HD Digital TV Off Air from 00:27 on 24 Apr to 01:58 on 24 Apr, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 13:51 on 23 Apr. [BBC]

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