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

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Which Freeview channels does the Hartland 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
C41 (634.0MHz)162mDTG-360W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) South West, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 23 BBC Three, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C44 (658.0MHz)162mDTG-360W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (West Country), 4 Channel 4 (SD) South ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 26 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV +1 (West Country),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C47 (682.0MHz)162mDTG-660W
Channel icons
56 5SELECT, 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, 106 BBC Four HD, 109 BBC Three HD, 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 1 others

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 43 Freeview channels?

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

The Hartland (Devon, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, Film4 +1, Food Network, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, pick, Pop Player, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's TV (UK), Together TV, W, 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 Hartland transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 73km south-southeast (161°)
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
regional news image
ITV West Country News (West) 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL7 5BQ, 76km south-southeast (155°)
to ITV West Country region - 107 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with West Country (East)

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

1984-971997-981998-20092009-1319 Jun 2019
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TB E K T
C41BBCA
C44D3+4
C47BBCB
C48BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C52tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C53tv_offD3+4
C56tv_offBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C57tv_offBBCB
C60tv_off 
C66C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - 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?

BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 60W
Analogue 1-4(-3dB) 30W

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. Hartland 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.

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Monday, 4 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:50 PM

HARTLAND transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:51 today to 14:53 today [BBC]

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Tuesday, 5 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:38 AM

HARTLAND transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:51 yesterday to 14:53 yesterday [BBC]

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Wednesday, 6 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:34 AM

HARTLAND transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:51 on 04 Jul to 14:53 on 04 Jul [BBC]

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Sunday, 17 July 2011
Briantist
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12:45 PM

kay greenish: Yes, see above Engineering information.

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Saturday, 1 October 2011
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

5:36 AM

HARTLAND transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:05 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:05 today [BBC]

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Richard Griffiths
11:52 AM

Get "NO Signal" on my TV screen......

However all is still working on my Freestat box....

Any idea when we can expect normal service again ?

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Transmitter engineering
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12:42 PM

HARTLAND transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:05 today to 11:28 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:05 today to 11:28 today [BBC]

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Sunday, 2 October 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:54 AM

HARTLAND transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:05 yesterday to 11:28 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:05 yesterday to 11:28 yesterday [BBC]

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Monday, 3 October 2011
Transmitter engineering
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10:40 AM

HARTLAND transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:05 yesterday to 11:28 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:05 yesterday to 11:28 yesterday [BBC] Over the next week Hartland relay: no analogue TV, TV (digital) Short Service Breaks, Radio (analogue) working normally, no digital radio. [DUK]

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1:40 PM

HARTLAND transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:05 on 01 Oct to 11:28 on 01 Oct HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:05 on 01 Oct to 11:28 on 01 Oct [BBC] Over the next week Hartland relay: no analogue TV, TV (digital) Short Service Breaks, Radio (analogue) working normally, no digital radio. [DUK]

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