Freeview Light on the Ilfracombe (Devon, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Ilfracombe (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 Ilfracombe (Devon, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Ilfracombe 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.
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 0 Freeview channels?
The Ilfracombe (Devon, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: .
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 Ilfracombe transmitter?
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 90km south
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
ITV West Country News (West) 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL7 5BQ, 90km south
to ITV West Country region - 107 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with West Country (East)
Are there any self-help relays?
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How will the Ilfracombe (Devon, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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orange background for multiplexes names more
green background for transmission frequencies
lilac background for power levels in watts
800MHz band: 4G mobile started in 2013
700MHz band: 4G from 30 June 2020more
600MHz band: new or moved digital TV services more
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W
Italics for analogue, digital switchover was Wednesdays 1st July and 29th July 2009.
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
Hi how long before you upgrade this repeter to all freeview channels as at the moment i have to swich too the wails
tranmiter for full chanels but this means i have no chanele 4 but s4c instade and no south west or spotlite tv a little inconvince. As i pay my tv licence i should have the channels i pay for, So when is the upgrade to hape.
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MR G. STREET : The Ilfracombe transmitter won't be upgraded to provide any additional channels. Also, this website has noting to do with operating the transmitters. Your TV licence funds the BBC and S4C and entitles you to watch broadcast television and BBC iPlayer. You are not paying for any other channels via your TV licence. If you want additional channels without a subscription you should look at getting Freesat.
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