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The symbol shows the location of the Ipswich Stoke (Suffolk, England) transmitter which serves 8,600 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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Ipswich Stoke (Suffolk, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Ipswich Stoke 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
C26 (514.0MHz)46mDTG-328W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) East, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC SD, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 15 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C23 (490.0MHz)46mDTG-328W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Anglia (East micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) South ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Anglia east), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C34 (578.0MHz)46mDTG-628W
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 Ipswich Stoke (Suffolk, 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, 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 Ipswich Stoke transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look East (East) 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Norwich NR2 1BH, 64km north (6°)
to BBC East region - 27 masts.
70% of BBC East (East) and BBC East (West) is shared output
regional news image
ITV Anglia News 0.8m homes 3.2%
from NORWICH NR1 3JG, 64km north (6°)
to ITV Anglia (East) region - 26 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Anglia (West)

How will the Ipswich Stoke (Suffolk, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-171 Aug 2018
A K TA K TA K TA K TA K TA K TA K T
C22BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C23D3+4
C25ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4D3+4
C26BBCABBCABBCABBCA
C28BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C29BBCBBBCBBBCB
C32C4wavesC4wavesC4waves
C34BBCB

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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 Jul 11 and 20 Jul 11.

How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?

BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 28W
Analogue 1-4(-6dB) 7W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Sudbury transmitter area

Oct 1959-Feb 2004Anglia 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. Ipswich Stoke 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
Wednesday, 5 September 2018
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

6:08 AM

IPSWICH STOKE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 00:30 on 03 Sep to 01:06 on 03 Sep. [BBC]

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Saturday, 27 October 2018
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natalie ross
5:08 PM
Ipswich

IP2 9EF
Roof top new, installed within the last 3 years.
Intermittent reception of all channels for the last 10 days, also affecting other people we know who use freeview locally.

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Thursday, 17 January 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:30 PM

IPSWICH STOKE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 14:02 today to 14:24 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 14:02 today to 14:24 today. [BBC]

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Friday, 18 January 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:30 AM

IPSWICH STOKE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 14:02 yesterday to 14:24 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 14:02 yesterday to 14:24 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 19 January 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:31 AM

IPSWICH STOKE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 14:02 on 17 Jan to 14:24 on 17 Jan, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 14:02 on 17 Jan to 14:24 on 17 Jan. [BBC]

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