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The symbol shows the location of the Ivybridge (Devon, England) transmitter which serves 6,200 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 Ivybridge (Devon, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Ivybridge 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
C33 (570.0MHz)192mDTG-350W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) South West, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C36 (594.0MHz)192mDTG-350W
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, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (West Country),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C48- (689.8MHz)192mDTG-650W
Channel icons
74 Shopping Quarter , 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, 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 51 Freeview channels?

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

The Ivybridge (Devon, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Together TV +1, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, NOW 80s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Sony Movies Action, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, 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 Ivybridge transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 14km west (280°)
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
regional news image
ITV West Country News (West) 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL7 5BQ, 7km west-northwest (291°)
to ITV West Country region - 107 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with West Country (East)

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

1984-971997-981998-20092009-1310 Apr 2019
B E TB E TB E TB E TK T
C33BBCA
C34ArqB
C35ArqA
C36D3+4
C39BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesSDN
C40 
C42ITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C45BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C48-BBCBBBCB
C49tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesD3+4
C52tv_offBBCA

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 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 12 Aug 09 and 9 Sep 09.

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

Analogue 1-4 250W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 50W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Caradon 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. Ivybridge 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
Sunday, 30 January 2011
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Barry
4:26 PM

Can I recieve HD on freeview ch 48 in Ivybridge? I have looked at the signal bar and get nothing at all showing compared with almost a full bar on the other mux's

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Monday, 31 January 2011
Briantist
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6:05 PM

Barry: Yes, as long as you have a Freeview HD ("DVB-T2") receiver.

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Sunday, 6 February 2011
B
Barry
12:25 PM

My signal strength on ch52 in the Ivybridge area varies causing pixilation at times, whereas ch49 is at full strength all of the time. This occurs on both of my televisions both installed with the correct separate yellow coded aerials. Would this suggest a problem with the psb1 mux?

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Briantist
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12:26 PM

Barry: No, not at all, it suggest you have some form of interference. Please see Single frequency interference | ukfree.tv - independent free digital TV advice .

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Wednesday, 6 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
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5:30 AM

IVYBRIDGE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:43 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:43 today [BBC]

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6:36 AM

IVYBRIDGE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:43 today to 04:54 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:43 today to 04:54 today [BBC]

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11:37 AM

IVYBRIDGE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:43 today to 04:54 today BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:31 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:43 today to 04:54 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:31 today [BBC]

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12:39 PM

IVYBRIDGE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:43 today to 04:54 today BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:31 today to 11:40 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:43 today to 04:54 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:31 today to 11:40 today [BBC]

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2:39 PM

IVYBRIDGE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:31 today to 11:40 today BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:43 today to 04:54 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:43 today to 04:54 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:31 today to 11:40 today [BBC]

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Thursday, 7 July 2011
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4:33 AM

IVYBRIDGE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:43 yesterday to 04:54 yesterday BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:31 yesterday to 11:40 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:43 yesterday to 04:54 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:31 yesterday to 11:40 yesterday [BBC]

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