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The symbol shows the location of the Kingsbridge (Devon, England) transmitter which serves 4,100 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 Kingsbridge (Devon, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Kingsbridge 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
C46 (674.0MHz)141mDTG-334W
Channel icons
1 BBC One South West, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 12 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C43 (650.0MHz)141mDTG-334W
Channel icons
 E4, 3 ITV (West Country), 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (West Country), 73 Sewing Quarter,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C50 (706.0MHz)141mDTG-634W
Channel icons
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)

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The Kingsbridge (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 Kingsbridge transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 27km west-northwest (300°)
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
regional news image
ITV West Country News (West) 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL7 5BQ, 21km northwest (311°)
to ITV West Country region - 107 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with West Country (East)

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

years1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-1730th Jun 2019-
aerial groupB EB EB EB EB EB EB E
C40BBC1BBC1BBC1
C43ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C46BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCABBCABBCABBCA
700C50C4C4C4BBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB

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 12th August and 9th September 2009.

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

Analogue 1-4 170W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 34W

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. Kingsbridge 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
Monday, 13 August 2018
Transmitter engineering
6:07 AM

KINGSBRIDGE transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 01:41 on 10 Aug to 01:43 on 10 Aug, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 01:21 on 10 Aug to 01:22 on 10 Aug, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 01:08 on 10 Aug to 01:10 on 10 Aug. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
9:07 AM

KINGSBRIDGE transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 01:21 on 10 Aug to 01:22 on 10 Aug, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 01:41 on 10 Aug to 01:43 on 10 Aug, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 01:08 on 10 Aug to 01:10 on 10 Aug. [BBC]

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Friday, 12 October 2018
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Sue Toone
11:36 PM

There has been no BBC reception in Aveton Gifford for the psst 3 days. No-one we have spoken to in the village has it. Could you please look into this and sort it out ASAP.
12/10/18

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Saturday, 13 October 2018
MikeP
11:22 AM

Sue Toone:

I cannot find any mention of engineerings works at either the Kingsbridge or Aveton Gifford relays. Perhaps you should try contacting Arqiva who operate the transmitters. Try their email contact address at enquiries@arqiva.com.



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