Freeview Light on the Looe (Cornwall, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Looe (Cornwall, England) transmitter which serves 2,100 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Looe (Cornwall, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Looe 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.
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 52 Freeview channels?
The Looe (Cornwall, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5Action, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, YAAAS!, More4 +1, Now 70s, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, 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 Looe transmitter?
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 24km east (83°)
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
How will the Looe (Cornwall, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 12 Aug 09 and 9 Sep 09.
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 Caradon Hill transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
No complaints what so ever.Brand new Tv with Freeview HD .Works perfectly with aerial lead unplugged,in fact picture occasionally breaks up if connected.This I think is due to closeness of Looe transmitter (200 Yards).
So buying an aerial here a waste of money?
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Tony Hillier: If you can get all the public service channels from the Looe transmitter with no interruptions as you are located that close, then probably not. It is unlikely you will be able to use a full service transmitter, but I can't say without the full postcode.
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