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The symbol shows the location of the Luccombe (Isle Of Wight, England) transmitter which serves 1,300 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 Luccombe (Isle Of Wight, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Luccombe 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
C30 (546.0MHz)163mDTG-340W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) South, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC SD, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C31 (554.0MHz)163mDTG-340W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Meridian (South Coast micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) South ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Meridian south coast), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C37 (602.0MHz)163mDTG-640W
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 Luccombe (Isle Of Wight, 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 (SD), 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, Together TV +1, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, 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 Luccombe transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South Today 1.3m homes 4.9%
from Southampton SO14 7PU, 36km north-northwest (333°)
to BBC South region - 39 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.9m homes 3.6%
from Whiteley PO15 7AD, 29km north (350°)
to ITV Meridian (South Coast) region - 39 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with all of Meridian plus Oxford

How will the Luccombe (Isle Of Wight, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-172 May 2018
EEEC/D E TC/D E TC/D E TA K T
C30BBCA
C31D3+4
C37C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCB
C50tv_offBBCBBBCBBBCB
C54tv_offBBCABBCABBCA
C56tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C59tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4D3+4
C62BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 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 7 Mar 12 and 21 Mar 12.

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

BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 40W
Analogue 1-4(-2dB) 25W

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

Aug 1958-Jan 1992Southern Television
Jan 1982-Dec 1992Television South (TVS)
Jan 1993-Feb 2004Meridian
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. Luccombe 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, 9 May 2011
Transmitter engineering
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10:31 AM

LUCCOMBE transmitter - Over the next week Luccombe relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, TV (digital) working normally, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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Tuesday, 10 May 2011
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

8:30 AM

LUCCOMBE transmitter - 10 May 2011: Engineering transmitter work will take place between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs. TV services that will be disrupted: Analogue services - BBC1, BBC2, ITV & Channel 4. Digital services - N/A [DUK] Over the next week Luccombe relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, TV (digital) working normally, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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4:37 PM

LUCCOMBE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 09:01 today to 13:40 today BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 09:01 today to 13:40 today [BBC] 10 May 2011: Engineering transmitter work will take place between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs. TV services that will be disrupted: Analogue services - BBC1, BBC2, ITV & Channel 4. Digital services - N/A [DUK] Over the next week Luccombe relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, TV (digital) working normally, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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9:38 PM

LUCCOMBE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 09:01 today to 13:40 today BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 09:01 today to 13:40 today [BBC] Over the next week Luccombe relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, TV (digital) working normally, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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Wednesday, 11 May 2011
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:29 AM

LUCCOMBE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 09:01 yesterday to 13:40 yesterday BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 09:01 yesterday to 13:40 yesterday [BBC] Over the next week Luccombe relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, TV (digital) working normally, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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Friday, 7 October 2011
Transmitter engineering
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10:49 AM

LUCCOMBE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air from 08:30 today BBC TWO Off Air from 08:30 today [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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7:43 PM

LUCCOMBE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air from 08:30 today to 16:30 today BBC TWO Off Air from 08:30 today to 16:30 today [BBC]

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Saturday, 8 October 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:41 AM

LUCCOMBE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air from 08:30 yesterday to 16:30 yesterday BBC TWO Off Air from 08:30 yesterday to 16:30 yesterday [BBC]

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Sunday, 9 October 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:45 AM

LUCCOMBE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air from 08:30 on 07 Oct to 16:30 on 07 Oct BBC TWO Off Air from 08:30 on 07 Oct to 16:30 on 07 Oct [BBC]

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Wednesday, 21 March 2012
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