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The symbol shows the location of the Luscombe Valley (Poole, England) transmitter which serves 800 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.

Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Luscombe Valley (Poole, England) mast?

LUSCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 07:50 on 13 Oct to 09:59 on 13 Oct. BBC


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Which Freeview channels does the Luscombe Valley 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
C45 (666.0MHz)64mDTG-32W
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
C39 (618.0MHz)64mDTG-32W
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
C42 (642.0MHz)64mDTG-62W
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 Luscombe Valley (Poole, 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 Luscombe Valley transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South Today 1.3m homes 4.9%
from Southampton SO14 7PU, 43km east-northeast (59°)
to BBC South region - 39 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.9m homes 3.6%
from Whiteley PO15 7AD, 52km east-northeast (69°)
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 Luscombe Valley (Poole, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-172 May 2018
B E TB E TB E TB E K TB E K TB E K TB E K T
C39BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4
C42C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C45BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C46D3+4D3+4D3+4
C49tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves

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?

Analogue 1-4 6W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-4.8dB) 2W

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. Luscombe Valley 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.

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Tuesday, 1 October 2019
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5:08 AM

LUSCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 17:35 yesterday to 21:44 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 15:37 on 29 Sep to 19:18 on 29 Sep. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 2 October 2019
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5:08 AM

LUSCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 17:35 on 30 Sep to 21:44 on 30 Sep, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 15:37 on 29 Sep to 19:18 on 29 Sep. [BBC]

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Thursday, 3 October 2019
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11:08 PM

LUSCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 17:35 on 30 Sep to 21:44 on 30 Sep, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 20:30 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 15:37 on 29 Sep to 19:18 on 29 Sep. [BBC]

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Friday, 4 October 2019
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LUSCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 17:35 on 30 Sep to 21:44 on 30 Sep, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 20:30 yesterday to 22:09 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 5 October 2019
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LUSCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 20:30 on 03 Oct to 22:09 on 03 Oct. [BBC]

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Sunday, 6 October 2019
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11:08 AM

LUSCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 10:23 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 20:30 on 03 Oct to 22:09 on 03 Oct. [BBC]

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LUSCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 20:30 on 03 Oct to 22:09 on 03 Oct, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 10:23 today. [BBC]

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LUSCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 20:30 on 03 Oct to 22:09 on 03 Oct, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 10:23 today to 17:19 today. [BBC]

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Monday, 7 October 2019
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LUSCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 20:30 on 03 Oct to 22:09 on 03 Oct, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 10:23 yesterday to 17:19 yesterday. [BBC]

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LUSCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 10:23 yesterday to 17:19 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 20:30 on 03 Oct to 22:09 on 03 Oct. [BBC]

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