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Freeview Light on the Occombe Valley (Torbay, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Occombe Valley (Torbay, England) transmitter which serves less than 500 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 Occombe Valley (Torbay, England) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name

Which Freeview channels does the Occombe 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
C24 (498.0MHz)114mDTG-320W
Channel icons
1 BBC One South West, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 17 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C27 (522.0MHz)114mDTG-320W
Channel icons
3 ITV (West Country), 4 Channel 4 South ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (West Country),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C21+ (474.2MHz)114mDTG-620W
Channel icons
45 Film4 +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, 123 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 0 Freeview channels?


The Occombe Valley (Torbay, 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 Occombe Valley transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 40km west
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
regional news image
ITV West Country News (West) 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL7 5BQ, 33km west
to ITV West Country region - 107 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with West Country (East)

How will the Occombe Valley (Torbay, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-18
aerial groupA KA KA KA KA KA K
C21BBC1BBC1BBC1+BBCB+BBCB+BBCB
C24ITVITVITVBBCABBCABBCA
C27BBC2BBC2BBC2D3+4D3+4D3+4
600C31C4C4C4

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 8th April and 22nd April 2009.

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

BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 20W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Beacon 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. Occombe 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.

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Friday, 1 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
6:24 AM

OCCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:33 today to 04:34 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:16 yesterday to 05:54 yesterday [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
9:31 AM

OCCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:33 today to 04:34 today BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:07 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:16 yesterday to 05:54 yesterday [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
10:31 AM

OCCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:07 today to 09:09 today BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:33 today to 04:34 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:00 today to 09:09 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:16 yesterday to 05:54 yesterday [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
11:30 AM

OCCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:33 today to 04:34 today BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:07 today to 09:09 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:00 today to 09:09 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:16 yesterday to 05:54 yesterday [BBC]

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Saturday, 2 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

OCCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:07 yesterday to 09:09 yesterday BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:33 yesterday to 04:34 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:00 yesterday to 09:09 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:16 on 30 Jun to 05:54 on 30 Jun [BBC]

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Sunday, 3 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
4:30 AM

OCCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:33 on 01 Jul to 04:34 on 01 Jul BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:07 on 01 Jul to 09:09 on 01 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:16 on 30 Jun to 05:54 on 30 Jun HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:00 on 01 Jul to 09:09 on 01 Jul [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
4:36 PM

OCCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:33 on 01 Jul to 04:34 on 01 Jul BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:07 on 01 Jul to 09:09 on 01 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:00 on 01 Jul to 09:09 on 01 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:16 on 30 Jun to 05:54 on 30 Jun [BBC]

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Monday, 4 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
4:40 AM

OCCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:07 on 01 Jul to 09:09 on 01 Jul BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:33 on 01 Jul to 04:34 on 01 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:00 on 01 Jul to 09:09 on 01 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:16 on 30 Jun to 05:54 on 30 Jun [BBC]

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Tuesday, 5 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
4:38 AM

OCCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:07 on 01 Jul to 09:09 on 01 Jul BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:33 on 01 Jul to 04:34 on 01 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:00 on 01 Jul to 09:09 on 01 Jul [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
12:37 PM

OCCOMBE VALLEY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:33 on 01 Jul to 04:34 on 01 Jul BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:07 on 01 Jul to 09:09 on 01 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:00 on 01 Jul to 09:09 on 01 Jul [BBC]

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