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The symbol shows the location of the Perranporth (Cornwall, England) transmitter which serves 1,000 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 Perranporth (Cornwall, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Perranporth 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- (673.8MHz)93mDTG-316W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) South West, 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
C43- (649.8MHz)93mDTG-316W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (West Country), 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 (West Country), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C40 (626.0MHz)93mDTG-616W
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 Perranporth (Cornwall, 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 Perranporth transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 73km east (87°)
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
regional news image
ITV West Country News (West) 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL7 5BQ, 81km east (87°)
to ITV West Country region - 107 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with West Country (East)

How will the Perranporth (Cornwall, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-171 May 2019
C/D EC/D EC/D EB E TB E TB E TB E K T
C40BBCB
C43-D3+4-D3+4-D3+4D3+4
C46-BBCA-BBCA-BBCABBCA
C50tv_offBBCBBBCBBBCB
C55tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C59tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C62BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C65C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

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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 8 Jul 09 and 5 Aug 09.

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

BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 16W
Analogue 1-4(-3dB) 8W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Redruth 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. Perranporth 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
Thursday, 27 September 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:07 AM

PERRANPORTH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:37 yesterday to 10:41 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 28 September 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:07 AM

PERRANPORTH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:37 on 26 Sep to 10:41 on 26 Sep. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
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2:04 PM

PERRANPORTH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:01 today to 11:18 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:01 today to 11:18 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
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5:04 AM

PERRANPORTH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:01 yesterday to 11:18 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:01 yesterday to 11:18 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 15 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
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5:04 AM

PERRANPORTH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:01 on 13 Nov to 11:18 on 13 Nov, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:01 on 13 Nov to 11:18 on 13 Nov. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 5 March 2019
Transmitter engineering
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10:30 AM

PERRANPORTH transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:57 today to 09:01 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 6 March 2019
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4:31 AM

PERRANPORTH transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:57 yesterday to 09:01 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 7 March 2019
Transmitter engineering
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4:31 AM

PERRANPORTH transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:57 on 05 Mar to 09:01 on 05 Mar. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Transmitter engineering
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8:09 PM

PERRANPORTH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 16:54 today to 17:18 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 16:54 today to 17:18 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

PERRANPORTH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:17 today to 04:28 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 16:54 yesterday to 17:18 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:17 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 16:54 [BBC]

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