Freeview Light on the Praa Sands (Cornwall, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Praa Sands (Cornwall, England) transmitter which serves 600 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 Praa Sands (Cornwall, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Praa Sands 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.
1 BBC One South West, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 12 others 250 BBC Red Button, 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4, 707 BBC Radio 6 Music, 719 BBC Bristol (BBC local radio), 720 BBC Devon (BBC local radio), 721 BBC Cornwall (BBC local radio), 722 BBC Somerset (BBC local radio), 734 BBC Solent for Dorset (BBC local radio),
E4, 3 ITV (West Country), 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (West Country), 73 Sewing Quarter,
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 0 Freeview channels?
The Praa Sands (Cornwall, 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 Praa Sands transmitter?
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 96km east-northeast (73°)
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
How will the Praa Sands (Cornwall, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 July and 5th August 2009.
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 Redruth transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
Mrs Anderson-Archbold: Please provide a full postcode so we can see where you are in relation to the transmitter and your predicted signal strength etc. Have you checked for any loose or damaged cables or connections behind your TV? Are you and your neighbours in the same building with a communal aerial or you in separate properties that each has their own aerial?
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