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The symbol shows the location of the Slapton (Devon, 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 Slapton (Devon, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Slapton 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
C31- (553.8MHz)150mDTG-3250W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) South West, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C32 (562.0MHz)150mDTG-3250W
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),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C48 (690.0MHz)150mDTG-6250W
Channel icons
74 Shopping 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, plus 1 others

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 52 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Slapton (Devon, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Together TV +1, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, Now 70s, NOW 80s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Sony Movies Action, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, Yesterday +1.

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 Slapton transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 36km west-northwest (294°)
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
regional news image
ITV West Country News (West) 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL7 5BQ, 29km west-northwest (301°)
to ITV West Country region - 107 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with West Country (East)

How will the Slapton (Devon, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-1719 Jun 2019
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TC/D E TC/D E TK T
C31BBCA
C32D3+4
C48BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C52tv_offD3+4D3+4D3+4
C55tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C60tv_off -BBCA-BBCA
C66BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C68C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 - more
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 12 Aug 09 and 9 Sep 09.

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

BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 250W
Analogue 1-4(-3dB) 125W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Caradon 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. Slapton 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
Tuesday, 16 May 2017
Transmitter engineering
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5:33 AM

SLAPTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:19 yesterday to 13:23 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:19 yesterday to 13:23 yesterday. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 17 May 2017
Transmitter engineering
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5:32 AM

SLAPTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:19 on 15 May to 13:23 on 15 May, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:19 on 15 May to 13:23 on 15 May. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 4 July 2017
Transmitter engineering
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9:32 AM

SLAPTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 06:50 today to 06:54 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:50 today to 06:54 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 5 July 2017
Transmitter engineering
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5:32 AM

SLAPTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 06:50 yesterday to 06:54 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:50 yesterday to 06:54 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 6 July 2017
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5:32 AM

SLAPTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 06:50 on 04 Jul to 06:54 on 04 Jul, HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:50 on 04 Jul to 06:54 on 04 Jul. [BBC]

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Thursday, 18 January 2018
Transmitter engineering
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7:30 AM

SLAPTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:43 today to 04:46 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:43 today to 04:46 today. [BBC]

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Friday, 19 January 2018
Transmitter engineering
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4:30 AM

SLAPTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:43 yesterday to 04:46 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:43 yesterday to 04:46 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 20 January 2018
Transmitter engineering
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4:29 AM

SLAPTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 04:43 on 18 Jan to 04:46 on 18 Jan, HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:43 on 18 Jan to 04:46 on 18 Jan. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Transmitter engineering
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10:29 AM

SLAPTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:12 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:12 today. [BBC]

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7:29 PM

SLAPTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:48 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:12 today to 12:48 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:48 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:12 today to 12:48 today. [BBC]

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