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Freeview Light on the Truro (Cornwall, England) transmitter

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sa_gmapsGoogle mapsa_bingBing mapsa_gearthGoogle Earthsa_gps50.258,-5.039 or 50°15'29"N 5°2'20"Wsa_postcodeTR1 1SU

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The symbol shows the location of the Truro (Cornwall, England) transmitter which serves 5,200 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 Truro (Cornwall, England) transmitter.

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

Which Freeview channels does the Truro 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
C54 (738.0MHz)87mDTG-34W
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
C49 (698.0MHz)87mDTG-34W
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
C58 (770.0MHz)87mDTG-64W
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 Truro (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 Truro transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 66km east
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
regional news image
ITV West Country News (West) 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL7 5BQ, 74km east
to ITV West Country region - 107 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with West Country (East)

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

years1984-971997-981998-20092009-135/6/13-2013-18
aerial groupC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E
700C49 D3+4D3+4
C54C4C4C4BBCABBCABBCA
C58BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCBBBCBBBCB
800C61ITVITVITVD3+4
C64BBC2BBC2BBC2

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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?

Analogue 1-4 22W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 4.4W

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. Truro 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
Monday, 13 June 2016
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A Vickerton
7:33 AM

We suffer occasional break up of signal supplied by roof top aerial but only on BBC channels, For example on Sat. 11th June it was impossible to watch however the following day Sun 12th June it was perfect. Any clues as to why this occurs?

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Richard Cooper
9:04 AM Norwich

A Vickerton: Hi A Vickerton. Firstly can you confirm which tv transmitter you receive from ? Is it the Truro low power relay transmitter? Richard, Norwich. Monday 13th. June at 9 a.m.

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Sunday, 31 July 2016
Transmitter engineering
11:31 PM

TRURO transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 21:05 today to 21:10 today. [BBC]

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Monday, 1 August 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:31 AM

TRURO transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 21:05 yesterday to 21:10 yesterday. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 2 August 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:31 AM

TRURO transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 21:05 on 31 Jul to 21:10 on 31 Jul. [BBC]

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Thursday, 4 August 2016
Transmitter engineering
2:32 PM

TRURO transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:21 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 21:05 on 31 Jul to 21:10 on 31 Jul. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
5:32 PM

TRURO transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 21:05 on 31 Jul to 21:10 on 31 Jul, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:21 today to 15:05 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
8:32 PM

TRURO transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:21 today to 15:05 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 21:05 on 31 Jul to 21:10 on 31 Jul. [BBC]

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Friday, 5 August 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

TRURO transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:21 yesterday to 15:05 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 6 August 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

TRURO transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:21 on 04 Aug to 15:05 on 04 Aug. [BBC]

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