Freeview Light on the Westward Ho (Devon, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Westward Ho (Devon, England) transmitter which serves 3,600 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.
Which Freeview channels does the Westward Ho 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.
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 51 Freeview channels?
The Westward Ho (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 80s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, 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 Westward Ho transmitter?
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 73km south (175°)
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
How will the Westward Ho (Devon, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 1 Jul 09 and 29 Jul 09.
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 Huntshaw Cross transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
WESTWARD HO transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to essential engineering from 17 Jun 13:47 until 17 Jun 13:49. Slightly reduced power due to a fault from 15 Jun 22:11 until 15 Jun 22:24. Off the air due to a fault from 15 Jun 19:20 until 15 Jun 22:11. . [BBC]
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WESTWARD HO transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to essential engineering from 20 Aug 17:00 until 20 Aug 17:02. Slightly reduced power due to a fault from 19 Aug 22:39 until 20 Aug 17:02. Off the air due to a fault from 19 Aug 19:38 until 19 Aug 22:39. . [BBC]
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