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Regional content: Channel 3 network for adverts and regional news. See ITV, UTV and STV regions - overview map - interactive maps. .

Media UK: For full details of broadcaster contacts, see the link icon Media UK ITV HD page.

Official site: See the link icon ITV HD website.

From Wikipedia: From 2 April 2010, ITV1 HD became a standard channel available on all digital platforms. It was available on Telewest channel 118 and Freeview channel 503 in homes which were involved in the HD trial. The original ITV HD stopped broadcasting on the 30 November 2006. - link icon read more about ITV HD on wikipedia (summary by Clipped).

Freeview multiplex: ITV HD is on multiplex PSB3 in england flagEngland wales flagWales .

This channel carries a subtitles service for the deaf, hard of hearing and quiet environments.

Monday, 17 December 2012
Philip Lane
10:44 PM Burgess Hill

Can someone please help? Having installed a new TV during the Olympics and putting up with the awful pictures and sound I thought by now all would be good!! ITV1 HD and CHANNEL 4 HD, both loose sound for 1 second on and off at times throughout the transmissions. Both BBC HDs have been perfect for a while. Question 1, what on earth is going on? 2 how can I fix it?I am between Heathfield and Midhurst transmitters.

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Dave Lindsay
11:51 PM

Philip Lane: I would check that it is tuned to the correct transmitter.

Answer to question 2 depends on what is the issue!

Bring up the signal strength screen and it should hopefully tell you which UHF channel it is tuned to. HD from Midhurst is on C58 and Heathfield's is on C47.

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Dave Lindsay's 5,683 posts Platinum Platinum GB
Tuesday, 18 December 2012
Philip Lane
12:01 PM Burgess Hill

Philip Lane: Thank you Dave, I have checked today and yes I am tuned into Midhurst C58. The sound on all HD channels is still breaking up at times for 1 second including BBC2 this morning?
I am certainly puzzled?

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Wednesday, 19 December 2012
Mike Dimmick
12:25 PM

Philip Lane: It's worth checking if there are any firmware updates for your TV. The encoders for Freeview HD can switch between interlaced and progressive modes for each Group of Pictures (GoP), depending on how well that GoP compresses in each mode. Some TVs don't cope well with a change of mode, resetting all the hardware, causing a break in audio as well as video. (They expected mode changes to only occur when switching channels or sources.)

Because the mode switches depend on the content transmitted, they will occur apparently at random, even within a programme, and different channels will be affected at different times.

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Mike Dimmick's 2,486 posts Platinum Platinum GB
Wednesday, 26 March 2014
5:18 PM

Two more ITV HD regional variants were added to Freesat today.
Identified by the local news they carry, they are ITV HD Central and ITV HD Meridian.
These, together with ITV HD Granada and ITV HD London, bring the total to four.

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js's 82 posts Bronze Bronze GB
Sunday, 14 September 2014
6:32 PM

Why does moel y parc transmitter in north east wales transmit itv hd central west and not itv hd wales?

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Andy's 1 post GB
6:58 PM

Andy: That's because there isn't an ITV Wales HD to broadcast, so you get Central West.

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Briantist's 38,580 posts Owner Owner US
Tuesday, 9 December 2014
6:58 PM

i live in Trowbridge and i get channel 103 ITV HD, but when my local news comes on ITV West is not there and i have to go to channel 3 to see local news, but its only in SD, can you confirm to me that this is correct, and there is no local itv west news in HD, thx

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Dave Lindsay
9:54 PM

chris: That is correct. There is only a few number of ITV HD regions.

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Dave Lindsay's 5,683 posts Platinum Platinum xx
10:16 PM


I also live in Trowbridge and it is correct that the ITV HD service does not carry the local (HTV West) news. That's because the HD services are 'general' and carry the same programming as everywhere else in the UK. Only the SD services cater for the local news. I gather it's all abouit how muchg it costs to transmit local news in HD and to control the networking so that the correct local news gets shown.

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