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The symbol shows the location of the Poole (Poole, England) transmitter which serves 27,000 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 Poole (Poole, England) transmitter.



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Which Freeview channels does the Poole 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
C57 (762.0MHz)108mDTG-350W
Channel icons
1 BBC One South, 2 BBC Two England, 7 BBC Three, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V -1.5dB
C60 (786.0MHz)108mDTG-335W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Meridian (South Coast micro region)), 4 Channel 4 South ads, 5 Channel 5 Part Network ads, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 14 More 4, 15 Film 4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Meridian south coast),

PSB3
BBCB
 V -1.1dB
C53 (730.0MHz)108mDTG-639W
Channel icons
45 Film 4 +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 BBC Three HD, 123 CBBC HD, plus 1 others



DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/324.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/340.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 48 Freeview channels?

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

The Poole (Poole, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5*, 5USA, Al Jazeera Arabic, Al Jazeera English, Al Jazeera HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, CBS Action, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, Channel 5 +24, CITV, Community Channel, Community Channel HD, Dave, Dave ja vu, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, ITV 2 +1, ITV 3, ITV 3 +1, ITV 4, ITV 4 +1, ITV Be, Motors TV, Movie Mix, Movies4Men, pick, Quest, Quest +1, Really, RT English , Sky News, Tiny Pop, Travel Channel, True Entertainment, truTV, truTV +1, Vintage TV, VIVA, Yesterday.

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 Poole transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South Today 1.3m homes 4.9%
from Southampton SO14 7PU, 43km east-northeast
to BBC South region - 39 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.9m homes 3.6%
from Whiteley PO15 7AD, 52km east-northeast
to ITV Meridian (South Coast) region - 39 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with all of Meridian plus Oxford

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

years1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-18
aerial groupC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E
700C50_local_local_local
C53C4C4C4BBCBBBCBBBCB
C57BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCABBCABBCA
C60ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4
800C63BBC2BBC2BBC2

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: possible 4G in 2019 more
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 7th March and 21st March 2012.
Click/touch here to read How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?Analogue 1-4 100WBBCA(-3dB)&
Click/touch here to read Other mapsPoole FreeviewPoole DABPoole AM/FMRowridge TV regionBBC SouthMeridian (South Coast mi
Click/touch here to read Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Rowridge transmitter area Aug 1958-Jan 1992
Click/touch here to read Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Wednesday, 9 April 2014
Transmitter engineering
10:32 AM

POOLE transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 15:47 on 05 Apr to 16:04 on 05 Apr. [BBC]

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Friday, 29 August 2014
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desmond frost
10:00 AM

my tv frequently goes into what I call negative picture mode,,,,,,,i have changed ariel leads and still no joy we are now reduced to tapping or woggling the tv to restore the picture

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MikeB
4:40 PM

desmond frost: A postcode would be helpful. I'm not sure what a 'negative picture mode' is (a make and model would be a help as well as explaining what that means).

However, I'm taking a guess, but do you have a TV with a digibox attached? Mine does this sort of thing sometimes, and its caused by the scart connector on the back having broken slightly, and the wire connections being loose. If I put pressure on this scart, the picture goes pinkish. If this is the situation,in the short term, the best thing you can do is to leave it as it is if your getting a good picture (blutack helps to fix it in one place). While you can in theory get it repaired, the cost of that might outweigh the utility you might get from that set.

In the long term, if thats the problem, best to think about another TV. My best suggestion would be to consult my colleages at the shop opposite Homebase in Parkstone (I grew up in Poole, so I know the area well)!


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