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The symbol shows the location of the Ventnor (Isle Of Wight, England) transmitter which serves 3,300 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 Ventnor (Isle Of Wight, England) transmitter.



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Which Freeview channels does the Ventnor 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
C48 (690.0MHz)271mDTG-3400W
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 max
C49 (698.0MHz)271mDTG-3400W
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 max
C52 (722.0MHz)271mDTG-6400W
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 Ventnor (Isle Of Wight, 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 Ventnor transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South Today 1.3m homes 4.9%
from Southampton SO14 7PU, 37km north-northwest
to BBC South region - 39 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.9m homes 3.6%
from Whiteley PO15 7AD, 31km north
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 Ventnor (Isle Of Wight, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1950s~851984-971997-981998-20122012-1315/5/13-2013-18
aerial groupVHFB EB EB EC/D EB C/D EB C/D E
C5BBCtv
C39BBC1BBC1BBC1
C42C4C4C4
C45BBC2BBC2BBC2
C48 BBCABBCA
700C49ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4
C52BBCBBBCBBBCB
C54BBCA

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 2kWBBCA, D3+4,
Click/touch here to read Other mapsVentnor FreeviewVentnor AM/FMRowridge TV regionBBC SouthMeridian (South Coast micro r
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
Saturday, 17 August 2013
C
CHRIS
2:20 PM

any news perchance?-from ventnor


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Dave
3:42 PM Ventnor

Dave, any idea when Ventnor freeview will be working again, I have not missed an episode of Casualty for 217 years, therefore have little or no intention of starting now, also first MOTD of new season, list is endless.

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Michael
3:50 PM

Dave: In case you were unaware, everyone on this site has the same information as you, namely the R+T reports <img src="data:image/png;base64,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" class="xico" style="vertical-align:text-bottom" alt="www.radioandtvhelp.co.uk link icon"> link iconRadio & Television Service - in fact, if you are tuned in to the Ventnor relay you will be the first person to notice the channels coming back!

Also, since you have the internet, you should be able to either watch BBC1 live online or later on the iPlayer...

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CHRIS
4:02 PM

Ventnor blog have managed to find out from the BBC-that a mains power failure at Ventnor transmitter has caused the loss of reception for 5000 homes in the area-they are working to rectify the problem-well after 9 hours-I really hope nthey are successful VERY soon !!!

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Monday, 1 September 2014
Transmitter engineering
7:33 PM

VENTNOR transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:40 today to 14:41 today. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 2 September 2014
Wednesday, 3 September 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:34 AM

VENTNOR transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:40 on 01 Sep to 14:41 on 01 Sep. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 84,361 posts Owner Owner xx
Tuesday, 4 November 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

VENTNOR transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 22:17 yesterday to 22:19 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 22:17 yesterday to 22:19 yesterday. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
10:31 PM

VENTNOR transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 22:17 yesterday to 22:19 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 22:17 yesterday to 22:19 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 22:17 yesterday to 22:19 yesterday, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 22:17 yesterday to 22:19 yeste [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 84,361 posts Owner Owner xx
Wednesday, 5 November 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

VENTNOR transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 22:17 on 03 Nov to 22:19 on 03 Nov, HD Digital TV Off Air from 22:17 on 03 Nov to 22:19 on 03 Nov. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 22:17 on 03 Nov to 22:19 on 03 Nov, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 22:17 on 03 Nov to 22:19 on 03 [BBC]

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