Freeview Light on the Ilfracombe (Devon, England) transmitter
Transmitter faults and engineering works
ILFRACOMBE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:36 yesterday to 02:36 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 02:36 yesterday to 09:49 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:21 yesterday to 09:49 yesterday.
Over the next week Ilfracombe relay: TV (digital) Liable to interruption, Radio (analogue) working normally, no digital radio.
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The symbol shows the location of the Ilfracombe (Devon, England) transmitter which serves 3,600 homes.
Map keyThe 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.
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Ilfracombe transmitter Freeview broadcasts
If you have any kind of Freeview fault, follow this Freeview reset procedure
Digital television services are broadcast on a multiplexes (or Mux) where many stations occupy a single broadcast frequency, as shown below.
|C54 (738.0MHz)||251m||64QAM 8K 2/3|
24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
1 BBC One South West, 2 BBC Two England, 7 BBC Three, 9 BBC Four, 70 CBBC Channel, 71 CBeebies, 80 BBC News, 81 BBC Parliament, 301 301, plus 12 others 200 BBC Red Button, 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4, 705 BBC Radio 5 Live, 706 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, 707 BBC 6 Music, 708 BBC Radio 4 Extra, 709 BBC Asian Network, 710 BBC World Service,
|C49 (698.0MHz)||251m||64QAM 8K 2/3|
24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
3 ITV (West Country), 4 Channel 4 South ads, 5 Channel 5 Part Network ads, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4+1 South ads, 14 More 4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (West Country),
|C58- (769.8MHz)||251m||256QAM 32KE 2/3|
40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
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, plus 1 others 232 The Space,
Looking for these 26 channels?
The Ilfracombe (Devon, England)
mast is a public service broadcasting
(PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial
(COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5*, 5USA, Al Jazeera English, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Community Channel, Dave, Dave ja vu, E4+1, Film 4, Food Network, ITV 2 +1, ITV 3, ITV 4, Movie Mix, PICK TV, Quest, Really, RT English , Sky News, The Zone, 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?
Regional news from the Ilfracombe transmitter
|Lee||Transposer||4 km W Ilfracombe||65 homes |
How the transmission frequencies change over time
|aerial group||C/D E||C/D E||C/D E||C/D E||C/D E||C/D E|
|orange background for multiplexes names more||green background for transmission frequencies||lilac background for power levels in watts||800MHz band: 4G mobile to start in 2013||700MHz band: possible 4G in 2019 more||600MHz band: new or moved digital TV services more|
denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W
Italics for analogue
, digital switchover was Wednesdays 1st July and 29th July 2009.
Comparison of old analogue and current digital signal levels
|Analogue 1-4|| 280W|
|BBCA, BBCB||(-7dB) 56W|
History of Channel 3 in the Huntshaw Cross transmitter area
|Apr 1961-Dec 1981||Westward Television|
|Jan 1982-Dec 1992||Television South West (TSW)|
|Jan 1993-Dec 2014||Westcountry Television|
|Feb 1983-Dec 1992||TV-am•|
|Jan 1993-Sep 2010||GMTV•|
|Sep 2010-Dec 2014||ITV Daybreak•|
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Ilfracombe 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.
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