Freeview Light on the Bincombe Hill (Dorset, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Bincombe Hill (Dorset, England) transmitter which serves 3,200 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Bincombe Hill (Dorset, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Bincombe Hill 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 43 Freeview channels?
The Bincombe Hill (Dorset, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, Film4 +1, Food Network, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, pick, POP MAX, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's TV (UK), Together TV, W, 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 Bincombe Hill transmitter?
BBC Spotlight 0.8m homes 2.9%
from Plymouth PL3 5BD, 123km west-southwest (257°)
to BBC South West region - 107 masts.
How will the Bincombe Hill (Dorset, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - more
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 6 May 09 and 20 May 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 Stockland Hill transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
BINCOMBE HILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 15:00 on 24 Sep to 15:04 on 24 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:27 on 22 Sep to 06:44 on 22 Sep, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 05:15 on 22 Sep to 06:27 on 22 Sep. [BBC]
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The simple answer is they are not getting them from Bincombe Hill as it's a Freeview Light transmitter which doesn't transmit the multiplexes that those channels are on, it only transmits the 3 PSB multiplexes. For which channels are on which multiplex, see Channel listings | Freeview
So as they are getting them from another transmitter, we'll need your friend's full postcode and yours to look at the predicted reception at your locations to see which transmitters and multiplexes may be receivable.
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