Full Freeview on the Hannington (Hampshire, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Hannington (Hampshire, England) transmitter which serves 470,000 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Hannington (Hampshire, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Hannington 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.
1 BBC One (SD) South, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 23 BBC Three, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4 (FM), 705 BBC Radio 5 Live, 706 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, 707 BBC Radio 6 Music, 708 BBC Radio 4 Extra, 709 BBC Asian Network, 710 BBC World Service, 719 BBC Berkshire (BBC local radio), 720 BBC Sussex (BBC local radio), 721 BBC Wiltshire (BBC local radio), 722 BBC Solent (BBC local radio), 734 BBC Solent for Dorset (BBC local radio),
3 ITV 1 (SD) (Meridian/Central (Thames Valley micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) South ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 26 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (Meridian south coast),
56 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV 1 HD (ITV Meridian Southampton), 104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 106 BBC Four HD, 109 BBC Three HD, 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 1 others 66 TBN UK,
12 Quest, 20 Drama, 21 5USA, 29 ITV2 +1, 32 5STAR, 33 5Action, 41 Legend, 42 GREAT! movies action, 46 Channel 5 +1, 58 ITVBe +1, 59 ITV3 +1, 64 Blaze, 67 CBS Reality, 74 Dave ja vu, 78 TCC, 81 Blaze +1, 89 ITV4 +1, 203 CITV, 208 POP MAX, 209 Ketchup TV, 210 Ketchup Too, 211 YAAAS!, plus 15 others Create and Craft, Racing TV, Kiss Chat & Date, Proud Dating, ADULT Xpanded2, 16 QVC, 22 TJC, 263 SonLife, 264 VisionTV, 265 On Demand 365, 269 Arise News, 670 ADULT Section (start), 724 Capital, 727 Absolute Radio, 728 Heart,
11 Sky Arts, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 31 E4 Extra, 36 pick, 40 Quest Red, 43 Food Network, 47 Film4 +1, 48 Challenge, 49 4seven, 57 Smithsonian Channel, 60 Drama +1, 70 Quest +1, 75 Yesterday +1, 83 Together TV, 233 Sky News, plus 8 others 45 Gems TV, 85 CRAFT EXTRA , 673 ADULT smileTV3, 723 talkSPORT, 730 RNIB Connect, 731 Classic FM, 732 LBC, 733 Trans World Radio,
FreeSports, 25 W, 27 Yesterday, 34 GREAT! movies, 39 DMAX, 44 HGTV, 71 Quest Red +1, 73 HobbyMaker, 82 Talking Pictures TV, 84 PBS America, 88 Classic Hits, 235 Aljazeera English, plus 19 others ADULT smileTV2, ADULT Studio 66, 37 QVC Beauty, 38 QVC Style, 51 Ideal World, 72 Jewellery Maker, 206 Pop, 674 ADULT Babestn, 678 Xpanded TV, 699 ADULT Section, 711 Hits Radio, 712 KISS FRESH, 713 KISS, 714 KISSTORY, 715 Magic, 716 Greatest Hits Radio, 717 Kerrang!, 718 Smooth Radio, 725 Premier Radio,
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)
Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Hannington transmitter?
BBC South Today 1.3m homes 4.9%
from Southampton SO14 7PU, 46km south-southwest (194°)
to BBC South region - 39 masts.
ITV Meridian News 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Whiteley PO15 7AD, 48km south (179°)
to ITV Meridian/Central (Thames Valley) region - 15 masts.
Thames Valley opt-out from Meridian (South). All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with all of Meridian+Oxford
How will the Hannington (Hampshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 8 Feb 12 and 22 Feb 12.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|Analogue 5||(-6.2dB) 60kW|
|BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-7dB) 50kW|
|SDN, ARQA, ARQB||(-10dB) 25kW|
|Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*||(-11dB) 20kW|
|Mux C*, Mux D*||(-14dB) 10kW|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Hannington transmitter area
Hi all, I am still unable to get the Com 7 mux. All other channels I get at 100 Strength and 100 Quality, but the Com 7 mux comes in at 70 Strength and 10-15 quality, so keeps dropping out and is unwatchable. I did notice a few days ago it seemed to be working well and I had BBC News HD at 70 Quality, but its back down at 10-15 again. It seems to me a problem with the Hannington Transmission as I had no problem getting all the channels before the latest 'Change' on April 18th. I now have to watch the standard definition BBC and RT News but as Aljazeera is only HD I can no longer watch it. With me positioned at RG7 3EP I am only 10 miles from Hannington, and am over 200ft above it, so I should not really have any issue whatsoever.
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One of the problems you reveal is that your signal is too strong. It must not be 100% but between 60% and 85%, no less and definitely no higher. It is good if the quality is close to 100%, but not if the signal strength is.
You might have to consider having a high gain wideband aerial, which will naturally have a narrower acceptance angle, and having it carefully aimed so it gets the signals from the wnted transmitter well but not those from the unwanted transmitter. It is a 'trial and error' process best done by measuring the two sets of signals as the aerial is swung towards or away from the transmitters, until the unwanted one is weak but the wanted one is stronger - it may not be full strength but anything within the range given abive will be fine.
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Basically what js has tried to explain is that with SFNs, there are areas where the transmitters' signals will interfere with one another, which might (and note I said might) mean you cannot get satisfactory reception of them. But according to the Digital UK site for your postcode, you shouldn't have a real problem until sometime between Apr-Jun2019, thereafter it goes downhill !!!
That said, there's a couple of things for you to try/look at.
First, from the Digital UK data for your postcode, there are some mobile phone transmitters very close to you, and these may be giving you some interference affecting channels 55/56. I would contact the AT800 advice line on 0808 13 13 800 and see if you can get a filter which may help.
Second, TV aerials are directional BUT they do pick up reduced signals from the rear and also certain angles on the side (side-lobes). Sometimes a bit of careful alignment can reduce the pickup of unwanted signals, but it may also be that you may need a better quality directional aerial. Do you know anything about the aerial you have (make/model) other than it being wideband?
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Looking at both your posts, I tend to agree with MikeP that there's a good possibility you may have too much signal, although I don't agree with him on the preciseness of the 85-100% signal strength. What may be 100% on one receiver may be somewhat less on another, BUT it should be used as a guide, so if you have 100% signal and somewhat less than 100% quality - as you have - then that's one of the first things you should look at.
At 10 miles from the transmitter, you really should not need any amplifier, so I would look at trying to by pass it to see what happens to your signals.
However, I also note from the Digital UK map of your postcode, there are some mobile phone masts quite close and in the same line of sight as the transmitter. These could be providing some interference to channels 55/56 especially with your amplifier! So you should also contact the AT800 advice line on 0808 13 13 800 and see if you can get a filter which may help.
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