Freeview Light on the Hemel Hempstead Town (Hertfordshire, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Hemel Hempstead Town (Hertfordshire, England) transmitter which serves 6,800 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 Hemel Hempstead Town (Hertfordshire, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Hemel Hempstead Town 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 52 Freeview channels?
The Hemel Hempstead Town (Hertfordshire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, Now 70s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, 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 Hemel Hempstead Town transmitter?
BBC London 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London W1A 1AA, 34km southeast (136°)
to BBC London region - 55 masts.
How will the Hemel Hempstead Town (Hertfordshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 - 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 4 Apr 12 and 18 Apr 12.
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 Crystal Palace transmitter area
Please can anyone give some advise as to how well Berkhamsted (Dudswell HP4 3TH)will be served after the digital switchover DSO. I have 2 aerials and over the years I have long periods of using Bedmond, or Crystal palace. currently using Crystal P. with mast amplifier new aerial installation 2 years ago. However,is there any likelyhood that either or at least one transmitter will be boosted in power at the time of DSO, or some time there abouts. Analogue is always grainy but watchable when digital is unbearable (5% of the time). Many thanks for any information/ knowledge that may give some ray of hope. email@example.com
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Pete Stears: The Digital UK postcode checker predicts good reception to be available on all six muxes from Crystal Palace after switchover on 18th April 2012. Prediction is for good reception 99% of the time in 91% of locations in your postcode area (or better, depending on mux). The power of Crystal Palace increases tenfold to 200kW on each mux. Although the Hemel Hempstead full service transmitter also has a power increase the frequencies allocated will also be in use at Hannington and Oxford, resulting in a prediction of variable or poor reception at your location.
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Hi, I'm at AL3 5RU and tuned to Hemel Hempstead, reception fine on 41 and 44 at 70% level, 98% quality, but constant picture break up and only short bursts of sound on 55 and 59, 60% signal 85% quality. I've tried re-tuning and swithching off mobile and appliances with motors. Can you advise?
Many thanks, Tim
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