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The symbol shows the location of the Newhaven (East Sussex, England) transmitter which serves 11,000 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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Newhaven (East Sussex, England) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name
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Which Freeview channels does the Newhaven 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
C23 (490.0MHz)131mDTG-3400W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) South East, 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 15 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C26 (514.0MHz)131mDTG-3400W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Meridian (East 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, 25 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV +1 (Meridian south coast),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C30 (546.0MHz)131mDTG-6400W
Channel icons
73 Shopping Quarter , 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 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 others

DTG-3 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 effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Newhaven (East Sussex, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5Action, 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, 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, YAAAS!, More4 +1, Now 70s, 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 Newhaven transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South East Today 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QQ, 41km north-northeast (21°)
to BBC South East region - 45 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.7m homes 2.7%
from Maidstone ME14 5NZ, 65km north-northeast (31°)
to ITV Meridian (East) region - 36 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with all of Meridian plus Oxford

How will the Newhaven (East Sussex, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1970-80s1984-971997-981998-20122012-1319 Jul 2018
VHFB E K TB E K TB E K TB E TA K T
C6ITVwaves
C8BBCtvwaves
C23BBCA
C26D3+4
C30BBCB
C39BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C40BBCB
C41C4wavesC4wavesC4waves
C43ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4
C45BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C50tv_offBBCA

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 30 May 12 and 13 Jun 12.

How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?

Analogue 1-4 2kW
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 400W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Heathfield transmitter area

Aug 1958-Jan 1992Southern Television
Jan 1982-Dec 1992Television South (TVS)
Jan 1993-Feb 2004Meridian
Feb 2004-Dec 2014ITV plc
Feb 1983-Dec 1992TV-am•
Jan 1993-Sep 2010GMTV•
Sep 2010-Dec 2014ITV Daybreak•
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only.

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Friday, 18 July 2014
Transmitter engineering
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10:31 PM

NEWHAVEN transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 18:57 today. [BBC]

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Monday, 21 July 2014
Transmitter engineering
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10:31 AM

NEWHAVEN transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 18:57 on 18 Jul to 20:07 on 18 Jul. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 20:09 on 18 Jul to 20:17 on 18 Jul. [BBC]

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Monday, 15 September 2014
Transmitter engineering
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12:09 PM

NEWHAVEN transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Friday, 26 September 2014
Transmitter engineering
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4:34 AM

NEWHAVEN transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Wednesday, 8 October 2014
Transmitter engineering
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4:32 AM

NEWHAVEN transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Thursday, 16 October 2014
Transmitter engineering
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4:31 AM

NEWHAVEN transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Wednesday, 19 November 2014
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Mike Murphy
4:18 PM
Seaford

BN25 3ES. Along with my TV, I have a Panasonic Blue Ray/ Hard Disc recorder that I use to record freeview programmes to watch later.

Everything has worked perfectly until a few weeks ago after retuning both the TV and the recorder a small problem developed. It only affects the HD programmes from Newhaven on C40 and does not show up at all on the Standard definition channels.

When setting up recordings the programme information is available on all channels. However, when playing back that same programme information is available for Standard Definition channels, but is not available for the High Definition channels on C40.

I have gone through the reset procedures about 5 or 6 times without any success. It does not seem to be a problem with the recorder or with the signal strength.

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Wednesday, 10 December 2014
Transmitter engineering
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7:31 AM

NEWHAVEN transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:52 today. [BBC]

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1:31 PM

NEWHAVEN transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:52 today to 11:32 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 11 December 2014
Transmitter engineering
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4:31 AM

NEWHAVEN transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:52 yesterday to 11:32 yesterday. [BBC]

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