Freeview Light on the Newhaven (East Sussex, England) transmitter
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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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Newhaven (East Sussex, England) transmitter.
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.
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 Newhaven (East Sussex, 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 Newhaven transmitter?
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.
How will the Newhaven (East Sussex, 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 30 May 12 and 13 Jun 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 Heathfield transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
David Hitchin: It looks like the BBC are aware of the problem, according to the transmitter engineering post which has appeared below yours. If you are definitely tuned to the correct transmitter then there must have been some sort of failure with the feed for BBC 1 South East, resulting in the transmitter taking the London feed as a backup (some transmitter have a backup satellite feed in case the main underground fibre feed fails, which may not have all regions available).
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I have spoken to a very helpful BBC manager. The main problem yesterday seemed to be that all advisory staff worked from scripts which all assumed that the fault was in the viewer's equipment, with no way of concluding and reporting that the transmitter might have been at fault. Their automatic checks only show that the transmitter is broadcasting but not that it is broadcasting the correct stream.
There were major faults on cables in the area, so perhaps the transmitter was not receiving the proper feed and had reverted to retransmitting the satellite signal for another region.
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The Newhaven transmitter came back at 5:33 this morning. My report that it failed at 8:15 was inaccurate; as I immediately switched to Sky I didn't make a note at the time. The BBC report that it failed at 8:54, but a check on my recorder shows that it really failed at 8:46. An AUTOMATIC retune on Freeview found the Whitehawk transmitter producing a decent signal on channel 60. The standard BBC advice about doing a MANUAL retune would have only taken me back to the broken channel 50.
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