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Freeview Light on the Alderney transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Alderney transmitter which serves 1,000 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 Alderney transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name

Which Freeview channels does the Alderney 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
C49 (698.0MHz)97mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
1 BBC One Channel Islands, 2 BBC Two Channel Islands, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 14 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C60- (785.8MHz)97mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Channel), 4 Channel 4 South ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3 (Channel Islands onIy), 13 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C55 (746.0MHz)97mDTG-6200W
Channel icons
45 Film4 +1, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 123 CBBC HD,



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 0 Freeview channels?


The Alderney mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: .

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 Alderney transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Channel Islands News 0.0m homes 0.2%
from St Helier JE2 3PL, 1,467km west-southwest
to BBC Channel Islands region - 8 masts.
regional news image
ITV Channel News 0.0m homes 0.2%
from St Helier JE1 3ZD, 1,467km west-southwest
to ITV Channel region - 8 masts.

How will the Alderney transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20102010-132013-182013-18
aerial groupC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E
700C49BBCABBCABBCA
C55BBCBBBCBBBCB
C58BBC1BBC1BBC1
C60-D3+4-D3+4-D3+4
800C61ITVITVITV
C64BBC2BBC2BBC2
C68C4C4C4

orange background for multiplexes names more
green background for transmission frequencies
lilac background for power levels in watts
800MHz band: 4G mobile started in 2013
700MHz band: 4G from 30 June 2020more
600MHz band: new or moved digital TV services more
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W
Italics for analogue, digital switchover was Wednesdays 17th November and 17th November 2010.

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

BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 200W
Analogue 1-4(-3dB) 100W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Fremont Point transmitter area

Sep 1962-Feb 2004Channel
Nov 2011-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. Alderney was not an original Channel 3 VHF 405-line mast: the historical information shown is the details of the company responsible for the transmitter when it began transmitting Channel 3.

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Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:33 AM

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Wednesday, 8 October 2014
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ALDERNEY transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Thursday, 16 October 2014
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ALDERNEY transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Monday, 2 February 2015
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ALDERNEY transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Tuesday, 10 February 2015
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ALDERNEY transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Wednesday, 18 February 2015
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ALDERNEY transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Thursday, 26 February 2015
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