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The symbol shows the location of the Biggin Hill (Greater London, England) transmitter. 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 Biggin Hill (Greater London, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Biggin Hill 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
C39 (618.0MHz)186mDTG-32W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) London, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC SD, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 15 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C45 (666.0MHz)186mDTG-32W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (London), 4 Channel 4 (SD) London ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 London ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (London), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C42 (642.0MHz)186mDTG-62W
Channel icons
86 More4 +1, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV London), 104 Channel 4 HD London ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 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 60 Freeview channels?

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The Biggin Hill (Greater London, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5SELECT, 5Spike, 5STAR, 5STAR +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, AlJazeera English (SD), Aljazeera English HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, Freesports, Home, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Together TV +1, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, Yesterday, YourTV.

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 Biggin Hill transmitter?

regional news image
BBC London 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London W1A 1AA, 26km north-northwest (332°)
to BBC London region - 55 masts.
regional news image
ITV London News 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London WC1X 8XZ, 26km north-northwest (337°)
to ITV London region - 55 masts.

How will the Biggin Hill (Greater London, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-1731 Mar 2018-
E TE TE TB E K TB E K TB E K TB E K T
C39BBCABBCABBCABBCA
C42BBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C45BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C49tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C52tv_offBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C57tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 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?

Analogue 1-4, BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 2W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Crystal Palace transmitter area

Sep 1955-Jul 1968Associated-Rediffusion†
Sep 1955-Jul 1968Associated TeleVision◊
Jul 1968-Dec 1992Thames†
Jul 1968-Feb 2004London Weekend Television♦
Jan 1993-Feb 2004Carlton†
Feb 2004-Dec 2014ITV plc†
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. Biggin Hill 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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Wednesday, 21 August 2019
Transmitter engineering
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2:08 PM

BIGGIN HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 00:27 yesterday to 01:24 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 07:16 yesterday to 13:34 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 00:27 yesterday to 01:24 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 22 August 2019
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5:08 AM

BIGGIN HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 00:27 on 20 Aug to 01:24 on 20 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 00:27 on 20 Aug to 01:24 on 20 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 07:16 on 20 Aug to 13:34 on 20 Aug. [BBC]

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2:08 PM

BIGGIN HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 00:27 on 20 Aug to 01:24 on 20 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 07:16 on 20 Aug to 13:34 on 20 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 00:27 on 20 Aug to 01:24 on 20 Aug. [BBC]

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Sunday, 15 September 2019
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11:08 AM

BIGGIN HILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 08:34 today to 08:48 today. [BBC]

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Monday, 16 September 2019
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5:08 AM

BIGGIN HILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 08:34 yesterday to 08:48 yesterday. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 17 September 2019
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5:08 AM

BIGGIN HILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 08:34 on 15 Sep to 08:48 on 15 Sep. [BBC]

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Sunday, 6 October 2019
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5:08 PM

BIGGIN HILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 15:32 today to 15:33 today. [BBC]

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Monday, 7 October 2019
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5:08 AM

BIGGIN HILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 15:32 yesterday to 15:33 yesterday. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 8 October 2019
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4:29 AM

BIGGIN HILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 15:32 on 06 Oct to 15:33 on 06 Oct. [BBC]

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