Freeview Light on the Chartham (Kent, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Chartham (Kent, England) transmitter which serves 4,900 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 Chartham (Kent, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Chartham 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.
1 BBC One South East, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 11 others 250 BBC Red Button, 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4, 707 BBC Radio 6 Music, 719 BBC Kent (BBC local radio), 720 BBC Sussex (BBC local radio), 722 BBC Surrey (BBC local radio), 734 BBC Essex (BBC local radio),
E4, 3 ITV (Meridian (East micro region)), 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Meridian south coast), 73 Sewing 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,
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 Chartham (Kent, England) 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 Chartham transmitter?
BBC South East Today 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QQ, 55km west-southwest (252°)
to BBC South East region - 45 masts.
How will the Chartham (Kent, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 13th June and 27th June 2012.
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 Dover transmitter area
Myself and my neighbours are experiencing most channels having really bad pixilation and break up of picture. bbc1,2,itv and 4 seem ok and only occasionally a little pixelation at times. I gather our transmitter is Chartham. We have had problems for some weeks. Fearing I might sound a bit of a lune, i wondered, would by any chance the Cathedral with its huge amount of scaffolding be responsible for our television reception problems? As it is the highest building in Canterbury i thought perhaps it may have something to do with it. Its pretty frustrating as we can only get to watch a couple of channels. Can you help? not sure where else to get help. I have retuned our tv several times.
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It is unlikely to be anything connected with Canterbury Cathedral scaffolding, it is not between you and the transmitter at Chartham. The Cathedral is South East of you and the transmitter is West South West of you. It is more likely to be aerial cable problems. Check that all the cables are properly inserted into the sockets, by unplugging them and then re-inserting, and check the cables are undamaged.
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CHARTHAM transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:23 today to 08:37 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:23 today to 08:37 today. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 08:39 today to 08:52 today. [BBC]
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CHARTHAM transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:23 yesterday to 08:37 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:23 yesterday to 08:37 yesterday. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 08:39 yesterday to 08:52 yesterday. [BBC]
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