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The symbol shows the location of the Dover Town (Kent, England) transmitter which serves 3,400 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 Dover Town (Kent, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Dover Town 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
C26 (514.0MHz)113mDTG-320W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) South East, 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
C23 (490.0MHz)113mDTG-320W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Meridian (East micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) South ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Meridian south coast), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C30 (546.0MHz)113mDTG-620W
Channel icons
86 More4 +1, 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 61 Freeview channels?

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The Dover Town (Kent, 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 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, Quest HD, 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, True Entertainment, True Movies, 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 Dover Town transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South East Today 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QQ, 73km west (268°)
to BBC South East region - 45 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.7m homes 2.7%
from Maidstone ME14 5NZ, 55km west-northwest (285°)
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 Dover Town (Kent, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-1731 Mar 2018-
A K TA K TA K TA K TA K TA K TA K T
C23ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C26BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C30C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C33BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 2020 - more
Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
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Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 13 Jun 12 and 27 Jun 12.

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

Analogue 1-4 100W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 20W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Dover 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. Dover Town 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.

Comments
Thursday, 26 July 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:08 PM

DOVER TOWN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:50 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:50 today. [BBC]

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9:08 PM

DOVER TOWN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:50 today to 16:10 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:50 today to 16:10 today. [BBC]

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Friday, 27 July 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:08 AM

DOVER TOWN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:50 yesterday to 16:10 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:50 yesterday to 16:10 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 28 July 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:08 AM

DOVER TOWN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:50 on 26 Jul to 16:10 on 26 Jul, HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:50 on 26 Jul to 16:10 on 26 Jul. [BBC]

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Friday, 7 September 2018
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6:08 PM

DOVER TOWN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:35 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:35 today. [BBC]

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9:08 PM

DOVER TOWN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:35 today to 17:00 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:35 today to 17:00 today. [BBC]

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Saturday, 8 September 2018
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6:08 AM

DOVER TOWN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:35 yesterday to 17:00 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:35 yesterday to 17:00 yesterday. [BBC]

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Sunday, 9 September 2018
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6:08 AM

DOVER TOWN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:35 on 07 Sep to 17:00 on 07 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:35 on 07 Sep to 17:00 on 07 Sep. [BBC]

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