Freeview Light on the East Grinstead (West Sussex, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the East Grinstead (West Sussex, England) transmitter which serves 1,700 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 East Grinstead (West Sussex, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the East Grinstead 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 East Grinstead (West 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 East Grinstead transmitter?
BBC London 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London W1A 1AA, 47km north-northwest (348°)
to BBC London region - 55 masts.
How will the East Grinstead (West 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 4 Apr 12 and 18 Apr 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 Crystal Palace transmitter area
Dorothy Johnston: Its really dependant on where you reside within the East Grinstead area, although if you do get reception it will be on a three multiplex Freeview "light" basis where only public services are being broadcast, namely BBC / ITV / the HD service.
It may even be possible to pick up Freeview from Crystal Palace once it starts on high power next April, but only a post code would enable your reception possibilities to be checked.
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MW: No. The Commercial broadcasters do not wish to invest over a 1,000 small transmitters like East Grinstead.
They achieve 90% coverage from 81 of the largest transmitters (largest by viewer population). To include the small transmitters would roughly double their cost of transmission whilst only adding 8.5% of the population to their potential viewer base.
They have no "Public Service" obligation and operate purely for profit.
The only thing you can do is investigate the possibility of receiving from another transmitter that carries the Commercial channels. In some cases this may mean going to some lengths.
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