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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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the East Grinstead (West Sussex, England) transmitter.

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

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.

MuxH/VFrequencyHeightModeWatts
PSB1
BBCA
 V max
C29 (538.0MHz)153mDTG-323W
Channel icons
1 BBC One London, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 11 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C31 (554.0MHz)153mDTG-323W
Channel icons
 E4, 3 ITV (London), 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (London), 73 Sewing Quarter,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C37 (602.0MHz)153mDTG-623W
Channel icons
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 0 Freeview channels?


The East Grinstead (West Sussex, 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 East Grinstead transmitter?

regional news image
BBC London 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London W1A 1AA, 47km north-northwest (348°)
to BBC London region - 55 masts.
regional news image
ITV London News 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London WC1X 8XZ, 47km north (351°)
to ITV London region - 55 masts.

How will the East Grinstead (West Sussex, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-1721st Mar 2018
aerial groupEEEEEEA K
C29BBCA
600C31D3+4
C37BBCB
C40BBC1BBC1BBC1
C43BBCABBCABBCA
C46ITVITVITV
700C50BBCBBBCBBBCB
C55D3+4D3+4D3+4
C56BBC2BBC2BBC2
C59C4C4C4

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 4th April and 18th April 2012.

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

Analogue 1-4 117W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7.1dB) 23W

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. East Grinstead 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
Monday, 28 March 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

EAST GRINSTEAD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:55 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 01:55 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
1:31 PM

EAST GRINSTEAD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:55 today to 10:52 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 01:55 today to 10:52 today. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 29 March 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

EAST GRINSTEAD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:55 yesterday to 10:52 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 01:55 yesterday to 10:52 yesterday. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 30 March 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

EAST GRINSTEAD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:55 on 28 Mar to 10:52 on 28 Mar, HD Digital TV Off Air from 01:55 on 28 Mar to 10:52 on 28 Mar. [BBC]

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Monday, 9 May 2016
Transmitter engineering
10:09 AM

EAST GRINSTEAD transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Monday, 16 May 2016
N
nicholas
1:12 AM

To all concerned,sometimes it has been found that the strongest signals from any transmitter have been
found at ground level espically hilly areas or places below the radio horizon,if you can't get steady reception
on the roof,try searching around,it has worked.Radio waves are so unpredicable,they do the strangest things
at times.

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Tuesday, 17 May 2016
Transmitter engineering
12:09 AM

EAST GRINSTEAD transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Sunday, 29 May 2016
Transmitter engineering
11:32 PM

EAST GRINSTEAD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 20:28 today. [BBC]

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Monday, 31 October 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

EAST GRINSTEAD transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 22:48 yesterday. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
10:32 AM

EAST GRINSTEAD transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 22:48 yesterday to 23:13 yesterday. [BBC]

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