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The symbol shows the location of the Elham (Kent, England) transmitter which serves less than 500 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 Elham (Kent, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Elham 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)149mDTG-34W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) South East, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button, plus 15 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C23 (490.0MHz)149mDTG-34W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Meridian (East micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) South ads, 5 Channel 5, 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),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C30 (546.0MHz)149mDTG-64W
Channel icons
74 Shopping 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, plus 1 others

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 51 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Elham (Kent, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Together TV +1, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, NOW 80s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Sony Movies Action, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, 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 Elham transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South East Today 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QQ, 61km west (265°)
to BBC South East region - 45 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.7m homes 2.7%
from Maidstone ME14 5NZ, 43km west-northwest (286°)
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 Elham (Kent, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20122012-1331 Mar 2018-
A K TA K TA K TA K TA K T
C23ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4
C26BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCA
C30C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCB
C33BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves

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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 13 Jun 12 and 27 Jun 12.

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

BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 4W
Analogue 1-4(-1.2dB) 3W

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. Elham 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, 28 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
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7:45 AM

ELHAM transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 09:47 on 26 Jul to 09:50 on 26 Jul BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 10:35 on 26 Jul to 10:38 on 26 Jul BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 09:47 on 26 Jul to 09:50 on 26 Jul BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 10:35 on 26 Ju [BBC]

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Monday, 8 August 2011
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

9:40 AM

ELHAM transmitter - Over the next week Elham relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) working normally, no digital radio. [DUK]

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Tuesday, 9 August 2011
Transmitter engineering
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8:54 PM

ELHAM transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 09:17 today to 14:39 today BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 09:17 today to 14:39 today [BBC] Over the next week Elham relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) working normally, no digital radio. [DUK]

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Wednesday, 10 August 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:44 AM

ELHAM transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 09:17 yesterday to 14:39 yesterday BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 09:17 yesterday to 14:39 yesterday [BBC] Over the next week Elham relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) working normally, no digital radio. [DUK]

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Thursday, 11 August 2011
Transmitter engineering
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5:00 AM

ELHAM transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 09:17 on 09 Aug to 14:39 on 09 Aug BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 09:17 on 09 Aug to 14:39 on 09 Aug [BBC] Over the next week Elham relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, no digital TV, Radio (analogue) working normally, no digital radio. [DUK]

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Monday, 17 November 2014
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

8:09 AM

ELHAM transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Friday, 28 November 2014
Transmitter engineering
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4:32 AM

ELHAM transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Monday, 7 December 2015
Transmitter engineering
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10:32 AM

ELHAM transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Sunday, 4 September 2016
Transmitter engineering
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8:31 PM

ELHAM transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Monday, 12 September 2016
Transmitter engineering
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12:09 AM

ELHAM transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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