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The symbol shows the location of the Farleigh (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 Farleigh (Kent, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Farleigh 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
C36 (594.0MHz)75mDTG-33W
Channel icons
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

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C42 (642.0MHz)75mDTG-33W
Channel icons
 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,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C48 (690.0MHz)75mDTG-63W
Channel icons
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 Farleigh (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 Farleigh transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South East Today 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QQ, 21km southwest (229°)
to BBC South East region - 45 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.7m homes 2.7%
from Maidstone ME14 5NZ, 5km northeast (49°)
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 Farleigh (Kent, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-1719th Jul 2018
aerial groupWWWC/D EC/D EC/D EB E K
C21ITVITVITV
C28BBC1BBC1BBC1
600C36BBCA
C42D3+4
C48BBCB
700C50D3+4D3+4D3+4
C53BBCBBBCBBBCB
C54C4C4C4
C56BBCABBCABBCA
C57BBC2BBC2BBC2

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?

Analogue 1-4 12W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-5.7dB) 3.2W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Bluebell Hill transmitter area

Sep 1955-Jul 1968Associated-Rediffusion†
Sep 1955-Jul 1968Associated TeleVision◊
Jul 1968-Dec 1981Thames†
Jul 1968-Dec 1981London Weekend 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. Farleigh 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.

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Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
5:05 PM

FARLEIGH transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:05 today to 13:53 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
8:05 PM

FARLEIGH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:11 today to 16:41 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:05 today to 13:53 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 1 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
5:05 AM

FARLEIGH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:11 yesterday to 16:41 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:05 yesterday to 13:53 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 2 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
5:05 AM

FARLEIGH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:11 on 31 Oct to 16:41 on 31 Oct, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:05 on 31 Oct to 13:53 on 31 Oct. [BBC]

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Sunday, 4 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
5:05 AM

FARLEIGH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:11 on 31 Oct to 16:41 on 31 Oct, HD Digital TV Off Air from 21:57 yesterday to 22:06 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:05 on 31 Oct to 13:53 on 31 Oct. [BBC]

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Monday, 5 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
5:05 AM

FARLEIGH transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 21:57 on 03 Nov to 22:06 on 03 Nov. [BBC]

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