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The symbol shows the location of the Felixstowe (Suffolk, England) transmitter which serves 4,800 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.

Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Felixstowe (Suffolk, England) mast?

FELIXSTOWE transmitter - Freeview: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 22 May 02:25 until 22 May 02:34. Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 21 May 22:43 until 22 May 02:04. Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 21 May 2 BBC


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Which Freeview channels does the Felixstowe 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
C33+ (570.2MHz)52mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) East, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 15 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C35 (586.0MHz)52mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Anglia (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 (Anglia east),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C42 (642.0MHz)52mDTG-6200W
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, 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 58 Freeview channels?

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The Felixstowe (Suffolk, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5STAR +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice +1, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports HD, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Together TV +1, More4 +1, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network +1, PBS America +1, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Shopping Quarter , Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Sony Movies Action, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together, Yesterday.

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 Felixstowe transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look East (East) 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Norwich NR2 1BH, 74km north (355°)
to BBC East region - 27 masts.
70% of BBC East (East) and BBC East (West) is shared output
regional news image
ITV Anglia News 0.8m homes 3.2%
from NORWICH NR1 3JG, 74km north (355°)
to ITV Anglia (East) region - 26 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Anglia (West)

How will the Felixstowe (Suffolk, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-171 Aug 2018
WWWB E TB E TB E TK T
C31BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C33BBCA
C35D3+4
C42BBCB
C45+BBCA+BBCA+BBCA
C51tv_offD3+4D3+4D3+4
C53tv_offBBCBBBCBBBCB
C60tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C63BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C67C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

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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 6 Jul 11 and 20 Jul 11.

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

BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 200W
Analogue 1-4(-16dB) 5W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Sudbury transmitter area

Oct 1959-Feb 2004Anglia Television
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. Felixstowe 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
Friday, 28 January 2011
Martyn
5:41 PM

How do we test our receiving equipment will work before the switchover?

Foxhall, Ipswich is unlikely to receive transmission from Felixstowe, Sudbury or Aldeburgh without a new aerial or repositioning.

Thanks

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Monday, 31 January 2011
Briantist
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6:36 PM

Martyn: You don't. At switchover the digital service will work.

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Monday, 21 February 2011
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

10:11 AM

FELIXSTOWE transmitter - Over the next week Felixstowe relay: TV (analogue) Liable to interruption, TV (digital) working normally, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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Monday, 28 March 2011
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

10:38 AM

FELIXSTOWE transmitter - 28 March 2011: Engineering transmitter work will take place between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs. TV services that will be disrupted: Analogue services - BBC1, BBC2, ITV & Channel 4. Digital services - N/A [DUK] Over the next week Felixstowe relay: TV (analogue) Liable to interruption, TV (digital) working normally, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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Tuesday, 29 March 2011
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

9:29 AM

FELIXSTOWE transmitter - 29 and 30 March 2011: Engineering transmitter work will take place between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs. TV services that will be disrupted: Analogue services - BBC1, BBC2, ITV & Channel 4. Digital services - N/A [DUK] Over the next week Felixstowe relay: TV (analogue) Liable to interruption, TV (digital) working normally, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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Wednesday, 22 June 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:36 AM

FELIXSTOWE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air from 00:28 today BBC TWO Off Air from 00:28 today [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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7:28 AM

FELIXSTOWE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air from 00:28 today to 03:55 today BBC TWO Off Air from 00:28 today to 03:55 today [BBC]

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Thursday, 23 June 2011
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:40 AM

FELIXSTOWE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air from 00:28 yesterday to 03:55 yesterday BBC TWO Off Air from 00:28 yesterday to 03:55 yesterday [BBC]

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Friday, 24 June 2011
Transmitter engineering
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6:34 AM

FELIXSTOWE transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air from 00:28 on 22 Jun to 03:55 on 22 Jun BBC TWO Off Air from 00:28 on 22 Jun to 03:55 on 22 Jun [BBC]

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Tuesday, 5 July 2011
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Mike Dimmick
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11:30 PM

Felixstowe will be OFF-AIR from midnight. It is expected to be up-and-running again by mid-morning (the advice to installers says 9am). Ensure that the transmitter is fully running again before tuning in your digital box.

You can find progress reports at Digital UK - Relay transmitter switching times .

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