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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.

This transmitter has no current reported problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Felixstowe (Suffolk, England) transmitter.

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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, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 25 ITV4, 29 E4 +1, 34 ITV +1 (Anglia east),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C42 (642.0MHz)52mDTG-6200W
Channel icons
72 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 52 Freeview channels?

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

The Felixstowe (Suffolk, 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, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, Now 70s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, 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 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?

1984-971997-981998-20112011-131 Aug 2018
WWWB E TK T
C31BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C33BBCA
C35D3+4
C42BBCB
C45+BBCA
C51tv_offD3+4
C53tv_offBBCB
C60tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C63BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C67C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 - more
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.

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Friday, 2 October 2020
Transmitter engineering
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1:28 PM

FELIXSTOWE transmitter - Freeview: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 20 Sep 23:17 until 20 Sep 23:32. Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 20 Sep 22:28 until 20 Sep 22:33. Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 20 Sep 2 [BBC]

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Thursday, 12 November 2020
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10:29 AM

FELIXSTOWE transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to essential engineering from 12 Nov 09:29. . [BBC]

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10:26 PM

FELIXSTOWE transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to essential engineering from 12 Nov 09:29 until 12 Nov 09:52. . [BBC]

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Wednesday, 18 November 2020
Transmitter engineering
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10:50 AM

FELIXSTOWE transmitter - Freeview: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 18 Nov 09:45. . [BBC]

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1:48 PM

FELIXSTOWE transmitter - Freeview: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 18 Nov 09:45 until 18 Nov 10:09. . [BBC]

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Wednesday, 25 November 2020
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10:28 AM

FELIXSTOWE transmitter - Freeview: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 24 Nov 17:38 until 24 Nov 18:37. Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 24 Nov 16:31 until 24 Nov 16:37. . [BBC]

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Saturday, 28 November 2020
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10:27 AM

FELIXSTOWE transmitter - Freeview: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 27 Nov 12:52 until 27 Nov 13:06. Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 24 Nov 17:38 until 24 Nov 18:37. Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 24 Nov 1 [BBC]

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Monday, 30 November 2020
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1:27 PM

FELIXSTOWE transmitter - Freeview: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 27 Nov 12:52 until 27 Nov 13:06. . [BBC]

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Tuesday, 23 February 2021
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4:28 PM

FELIXSTOWE transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 22 Feb 22:55 until 22 Feb 23:02. . [BBC]

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Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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8:46 AM

FELIXSTOWE transmitter - Freeview: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 29 Jun 07:04 until 29 Jun 07:18. Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 29 Jun 06:19 until 29 Jun 06:28. . [BBC]

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