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The symbol shows the location of the Guildford (Surrey, England) transmitter which serves 48,000 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 Guildford (Surrey, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Guildford transmitter broadcast?

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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
C41 (634.0MHz)192mDTG-2,000W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) London, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 23 BBC Three, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C44 (658.0MHz)192mDTG-2,000W
Channel icons
3 ITV 1 (SD) (London), 4 Channel 4 (SD) London ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 London ads, 18 More4, 26 ITV4, 28 ITVBe, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (London),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C47 (682.0MHz)192mDTG-2,000W
Channel icons
46 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD London, 102 BBC Two HD England, 103 ITV 1 HD (ITV London), 104 Channel 4 HD London ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 106 BBC Four HD, 107 BBC Three HD, 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 1 others

COM4
SDN
 V max
C37 (602.0MHz)192mDTG-82,000W
Channel icons
20 Drama, 21 5USA, 29 ITV2 +1, 32 5STAR, 33 5Action, 38 Channel 5 +1, 41 Legend, 42 GREAT! action, 57 Dave ja vu, 58 ITVBe +1, 59 ITV3 +1, 64 Blaze, 67 TRUE CRIME, 68 TRUE CRIME XTRA, 78 TCC, 81 Blaze +1, 89 ITV4 +1, 91 WildEarth, 209 Ketchup TV, 210 Ketchup Too, 211 YAAAS!, 267 Al Jazeera English, plus 35 others

COM5
ArqA
 V max
C31 (554.0MHz)191mDTG-82,000W
Channel icons
 Smithsonian Channel, 11 Sky Mix, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 31 E4 Extra, 36 Sky Arts, 40 Quest Red, 43 Food Network, 47 Film4 +1, 48 Challenge, 49 4seven, 60 Drama +1, 65 That's Christmas, 70 Quest +1, 74 Yesterday +1, 75 That's 90s, 233 Sky News, plus 11 others

COM6
ArqB
 V max
C32 (562.0MHz)191mDTG-82,000W
Channel icons
 Quest Red +1,  Classic Hits, 12 Quest, 25 W, 27 Yesterday, 34 GREAT! movies, 39 DMAX, 44 HGTV, 52 GREAT! christmas, 56 That's TV (UK), 61 GREAT! movies extra, 63 GREAT! christmas mix, 71 That’s 60s, 73 HobbyMaker, 82 Talking Pictures TV, 83 Together TV, 84 PBS America, 235 Al Jazeera Eng, plus 20 others

DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

The Guildford (Surrey, 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 Guildford transmitter?

regional news image
BBC London 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London W1A 1AA, 46km northeast (43°)
to BBC London region - 55 masts.
regional news image
ITV London News 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London WC1X 8XZ, 47km northeast (44°)
to ITV London region - 55 masts.

How will the Guildford (Surrey, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20122012-1318 Apr 2018
B E TB E TB E TB E TK T
C31ArqA
C32ArqB
C33_local
C37SDN
C40BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBCB
C41BBCA
C43ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCA
C44D3+4
C46BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesD3+4
C47BBCB
C48SDN
C49tv_offArqB
C50tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4waves
C51tv_off_local
C52tv_offArqA

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - 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 4 Apr 12 and 18 Apr 12.

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

Analogue 1-4 10kW
SDN, ARQA, ARQB, BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 2kW
Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*(-17dB) 200W
Mux 1*, Mux C*, Mux D*(-20dB) 100W

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. Guildford 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 January 2018
Transmitter engineering
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4:29 AM

GUILDFORD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:16 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:17 today. [BBC]

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7:28 AM

GUILDFORD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:16 today to 05:56 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:17 today to 05:56 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 1 February 2018
Transmitter engineering
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4:29 AM

GUILDFORD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:37 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:38 today. [BBC]

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GUILDFORD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:37 today to 05:15 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:38 today to 05:15 today. [BBC]

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Friday, 2 February 2018
Transmitter engineering
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4:29 AM

GUILDFORD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:37 yesterday to 05:15 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:38 yesterday to 05:15 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 3 February 2018
Transmitter engineering
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4:29 AM

GUILDFORD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:37 on 01 Feb to 05:15 on 01 Feb, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:38 on 01 Feb to 05:15 on 01 Feb. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 20 March 2018
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9:54 AM

Guildford Freeview: ITV3 etc. moved from CH48 to CH37 recently. ukfree.tv still shows incorrect CH48.

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Wednesday, 18 April 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:07 AM

GUILDFORD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 today. [BBC]

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GUILDFORD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 today to 05:15 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 today to 05:15 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 19 April 2018
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6:07 AM

GUILDFORD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 yesterday to 05:15 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 yesterday to 05:15 yesterday. [BBC]

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