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Full Freeview on the Hannington (Hampshire, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Hannington (Hampshire, England) transmitter which serves 470,000 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 Hannington (Hampshire, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Hannington 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
 H max
C45 (666.0MHz)362mDTG-350,000W
Channel icons
1 BBC One South, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 17 others

PSB2
D3+4
 H max
C42 (642.0MHz)362mDTG-350,000W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Meridian/Central (Thames Valley micro region)), 4 Channel 4 South ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 24 ITV4 +1, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Meridian south coast),

PSB3
BBCB
 H max
C39+ (618.2MHz)362mDTG-650,000W
Channel icons
45 Film4 +1, 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,

COM4
SDN
 H -3dB
C41 (634.0MHz)362mDTG-825,000W
Channel icons
10 ITV3, 20 Drama, 21 5 USA, 26 ITV Be, 27 ITV 2 +1, 30 5STAR, 34 ITV3 +1, 37 Quest, 44 Channel 5 +1, 54 My5, 58 ITV Be +1, 59 ITV4 +1, 61 True Entertainment, 63 Blaze, 66 CBS Reality, 70 Horror Channel, 80 Blaze +1, 83 Quest +1, 203 CITV, 211 Ketchup TV, plus 17 others

COM5
ArqA
 H -3dB
C44 (658.0MHz)359mDTG-825,000W
Channel icons
11 pick, 12 Dave, 17 Really, 29 E4 +1, 32 Sony Movie Ch, 38 Quest Red, 41 Food Network, 46 Challenge, 48 Movies4Men, 68 truTV, 69 Tru TV +1, 72 YourTV, 233 Sky News, plus 9 others

COM6
ArqB
 H -3dB
C47 (682.0MHz)359mDTG-825,000W
Channel icons
18 4Music, 19 Yesterday, 25 Home, 31 Spike, 39 CBS Action, 42 Travel Channel, 47 4seven, 71 CBS Drama, 73 YourTV +1, 79 Dave ja vu, 84 Quest Red +1, plus 21 others

com7
 H -1.3dB
C32 (562.0MHz)362mDTG-636,700W
Channel icons
56 5USA +1, 57 VIVA, 64 CBS Action +1, 67 CBS Reality +1, 81 Talking Pictures TV, 82 Vintage TV, 87 Keep It Country, 106 BBC Four HD, 107 BBC News HD, 108 Al Jazeera Eng HD, 109 Channel 4+1 HD, 110 4seven HD, 113 RT HD, 205 CBeebies HD,

com8
 H -2.8dB
C34 (578.0MHz)362mDTG-626,200W
Channel icons
55 5STAR+1, 86 More4 1, 95 Freesports, 96 Forces TV, 115 BT Showcase HD (not free), plus 3 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
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Hannington transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South Today 1.3m homes 4.9%
from Southampton SO14 7PU, 46km south-southwest
to BBC South region - 39 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Whiteley PO15 7AD, 48km south
to ITV Meridian/Central (Thames Valley) region - 15 masts.
Thames Valley opt-out from Meridian (South). All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with all of Meridian+Oxford

How will the Hannington (Hampshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-1730th Jun 2018-
aerial groupEEEB EB EWB E K
600C32com7
C34com8
C35C5C5
C39BBC1BBC1BBC1+BBCB+BBCB+BBCBBBCA
C40+AD3+4
C41+DSDNSDNSDN
C42ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4BBCB
C43+2SDN
C44+CArqAArqAArqA
C45BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCABBCABBCAArqA
C46+BArqB
C47ArqBArqBArqB
700C501
C51_local_local_local
800C66C4C4C4

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 8th February and 22nd February 2012.

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

Analogue 1-4 250kW
Analogue 5(-6.2dB) 60kW
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 50kW
com7(-8.3dB) 36.7kW
com8(-9.8dB) 26.2kW
SDN, ARQA, ARQB(-10dB) 25kW
Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*(-11dB) 20kW
Mux C*, Mux D*(-14dB) 10kW

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

Aug 1958-Jan 1992Southern Television
Jan 1982-Dec 1992Television South (TVS)
Jan 1993-Dec 2006Meridian
Dec 2006-Feb 2009ITV Thames Valley
Feb 2009-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. Hannington 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
Saturday, 12 August 2017
A
Adrian Jones
9:42 PM

Any one having problems with CH32 (com7) from Hannington tonight? I've got a very poor signal strength and non-existent signal quality.

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Adrian Jones's 52 posts Bronze Bronze GB
A
Adrian Jones
9:55 PM

Fixed it now - I took the aerial out of the TV, then pushed it back in, and CH32 was back. Strange how none of the other channels were affected.

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Adrian Jones's 52 posts Bronze Bronze GB
Sunday, 13 August 2017
MikeP
4:32 PM

Adrian Jones:This is a well known phenomenon as the small amount of corrosion on the contacts causes frequency selective attenuation. It has been known about since the day of VHF 405 line TV transmissions and even affected VHF radio. Your action of unplugging and re-inserting the aerial plug was the correct sollution and what would have been suggested by many contributors who have experience of correcting TV reception issues.

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MikeP's 1,614 posts Gold Gold US
Wednesday, 30 August 2017
B
Brian Gregory
7:12 PM

Why is it taking so long for information on the new local multipex for Reading to be added?

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Brian Gregory's 11 posts GB
Friday, 1 September 2017
Transmitter engineering
2:32 PM

HANNINGTON transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:34 today to 11:55 today. [BBC]

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Saturday, 2 September 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

HANNINGTON transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:34 yesterday to 11:55 yesterday. [BBC]

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Sunday, 3 September 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

HANNINGTON transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:34 on 01 Sep to 11:55 on 01 Sep. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 12 September 2017
B
Brian Gregory
8:52 PM

PLEASE tell what the Three new channels are. I know one is That's Thames Valley but what are the other two?

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Brian Gregory's 11 posts GB
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StevensOnln1
11:03 PM

Brian Gregory: The other channels on the local mux which are broadcast alongside That's Thames Valley are True Crime (channel 60), True Movies (channel 62 9pm-5am only), Tiny Pop (channel 207) & Pop Max (5am-9pm only).

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