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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Hannington (Hampshire, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Hannington 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.
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 250 BBC Red Button, 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4, 705 BBC Radio 5 Live, 706 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, 707 BBC Radio 6 Music, 708 BBC Radio 4 Extra, 709 BBC Asian Network, 710 BBC World Service, 719 BBC Berkshire (BBC local radio), 720 BBC Sussex (BBC local radio), 721 BBC Wiltshire (BBC local radio), 722 BBC Solent (BBC local radio), 734 BBC Solent for Dorset (BBC local radio),
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),
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,
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 16 QVC, 85 Hochanda, 260 CCTV, 261 Racing UK, 262 CONNECT 4, 263 SonLife, 264 VisionTV, 265 Planet Knowledge, 269 Arise News, 270 Loveworld, 670 ADULT Section (start), 671 Television X, 675 ADULT PARTY, 678 Xpanded TV promo, 724 Capital, 727 Absolute Radio, 728 Heart,
11 pick, 12 Dave, 17 Really, 29 E4 +1, 32 Sony Movie Ch, 38 Quest Red, 41 Food Network, 46 Challenge, 48 Movies4Men, 60 Sony Crime Channel 2, 72 YourTV, 233 Sky News, plus 9 others 23 Create and Craft, 43 Gems TV, 49 TJC, 65 TBN UK, 252 Kiss Me TV, 253 Proud Dating, 673 ADULT smileTV3, 723 talkSPORT, 730 RNIB Connect,
18 4Music, 19 Yesterday, 25 Home, 31 5Spike, 39 CBS Action, 42 Travel Channel, 47 4seven, 62 True Movies, 71 CBS Reality 1, 73 YourTV +1, 79 Dave ja vu, 81 Talking Pictures TV, plus 20 others 22 Ideal World, 35 QVC Beauty, 36 QVC Style, 78 Sewing Quarter, 206 Pop, 234 RT, 672 ADULT smileTV2, 674 Babestation, 699 ADULT Section (end), 711 The Hits radio, 712 KISS FRESH, 713 Kiss, 714 KISSTORY, 715 Magic, 716 heat, 717 Kerrang!, 718 Smooth Radio, 725 Premier Radio, 731 Classic FM, 732 LBC,
56 5USA +1, 57 5Spike 1, 64 CBS Action +1, 67 CBS Drama, 82 Vintage TV, 84 Quest Red +1, 87 Keep It Country, 107 BBC News HD, 108 Al Jazeera Eng HD, 109 Channel 4+1 HD, 110 4seven HD, 113 RT HD,
55 5STAR+1, 86 More4 1, 95 Freesports, 96 Forces TV, 106 BBC Four HD, 115 BT Showcase HD (not free), 205 CBeebies HD, plus 5 others 40 Rocks and Co, 93 Together, 94 PBS America, 111 QVC HD, 112 QVC Beauty 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
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?
BBC South Today 1.3m homes 4.9%
from Southampton SO14 7PU, 46km south-southwest
to BBC South region - 39 masts.
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?
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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 5||(-6.2dB) 60kW|
|BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-7dB) 50kW|
|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
12:03 AM Basingstoke
why is it that at times all digetal channels work perfectly and then whit out any reason suddenly stop working and picture breaks up or message not tuned appears, then in a few hrs time works again .all over xmas period working fine, at 10pm tonight stops working. this is a problem we've had for last 6 months. hannington transmitter. we are in kemptshott, basingstoke rg22 5jq
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mathlin.'s: Freeview map terrain plot frequency data R&TI Service digitaluk trade DAB coverage
Although I am on the Midhurst transmitter, I think a great many digital reception problems come down to the changes in weather/pressure throughout the day and these cause the breaking up that you mention David.
What I would like to know is why can I receive one Mux perfectly well and yet, at the same time, another Mux with the same signal strength has zero signal quality and, therefore, no picture? They are all coming from the same transmitter. If the signal strength is the same, why the difference in signal quality? This is not a continuous problem, as I have mentioned above, and can change by the minute.
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Mr Mathlin, there is nothing from Hannington that would cause your problems as Kempshott area receives a very good signal - possible exception being area near to Pack Lane traffic lights. I expect that either your receiver/TV that is receiving Freeview is faulty or you have a poor signal due to cable or aerial misalignment that is only just working - thus causing it to 'drop over the edge' intermittently.
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Ann: Please see Freeview modes | ukfree.tv - independent free digital TV advice .
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2:02 PM Reading
Ann: Mux 1 is 16QAM 3/4, Mux 2 is 64QAM 2/3. Mux 1 provides the majority of BBC channels (BBC Four/CBeebies are on Mux B), Mux 2 carries ITV1, C4, Five and a few associated channels.
The raw signal strength means pretty much nothing. If two people are talking quietly at the same time, the overall volume level might be the same as someone talking loudly, but you won't be able to work out what either of them are saying. What's important is the level of interfering signals, and that depends on where you are and whether the signals are reflecting - echoing - off any surfaces between you and the transmitter.
The signal levels are always subject to 'fading' - changes in the air pressure, temperature and humidity affect how the signals travel through the air, just as fog affects transmission of light (which, after all, is just another electromagnetic wave, just with a much higher frequency). It can affect different frequencies by different amounts, or the transmitter causing interference on one frequency may not use the other frequency at all.
Digital UK's predictions are made on the basis of the known variation in fading and the predicted signal levels arrive at a given point from all transmitters in their system. It actually predicts no service from any transmitter for you at the moment. You should get best results from Rowridge (vertical polarization) after switchover in 2012. The predicted coverage from Midhurst is poor.
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Mike's: Freeview map terrain plot frequency data R&TI Service digitaluk trade DAB coverage
Thank you, Mike. How strange that Muxes 1 and 2 are not both 64QAM, though. Which is the other 16QAM Mux? I hazard a guess that it is Mux C, since this is the other one we have problems with, albeit not as much as Mux 1.
The problem we have is that there is a hill immediately behind us and so we do not receive as good a picture from Rowridge as the one from Midhurst, although everything indicates that we should - the predictors just don't seem to know about the hill! Although an automatic tune picks up channel 34 from Rowridge for Mux 1b because the signal is stronger, channel 56 from Midhurst gives better signal quality and so I manually tune to that.
I remember you saying before, that channel 34 from Rowridge and 34 from Heathfield may cause interference, but is there anything else that uses 56 which may be the cause of our Midhurst problems?
As you say, the Digital UK predictor says we will not receive coverage from Midhurst. Is that because switchover will make it worse for us or do they think that we already cannot get any?
Are you saying that things will be no better for us after switchover - or even worse?
I know this should really be on the Midhurst thread, so apologies to all. Thanks for taking the time to help.
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