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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?

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
 H max
C45 (666.0MHz)362mDTG-350,000W
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1 BBC One (SD) South, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 H max
C42 (642.0MHz)362mDTG-350,000W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Meridian/Central (Thames Valley 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 (Meridian south coast),

PSB3
BBCB
 H max
C39+ (618.2MHz)362mDTG-650,000W
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

COM4
SDN
 H -3dB
C40 (626.0MHz)362mDTG-825,000W
Channel icons
 CCXTV, 12 Quest, 20 Drama, 21 5USA, 28 ITV2 +1, 31 5STAR, 32 Paramount Network, 41 GREAT! movies action, 45 Channel 5 +1, 55 5SELECT, 57 ITVBe +1, 58 ITV3 +1, 59 ITV4 +1, 63 Blaze, 66 CBS Reality, 68 Horror Channel, 73 Drama +1, 77 TCC, 80 Blaze +1, 203 CITV, 211 Ketchup TV, 212 YAAAS!, plus 15 others

COM5
ArqA
 H -3dB
C43 (650.0MHz)359mDTG-825,000W
Channel icons
11 Sky Arts, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 30 4Music, 35 pick, 39 Quest Red, 42 Food Network, 46 Film4 +1, 47 Challenge, 48 4seven, 56 Smithsonian Channel, 69 Quest +1, 74 Yesterday +1, 82 Together TV, 233 Sky News, plus 9 others

COM6
ArqB
 H -3dB
C46 (674.0MHz)359mDTG-825,000W
Channel icons
23 Dave ja vu, 26 Yesterday, 33 GREAT! movies, 38 DMAX, 40 CBS Justice, 43 HGTV, 67 CBS Drama, 81 Talking Pictures TV, 84 PBS America, 234 RT, 235 Aljazeera English, plus 18 others

com7
 H -1.3dB
C55 (746.0MHz)362mDTG-636,700W
Channel icons
 Together TV +1,  Merit, 64 FreeSports, 70 Quest Red +1, 76 Now 70s, 86 More4 +1, 87 PBS America +1, 89 Court TV, 96 Forces TV, 106 BBC Four HD, 107 BBC News HD, 113 RT HD, 114 Quest HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 2 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 (194°)
to BBC South region - 39 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Whiteley PO15 7AD, 48km south (179°)
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?

1984-971997-981998-20122012-1318 Apr 2018
EEEB E TW T
C32com7
C34com8
C35C5wavesC5waves
C39BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves+BBCBBBCB
C40SDN
C41SDN
C42ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4
C43ArqA
C44ArqA
C45BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCA
C46ArqB
C47ArqB
C51tv_off_local
C55tv_offcom7tv_off
C56tv_offCOM8tv_off
C66C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

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 8 Feb 12 and 22 Feb 12.

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.

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Wednesday, 14 January 2015
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jb38
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5:34 PM

archie: Hannington is listed on the engineering page as being subject to intermittent service interruptions.

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Thursday, 15 January 2015
Transmitter engineering
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4:32 AM

HANNINGTON transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:46 yesterday to 05:16 yesterday. [BBC] MainPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Friday, 16 January 2015
Transmitter engineering
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4:32 AM

HANNINGTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:26 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:46 on 14 Jan to 05:16 on 14 Jan. [BBC] MainPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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7:31 AM

HANNINGTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:26 today to 04:35 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:46 on 14 Jan to 05:16 on 14 Jan. [BBC] MainPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Saturday, 17 January 2015
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4:31 AM

HANNINGTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:26 yesterday to 04:35 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:46 on 14 Jan to 05:16 on 14 Jan. [BBC] MainPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Sunday, 18 January 2015
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4:32 AM

HANNINGTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:26 on 16 Jan to 04:35 on 16 Jan, HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:46 on 14 Jan to 05:16 on 14 Jan. [BBC] MainPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Monday, 19 January 2015
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4:31 AM

HANNINGTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:26 on 16 Jan to 04:35 on 16 Jan. [BBC] MainPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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11:09 AM

HANNINGTON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:26 on 16 Jan to 04:35 on 16 Jan. [BBC]

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Andy Fraser
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4:05 PM
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I'm currently getting the following message on my LG TV when selecting BBC1 HD or BBC2 HD:

"Due to technical difficulties, the service you require is not currently available. Please try again later."

I've retuned, but it's still there. Yellow button clears it until the next channel change.

I don't know if this is a Hannington problem, I suspect it's the BBC.

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Andy Fraser's 53 posts GB
Monday, 2 February 2015
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rob
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3:41 AM
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Hi there. I would like some advice. I saw your map. I live in RG8 8DB. Currently I have Oxford areial which is a wide-band triple boom aerial i brought it from screw fix.. its a Labgear aerial tied up with 26dB labgear mast head.. the aerial is on 15 foot mast. and the amps are in the loft for easy access if they ever fail. My house is a three story block... blooming high up.I have problems with winds it has knocked the aerial off position to oxford. I checked against my postcode using the maps on this site... it shows i be better off (sort off) is it worth me turning the aerial to Hanningtion transmitter. and combine it with London which is a Group A...or should i replace it with LTE wide band Areial for London via Crystal Palace. will be using A+E combiner.
Any advice will be appreciated

( trying to keep me dad and brother happy) and myself who rely on subtitles to be in english not Greek lol) The reason i want BBC news South and Meridian Tonight it is our local news which London is not. the 2nd choice is to go freesat which i can't really afford at the moment because i would have to buy 6 boxes.thats about £500 give or take... thanks

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