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), 73 Sewing Quarter,
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, 57 Paramount Network, 58 ITV Be +1, 59 ITV4 +1, 61 True Entertainment, 63 Blaze, 64 CBS Action +1, 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, 72 YourTV, 233 Sky News, plus 10 others 23 Create and Craft, 40 Sony Crime Channel, 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 Drama, 79 Dave ja vu, 81 Talking Pictures TV, plus 19 others 22 Ideal World, 35 QVC Beauty, 36 QVC Style, 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, 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, plus 1 others 78 Sewing Quarter,
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 4 others 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
MikeB: I do think it is single source interference, which occurs regularly at the same time each day, but which is caused by something outside of my house. I will try different cables, to see if that improves matters.
But this is interference which began at the start of February (it did not occur beforehand). I have no idea how one would go about establishing the source of interference external to your own house.
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Keith Farrington: If you have a look on the webpage for 'single source interference', someone had the idea of using an radio to track down the problem.
See if that can help, because if you at least know what direction the problem is, then you are closer to tracking it down. And if its external, at least you can ask neighbours, etc.
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I noted they you said "I don't have a 'Smart Meter' fitted yet." Such meters are entirely optional and you do not have to allow one to be fitted. All they actually do is display what your energy usage is on the basis current consumption, daily consumption and monthly consumption. The separate display unit, connected via WiFi, shows these details. The meter does not and cannot reduce energy usage, only a change in the users pattern of consumption can do that, the display is intended to encourage such change.
Further, many current and older meters only work with one supplier, so if you change they stop working. Further, they can be controlled by your supplier who has the ability to manage network loading by temporarily disconnecting some users!
The one possible advantage is that your supplier will get regular 'readings' of your consumption. I prefer to retain control of our energy usage and provide my supplier with monthly readings using their web site. Easy, simple and you retain control. And safer as there are still questions about the security of the systems used for 'smart' meters.
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As MikeB has suggested, if you are able to pick up the interference on a radio, that could help your track it down.
Considering the time of day that this is occurring, it might be some form of "central" heating coming on. I've put the "central" in quotes because it equally could be an electrical heating system not necessarily a boiler powered system. The other possibility at that time of day might be some timer-controlled lighting designed to give a "welcome" home or even an "occupied house" impression to deter possible burglars etc. Obviously it depends on the type of lighting whether it will generate interference, but a failing connection on a circuit could equally be culpable.
Asking neighbours if they are experiencing problems can also help to maybe track it down, but if they aren't home at the time this occurs they may not notice a problem that might be happening with some of their own equipment, so it's also worth asking if anyone has had any heating/lighting repairs or changes or breakdowns at around the time this first started.
Hope the suggestions are of some help.
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Chris.SE and others.
I haven't posted for a while as I have a) been on holiday and b) more or less given up on the previously reported issue. I have asked several neighbours about their experience but they are all on cable or satellite.
I was hoping the problem might have stopped at the start of March. It hasn't. Yesterday, I decided to count the number of 'no signal' messages displayed on the TV between 16:00 and 18:00 in 10 minute periods:
16:00-16:10 = 0; 16:10-16:20 = 0; 16:20-16:30 = 0; 16:30-1640 = 28; 16:40-16:50 = 25;
1650-17:00 = 37; 17:00-17:10 = 28; 17:10-1720 = 28; 17:20-17:30 = 33; 17:30-17-40 = 0;
17:40-17:50=1; 17:50-18:00 = 0
Completely exasperated. And with no idea who to complain to. I've got to the point where I have accepted I will no longer be able to watch 'final score' on Saturday afternoons, or watch the six nations rugby and other sporting events at the weekend, or snooker during the week. I've just tried to watch the women's boat race - impossible!
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Keith Farrington: As we said before, and you've admitted, its almost certainly single source interference.
You know the times its occuring, so then you need to find out where the problem is coming from.
If you search this site, particularly on the single source page, you will find some advice about using a portable radio to track down the source.
At the same time, check the system for loose connections, etc, and perhaps update the fly lead to one with better sheilding - yout getting no signal, and that sounds like a problem with the system generally - the interference might be just tipping it.
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