Freeview Light on the Hastings (Old Town) (East Sussex, England) transmitter
|Google map||Bing map||Google Earth||50.862,0.593 or 50°51'42"N 0°35'36"E||TN34 3JT|
The symbol shows the location of the Hastings (Old Town) (East Sussex, England) transmitter which serves 2,100 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 Hastings (Old Town) (East Sussex, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Hastings (Old Town) 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.
DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/3 24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)
Are you trying to watch these 0 Freeview channels?
The Hastings (Old Town) (East Sussex, 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 Hastings (Old Town) transmitter?
BBC South East Today 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QQ, 38km northwest
to BBC South East region - 45 masts.
How will the Hastings (Old Town) (East Sussex, 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 30th May and 13th June 2012.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|BBCA, D3+4||(-1.5dB) 14W|
|Analogue 1-4||(-3dB) 10W|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Hastings transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
Something is seriously wrong with the Hastings transmitter. Both my mother and I live on the outskirts of Hastings, different streets, but well within the green regions of your coverage maps on here.
We regularly lose signal and TV channels. All my neighbours where I live have become so fed up with it that they have had satellite (FreeSAT or Sky) dishes fitted.
When the digital changeover first happened there was no problem. But since FreeviewHD came online there has been nothing but problems. It doesn't matter what the weather it just randomly happen, mostly in the evenings.
Can anybody offer any advice or give me the details of who we should complain to please?
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