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The symbol shows the location of the Hollington Park (East Sussex, England) transmitter which serves 4,800 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 Hollington Park (East Sussex, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Hollington Park 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
 V max
C35 (586.0MHz)103mDTG-35W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) South East, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button, plus 15 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C37 (602.0MHz)103mDTG-35W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Meridian (East 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, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Meridian south coast),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C39 (618.0MHz)103mDTG-65W
Channel icons
74 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

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 51 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Hollington Park (East Sussex, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Together TV +1, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, NOW 80s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Sony Movies Action, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, Yesterday +1.

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 Hollington Park transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South East Today 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QQ, 35km northwest (324°)
to BBC South East region - 45 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.7m homes 2.7%
from Maidstone ME14 5NZ, 46km north (358°)
to ITV Meridian (East) region - 36 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with all of Meridian plus Oxford

How will the Hollington Park (East Sussex, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20122012-1319 Jul 2018
E TE TE TC/D E TB E K T
C35BBCA
C37D3+4
C39BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCB
C42ITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C45BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C50tv_offBBCA
C55tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCB
C59tv_offD3+4

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 - more
Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
green background for transmission frequencies
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 30 May 12 and 13 Jun 12.

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

Analogue 1-4 8W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-2dB) 5W

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

Aug 1958-Jan 1992Southern Television
Jan 1982-Dec 1992Television South (TVS)
Jan 1993-Feb 2004Meridian
Feb 2004-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. Hollington Park 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.

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Friday, 23 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

HOLLINGTON PARK transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 16:16 on 20 Nov to 18:05 on 20 Nov, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 20:32 on 20 Nov to 23:29 on 20 Nov, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 11:39 on 21 Nov to 12:29 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 24 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

HOLLINGTON PARK transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 20:32 on 20 Nov to 23:29 on 20 Nov, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 16:16 on 20 Nov to 18:05 on 20 Nov, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 11:39 on 21 Nov to 12:29 on 22 Nov. [BBC]

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Sunday, 25 November 2018
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5:09 AM

HOLLINGTON PARK transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 11:39 on 21 Nov to 12:29 on 22 Nov. [BBC]

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Thursday, 14 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
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7:31 AM

HOLLINGTON PARK transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 05:26 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:58 today. [BBC]

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1:32 PM

HOLLINGTON PARK transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 05:26 today to 11:12 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:58 today to 11:19 today. [BBC]

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Friday, 15 February 2019
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4:30 AM

HOLLINGTON PARK transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 05:26 yesterday to 11:12 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:58 yesterday to 11:19 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 16 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
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4:30 AM

HOLLINGTON PARK transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 05:26 on 14 Feb to 11:12 on 14 Feb, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:58 on 14 Feb to 11:19 on 14 Feb. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Transmitter engineering
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2:09 PM

HOLLINGTON PARK transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:47 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:03 today. [BBC]

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5:09 PM

HOLLINGTON PARK transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:47 today to 13:38 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:03 today to 13:43 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 21 March 2019
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5:09 AM

HOLLINGTON PARK transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:47 yesterday to 13:38 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:03 yesterday to 13:43 yesterday. [BBC]

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