Freeview Light on the Margate (Kent, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Margate (Kent, England) transmitter which serves 9,400 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.
Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Margate (Kent, England) mast?
Which Freeview channels does the Margate 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 Margate (Kent, 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 Margate transmitter?
BBC South East Today 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QQ, 84km west-southwest
to BBC South East region - 45 masts.
How will the Margate (Kent, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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|aerial group||A K||A K||A K||B C/D E||B C/D E||B C/D E||A B C/D E K VHF|
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 13th June and 27th June 2012.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||200W|
|Analogue 1-4||(-10dB) 20W|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Dover transmitter area
MARGATE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:54 on 20 Jun to 08:56 on 20 Jun, HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:12 today to 04:34 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:54 on 20 Jun to 08:56 on 20 Jun. [BBC]
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MARGATE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:54 on 20 Jun to 08:56 on 20 Jun, HD Digital TV Off Air from 04:12 yesterday to 04:34 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:54 on 20 Jun to 08:56 on 20 Jun. [BBC]
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