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The symbol shows the location of the Newhaven (East Sussex, England) transmitter which serves 11,000 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 Newhaven (East Sussex, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Newhaven 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
C23 (490.0MHz)131mDTG-3400W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) South East, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC SD, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 15 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C26 (514.0MHz)131mDTG-3400W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Meridian (East micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) South ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Meridian south coast), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C30 (546.0MHz)131mDTG-6400W
Channel icons
86 More4 +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,

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 60 Freeview channels?

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The Newhaven (East Sussex, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5SELECT, 5Spike, 5STAR, 5STAR +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, Aljazeera English HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, Freesports, Home, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Quest HD, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together, True Entertainment, True Movies, Yesterday, YourTV.

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 Newhaven transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South East Today 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QQ, 41km north-northeast (21°)
to BBC South East region - 45 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.7m homes 2.7%
from Maidstone ME14 5NZ, 65km north-northeast (31°)
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 Newhaven (East Sussex, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1970-80s1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-1719 Jul 2018
VHFB E K TB E K TB E K TB E TB E TB E TA K T
C6ITVwaves
C8BBCtvwaves
C23BBCA
C26D3+4
C30BBCB
C39BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C40BBCBBBCBBBCB
C41C4wavesC4wavesC4waves
C43ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4D3+4
C45BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C50tv_offBBCABBCABBCA

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 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 30 May 12 and 13 Jun 12.

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

Analogue 1-4 2kW
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 400W

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.

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

NEWHAVEN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 08:05 on 12 Dec to 08:23 on 12 Dec. [BBC]

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Sunday, 24 December 2017
Transmitter engineering
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11:09 PM

NEWHAVEN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 20:48 today to 20:49 today. [BBC]

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Monday, 25 December 2017
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

NEWHAVEN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 20:48 yesterday to 20:49 yesterday. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 26 December 2017
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

NEWHAVEN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 20:48 on 24 Dec to 20:49 on 24 Dec. [BBC]

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Thursday, 15 March 2018
Transmitter engineering
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1:29 PM

NEWHAVEN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Very Weak Signal from 10:32 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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4:30 PM

NEWHAVEN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Very Weak Signal from 10:32 today to 15:43 today. [BBC]

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Friday, 16 March 2018
Transmitter engineering
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4:29 AM

NEWHAVEN transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Very Weak Signal from 10:32 yesterday to 15:43 yesterday. [BBC]

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maureen over
10:11 AM
Peacehaven

I am at bn10 7sy and we have no reception, it just says there is no signal. It went off just after 9am.
Can you tell me how long this will last please

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Transmitter engineering
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10:29 AM

NEWHAVEN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:18 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:18 today. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Very Weak Signal from 10:32 yesterday to 15:43 yesterday. [BBC]

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MikeP
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1:04 PM

Maureen Over:

There is transmitter engineering work being done currently on your transmitter and they do not say when it will be finished, though it is usually just a few hours. DO NOT RETUNE until AFTER the work has been completed. Your TV should tell you when to do that.



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