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Freeview Light on the Newnham (Kent, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Newnham (Kent, England) transmitter which serves less than 500 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 Newnham (Kent, England) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name

Which Freeview channels does the Newnham 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
C21 (474.0MHz)110mDTG-310W
Channel icons
1 BBC One South East, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 17 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C24 (498.0MHz)110mDTG-310W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Meridian (East 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, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Meridian south coast),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C27 (522.0MHz)110mDTG-610W
Channel icons
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, 123 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 0 Freeview channels?


The Newnham (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 Newnham transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South East Today 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QQ, 41km west-southwest
to BBC South East region - 45 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.7m homes 2.7%
from Maidstone ME14 5NZ, 17km west
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 Newnham (Kent, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-18
aerial groupA KA KA KA KA KA K
C21BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCABBCABBCA
C24ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4
C27BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCBBBCBBBCB
600C31C4C4C4

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?

Analogue 1-4 35W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-5.4dB) 10W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Dover 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. Newnham 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.

Comments
Friday, 2 September 2016
Transmitter engineering
11:32 AM

NEWNHAM transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:37 today. [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Transmitter engineering
2:32 PM

NEWNHAM transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:48 today to 10:02 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:37 today to 10:50 today. [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Saturday, 3 September 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:31 AM

NEWNHAM transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:48 yesterday to 10:02 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:37 yesterday to 10:50 yesterday. [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Sunday, 4 September 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:31 AM

NEWNHAM transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:48 on 02 Sep to 10:02 on 02 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:37 on 02 Sep to 10:50 on 02 Sep. [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Transmitter engineering
8:31 PM

NEWNHAM transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:48 on 02 Sep to 10:02 on 02 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:37 on 02 Sep to 10:50 on 02 Sep. [BBC]

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