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The symbol shows the location of the Ovingdean (Brighton and Hove, England) transmitter which serves 600 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 Ovingdean (Brighton and Hove, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Ovingdean 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
 H max
 V max
C29 (538.0MHz)
105mDTG-310W
10W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) South East, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 23 BBC Three, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 15 others

PSB2
D3+4
 H max
 V max
C31 (554.0MHz)
105mDTG-310W
10W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Meridian (South Coast 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, 26 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV +1 (Meridian south coast),

PSB3
BBCB
 H max
 V max
C37 (602.0MHz)
105mDTG-610W
10W
Channel icons
56 5SELECT, 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, 106 BBC Four HD, 109 BBC Three HD, 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies 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 43 Freeview channels?

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

The Ovingdean (Brighton and Hove, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, Film4 +1, Food Network, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, pick, POP MAX, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's TV (UK), Together TV, W, 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 Ovingdean transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South East Today 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QQ, 41km north-northeast (33°)
to BBC South East region - 45 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.9m homes 3.6%
from Whiteley PO15 7AD, 83km west (274°)
to ITV Meridian (South Coast) region - 39 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with all of Meridian plus Oxford

How will the Ovingdean (Brighton and Hove, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20122012-1316 Oct 2019
EEEC/D E TA K T
C29BBCA
C31D3+4
C37BBCB
C42BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C44ITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C49tv_offBBCA
C50tv_offD3+4
C55tv_offBBCB
C65BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C68C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - 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 7 Mar 12 and 21 Mar 12.

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

Analogue 1-4, PSB1≡, PSB1||, PSB2≡, PSB2||, PSB3≡, PSB3|| 10W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Whitehawk Hill 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. Ovingdean 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
Tuesday, 11 February 2014
Transmitter engineering
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1:23 PM

OVINGDEAN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:08 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:08 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:08 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:08 today. [BBC]

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4:23 PM

OVINGDEAN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:08 today to 15:18 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:08 today to 15:18 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:08 today to 15:18 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:08 today to 15:18 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 12 February 2014
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:23 AM

OVINGDEAN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:08 yesterday to 15:18 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:08 yesterday to 15:18 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:08 yesterday to 15:18 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:08 yesterday to 15:18 ye [BBC]

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Thursday, 13 February 2014
Transmitter engineering
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4:23 AM

OVINGDEAN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:08 on 11 Feb to 15:18 on 11 Feb, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:08 on 11 Feb to 15:18 on 11 Feb, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:08 on 11 Feb to 15:18 on 11 Feb, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:08 on 11 Feb to 15:18 on [BBC]

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Monday, 8 September 2014
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

7:34 AM

OVINGDEAN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 05:40 today to 06:06 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 05:40 today to 06:03 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 05:40 today to 06:06 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 05:40 today to 06:03 today. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 9 September 2014
Transmitter engineering
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4:33 AM

OVINGDEAN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 05:40 yesterday to 06:06 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 05:40 yesterday to 06:03 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 05:40 yesterday to 06:06 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 05:40 yesterday to 06:03 ye [BBC]

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Wednesday, 10 September 2014
Transmitter engineering
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4:33 AM

OVINGDEAN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 05:40 on 08 Sep to 06:06 on 08 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air from 05:40 on 08 Sep to 06:03 on 08 Sep, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 05:40 on 08 Sep to 06:06 on 08 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air from 05:40 on 08 Sep to 06:03 on [BBC]

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Monday, 10 November 2014
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:31 AM

OVINGDEAN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 02:54 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 02:54 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 02:54 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 02:54 today. [BBC]

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1:31 PM

OVINGDEAN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 02:54 today to 09:45 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 02:54 today to 09:45 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 02:54 today to 09:45 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 02:54 today to 09:45 today. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 11 November 2014
Transmitter engineering
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4:32 AM

OVINGDEAN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 02:54 yesterday to 09:45 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 02:54 yesterday to 09:45 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 02:54 yesterday to 09:45 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 02:54 yesterday to 09:45 ye [BBC]

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