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Full Freeview on the Reigate (Surrey, England) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Reigate (Surrey, England) transmitter which serves 70,000 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 Reigate (Surrey, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Reigate 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.

 V max
C60- (785.8MHz)297mDTG-32,000W
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1 BBC One London, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 17 others

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C57 (762.0MHz)297mDTG-32,000W
Channel icons
3 ITV (London), 4 Channel 4 London ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 London ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 24 ITV4 +1, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (London),

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C53 (730.0MHz)297mDTG-62,000W
Channel icons
45 Film4 +1, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV London), 104 Channel 4 HD London ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD,

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C21+ (474.2MHz)297mDTG-82,000W
Channel icons
10 ITV3, 20 Drama, 21 5 USA, 26 ITV Be, 27 ITV 2 +1, 30 5STAR, 34 ITV3 +1, 37 Quest, 44 Channel 5 +1, 54 My5, 58 ITV Be +1, 59 ITV4 +1, 61 True Entertainment, 63 Blaze, 66 CBS Reality, 70 Horror Channel, 80 Blaze +1, 83 Quest +1, 203 CITV, 211 Ketchup TV, plus 17 others

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C24 (498.0MHz)300mDTG-82,000W
Channel icons
11 pick, 12 Dave, 17 Really, 29 E4 +1, 32 Sony Movie Ch, 38 Quest Red, 41 Food Network, 46 Challenge, 48 Movies4Men, 60 Sony Crime Channel 2, 72 YourTV, 233 Sky News, plus 9 others

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C27 (522.0MHz)300mDTG-82,000W
Channel icons
18 4Music, 19 Yesterday, 25 Home, 31 5Spike, 39 CBS Action, 42 Travel Channel, 47 4seven, 62 True Movies, 71 CBS Reality 1, 73 YourTV +1, 79 Dave ja vu, 81 Talking Pictures TV, plus 20 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
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 0 Freeview HD channels?

The Reigate (Surrey, England) mast is not one of the extended Freeview HD (COM7 and COM8) transmitters, it does not provide these high definition (HD) channels: .

If you want to watch these HD channels, either use Freesat HD, or move your TV aerial must point to one of the 30 Full Freeview HD transmitters. For more information see the want to know which transmitters will carry extra Freeview HD? page.

Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Reigate transmitter?

regional news image
BBC London 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London W1A 1AA, 30km north
to BBC London region - 55 masts.
regional news image
ITV London News 4.9m homes 18.4%
from London WC1X 8XZ, 30km north
to ITV London region - 55 masts.

How will the Reigate (Surrey, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-1731st Mar 2018-
aerial groupC/D EEWWWWA 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 4th April and 18th April 2012.

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

Analogue 1-4 10kW
Analogue 5(-3dB) 5kW
Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*(-17dB) 200W
Mux C*, Mux D*(-20dB) 100W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Crystal Palace transmitter area

Sep 1955-Jul 1968Associated-Rediffusion†
Sep 1955-Jul 1968Associated TeleVision◊
Jul 1968-Dec 1992Thames†
Jul 1968-Feb 2004London Weekend Television♦
Jan 1993-Feb 2004Carlton†
Feb 2004-Dec 2014ITV plc†
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. Reigate 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.

Tuesday, 21 November 2017
12:10 AM Crawley

Thanks for the feedback, my current Aerial I believe is picking up crystal palace however I do not get any of the. Hd channels but all the others are good strong signals with no interference may be my intergrated freeview set is just to old in the chipset! But to be honest when we put the Aerial up we just pointed in the general direction of other Aerials so perhaps I should grab a compass and check it out?

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Bear's 2 posts GB
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10:30 AM

Bear: The coverage checker shows Crystal Palace to be the best transmitter at your location. If you don't have any HD channels on 101-115 then your TV does not have the correct tuner required for HD channels on Freeview (if your TV had a HD Ready or Full HD logo that just indicates the it can display a HD picture via a HDMI input). You would need a TV or set top box/PVR with the Freeview HD logo to receive HD channels.

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StevensOnln1's 1,264 posts Gold Gold GB
Wednesday, 7 February 2018
Transmitter engineering
1:28 PM

REIGATE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:24 today to 10:25 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:26 today to 10:27 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 95,490 posts Owner Owner xx
Transmitter engineering
4:28 PM

REIGATE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:31 today to 11:32 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:32 today to 11:33 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 95,490 posts Owner Owner xx
Thursday, 8 February 2018
Transmitter engineering
4:28 AM

REIGATE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:31 yesterday to 11:32 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:32 yesterday to 11:33 yesterday. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 95,490 posts Owner Owner xx
Friday, 9 February 2018
Transmitter engineering
4:28 AM

REIGATE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:31 on 07 Feb to 11:32 on 07 Feb, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:32 on 07 Feb to 11:33 on 07 Feb. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 95,490 posts Owner Owner xx
Tuesday, 13 February 2018
David McDaniel
8:42 PM

Transmitter engineering: I am very close to the Reigate transmitter and have no BBC normal channels and no HD channels at all for the last few days. I have retuned, and factory reset my Youview box multiple times and had my arial installer out today to check that it had not lost position. Any ideas?

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David McDaniel's 1 post GB
Wednesday, 14 February 2018
10:36 AM

David McDaniel:

Please can you tell us your full post code so we can check the predicted reception conditions for your location?

There are no reported engineering works at present on the Reigate transmitter so the problem has to be within your property, either a poor aerial connection or else a fault in the equipment.

By retuning your equipment has lost all of the previously saved tuning data, so it is always a bad idea to do a retune when 'No Signal' is reported. When you do get signals, what are the signal strengths shown as?

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MikeP's 1,802 posts Gold Gold GB
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