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The symbol shows the location of the Saltdean (Brighton and Hove, England) transmitter which serves 1,500 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 Saltdean (Brighton and Hove, England) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name
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Which Freeview channels does the Saltdean 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 -1.9dB
C41 (634.0MHz)64mDTG-326W
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
C44 (658.0MHz)64mDTG-340W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Meridian (South Coast micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) South ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Meridian south coast), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C47 (682.0MHz)64mDTG-640W
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 Saltdean (Brighton and Hove, 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 (SD), 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, Together TV +1, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, 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 Saltdean transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South East Today 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QQ, 41km north-northeast (28°)
to BBC South East region - 45 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.9m homes 3.6%
from Whiteley PO15 7AD, 86km 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 Saltdean (Brighton and Hove, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-1716 Oct 2019
EEEC/D E TC/D E TC/D E TB E K T
C41BBCA
C44D3+4
C47C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCB
C51tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C54tv_offD3+4D3+4D3+4
C55tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCABBCABBCA
C58tv_offBBCBBBCBBBCB
C66BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves

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 7 Mar 12 and 21 Mar 12.

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

D3+4, BBCB 40W
BBCA(-1.9dB) 26W
Analogue 1-4(-4.6dB) 14W

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. Saltdean 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
Wednesday, 17 October 2012
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Richard Easy
3:20 PM

Hi, any idea when Saltdean will be back up and running?

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Richard Easy's 1 post GB
Wednesday, 31 July 2013
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Peter Barnard
5:10 PM

Today 30/7/13 I cannot get any BBC radio reception on either of my portable receivers. Radio 1,2,3,etc all dead, other stations are fine
i.e. talksport, Heart etc.
Engineer pages say nothing wrong!
Any answers?

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Peter Barnard's 4 posts GB
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Peter Barnard
5:11 PM

Previous post was from the Saltdean Brighton area

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Peter Barnard's 4 posts GB
Thursday, 4 September 2014
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Andy
4:46 AM

Just a couple of question regarding the recent upgrade.

1. What has been upgraded?

2. I note that Channels 70 - 85 have been moved. What should we do with the Channels listed 70 - 85?

Thanks

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Andy's 19 posts GB
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Andy
7:12 AM

Andy: dab reception in Plymouth has gone weird! In out in out , full bars to no bars and back again. Never happened before, what's up?

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Steve
7:37 AM

Andy: Similar problems in Crowborough, East Sussex. Could problems be related to the Freeview retuning yesterday, or is that too much of a coincidence ?!

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Steve's 1 post US
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Michael
7:49 AM

Steve: Andy:

Similar in Bingley, noticed from 6.20am


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Michael's 1 post GB
Monday, 18 April 2016
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

10:09 AM

SALTDEAN transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Tuesday, 26 April 2016
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

12:09 AM

SALTDEAN transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Friday, 4 January 2019
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Arnie
11:02 AM

Looks like they are building a new "mast" (pole) adjacent to the old one. I wonder if the coverage will change?

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