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The symbol shows the location of the The Bournes (Surrey, England) transmitter which serves 1,300 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 The Bournes (Surrey, 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 The Bournes 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
C33 (570.0MHz)126mDTG-37W
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1 BBC One (SD) South, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC SD, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C34 (578.0MHz)126mDTG-37W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Meridian/Central (Thames Valley 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
C36 (594.0MHz)126mDTG-67W
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 61 Freeview channels?

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The The Bournes (Surrey, 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, Quest Red +1, 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 The Bournes transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South Today 1.3m homes 4.9%
from Southampton SO14 7PU, 54km southwest (233°)
to BBC South region - 39 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Whiteley PO15 7AD, 48km southwest (221°)
to ITV Meridian/Central (Thames Valley) region - 15 masts.
Thames Valley opt-out from Meridian (South). All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with all of Meridian+Oxford

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

1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-1718 Apr 2018
E TE TE TC/D E TC/D E TC/D E TA K T
C33BBCA
C34D3+4
C36BBCB
C47BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C49tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4waves
C51tv_offBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C53tv_offBBCBBBCBBBCB
C57tv_offBBCABBCABBCA
C59tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C60tv_offD3+4D3+4D3+4

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 2020 - 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 8 Feb 12 and 22 Feb 12.

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

Analogue 1-4 35W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7.1dB) 6.9W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Hannington transmitter area

Aug 1958-Jan 1992Southern Television
Jan 1982-Dec 1992Television South (TVS)
Jan 1993-Dec 2006Meridian
Dec 2006-Feb 2009ITV Thames Valley
Feb 2009-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. The Bournes 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, 8 February 2012
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gazzer
11:33 AM

If you live on the Bourne side of the Rigeway you can normally pick up the full spectrum of Freeview channels from Crystal Palace or Guildford transmitters. By joining the 2 aerials together, this will then give London and Southern regions on a Freeview search. Then tell the equipment to favour the southern region and you will get southern channels on 1 and 3 plus all the ones missing from the Bournes Transmitter on the rest of the allocated numbers in the guide.

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Gazzer
1:41 PM

The Bournes Transmitter is now transmitting DTV on channel 57 with 10 TV and 11 Radio. The other channels will be in 2 weeks time.

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Sunday, 17 February 2013
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Colin Appleyard
12:24 PM

When will The Bournes transmitter be transmitting all multiplexes?

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Dave Lindsay
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12:42 PM

Colin Appleyard: Never. See:

Londonderry (Northern Ireland) digital TV transmitter | ukfree.tv - 10 years of independent, free digital TV advice

Perhaps you may be able to receive the Commercial (COM) channels from Crystal Palace, if you're lucky. If you're unlucky, there will be too much interference from Rowridge transmitter which also broadcasts on those channels.

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Tuesday, 30 December 2014
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Alan G
8:10 PM

Hannington could also be possible in Lower Bourne. It was when it was analogue!

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Monday, 15 June 2015
Transmitter engineering
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9:09 AM

THE BOURNES transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Tuesday, 23 June 2015
Transmitter engineering
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4:30 AM

THE BOURNES transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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