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The symbol shows the location of the Dover (Kent, England) transmitter which serves 190,000 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 Dover (Kent, England) transmitter.



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Which Freeview channels does the Dover 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
C50 (706.0MHz)370mDTG-380,000W
Channel icons
1 BBC One South East, 2 BBC Two England, 7 BBC Three, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 H max
C51 (714.0MHz)370mDTG-380,000W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Meridian (East micro region)), 4 Channel 4 South ads, 5 Channel 5 Part Network ads, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 14 More 4, 15 Film 4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Meridian south coast),

PSB3
BBCB
 H max
C53 (730.0MHz)370mDTG-680,000W
Channel icons
45 Film 4 +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 BBC Three HD, 123 CBBC HD, plus 1 others

COM4
SDN
 H -3dB
C55 (746.0MHz)370mDTG-840,000W
Channel icons
10 ITV 3, 20 Drama, 26 ITV Be, 27 ITV 2 +1, 30 5*, 31 5USA, 34 ITV 3 +1, 37 Quest, 44 Channel 5 +1, 55 Channel 5 +24, 61 True Entertainment, 62 ITV 4 +1, 66 CBS Reality, 122 CITV, plus 20 others

COM5
ArqA
 H -3dB
C59 (778.0MHz)370mDTG-840,000W
Channel icons
 BBC Red Button 2, 11 pick, 12 Dave, 17 Really, 29 E4 +1, 32 Movie Mix, 41 Food Network, 42 Travel Channel, 46 Challenge, 48 Movies4Men, 63 Community Channel, 68 truTV, 69 truTV +1, 126 Tiny Pop, 132 Sky News, 242 Vintage TV, plus 16 others

COM6
ArqB
 H -3dB
C48 (690.0MHz)370mDTG-840,000W
Channel icons
18 4Music, 19 Yesterday, 21 VIVA, 24 ITV 4, 25 Dave ja vu, 38 Quest +1, 47 4seven, 58 BT Sport 1 (not free), 59 BT Sport 2 (not free), 70 CBS Action, 133 Al Jazeera English, 135 RT English , plus 18 others



DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/324.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/340.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/427.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 9 Freeview HD channels?

the effected channels

The Dover (Kent, England) mast is not one of the extended Freeview HD (COM7 and COM8) transmitters, it does not provide these high definition (HD) channels: 4seven HD, Al Jazeera Arabic, Al Jazeera HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, Channel 4+1 HD, Community Channel HD, Motors TV.

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 Dover transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South East Today 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QQ, 69km west
to BBC South East region - 45 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.7m homes 2.7%
from Maidstone ME14 5NZ, 52km west-northwest
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 Dover (Kent, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1960~851984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-182019-
aerial groupVHFC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EK
C10ITV
C22SDN
C25ArqA
C28ArqB
C39BBCB
C42D3+4
C45BBCA
C48ArqBArqBArqB
700C50BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCABBCABBCA
C51D3+4D3+4D3+4
C53C4C4C4BBCBBBCBBBCB
C55-ASDNSDNSDN
C56BBC2BBC2BBC2
C57+C_local_local_local
C58+B
C59ArqAArqAArqA
C60-D
800C61+2
C66ITVITVITV
C681

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: possible 4G in 2019 more
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.
Click/touch here to read How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?Analogue 1-4 100kWBBCA, D3+4
Click/touch here to read Other mapsDover FreeviewDover DABDover AM/FMDover TV regionBBC South EastMeridian (East micro r
Click/touch here to read Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Dover transmitter area Aug 1958-Jan 1992Sou
Click/touch here to read Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Saturday, 29 November 2014
Briantist
5:31 PM

Peter Andrews: According to the official database, "Dover - No reported problems". Click <img src="data:image/png;base64,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" class="xico" style="vertical-align:text-bottom" alt="www.radioandtvhelp.co.uk link icon"> link iconRadio & Television Service if you want to see yourself.

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rob
7:57 PM

Peter Andrews: maybe there's Co Channel interference from France due to weather condition's my tv retuned it set other night picked up TV Belgium...and i am in Reading

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