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The symbol shows the location of the Whitehawk Hill (Brighton and Hove, England) transmitter which serves 96,000 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 Whitehawk Hill (Brighton and Hove, England) transmitter.



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Which Freeview channels does the Whitehawk Hill 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
C60- (785.8MHz)171mDTG-34,000W
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
 V max
C53 (730.0MHz)171mDTG-34,000W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Meridian (South Coast 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
 V max
C51 (714.0MHz)171mDTG-64,000W
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
 V max
C57 (762.0MHz)164mDTG-84,000W
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
 V max
C56 (754.0MHz)171mDTG-84,000W
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
 V max
C48 (690.0MHz)171mDTG-84,000W
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

LBN
 V -10dB
C54 (738.0MHz)171mDTG-12400W
Channel icons
from 8th July 2014: 8 Latest TV, 125 Pop, plus 1 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
DTG-12 QSPK 8K 3/48.0Mb/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 Whitehawk Hill (Brighton and Hove, 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 Whitehawk Hill transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South East Today 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QQ, 43km northeast
to BBC South East region - 45 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.9m homes 3.6%
from Whiteley PO15 7AD, 80km west
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 Whitehawk Hill (Brighton and Hove, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1950s~851984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-182019-
aerial groupVHFC/D EEEC/D EC/D EC/D EK
C2BBCtv
C22SDN
C25ArqA
C28ArqB
600C35C5C5
C39BBCB
C42D3+4
C45BBCA
C48BArqBArqBArqB
700C502
C51BBCBBBCBBBCB
C53C4C4C4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C54LBN
C55A
C56ArqAArqAArqA
C57BBC1BBC1BBC1SDNSDNSDN
C58+C
C60ITVITVITV-BBCA-BBCA-BBCA
800C61+D
C63BBC2BBC2BBC2
C661

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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 7th March and 21st March 2012.
Click/touch here to read How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?Analogue 1-4 10kWAnalogue 5(
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Comments
Monday, 5 May 2014
J
Jay
4:11 PM Brighton

channel/BONANZA">Bonanza Bonanza closed down.. that channel didn't last long!

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Thursday, 4 September 2014
A
Andy
4:44 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 11 posts GB
Monday, 8 September 2014
Transmitter engineering
7:34 AM

WHITEHAWK HILL 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]

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Tuesday, 9 September 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:33 AM

WHITEHAWK HILL 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]

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Wednesday, 10 September 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:33 AM

WHITEHAWK HILL 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]

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014
J
Jerry
6:48 PM

I have no signal. is there a problem?

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Jerry's 1 post GB
Friday, 24 October 2014
J
Jay
3:07 AM Brighton

New channel Pop Jr and vision TV.. and test gas been removed

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Friday, 12 December 2014
Transmitter engineering
1:31 PM

WHITEHAWK HILL transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:10 today to 10:49 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:10 today to 10:49 today. [BBC]

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Saturday, 13 December 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

WHITEHAWK HILL transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:10 yesterday to 10:49 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:10 yesterday to 10:49 yesterday. [BBC]

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Sunday, 14 December 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

WHITEHAWK HILL transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:10 on 12 Dec to 10:49 on 12 Dec. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:10 on 12 Dec to 10:49 on 12 Dec. [BBC]

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