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This transmitter has no current reported problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Hannington (Hampshire, England) transmitter. Click to recheck [+] 

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The symbol shows the location of the Hannington (Hampshire, England) transmitter which serves 470,000 homes.

Other mapsHannington DABHannington AM/FMHannington TV regionBBC South
Meridian/Central (Thames Valley micro region)DAB in HampshireAM/FM in Hampshire

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

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What do the colours on the map mean?

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.


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Which Freeview channels does the Hannington transmitter broadcast?

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Digital television services are broadcast on a multiplexes (or Mux) where many stations occupy a single broadcast frequency, as shown below.

MuxAerial positionFrequencyHeightModeWatts
PSB1
BBCA
 horizontal max
C45 (666.0MHz)362m64QAM 8K 2/3
24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
50,000W
Channel icons
1 BBC One South, 2 BBC Two England, 7 BBC Three, 9 BBC Four, 70 CBBC Channel, 71 CBeebies, 80 BBC News, 81 BBC Parliament, 301 BBC Red Button 1, plus 12 others

PSB2
D3+4
 horizontal max
C42 (642.0MHz)362m64QAM 8K 2/3
24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
50,000W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Meridian/Central (Thames Valley 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
 horizontal max
C39+ (618.2MHz)362m256QAM 32KE 2/3
40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
50,000W
Channel icons
73 CBBC HD, 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, plus 1 others

COM4
SDN
 horizontal -3dB
C41 (634.0MHz)362m64QAM 8K 3/4
27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
25,000W
Channel icons
10 ITV 3, 20 Drama, 25 Dave ja vu, 27 ITV 2 +1, 30 5*, 31 5USA, 38 Quest, 39 The Zone, 44 Channel 5 +1, 54 ITV 4 +1, 55 Channel 5 +24, 61 True Entertainment, 66 CBS Reality, 72 CITV, plus 19 others

COM5
ArqA
 horizontal -3dB
C44 (658.0MHz)359m64QAM 8K 3/4
27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
25,000W
Channel icons
11 pick, 12 Dave, 17 Really, 29 E4+1, 32 Movie Mix, 41 Food Network, 42 Travel Channel, 46 Challenge, 48 Movies4Men, 57 Quest +1, 63 Community Channel, 82 Sky News, 302 BBC Red Button 2, plus 11 others

COM6
ArqB
 horizontal -3dB
C47 (682.0MHz)359m64QAM 8K 3/4
27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
25,000W
Channel icons
18 4Music, 19 Yesterday, 21 VIVA, 24 ITV 4, 45 Film 4 +1, 47 4seven, 58 BT Sport 1 (not free), 59 BT Sport 2 (not free), 83 Al Jazeera English, 85 RT English , plus 20 others

com7
 horizontal -7dB
C32 (562.0MHz)362m256QAM 32KE 2/3
40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
10,000W
Channel icons
74 CBeebies HD, 84 Al Jazeera Arabic, 106 BBC Four HD, 107 BBC News HD, 108 Al Jazeera HD, 109 Community Channel HD,

com8
 horizontal -9.6dB
C34 (578.0MHz)362m256QAM 32KE 2/3
40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
5,500W
Channel icons
starts sometime during 2014:



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


BBC South Today 1.3m homes 4.9%
from Southampton SO14 7PU, 46km south-southwest
to BBC South region - 39 masts.

ITV Meridian News 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Whiteley PO15 7AD, 48km south
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 Hannington (Hampshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-18
aerial groupEEEB EB EW
600C32com7
C34com8
C35C5C5
C39BBC1BBC1BBC1+BBCB+BBCB+BBCB
C40+A
C41+DSDNSDNSDN
C42ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4
C43+2
C44+CArqAArqAArqA
C45BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCABBCABBCA
C46+B
C47ArqBArqBArqB
700C501
C51_local_local_local
800C66C4C4C4

orange background for multiplexes names moregreen background for transmission frequencieslilac background for power levels in watts800MHz band: 4G mobile to start in 2013700MHz band: possible 4G in 2019 more600MHz 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 8th February and 22nd February 2012.

  • Ofcom have projected that a local television service for Reading could use an Interleaved Frequency on the Hannington transmitter using C51
  • Ofcom have projected that a local television service for Basingstoke could use an Interleaved Frequency on the Hannington transmitter using C51

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

Analogue 1-4 250kW
Analogue 5(-6.2dB) 60kW
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 50kW
SDN, ARQA, ARQB(-10dB) 25kW
Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*(-11dB) 20kW
Mux C*, Mux D*, com7(-14dB) 10kW
com8(-16.6dB) 5.5kW

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. Hannington 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.



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Transmitter engineering
Wednesday 18 May 2011 7:34PM

HANNINGTON transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Weak Signal from 12:19 on 16 May to 12:45 on 16 May BBC TWO Weak Signal from 16:09 today to 17:33 today [BBC]


Transmitter engineering
Thursday 19 May 2011 4:37AM

HANNINGTON transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Weak Signal from 12:19 on 16 May to 12:45 on 16 May BBC TWO Weak Signal from 16:09 yesterday to 17:33 yesterday [BBC]


Transmitter engineering
Thursday 19 May 2011 4:37AM

HANNINGTON transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Weak Signal from 12:19 on 16 May to 12:45 on 16 May BBC TWO Weak Signal from 16:09 yesterday to 17:33 yesterday [BBC]


D
David Williams
Thursday 19 May 2011 4:16PM

Hi, can you please tell me why so many people in the Basingstoke area have a much weaker signel and a higher error rate on the CH43 ITV MUX2 compared to CH50 BBC or other digital channels?


Transmitter engineering
Friday 20 May 2011 4:30AM

HANNINGTON transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Weak Signal from 12:19 on 16 May to 12:45 on 16 May BBC TWO Weak Signal from 16:09 on 18 May to 17:33 on 18 May [BBC]


Transmitter engineering
Friday 20 May 2011 4:30AM

HANNINGTON transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Weak Signal from 12:19 on 16 May to 12:45 on 16 May BBC TWO Weak Signal from 16:09 on 18 May to 17:33 on 18 May [BBC]


Transmitter engineering
Saturday 21 May 2011 4:40AM

HANNINGTON transmitter - Analogue BBC TWO Weak Signal from 16:09 on 18 May to 17:33 on 18 May [BBC]


Transmitter engineering
Saturday 21 May 2011 4:40AM

HANNINGTON transmitter - Analogue BBC TWO Weak Signal from 16:09 on 18 May to 17:33 on 18 May [BBC]


Transmitter engineering
Saturday 21 May 2011 12:42PM

HANNINGTON transmitter - Analogue BBC TWO Weak Signal from 16:09 on 18 May to 17:33 on 18 May BBC TWO Weak Signal from 10:47 today [BBC]





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