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Full Freeview on the Dover (Kent, England) transmitter

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Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Dover (Kent, England) mast?

DOVER transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 05:47 on 27 Jul to 06:23 on 27 Jul, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 18:49 on 27 Jul to 18:51 on 27 Jul. BBC


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

Other mapstxdabDover DABtxradioDover AM/FMtxregionDover TV regiontx1BBC South East
tx3Meridian (East micro region)txdabxxDAB in KenttxradioxxAM/FM in Kent

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Radiation patterns withheld

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 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.

MuxAerial positionFrequencyHeightModeWatts
PSB1
BBCA
 horizontal max
C50 (706.0MHz)370m64QAM 8K 2/3
24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
80,000W
Channel icons
1 BBC One South East, 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
C51 (714.0MHz)370m64QAM 8K 2/3
24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
80,000W
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
 horizontal max
C53 (730.0MHz)370m256QAM 32KE 2/3
40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
80,000W
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
C55 (746.0MHz)370m64QAM 8K 3/4
27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
40,000W
Channel icons
10 ITV 3, 20 Drama, 25 Dave ja vu, 26 ITV 4 +1, 27 ITV 2 +1, 30 5*, 31 5USA, 34 ITV 3 +1, 37 Quest, 39 The Zone, 44 Channel 5 +1, 55 Channel 5 +24, 61 True Entertainment, 66 CBS Reality, 72 CITV, plus 19 others

COM5
ArqA
 horizontal -3dB
C59 (778.0MHz)370m64QAM 8K 3/4
27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
40,000W
Channel icons
11 pick, 12 Dave, 17 Really, 29 E4+1, 32 Movie Mix, 38 Quest +1, 41 Food Network, 42 Travel Channel, 46 Challenge, 48 Movies4Men, 63 Community Channel, 68 truTV, 82 Sky News, 302 BBC Red Button 2, plus 10 others

COM6
ArqB
 horizontal -3dB
C48 (690.0MHz)370m64QAM 8K 3/4
27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
40,000W
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



Are you trying to watch these 8 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.

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

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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.

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

Analogue 1-4 100kW
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-1dB) 80kW
SDN, ARQA, ARQB(-4dB) 40kW
Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*(-17dB) 2kW
Mux 1*, Mux C*(-20dB) 1000W
Mux D*(-23dB) 500W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Dover 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•
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Transmitter engineering
Monday 28 July 2014 10:38AM

DOVER transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 05:47 yesterday to 06:23 yesterday, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 18:49 yesterday to 18:51 yesterday. [BBC]

Transmitter engineering
Tuesday 29 July 2014 4:36AM

DOVER transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 05:47 on 27 Jul to 06:23 on 27 Jul, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 18:49 on 27 Jul to 18:51 on 27 Jul. [BBC]

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