Freeview Light on the Hastings (Old Town) (East Sussex, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Hastings (Old Town) (East Sussex, England) transmitter which serves 2,100 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Hastings (Old Town) (East Sussex, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Hastings (Old Town) 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.
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 52 Freeview channels?
The Hastings (Old Town) (East Sussex, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5Action, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, YAAAS!, More4 +1, Now 70s, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, Yesterday +1.
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 Hastings (Old Town) transmitter?
BBC South East Today 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QQ, 38km northwest (321°)
to BBC South East region - 45 masts.
How will the Hastings (Old Town) (East Sussex, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 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 30 May 12 and 13 Jun 12.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
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Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Hastings transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
HASTINGS OLD TOWN transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 07:00 on 13 Jun to 07:21 on 13 Jun BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 02:16 on 13 Jun to 02:26 on 13 Jun HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:19 on 13 Jun [BBC]
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HASTINGS OLD TOWN transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 02:16 on 13 Jun to 02:26 on 13 Jun BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 07:00 on 13 Jun to 07:21 on 13 Jun HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:19 on 13 Jun [BBC]
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