Freeview Light on the Patcham (Brighton and Hove, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Patcham (Brighton and Hove, England) transmitter which serves 4,300 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 Patcham (Brighton and Hove, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Patcham 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 43 Freeview channels?
The Patcham (Brighton and Hove, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, Film4 +1, Food Network, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, pick, POP MAX, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's TV (UK), Together TV, W, 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 Patcham transmitter?
BBC South East Today 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QQ, 40km northeast (41°)
to BBC South East region - 45 masts.
How will the Patcham (Brighton and Hove, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - 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 7 Mar 12 and 21 Mar 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 Whitehawk Hill transmitter area
Thanks for the feedback on this.
I certainly will try Whitehawk Hill after checking Patcham first. With regard to licence fee, having had the luxury of being on the Heathfield transmitter in Lewes with it's mix of PSB and commercial, good and bad, I think that you will have a job persuading licence fee payers to accept a lesser service. In Lewes, half a mile separates three or more years of full Freeview service from relay users who will have to wait until June to get a fairly thin service. However, as stated above, some Freeview is better than none, and you could say that what you have never had, you won't miss. However, this being the UK we will quietly roll over and accept gratefully what we are given. I can't see the residents of say, USA, being so obliging.
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Mr P.Slater: The licence fee only funds BBC services, which are provided from all transmitters and also on satellite and cable. The licence fee has to be paid if you can receive a TV signal, no matter which other services you can get on top of the BBC channels.
There are lots of other countries with licence fee arrangements, the USA being a notable exception.
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