Full Freeview on the Reigate (Surrey, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Reigate (Surrey, England) transmitter which serves 70,000 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Reigate (Surrey, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Reigate 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.
1 BBC One (SD) London, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 23 BBC Three, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 15 others 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4 (FM), 705 BBC Radio 5 Live, 706 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, 707 BBC Radio 6 Music, 708 BBC Radio 4 Extra, 709 BBC Asian Network, 710 BBC World Service, 719 BBC Berkshire (BBC local radio), 720 BBC Three Counties (BBC local radio), 722 BBC Surrey (BBC local radio), 734 BBC Essex (BBC local radio),
3 ITV 1 (SD) (London), 4 Channel 4 (SD) London ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 London ads, 18 More4, 26 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (London),
56 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV 1 HD (ITV London), 104 Channel 4 HD London ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 106 BBC Four HD, 109 BBC Three HD, 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 1 others 66 TBN UK,
20 Drama, 21 5USA, 29 ITV2 +1, 32 5STAR, 33 5Action, 41 Legend, 42 GREAT! movies action, 46 Channel 5 +1, 58 ITVBe +1, 59 ITV3 +1, 64 Blaze, 67 CBS Reality, 74 Dave ja vu, 78 TCC, 81 Blaze +1, 89 ITV4 +1, 203 CITV, 208 Pop Player, 209 Ketchup TV, 210 Ketchup Too, 211 YAAAS!, plus 15 others Racing TV, Kiss Chat & Date, Proud Dating, ADULT Xpanded2, 16 QVC, 22 TJC, 237 TalkTV, 263 SonLife, 264 VisionTV, 265 On Demand 365, 269 Arise News, 670 ADULT Section (start), 724 Capital, 727 Absolute Radio, 728 Heart,
11 Sky Arts, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 31 E4 Extra, 36 pick, 40 Quest Red, 43 Food Network, 47 Film4 +1, 48 Challenge, 49 4seven, 57 Smithsonian Channel, 60 Drama +1, 70 Quest +1, 75 Yesterday +1, 83 Together TV, 233 Sky News, plus 9 others CRAFT EXTRA , 45 Gems TV, 85 Create & Craft, 673 ADULT smileTV3, 723 talkSPORT, 730 RNIB Connect, 731 Classic FM, 732 LBC, 733 Trans World Radio,
12 Quest, 25 W, 27 Yesterday, 34 GREAT! movies, 39 DMAX, 44 HGTV, 71 Quest Red +1, 73 HobbyMaker, 82 Talking Pictures TV, 84 PBS America, 88 Classic Hits, 235 Al Jazeera Eng, plus 19 others ADULT smileTV2, ADULT Studio 66, 37 QVC Beauty, 38 QVC Style, 51 Ideal World, 72 Jewellery Maker, 206 Pop, 674 ADULT Babestn, 678 Xpanded TV, 699 ADULT Section, 711 Hits Radio, 712 KISS FRESH, 713 KISS, 714 KISSTORY, 715 Magic, 716 Greatest Hits Radio, 717 Kerrang!, 718 Smooth Radio, 725 Premier Radio,
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)
Are you trying to watch these 0 Freeview HD channels?
The Reigate (Surrey, England) mast is not one of the extended Freeview HD (COM7 and COM8) transmitters, it does not provide these high definition (HD) channels: .
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 Reigate transmitter?
How will the Reigate (Surrey, England) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 4 Apr 12 and 18 Apr 12.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|Analogue 5||(-3dB) 5kW|
|SDN, ARQA, ARQB, BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-7dB) 2kW|
|Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*||(-17dB) 200W|
|Mux C*, Mux D*||(-20dB) 100W|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Crystal Palace transmitter area
Freeview Channel 60 gives a weak signal strength and poor to non-existant signal quality.
All other Channels 21,24,27,53,57 have full strength and full quality. There is a large leafy tall tree in line of sight to transmitter. Why just channel 60 affected? What should I try?
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Warburton: If all other muxes are at full strength then you may well be suffering with signal overload, where there is too much signal for the tuner to handle, which can give readings that look like a weak signal. By line of sight, do you mean that you are close enough to see the transmitter if the tree wasn't there? I would try an attenuator such as the one linked below which connects between your aerial and the TV and acts to reduce the signal level. There are different strengths available, so it may be worth getting 3dB, 6dB, 9dB etc and try each to see what brings the signal strength down enough to resolve the problem but without it going too low (you're aiming for a signal strength of around 70%-85%). If you need any further advice, please provide a full postcode so we can see where you are in relation to the transmitter and your predicted signal strength etc.
6dB Coax Plug Inline ATTENUATOR: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics
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Trees are well known to be able to cause selective reception problems, so I'm not surprised that only one channel is affected.
Check what signal strengths are reported for all the multiplexes on your TV set (the User Manual will tell you how). You should be aiming for at least 50% on SD and 60% on HD but not more than 85% on either. If your strengths are greater then you need an attenuator as suggested by StevensOnln1. If channel 60 is weaker than 50% then you may need to reposition your aerial, if possible, so it looks past the tree rather than through it.
If you put your full post code into this website, you can examine a mapping of the area and that will show whether any mobile masts are close enough to cause any problems. By all means contact at800 and if they consider it wise they may well provide a free filter to put in your aerial lead behind the TV set (use an extra flylead so the weight of the filter does not 'hang' on the aerial input socket).
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Bear: Reigate broadcasts the PSB3 multiplex, which carries BBC1 HD, BBC2 HD, ITV HD, Channel 4 HD, Channel 5 HD & CBBC HD. It doesn't broadcast COM7 or COM 8 which carry additional HD channels such as BBC4 HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, Channel4 +1 HD, 4Seven HD, Al Jazeera HD, RT HD, BT Showcase HD and SD channels such as FreeSports, Forces TV, Keep It Country and various others. If you provide a full postcode you'll be able to access the Digital UK coverage checker, which will indicate whether Crystal Palace is likely to provide good reception at your location.
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