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The symbol shows the location of the Haslemere (Surrey, England) transmitter which serves 3,700 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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Haslemere (Surrey, England) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name
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Which Freeview channels does the Haslemere 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.

MuxH/VFrequencyHeightModeWatts
PSB1
BBCA
 V max
C48 (690.0MHz)219mDTG-310W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) South, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C35 (586.0MHz)219mDTG-310W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Meridian (West micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) South ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 25 ITV4, 29 E4 +1, 34 ITV +1 (Meridian south coast),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C36 (594.0MHz)219mDTG-610W
Channel icons
72 Shopping Quarter , 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 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 others

DTG-3 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 effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Haslemere (Surrey, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 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, YAAAS!, 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, More4 +1, Now 70s, Paramount Network, 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 Haslemere transmitter?

regional news image
BBC South Today 1.3m homes 4.9%
from Southampton SO14 7PU, 51km west-southwest (247°)
to BBC South region - 39 masts.
regional news image
ITV Meridian News 0.9m homes 3.6%
from Whiteley PO15 7AD, 43km southwest (236°)
to ITV Meridian (South Coast) region - 39 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with all of Meridian plus Oxford

How will the Haslemere (Surrey, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20122012-1316 Oct 2019
A K TA K TA K TA K TK T
C22BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4
C25ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCB
C28BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCA
C29SDN
C32C4wavesC4wavesC4waves
C33ArqB
C34ArqA
C35D3+4
C36BBCB
C48BBCA

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 29 Feb 12 and 14 Mar 12.

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

Analogue 1-4 15W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-1.8dB) 10W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Midhurst 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•
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Haslemere 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.

Comments
Saturday, 2 June 2018
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John Fitzpatrick
1:12 PM

Same here.
Transmitter problems again

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Wednesday, 6 June 2018
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GARY BAVERSTOCK
4:41 PM

have lost all Freeview HD channels in Haslemere area. Anyone know why?

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Friday, 15 June 2018
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John Fitzpatrick
12:09 PM

GU27 2PQ

Just wanted to post back that my missing HD channels have now returned.

The problem was fixed by purchasing and fitting a variable attenuator to my set-top box coax input cable. I reduced the signal strength down to 75% (previously 93%) and then retuned all channels.

FYI the device was a Philex Variable TV Signal Attenuator bought for less than ?10 on Amazon.

thanks for your advice.

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MikeP
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4:42 PM

John Fitzpatrick:

Thank yiou for confirming a good result. It supports what many of us contributors have long been saying that you can have too much signal and that is a common cause of people's reception problems.

Glad it's all working satisfactorily now.



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MikeP's 3,056 posts GB
Thursday, 17 October 2019
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David Boyd
3:18 PM

Lost my BBC 1, 2 & 4 channels. Think they have moved to C48 but retune doesn't find them. Any suggestions?

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StevensOnln1
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5:25 PM

David Boyd: You quite likely have a Group A aerial for the Haslemere relay, which isn't designed to receive UHF channel 48 which is now used for the PSB1 mux. If you don't have satellite or cable, give the Freeview Advice Line (see link below) a call, who can arrange for a replacement wideband aerial to be fitted free of charge.

Important changes to Freeview | Freeview

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Chris.SE
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7:13 PM

StevensOnln1: & David Boyd:

Or even a Group K aerial as a wideband isn't needed for this transmitter ;)

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Chris.SE
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7:21 PM

Should have added to note that Haslemere is no longer a "Light" transmitter since March 2018 as it now transmits all 6 main Multiplexes.

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Wednesday, 23 October 2019
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John F
10:27 AM
Haslemere

GU27 2PQ

Have lost signal (strength & quality) since last week (16th October) on ALL the channels from one of the multiplexes on the HASLEMERE transmitter. Signal strength showing great variability second to second between 0 - 12%.

Problem affects ALL channels on the multiplex PSB1/BBCA (both TV and Radio )

Have checked all channels on the other multiplexes and signal strength & quality very good.




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StevensOnln1
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1:58 PM

John F: As per other posts above, you quite likely have a Group A aerial which is not designed to receive all of the frequencies now in use. If you don't have satellite or cable, the Freeview Advice Line (see link below) can arrange for a replacement wideband aerial to be fitted free of charge.

Important changes to Freeview | Freeview

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