Freeview Light on the Rye (East Sussex, England) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Rye (East Sussex, England) transmitter which serves 1,000 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 Rye (East Sussex, England) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Rye 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 Rye (East Sussex, 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 Player, 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 Rye transmitter?
BBC South East Today 0.8m homes 3.2%
from Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QQ, 37km west-northwest (302°)
to BBC South East region - 45 masts.
How will the Rye (East Sussex, 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 30 May 12 and 13 Jun 12.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
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|Analogue 1-4||(-5.9dB) 13W|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Dover transmitter area
Absolutely shocking reception in NORTHIAM TN31 always around 7.25pm and then until. 9pm most of the best channels are pixelated and it's phenomenonally frustrating just as you get half way through a program...it breaks up... Terrible service terrible signal... Frustrating and upsetting.
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Craig Nelson: If you are loosing signal at the same time each day then it is most likely being caused by electrical interference from something either in your home or nearby (such as a neighbour's property) which is being switched on and off at the same time each day, probably on a timer. Equipment or appliances with an electric motor (e.g. heating pump or power tools) are common causes, as well as some types of LED light bulbs (particularly cheaper ones) which may not have adequate shielding against the emission of electromagnetic noise. It is very unlikely to be a problem at the transmitter.
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Both Freeview and previously the BBC have posted warnings about the curent high pressure weather system causing some disruption to reception in various parts of the country but especially the south. These conditions sometimes cause Tropospheric Ducting which causes TV signals to travel (a lot) further resulting in interference from other transmitters in the UK or Europe (it was called continental interference in the old days).
This situation may continue for several days, at any instant in can last for seconds, sometimes minutes, even hours, it's not exactly predictable. It's also frequency dependent so may not affect all multiplexes at the same time.
The conditions may persist for several days I'm afraid, there is nothing that can be done about the weather, do NOT retune whilst the problem exists as invariably it often clears the correct tuning and may leave you with signal from the wrong transmitter which results in no signal as conditions change.
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