Dover transmitting station

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Dover transmitting station is located in Kent
Dover transmitting station
Mast height 243.2 metres (798 ft)
Coordinates 51°06′42″N 1°14′51″E / 51.1117°N 1.2475°E / 51.1117; 1.2475Coordinates: 51°06′42″N 1°14′51″E / 51.1117°N 1.2475°E / 51.1117; 1.2475
Grid reference TR274397
BBC region BBC South East
ITV region ITV Meridian

The Dover transmitting station is a facility for broadcasting and telecommunications, located at West Hougham, near Dover, Kent (grid reference TR274397). It has a 243.2 metres (798 ft) high[1] guyed steel lattice mast of triangular cross section. The station is owned by Arqiva. The recommended UHF aerial group is C/D with horizontal polarisation.

There is also a relay transmitter located in the town of Dover (Dover Town); in addition FM radio services are covered by the Swingate transmitting station.

Along with Heathfield and Bluebell Hill, Dover transmits regional television services from BBC One South East and ITV Meridian (South East).

Channels listed by frequency[edit]

Analogue radio (FM VHF)[edit]

Frequency kW Service
97.0 MHz 0.5 Heart Kent
101.8 MHz 1 (H)
4.2 (V)
Classic FM

Digital radio (DAB)[edit]

Frequency Block kW Operator
222.064 MHz 11D 1 Digital One
225.648 MHz 12B 1 BBC National DAB

Analogue television[edit]

Analogue television transmissions have now ceased. BBC Two was closed on 13 June 2012, with BBC One being temporarily moved into its place, followed by the remaining three services on 27 June.

Frequency UHF kW Service
703.25 MHz 50 100 BBC One
727.25 MHz 53 100 Channel 4
751.25 MHz 56 100 BBC Two
831.25 MHz 66 100 ITV1

See also[edit]


  1. ^ planning no DOV/09/00435

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