VHF TV Channels used in Auckland, New Zealand.

Television has now moved to an exclusive UHF DVB-T 8MHz system.

For information on what the analogue channels were see here.

Channels 1 to 11 are in the VHF Band (Band I and III - 44 to 230 MHz).

This is now unused spectrum.

Channel Number
VHF
Frequency Limits
(MHz)
1 44 to 51
2 54 to 61
3 61 to 68
   
4 174 to 181
5 181 to 188
6 188 to 195
7 195 to 202
8 202 to 209
9 209 to 216
10 216 to 223
11 223 to 230

 

UHF TV Channels used in Auckland, New Zealand.

For other areas, see the pdf of "Digital Television Channel Usage Table" (50,047 bytes) at the Radio Spectrum Management

Channels 25 to 48 are in the UHF Band (Band IV and V - 502 to 694 MHz).

Of these, only channels 26 to 39 are in use, or allocated. Channels 40 to 48 are presently empty, and are sometimes used for low power radio mics, between talent and television camera.
See the Wireless Users of New Zealand website for more information.

Transmissions conform to 8MHz DVB-T Standard, using 6817 carriers.

The system uses MPEG4 video H.264 AVC Encoding for High Definition 1080i50 or Standard Definition 720i50 broadcasts. MPEG2 [email protected] is available for use with Standard Definition 720i50 broadcasts.
Audio is via MPEGII Layer 1 at 32kHz, 44.1kHz or 48kHz sampling rate, using Dolby Digital.

For further standards, see the Freeview website here.

Channel
User
Site Polarisation Channel Number
VHF
Frequency Limits
(MHz)
DVB-T Centre
(MHz)
      25 502 to 510 506.000
Kordia
N. Jang
Remuera
Pinehill
Vertical
Horizontal
26 510 to 518 514.000
Kordia
Waitarua
Pinehill
Horizontal 27 518 to 526 522.000
TVNZ
Sky Tower
Waiheke Is
Remuera
Pinehill

Vertical

Horizontal
28 526 to 534 530.000
TVNZ Waitarua Horizontal 29 534 to 542 538.000
Sky Igloo
Sky Tower
Waiheke Is
Remuera
Pinehill

Vertical

Horizontal
30 542 to 550 546.000
Sky Igloo Waitarua Horizontal 31 550 to 558 554.000
MediaWorks
Sky Tower
Waiheke Is
Remuera
Pinehill

Vertical

Horizontal
32 558 to 566 562.000
MediaWorks Waitarua Horizontal 33 566 to 574 570.000
World TV
Sky Tower
Waiheke Is
Remuera
Pinehill

Vertical

Horizontal
34 574 to 582 578.000
World TV Waitarua Horizontal 35 582 to 590 586.000
Kordia
Sky Tower
Waiheke Is
Remuera
Pinehill

Vertical

Horizontal
36 590 to 598 594.000
Kordia Waitarua Horizontal 37 598 to 606 602.000
Maori
Sky Tower
Waiheke Is
Remuera
Pinehill

Vertical

Horizontal
38 606 to 614 610.000
Maori Waitarua Horizontal 39 614 to 622 618.000
      40 622 to 630 626.000
      41 630 to 638 634.000
      42 638 to 646 642.000
      43 646 to 654 650.000
      44 654 to 662 658.000
      45 662 to 670 666.000
      46 670 to 678 674.000
      47 678 to 686 682.000
      48 686 to 694 690.000



Updated 00:53 28/05/2016.

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