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Penicuik (Midlothian, Scotland) DAB transmitter

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Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Penicuik (Midlothian, Scotland) mast?

PENICUIK transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:02 yesterday to 09:03 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:02 yesterday to 09:03 yesterday. BBC


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Wednesday, 30 December 2015
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Lorraine Wiltshire
8:58 AM

I am also having problems- used to receive local stations on my digital radio, have tried retuning several times over last few days and no joy :-(

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Alan
9:54 AM

Back to normal yesterday but still don't know what the problem was ,still curious to knowAlan

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Alan's 2 posts GB
Friday, 4 May 2018
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Iain Macnaughton
4:09 PM Penicuik

Why can't I get Radio Scotland in DAB from the Penicuik transmitter? Seem to get all other UK national stations but no BBC Radio Scotland - that does not seem correct, does it?

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StevensOnln1
4:32 PM

Iain Macnaughton: BBC Radio Scotland is broadcast on the Edinburgh local multiplex from the Penicuik transmitter, along with commercial stations such as Forth 1, Forth 2, Capital, Heart, Smooth, etc. Are you able to receive these stations?

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StevensOnln1's 2,149 posts Platinum Platinum GB
Monday, 8 October 2018
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George Burke
3:10 PM

At Ninemileburn near Penicuik our TV is showing no signal Our signal comes from the Penicuik transmitter. Please help!!!

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StevensOnln1
3:43 PM

George Burke: Have you checked for any loose or damaged cables or connections behind your TV? There was a frequency change on 3rd October, did you retune after that? If you did and all of your channels were working since then you should not retune again.

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Saturday, 3 November 2018
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Iain Macnaughton
6:40 PM

Further to my comments about lack of Radio Scotland on DAB, driving from Penicuik to Peebles, Radio Scotland coverage is very poor and does not exist maybe 4 miles North of Peebles. National Radio stations are okay but not Radio Scotland, in this area of the UK, National Radio by its description should include BBC Radio Scotland - coverage further South from Peebles is also none existent - this does not seem correct for the main public broadcaster in this area, does it.

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Iain Macnaughton's 2 posts US
Monday, 5 November 2018
MikeP
10:28 AM

Iain Macnaughton:

I think you will find that the definition of a National service means the whole of the UK, so includes England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. As BBC Radio Scotland has a target audience in Scotland only it is not a National service.



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