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Saorview on the Achill (Republic of Ireland) transmitter

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sa_gmapsGoogle mapsa_bingBing mapsa_gearthGoogle Earthsa_gps53.958,-10.027 or 53°57'27"N 10°1'37"W

 

The symbol shows the location of the Achill (Republic of Ireland) transmitter. 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 Achill (Isle Of Wight, England) transmitter.

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Which Saorview channels does the Achill transmitter broadcast?

If you have any kind of Saorview fault, follow this Saorview 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
SV1
 V max
C47 (682.0MHz)482mDTG-10032,000W
Channel icons
2 RTÉ2 HD, 3 Virgin Media 1, 4 TG4 (RoI), 21 RTÉ News Now, 22 Tithe an Oireachtais ,

SV2
 V max
C44 (658.0MHz)482mDTG-10032,000W
Channel icons
1 RTÉ One HD, 5 Virgin Media 2 , 6 Virgin Media 3, 7 RTÉ jr, 11 RTÉ One +1, 12 RTÉ2+1, 27 Saorview Information (*,

DTG-1003 64QAM 8K 2/3 24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG4
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

How will the Achill (Republic of Ireland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20122012-13-
A B C/D E K T VHFA B C/D E K T VHFA B C/D E K T VHFB E K TB E K T
C44SV2SV2
C47SV1SV1

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 1 Jan 12 and 1 Jan 12.

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

SV1||, SV2|| 2kW

Local transmitter maps

Achill Freeview Saorview TV region

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Thursday, 2 April 2020
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R Murchie
sentiment_satisfiedBronze

1:15 PM

Achill appears to be on the west coast of Ireland, nowhere near the Isle of Wight which is just off the south coast of England. In

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Chris.SE
sentiment_satisfiedGold

10:42 PM

R Murchie:

Indeed it is, as shown on the map at the top of the page. Obviously when the site owner has time, he needs to correct the page title to read "Achill (Achill Island, Ireland) Saorview Transmitter".

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