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The symbol shows the location of the Angus (Dundee City, Scotland) transmitter which serves 130,000 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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Angus (Dundee City, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Angus 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.

MuxH/VFrequencyHeightModeWatts
PSB1
BBCA
 H max
C39- (617.8MHz)546mDTG-320,000W
Channel icons
2 BBC Two Scotland, 7 BBC Alba, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 8 others

PSB2
D3+4
 H max
C42 (642.0MHz)546mDTG-320,000W
Channel icons
 E4, 3 ITV (STV North (Dundee micro region)), 3 STV (STV North (Dundee micro region)), 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (STV Edinburgh), 33 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh), 73 Sewing Quarter,

PSB3
BBCB
 H max
C45 (666.0MHz)546mDTG-620,000W
Channel icons
101 BBC One HD Scotland, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (STV West), 103 STV HD (STV West), 104 Channel 4 HD Scotland ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD,

COM4
SDN
 H -3dB
C33 (570.0MHz)546mDTG-810,000W
Channel icons
20 Drama, 21 5 USA, 30 5STAR, 37 Quest, 54 5SELECT, 57 Paramount Network, 61 True Entertainment, 63 Blaze, 66 CBS Reality, 70 Horror Channel, 80 Blaze +1, 203 CITV, 211 Ketchup TV, plus 17 others

COM5
ArqA
 H -3dB
C36 (594.0MHz)546mDTG-810,000W
Channel icons
11 pick, 12 Dave, 17 Really, 32 Sony Movie Ch, 38 Quest Red, 41 Food Network, 46 Challenge, 48 Movies4Men, 72 YourTV, 233 Sky News, plus 9 others

COM6
ArqB
 H -3dB
C48 (690.0MHz)546mDTG-810,000W
Channel icons
18 4Music, 19 Yesterday, 25 Home, 31 5Spike, 39 CBS Action, 42 Travel Channel, 47 4seven, 62 True Christmas, 71 CBS Drama, 79 Dave ja vu, plus 19 others

com7
 H -6dB
C55 (746.0MHz)546mDTG-65,000W
Channel icons
67 CBS Reality 1, 82 Vintage TV, 87 Keep It Country, 107 BBC News HD, 109 Channel 4+1 HD, 110 4seven HD, 113 RT HD, plus 2 others

com8
 H -6.1dB
C56 (754.0MHz)546mDTG-64,900W
Channel icons
55 5STAR+1, 64 CBS Action +1, 64 Freesports, 86 More4+1, 86 More4 1, 88 NOW 80s, 93 Together, 94 PBS America, 96 Forces TV, 106 BBC Four HD, 115 BT Showcase HD (not free), 205 CBeebies HD, plus 2 others



DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/3 24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Angus transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 112km southwest (228°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.2m homes 0.8%
from Dundee DD1 4QB, 11km south (177°)
to STV North (Dundee) region - 24 masts.

Are there any self-help relays?

Glen Cova AActive deflector40 km N of Dundee
Glen Cova BActive deflector

How will the Angus (Dundee City, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1965~851984-971997-981998-20102010-1317/4/13-2013-173rd Oct 2018
aerial groupVHFC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EWW
C11ITV
600C31com7
C33SDN
C36ArqA
C37com8
C39BBCA
C42D3+4
C45BBCB
C48_local_local_local_local
700C49 ArqBArqB
C53C4C4C4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C54SDNSDNSDN
C55com7
C56-Ccom8
C57BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCBBBCBBBCB
C58ArqAArqAArqA
C59-A
C60ITVITVITV -BBCA-BBCA
800C61ArqB
C62-B
C63BBC2BBC2BBC2
C65-D
C66+2
C681

orange background for multiplexes names more
green background for transmission frequencies
lilac background for power levels in watts
800MHz band: 4G mobile started in 2013
700MHz band: 4G from 30 June 2020more
600MHz band: new or moved digital TV services more
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W
Italics for analogue, digital switchover was Wednesdays 4th August and 18th August 2010.

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

BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 20kW
SDN, ARQA, ARQB(-3dB) 10kW
com7(-6dB) 5kW
com8(-6.1dB) 4.9kW
Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*(-7dB) 4kW
Mux C*, Mux D*(-10dB) 2kW
Analogue 1-4(-23dB) 100W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Angus transmitter area

Sep 1961-Jun 1997Grampian Television
Jun 1997-Dec 2014STV plc
Feb 1983-Dec 1992TV-am•
Jan 1993-Sep 2010GMTV•
Sep 2010-Dec 2014ITV Daybreak•
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only.

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Saturday, 17 June 2017
Transmitter engineering
11:32 PM

ANGUS transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Weak Signal from 10:17 on 05 Jun to 10:39 on 15 Jun. [BBC]

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Monday, 18 September 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:32 PM

ANGUS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 14:05 today to 14:29 today. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

ANGUS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 14:05 yesterday to 14:29 yesterday. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 20 September 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:31 AM

ANGUS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 14:05 on 18 Sep to 14:29 on 18 Sep. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 10 October 2017
Transmitter engineering
11:32 AM

ANGUS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:42 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
5:31 PM

ANGUS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:42 today to 14:33 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 11 October 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

ANGUS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:42 yesterday to 14:33 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 12 October 2017
Transmitter engineering
6:31 AM

ANGUS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:42 on 10 Oct to 14:33 on 10 Oct. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
12:32 PM

ANGUS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:04 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
3:32 PM

ANGUS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:04 today to 13:42 today. [BBC]

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