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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
C60- (785.8MHz)546mDTG-320,000W
Channel icons
7 BBC Alba, 82 BBC Four (Scotland SD), 201 CBBC SD, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 12 others

PSB2
D3+4
 H max
C53 (730.0MHz)546mDTG-320,000W
Channel icons
3 STV (SD) (STV North (Dundee micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) Scotland ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 Scotland ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (STV Edinburgh), 33 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 H max
C57 (762.0MHz)546mDTG-620,000W
Channel icons
86 More4 +1, 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, 115 BBC Scotland HD, 204 CBBC HD,

COM4
SDN
 H -3dB
C54 (738.0MHz)546mDTG-810,000W
Channel icons
 Spotlight TV, 12 Quest, 20 Drama, 21 5USA, 27 ITV2 +1, 30 5STAR, 34 ITV3 +1, 40 Movies4Men, 44 Channel 5 +1, 54 Paramount Network, 55 5SELECT, 58 ITVBe +1, 59 ITV4 +1, 63 Blaze, 66 CBS Reality, 70 Horror Channel, 76 Quest +1, 77 TCC, 80 Blaze +1, 203 CITV, 211 Ketchup TV, plus 21 others

COM5
ArqA
 H -3dB
C58 (770.0MHz)546mDTG-810,000W
Channel icons
11 pick, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 28 E4 +1, 32 Sony Movie Channel, 38 Quest Red, 41 Food Network, 46 Challenge, 72 YourTV, 89 Together TV, 233 Sky News, plus 10 others

COM6
ArqB
 H -3dB
C49 (698.0MHz)546mDTG-810,000W
Channel icons
25 Yesterday, 29 4Music, 31 5Spike, 37 DMAX, 39 CBS Justice, 42 Home, 47 4seven, 71 CBS Drama, 73 Sewing Quarter, 79 Dave ja vu, 81 Talking Pictures TV, 235 AlJazeera English (SD), plus 16 others

com7
 H -6dB
C31 (554.0MHz)546mDTG-65,000W
Channel icons
 Vintage TV, 57 5USA +1, 67 CBS Reality +1, 78 Quest Red +1, 92 Pick +1, 99 Smithsonian Channel HD, 107 BBC News HD, 108 Aljazeera English HD, 109 Channel 4+1 HD, 110 4seven HD, 113 RT HD, plus 2 others

com8
 H -6.1dB
C37 (602.0MHz)546mDTG-64,900W
Channel icons
 CBS Action +1, 56 5STAR +1, 64 Freesports, 83 NOW 80s, 84 Now 90s, 91 PBS America, 93 Together TV +1, 96 Forces TV, 106 BBC Four HD, 114 Quest HD, 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?

1965-80s1984-971997-981998-20102010-1317 Apr 132013-1727 Nov 2019
VHFC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TW TW T
C11ITVwaves
C31com7com7
C33SDN
C34_local
C36ArqA
C37com8com8
C39BBCA
C42D3+4
C45BBCB
C48_local_local_localArqB
C49tv_off ArqBArqB
C53tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4
C54tv_offSDNSDNSDN
C55tv_offcom7tv_off
C56tv_off-Ccom8tv_off
C57tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBCBBBCBBBCB
C58tv_offArqAArqAArqA
C59tv_off-A
C60tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves -BBCA-BBCA
C61ArqB
C62-B
C63BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C65-D
C66+2
C681

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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 4 Aug 10 and 18 Aug 10.

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

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Saturday, 1 June 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

ANGUS transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Weak Signal; DSO related from 14:18 on 30 May to 15:28 on 30 May. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 26 June 2019
Transmitter engineering
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8:08 AM

ANGUS transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Weak Signal from 06:32 today. [BBC]

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2:08 PM

ANGUS transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Weak Signal from 06:32 today to 12:00 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 27 June 2019
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5:08 AM

ANGUS transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Weak Signal from 06:32 yesterday to 12:00 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 28 June 2019
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5:08 AM

ANGUS transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Weak Signal from 06:32 on 26 Jun to 12:00 on 26 Jun. [BBC]

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Saturday, 29 June 2019
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8:08 PM

ANGUS transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Weak Signal from 06:32 on 26 Jun to 12:00 on 26 Jun, HD Digital TV Off Air from 17:20 today to 17:36 today. [BBC]

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11:08 PM

ANGUS transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 17:20 today to 17:36 today, HD Digital TV Weak Signal from 06:32 on 26 Jun to 12:00 on 26 Jun. [BBC]

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Sunday, 30 June 2019
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5:08 AM

ANGUS transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 17:20 yesterday to 17:36 yesterday, HD Digital TV Weak Signal from 06:32 on 26 Jun to 12:00 on 26 Jun. [BBC]

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Monday, 1 July 2019
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5:08 AM

ANGUS transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 17:20 on 29 Jun to 17:36 on 29 Jun. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 2 July 2019
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2:08 PM

ANGUS transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 17:20 on 29 Jun to 17:36 on 29 Jun. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 11:12 today. [BBC]

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