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Freeview Light on the Auchtermuchty (Fife, Scotland) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Auchtermuchty (Fife, Scotland) transmitter which serves 1,800 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 Auchtermuchty (Fife, Scotland) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name

Which Freeview channels does the Auchtermuchty 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
 V max
C39 (618.0MHz)130mDTG-320W
Channel icons
1 BBC One Scotland, 2 BBC Two Scotland, 7 BBC Alba, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 14 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C42 (642.0MHz)130mDTG-320W
Channel icons
3 STV (STV North (Dundee micro region)), 4 Channel 4 Scotland ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 Scotland ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C45 (666.0MHz)130mDTG-620W
Channel icons
45 Film4 +1, 101 BBC One HD Scotland, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 STV HD (STV West), 104 Channel 4 HD Scotland ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 123 CBBC HD,



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

Are you trying to watch these 0 Freeview channels?


The Auchtermuchty (Fife, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: .

If you want to watch these channels, your aerial must point to one of the 80 Full service Freeview transmitters. For more information see the will there ever be more services on the Freeview Light transmitters? page.

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

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 78km southwest
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.2m homes 0.8%
from Dundee DD1 4QB, 27km northeast
to STV North (Dundee) region - 24 masts.

How will the Auchtermuchty (Fife, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20102010-1317/4/13-2013-18
aerial groupB EB EB EB EB E KB E K
C39BBC1BBC1BBC1 BBCABBCA
C42C4C4C4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C45BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCBBBCBBBCB
700C49ITVITVITVBBCA

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?

Analogue 1-4 50W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-4dB) 20W

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. Auchtermuchty was not an original Channel 3 VHF 405-line mast: the historical information shown is the details of the company responsible for the transmitter when it began transmitting Channel 3.

Comments
Tuesday, 29 December 2015
Transmitter engineering
10:31 AM

AUCHTERMUCHTY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:45 today to 08:47 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:45 today to 08:47 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 30 December 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

AUCHTERMUCHTY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:45 yesterday to 08:47 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:45 yesterday to 08:47 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 31 December 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

AUCHTERMUCHTY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:45 on 29 Dec to 08:47 on 29 Dec, HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:45 on 29 Dec to 08:47 on 29 Dec. [BBC]

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Friday, 11 March 2016
Transmitter engineering
1:32 PM

AUCHTERMUCHTY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:49 today to 07:56 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 07:49 today to 07:56 today. [BBC]

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Saturday, 12 March 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

AUCHTERMUCHTY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:49 yesterday to 07:56 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 07:49 yesterday to 07:56 yesterday. [BBC]

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Sunday, 13 March 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

AUCHTERMUCHTY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:49 on 11 Mar to 07:56 on 11 Mar, HD Digital TV Off Air from 07:49 on 11 Mar to 07:56 on 11 Mar. [BBC]

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Monday, 29 August 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:09 PM

AUCHTERMUCHTY transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Tuesday, 6 September 2016
Transmitter engineering
12:09 AM

AUCHTERMUCHTY transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Sunday, 20 November 2016
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Agnes Harley
7:42 PM

For the last month TV reception is getting unbearable at first l could not even watch BBC but now it's affecting almost all channels

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jb38
8:43 PM

Agnes Harley : Queries of this nature have always got to be accompanied by a post code or one from nearby, e.g: a shop inc Post Office, as details of the transmitter covering the area and other technical info appertaining to reception is impossible to access without same.

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