Freeview Light on the Borve (Eilean Siar, Scotland) transmitter
Brian Butterworth first published this on - UK Free TV
|Google map||Bing map||Google Earth||56.986,-7.521 or 56°59'10"N 7°31'15"W||HS9 5XR|
The symbol shows the location of the Borve (Eilean Siar, Scotland) transmitter which serves less than 500 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Borve (Eilean Siar, Scotland) transmitter.
Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name_______
Which Freeview channels does the Borve 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.
Are you trying to watch these 43 Freeview channels?
The Borve (Eilean Siar, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Al Jazeera Eng, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, Film4 +1, Food Network, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, pick, Pop Player, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's TV (UK), Together TV, W, Yesterday +1.
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 Borve transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 236km southeast (125°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 330km east (89°)
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.
How will the Borve (Eilean Siar, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?
|1984-97||1997-98||1998-2010||2010-13||31 Dec 2017-|
|A K T||A K T||A K T||A K T||A K T|
tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - 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 14 Jul 10 and 28 Jul 10.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-6dB) 2W|
Local transmitter mapsBorve Freeview Skriaig TV region BBC Scotland STV North (Aberdeen micro region)
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Borve 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.
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Skriaig transmitter area
Monday, 10 April 2023
Borve transmitter - Borve transmitter: Possible effect on TV reception week commencing 10/04/2023 Screen may go black on some or all channels [DUK]
|link to this comment|
Monday, 17 April 2023
Borve transmitter - Borve transmitter: Possible effect on TV reception week commencing 17/04/2023 Screen may go black on some or all channels [DUK]
|link to this comment|
Select more commentsYour comment please