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Freeview Light on the Balnaguard (Perth and Kinross, Scotland) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Balnaguard (Perth and Kinross, 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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Balnaguard (Perth and Kinross, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Balnaguard 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)193mDTG-32W
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
 V max
C45 (666.0MHz)193mDTG-32W
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
 V max
C42 (642.0MHz)193mDTG-62W
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,



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 Balnaguard (Perth and Kinross, 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 Balnaguard transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 94km south-southwest (205°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.2m homes 0.8%
from Dundee DD1 4QB, 49km east-southeast (115°)
to STV North (Dundee) region - 24 masts.

How will the Balnaguard (Perth and Kinross, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20102010-1317/4/13-2013-1731st Dec 2018-
aerial groupB EB EB EB EB E KB E KB E K
C39ITVITVITV BBCABBCABBCA
C42BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C45C4C4C4D3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
700C49BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCA

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 9W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-6.5dB) 2W

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. Balnaguard 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
Saturday, 26 May 2018
Transmitter engineering
6:05 AM

BALNAGUARD transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 02:58 on 24 May to 03:04 on 24 May. [BBC]

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Thursday, 16 August 2018
Transmitter engineering
12:07 PM

BALNAGUARD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:32 today to 09:46 today. [BBC]

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Friday, 17 August 2018
Transmitter engineering
6:07 AM

BALNAGUARD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:32 yesterday to 09:46 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 18 August 2018
Transmitter engineering
6:07 AM

BALNAGUARD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:32 on 16 Aug to 09:46 on 16 Aug. [BBC]

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Sunday, 19 August 2018
Transmitter engineering
12:07 PM

BALNAGUARD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:08 today to 08:33 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:32 on 16 Aug to 09:46 on 16 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:08 today to 08:33 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
3:07 PM

BALNAGUARD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:32 on 16 Aug to 09:46 on 16 Aug, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:08 today to 08:33 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:32 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:32 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:0 [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
6:07 PM

BALNAGUARD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:32 on 16 Aug to 09:46 on 16 Aug, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:32 today to 13:56 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:08 today to 08:33 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:32 today to 13:56 today, H [BBC]

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Monday, 20 August 2018
Transmitter engineering
12:07 AM

BALNAGUARD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:32 today to 13:56 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:08 today to 08:33 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:32 on 16 Aug to 09:46 on 16 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:08 today to 08:33 today, H [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
6:07 AM

BALNAGUARD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:32 on 16 Aug to 09:46 on 16 Aug, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:32 yesterday to 13:56 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:08 yesterday to 08:33 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:32 yesterd [BBC]

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Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Transmitter engineering
6:07 AM

BALNAGUARD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:32 on 19 Aug to 13:56 on 19 Aug, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:08 on 19 Aug to 08:33 on 19 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:32 on 19 Aug to 13:56 on 19 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:08 on 19 Aug to 08:33 on [BBC]

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