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The symbol shows the location of the Blair Atholl (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 Blair Atholl (Perth and Kinross, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Blair Atholl 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
C43 (650.0MHz)426mDTG-38W
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
 V max
C46 (674.0MHz)426mDTG-38W
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 Channel 4 +1 Scotland ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (STV Edinburgh), 33 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C50 (706.0MHz)426mDTG-68W
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,

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 60 Freeview channels?

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The Blair Atholl (Perth and Kinross, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5SELECT, 5Spike, 5STAR, 5STAR +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, Aljazeera English HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, Freesports, Home, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Quest HD, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together, True Entertainment, True Movies, Yesterday, YourTV.

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 Blair Atholl transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 106km south-southwest (198°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.2m homes 0.8%
from Dundee DD1 4QB, 62km southeast (125°)
to STV North (Dundee) region - 24 masts.

Are there any self-help relays?

Glen ErrochtyActive deflector55 km NW Perth17 homes

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

1984-971997-981998-20102010-132013-182013-1731 Dec 2018-
B E TB E TB E TB E TB E TB E TB E T
C40BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C43ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C46BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C50tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 2020 - more
Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
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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?

Analogue 1-4 42W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 8.4W

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. Blair Atholl 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.

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Monday, 23 July 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:08 PM

BLAIR ATHOLL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:00 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:48 today to 16:00 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:00 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:32 today to 16:00 today. [BBC]

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9:08 PM

BLAIR ATHOLL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:48 today to 16:00 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:00 today to 16:46 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:32 today to 16:00 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:00 today to 16:46 toda [BBC]

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Tuesday, 24 July 2018
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6:08 AM

BLAIR ATHOLL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:48 yesterday to 16:00 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:00 yesterday to 16:46 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:32 yesterday to 16:00 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 1 [BBC]

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BLAIR ATHOLL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:00 yesterday to 16:46 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:48 yesterday to 16:00 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:00 yesterday to 16:46 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 1 [BBC]

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Wednesday, 25 July 2018
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6:08 AM

BLAIR ATHOLL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:48 on 23 Jul to 16:00 on 23 Jul, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:00 on 23 Jul to 16:46 on 23 Jul, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:32 on 23 Jul to 16:00 on 23 Jul, HD Digital TV Off Air from 1 [BBC]

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9:08 AM

BLAIR ATHOLL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:00 on 23 Jul to 16:46 on 23 Jul, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:48 on 23 Jul to 16:00 on 23 Jul, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:00 on 23 Jul to 16:46 on 23 Jul, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 1 [BBC]

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Thursday, 16 August 2018
Transmitter engineering
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12:07 PM

BLAIR ATHOLL 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
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6:07 AM

BLAIR ATHOLL 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
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6:07 AM

BLAIR ATHOLL 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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