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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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Borve (Eilean Siar, Scotland) transmitter.

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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.

MuxH/VFrequencyHeightModeWatts
PSB1
BBCA
 V max
C28 (530.0MHz)16mDTG-32W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Scotland, 2 BBC Two Scotland, 7 BBC Alba, 55 BBC Four (Scotland SD), 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button, plus 12 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C25 (506.0MHz)16mDTG-32W
Channel icons
3 STV (SD) (STV North (Aberdeen micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) Scotland ads, 5 Channel 5, 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),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C22 (482.0MHz)16mDTG-62W
Channel icons
74 Shopping Quarter , 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, 108 BBC Scotland HD, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 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
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 51 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Borve (Eilean Siar, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Together TV +1, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, NOW 80s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Sony Movies Action, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, 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?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 236km southeast (125°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
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?

1984-971997-981998-20102010-1331 Dec 2017-
A K TA K TA K TA K TA K T
C22BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBCBBBCB
C25C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesD3+4D3+4
C28BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCA
C32ITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves

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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 14 Jul 10 and 28 Jul 10.

How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?

Analogue 1-4 8W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-6dB) 2W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Skriaig 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. 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.

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Wednesday, 4 January 2012
Transmitter engineering
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7:28 PM

BORVE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 18:26 today to 18:35 today BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 11:06 today to 12:37 today BBC Digital TV Off Air from 05:15 yesterday to 16:31 yesterday HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 18:26 today to 18:35 today HD Digi [BBC]

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11:27 PM

BORVE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 11:06 today to 12:37 today BBC Digital TV Off Air from 05:15 yesterday to 16:31 yesterday BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 18:26 today to 18:35 today HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 11:06 today to 12:37 today HD Digital [BBC]

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Thursday, 5 January 2012
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4:29 AM

BORVE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 11:06 yesterday to 12:37 yesterday BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 18:26 yesterday to 18:35 yesterday BBC Digital TV Off Air from 05:15 on 03 Jan to 16:31 on 03 Jan HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 11:06 yesterday to 12 [BBC]

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3:31 PM

BORVE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 18:26 yesterday to 18:35 yesterday BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 11:06 yesterday to 12:37 yesterday BBC Digital TV Off Air from 05:15 on 03 Jan to 16:31 on 03 Jan HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 11:06 yesterday to 12 [BBC]

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5:34 PM

BORVE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 18:26 yesterday to 18:35 yesterday BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 11:06 yesterday to 12:37 yesterday BBC Digital TV Off Air from 05:15 on 03 Jan to 16:31 on 03 Jan HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 18:26 yesterday to [BBC]

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Friday, 6 January 2012
Transmitter engineering
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4:29 AM

BORVE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 18:26 on 04 Jan to 18:35 on 04 Jan BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 11:06 on 04 Jan to 12:37 on 04 Jan BBC Digital TV Off Air from 05:15 on 03 Jan to 16:31 on 03 Jan HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 18:26 on 04 Jan to [BBC]

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Saturday, 7 January 2012
Transmitter engineering
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4:29 AM

BORVE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 11:06 on 04 Jan to 12:37 on 04 Jan BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 18:26 on 04 Jan to 18:35 on 04 Jan BBC Digital TV Off Air from 05:15 on 03 Jan to 16:31 on 03 Jan HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 18:26 on 04 Jan to [BBC]

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Sunday, 8 January 2012
Transmitter engineering
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4:29 AM

BORVE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 11:06 on 04 Jan to 12:37 on 04 Jan BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 18:26 on 04 Jan to 18:35 on 04 Jan HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 11:06 on 04 Jan to 12:37 on 04 Jan HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 18:26 on 04 Ja [BBC]

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Friday, 3 February 2012
Transmitter engineering
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1:29 PM

BORVE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:28 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:28 today [BBC]

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4:29 PM

BORVE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:28 today to 14:58 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:28 today to 14:58 today [BBC]

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