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The symbol shows the location of the Brechin (Angus, Scotland) transmitter which serves 3,700 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 Brechin (Angus, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Brechin 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
C46 (674.0MHz)56mDTG-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
C43 (650.0MHz)56mDTG-32W
Channel icons
 E4, 3 ITV (STV North (Aberdeen micro region)), 3 STV (STV North (Aberdeen 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
C40 (626.0MHz)56mDTG-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 Brechin (Angus, 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 Brechin transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 140km southwest (228°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 56km northeast (37°)
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.

How will the Brechin (Angus, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20102010-132013-182013-1715th Aug 2018
aerial groupB EB EB EB EB EB EB E K
C40BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCB
C43ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C46BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCABBCABBCABBCA
700C50C4C4C4BBCBBBCBBBCB

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 1st September and 15th September 2010.

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

Analogue 1-4 6W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-4.8dB) 2W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Durris 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. Brechin 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
Monday, 22 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
12:05 PM

BRECHIN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 19:35 on 20 Oct to 20:52 on 20 Oct, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 21:10 on 20 Oct to 22:57 on 20 Oct, HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:35 on 20 Oct to 20:52 on 20 Oct, HD Digital TV Off Air from 21:10 on 20 Oct to 22:57 on [BBC]

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