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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
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
C43 (650.0MHz)56mDTG-32W
Channel icons
3 STV (SD) (STV North (Aberdeen 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
C40 (626.0MHz)56mDTG-62W
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 61 Freeview channels?

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The Brechin (Angus, 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, Quest Red +1, 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 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?

1984-971997-981998-20102010-132013-182013-1715 Aug 2018
B E TB E TB E TB E TB E TB E TB E K T
C40BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBCB
C43ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C46BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C50tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCB

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 2020 - 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 1 Sep 10 and 15 Sep 10.

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
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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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Monday, 11 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
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1:30 PM

BRECHIN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06:23 yesterday to 07:03 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 07:03 yesterday to 09:00 yesterday. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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7:30 PM

BRECHIN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 07:03 yesterday to 09:00 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06:23 yesterday to 07:03 yesterday. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 12 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
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4:30 AM

BRECHIN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 07:03 on 10 Feb to 09:00 on 10 Feb, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06:23 on 10 Feb to 07:03 on 10 Feb. [BBC]

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1:30 PM

BRECHIN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06:23 on 10 Feb to 07:03 on 10 Feb, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 07:03 on 10 Feb to 09:00 on 10 Feb. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 16 April 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

BRECHIN transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Very Weak Signal from 01:13 today to 01:25 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 17 April 2019
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11:09 AM

BRECHIN transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Very Weak Signal from 01:13 yesterday to 01:25 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 18 April 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

BRECHIN transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Very Weak Signal from 01:13 on 16 Apr to 01:25 on 16 Apr. [BBC]

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