Full Freeview on the Bressay transmitter
|Google map||Bing map||Google Earth||60.130,-1.096 or 60°7'47"N 1°5'47"W||ZE2 9EL|
The symbol shows the location of the Bressay transmitter which serves 5,300 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Bressay transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Bressay 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.
64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)
The Bressay 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 Bressay transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 512km south-southwest (203°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 340km south (190°)
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.
Are there any self-help relays?
|Sandwick||Transposer||18 km SW Lerwick||24 homes|
How will the Bressay transmission frequencies change over time?
|1950s-80s||1984-97||1997-98||1998-2010||2010-13||29 Sep 2017|
|VHF||A K T||A K T||A K T||A K T||A K T|
tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - 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 5 May 10 and 19 May 10.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|SDN, BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-7dB) 2kW|
|Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*, Mux C*, Mux D*, ARQA, ARQB||(-10dB) 1000W|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Bressay transmitter area