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Freeview Light on the Bruernish (Eilean Siar, Scotland) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Bruernish (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 Bruernish (Eilean Siar, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Bruernish 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)36mDTG-32W
Channel icons
7 BBC Alba, 68 BBC Four (Scotland SD), 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 12 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C46 (674.0MHz)36mDTG-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 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
C40 (626.0MHz)36mDTG-62W
Channel icons
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 58 Freeview channels?

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the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
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The Bruernish (Eilean Siar, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5STAR +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice +1, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports HD, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Together TV +1, More4 +1, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network +1, PBS America +1, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Shopping Quarter , Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Sony Movies Action, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together, Yesterday.

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 Bruernish transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 230km southeast (126°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 323km east (89°)
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.

How will the Bruernish (Eilean Siar, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20102010-132013-182013-1731 Dec 2017-
B E TB E TB E TB E TB E K TB E K TB E K T
C40BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves BBCBBBCBBBCB
C43ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C46BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C50tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCB

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 14 Jul 10 and 28 Jul 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 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. Bruernish 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
Tuesday, 25 February 2020
Transmitter engineering
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10:28 PM

BRUERNISH transmitter - Freeview: Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 25 Feb 02:43 until 25 Feb 02:55. . [BBC]

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Wednesday, 4 March 2020
Transmitter engineering
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4:33 AM

BRUERNISH transmitter - Freeview: Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 25 Feb 02:43 until 25 Feb 02:55. . [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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1:29 PM

BRUERNISH transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 3 Mar 08:04 until 3 Mar 08:27. . [BBC]

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Friday, 27 March 2020
Transmitter engineering
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10:28 AM

BRUERNISH transmitter - Freeview: Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 25 Mar 10:42 until 25 Mar 11:49. Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 25 Mar 09:27 until 25 Mar 10:25. . [BBC]

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