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The symbol shows the location of the Craigellachie (Moray, Scotland) transmitter which serves 800 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 Craigellachie (Moray, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Craigellachie 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
C40 (626.0MHz)227mDTG-314W
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)227mDTG-314W
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), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C46 (674.0MHz)227mDTG-614W
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 60 Freeview channels?

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The Craigellachie (Moray, 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 (SD), 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, Together TV +1, 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 TV, 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 Craigellachie transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 192km south-southwest (202°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 79km east-southeast (120°)
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.

How will the Craigellachie (Moray, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20102010-1331 Jul 132013-1723 Aug 2017
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TC/D E TB E K T
C40BBCA
C43D3+4
C46BBCB
C49tv_off D3+4D3+4
C53tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4waves
C54tv_offBBCBBBCBBBCB
C57tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C58tv_offBBCABBCABBCA
C60tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C61D3+4
C63BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 2020 - more
Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
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Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 8 Sep 10 and 22 Sep 10.

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

Analogue 1-4 70W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 14W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Knock More 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. Craigellachie 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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Saturday, 2 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
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4:32 AM

CRAIGELLACHIE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 21:58 yesterday to 22:07 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 22:45 yesterday to 23:18 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 22:45 yesterday to 23:18 yesterday. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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7:32 PM

CRAIGELLACHIE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 22:45 yesterday to 23:18 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 21:58 yesterday to 22:07 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 22:45 yesterday to 23:18 yesterday. [BBC]

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Sunday, 3 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
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4:32 AM

CRAIGELLACHIE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 22:45 on 01 Feb to 23:18 on 01 Feb, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 21:58 on 01 Feb to 22:07 on 01 Feb, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 22:45 on 01 Feb to 23:18 on 01 Feb. [BBC]

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10:32 PM

CRAIGELLACHIE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 21:58 on 01 Feb to 22:07 on 01 Feb, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 22:45 on 01 Feb to 23:18 on 01 Feb, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 22:45 on 01 Feb to 23:18 on 01 Feb. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 10 July 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 PM

CRAIGELLACHIE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:13 today to 15:05 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:13 today to 15:05 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 11 July 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

CRAIGELLACHIE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:13 yesterday to 15:05 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:13 yesterday to 15:05 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 12 July 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

CRAIGELLACHIE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:13 on 10 Jul to 15:05 on 10 Jul, HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:13 on 10 Jul to 15:05 on 10 Jul. [BBC]

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