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Saorview on the Cairn Hill transmitter

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sa_gmapsGoogle mapsa_bingBing mapsa_gearthGoogle Earthsa_gps53.808,-7.717 or 53°48'29"N 7°43'1"W

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The symbol shows the location of the Cairn Hill transmitter. 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 Cairn Hill transmitter.

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Which Saorview channels does the Cairn Hill transmitter broadcast?

If you have any kind of Saorview fault, follow this Saorview 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
SV1
 H max
C47 (682.0MHz)406mDTG-1003160,000W
Channel icons
2 RTE Two HD, 3 TV3, 4 TG4, 5 3e, 6 RTE News Now/Euronews, 11 RTE1 SD, 17  (RTÉjr simulcast), 18 (RTÉ1 +1 simulcast), plus 10 others

SV2
 H max
C44 (658.0MHz)406mDTG-1003160,000W
Channel icons
1 RTE One HD, 7 RTE jr, 8 RTE One +1, 12 TBC 12 HD, 13 TBC 13 SD, 14 TBC 14 HD, 15 TBC 15 SD, 16 TBC 16,



DTG-1003 64QAM 8K 2/3 24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG4
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

How will the Cairn Hill transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20122012-132013-182013-18
aerial groupA B C/D E K VHFA B C/D E K VHFA B C/D E K VHFB E KB E KB E K
C44SV2SV2SV2
C47SV1SV1SV1

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 Sundays 1st January and 1st January 2012.

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

SV1≡, SV2≡ 160kW

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Wednesday, 22 February 2012
S
Seamus
12:55 PM Newry

RTENL Saorview transmission mode is DVB=T MPEG-4, not MPEG-2 as stated above

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Sunday, 26 February 2012
Briantist
4:08 PM

Seamus: Yes, indeed... fixed.

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