Freeview Light on the Cambret Hill (Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Cambret Hill (Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland) transmitter which serves 8,400 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 Cambret Hill (Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Cambret Hill 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.
1 BBC One Scotland, 2 BBC Two Scotland, 7 BBC Alba, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 14 others 250 BBC Red Button, 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4, 705 BBC Radio 5 Live, 706 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, 707 BBC Radio 6 Music, 708 BBC Radio 4 Extra, 709 BBC Asian Network, 710 BBC World Service, 719 BBC Radio Scotland, 720 BBC Radio nan Gaidheal,
3 STV (Border (Scotland)), 4 Channel 4 Scotland ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 Scotland ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 24 ITV4 +1, 28 E4, 33 STV+1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor),
45 Film4 +1, 101 BBC One HD Scotland, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 STV HD (ITV Granada), 104 Channel 4 HD Scotland ads, 105 Channel 5 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 0 Freeview channels?
The Cambret Hill (Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland) 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 Cambret Hill transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 107km north
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
ITV Lookaround 0.1m homes 0.4%
from Carlisle CA1 3NT, 90km east
to ITV Border Scotland region - 27 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with Tyne Tees
Are there any self-help relays?
|Glentrool||Active deflector||15 km NW Newton Stewart||50 homes School|
|Newluce||Active deflector||12 km NE Stranraer||50 homes School|
How will the Cambret Hill (Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?
|years||1984-97||1997-98||1998-2009||2009-13||2013-18||2013-17||30th Sep 2019-|
|aerial group||B E||B E||B E||B E K||B E K||B E K||A B C/D E K VHF|
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 Wednesdays 24th June and 22nd July 2009.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|Analogue 1-4||(-1dB) 16kW|
|BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-8.5dB) 2.8kW|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Caldbeck Scotland transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
CAMBRET HILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:47 on 18 Oct to 13:48 on 18 Oct, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:47 on 18 Oct to 13:48 on 18 Oct. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Very Weak Signal from 10:15 on 18 Oct to 12:54 on 18 Oct. [BBC]
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