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The symbol shows the location of the Clettraval (Eilean Siar, Scotland) transmitter which serves 1,600 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 Clettraval (Eilean Siar, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Clettraval 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
C44 (658.0MHz)173mDTG-3400W
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
C41+ (634.2MHz)173mDTG-3400W
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 Channel 4 +1 Scotland ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (STV Edinburgh), 33 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C47 (682.0MHz)173mDTG-6400W
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 Clettraval (Eilean Siar, 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 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, Quest HD, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together, True Entertainment, True Movies, 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 Clettraval transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 275km southeast (138°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 327km east (101°)
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.

Are there any self-help relays?

SeilebostActive deflector See TPG

How will the Clettraval (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 K TB E K TB E K TB E K T
C41ITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves+D3+4+D3+4+D3+4D3+4
C44BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C47C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C51tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves

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 14 Jul 10 and 28 Jul 10.

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

Analogue 1-4 2kW
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 400W

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. Clettraval 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.

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Transmitter engineering
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3:05 PM

CLETTRAVAL transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 12:30 today. FM: Radio 2 FM Off Air from 11:34 yesterday to 12:06 yesterday, Radio nan Gaidheal FM Off Air from 11:34 yesterday to 12:06 yesterday. [BBC]

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9:05 PM

CLETTRAVAL transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 12:30 today to 13:00 today. FM: Radio 2 FM Off Air from 11:34 yesterday to 12:06 yesterday, Radio nan Gaidheal FM Off Air from 11:34 yesterday to 12:06 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 24 May 2018
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

6:05 AM

CLETTRAVAL transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 12:30 yesterday to 13:00 yesterday. FM: Radio 2 FM Off Air from 11:34 on 22 May to 12:06 on 22 May, Radio nan Gaidheal FM Off Air from 11:34 on 22 May to 12:06 on 22 May. [BBC]

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Friday, 25 May 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:05 AM

CLETTRAVAL transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 12:30 on 23 May to 13:00 on 23 May. FM: Radio 2 FM Off Air from 11:34 on 22 May to 12:06 on 22 May, Radio nan Gaidheal FM Off Air from 11:34 on 22 May to 12:06 on 22 May. [BBC]

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Sunday, 27 May 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:05 AM

CLETTRAVAL transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 12:30 on 23 May to 13:00 on 23 May. [BBC]

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Friday, 22 June 2018
Transmitter engineering
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9:04 AM

CLETTRAVAL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 05:26 today to 05:31 today, HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 05:26 today to 05:31 today. [BBC]

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Saturday, 23 June 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:04 AM

CLETTRAVAL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 05:26 yesterday to 05:31 yesterday, HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 05:26 yesterday to 05:31 yesterday. [BBC]

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Sunday, 24 June 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:04 AM

CLETTRAVAL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 05:26 on 22 Jun to 05:31 on 22 Jun, HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 05:26 on 22 Jun to 05:31 on 22 Jun. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 18 July 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:08 PM

CLETTRAVAL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 14:58 today to 15:10 today, HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 14:58 today to 15:10 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:53 today to 14:51 today, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 10:53 today to 14:51 today, Radio 3 [BBC]

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Thursday, 19 July 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:08 AM

CLETTRAVAL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 14:58 yesterday to 15:10 yesterday, HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 14:58 yesterday to 15:10 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:53 yesterday to 14:51 yesterday, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 10:53 yester [BBC]

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