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The symbol shows the location of the Crieff (Perth and Kinross, Scotland) transmitter which serves 5,000 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 Crieff (Perth and Kinross, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Crieff 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
C23 (490.0MHz)267mDTG-350W
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
C29 (538.0MHz)267mDTG-350W
Channel icons
3 STV (SD) (STV North (Dundee 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
C26 (514.0MHz)267mDTG-650W
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 Crieff (Perth and Kinross, 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 Crieff transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 60km south-southwest (205°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.2m homes 0.8%
from Dundee DD1 4QB, 59km east (80°)
to STV North (Dundee) region - 24 masts.

How will the Crieff (Perth and Kinross, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20102010-132013-182013-1727 Nov 2019
A K TA K TA K TA K TA K TA K TA K T
C23ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C26BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C29C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4
C30D3+4
C33BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves

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 4 Aug 10 and 18 Aug 10.

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

Analogue 1-4 250W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 50W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Angus 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. Crieff 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
Sunday, 27 January 2019
Transmitter engineering
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4:31 AM

CRIEFF transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 10:03 yesterday to 10:04 yesterday. [BBC]

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Monday, 28 January 2019
Transmitter engineering
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4:31 AM

CRIEFF transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 10:03 on 26 Jan to 10:04 on 26 Jan. [BBC]

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Sunday, 3 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:33 PM

CRIEFF transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:49 today to 15:44 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:49 today to 15:44 today. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 13:49 today to 15:47 today. [BBC]

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Monday, 4 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
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4:32 AM

CRIEFF transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:49 yesterday to 15:44 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:49 yesterday to 15:44 yesterday. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 13:49 yesterday to 15:47 yesterday. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 5 February 2019
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:30 AM

CRIEFF transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:49 on 03 Feb to 15:44 on 03 Feb, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:49 on 03 Feb to 15:44 on 03 Feb. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 13:49 on 03 Feb to 15:47 on 03 Feb. [BBC]

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Thursday, 11 April 2019
Transmitter engineering
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11:09 AM

CRIEFF transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:03 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:03 today. [BBC]

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Mary Gavin
12:57 PM

When can we expect signal to return today 11.4.19 13.57pm

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StevensOnln1
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1:37 PM

Mary Gavin: When the work is finished, which is usually by the end of the day. They never say how long engineering work will take as there can be numerous delays caused by weather conditions, damage to equipment, the state of the transmitter mast, etc. Do not attempt to retune whilst the work is in progress.

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Transmitter engineering
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5:09 PM

CRIEFF transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:03 today to 15:01 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:03 today to 15:01 today. [BBC]

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Friday, 12 April 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

CRIEFF transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:03 yesterday to 15:01 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:03 yesterday to 15:01 yesterday. [BBC]

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