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The symbol shows the location of the Fodderty (Highland, 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 Fodderty (Highland, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Fodderty 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
C41 (634.0MHz)223mDTG-324W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Scotland, 2 BBC Two Scotland, 7 BBC Alba, 24 BBC Four (Scotland SD), 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 12 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C44 (658.0MHz)223mDTG-324W
Channel icons
3 STV (SD) (STV North (Aberdeen micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) Scotland ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 Scotland ads, 18 More4, 25 ITV4, 29 E4 +1, 34 ITV +1 (STV Edinburgh), 34 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C47 (682.0MHz)223mDTG-624W
Channel icons
72 Shopping Quarter , 101 BBC One HD Scotland, 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, 108 BBC Scotland HD, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 others

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 52 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Fodderty (Highland, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, Now 70s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, Yesterday +1.

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 Fodderty transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 196km south (178°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 154km east-southeast (111°)
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.

How will the Fodderty (Highland, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20102010-132013-182013-176 Sep 2017
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TC/D E TB E K T
C41BBCA
C44D3+4
C47BBCB
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) after November 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 6 Oct 10 and 20 Oct 10.

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

Analogue 1-4 120W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 24W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Rosemarkie 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. Fodderty 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
Monday, 7 February 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:19 PM

FODDERTY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:13 today to 14:14 today [BBC]

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Tuesday, 8 February 2011
Transmitter engineering
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11:23 AM

FODDERTY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:13 yesterday to 14:14 yesterday [BBC]

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Wednesday, 2 March 2011
Transmitter engineering
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6:10 PM

FODDERTY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:04 on 28 Feb to 11:06 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:04 on 28 Feb to 11:06 today [BBC]

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Thursday, 3 March 2011
Transmitter engineering
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9:10 AM

FODDERTY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:04 on 28 Feb to 11:06 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:04 on 28 Feb to 11:06 yesterday [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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3:11 PM

FODDERTY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:04 on 28 Feb to 11:06 yesterday BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:15 yesterday to 13:17 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:04 yesterday to 11:06 yesterday [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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6:10 PM

FODDERTY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:04 on 28 Feb to 11:06 yesterday BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:04 yesterday to 11:06 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:15 yesterday to 13:17 yesterday [BBC]

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Tuesday, 24 May 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:33 AM

FODDERTY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 19:11 yesterday to 19:58 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:11 yesterday to 19:58 yesterday [BBC]

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Wednesday, 25 May 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:33 AM

FODDERTY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 19:11 on 23 May to 19:58 on 23 May HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:11 on 23 May to 19:58 on 23 May [BBC]

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Thursday, 23 February 2012
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Duncan MacPhail
11:10 AM

Are there any plans to extend the channels transmitted/relayed by the Fodderty Relay Transmitter ?
Strathpeffer is poorly served by TV transmitters and while a few channels are better than none, residents of Dingwall (3 miles away) get a full service.

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