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The symbol shows the location of the Galashiels (The Scottish Borders, 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 Galashiels (The Scottish Borders, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Galashiels 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)295mDTG-320W
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)295mDTG-320W
Channel icons
3 STV (SD) (Border (Scotland)), 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 (Yorkshire Emley Moor), 33 STV+1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C47 (682.0MHz)295mDTG-620W
Channel icons
86 More4 +1, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Granada), 103 STV HD (ITV Granada), 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 Galashiels (The Scottish Borders, 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 Galashiels transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 98km west-northwest (288°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
ITV Lookaround 0.1m homes 0.4%
from Carlisle CA1 3NT, 82km south (187°)
to ITV Border Scotland region - 27 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with Tyne Tees

How will the Galashiels (The Scottish Borders, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20082008-132013-182013-1731 Mar 2017-
EEEB E K TB E K TB E K TB E K T
C41ITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves+D3+4+D3+4+D3+4D3+4
C44BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C47C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C68BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves

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 6 Nov 08 and 20 Nov 08.

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

Analogue 1-4 100W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 20W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Selkirk transmitter area

Sep 1961-Feb 2004Border Television
Feb 2004-Dec 2014ITV plc
Feb 1983-Dec 1992TV-am•
Jan 1993-Sep 2010GMTV•
Sep 2010-Dec 2014ITV Daybreak•
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Galashiels 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.

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Thursday, 18 July 2019
Transmitter engineering
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11:08 AM

GALASHIELS transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:00 today. [BBC]

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2:08 PM

GALASHIELS transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:00 today to 11:23 today. [BBC]

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Friday, 19 July 2019
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5:08 AM

GALASHIELS transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:00 yesterday to 11:23 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 20 July 2019
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5:08 AM

GALASHIELS transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:00 on 18 Jul to 11:23 on 18 Jul. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 14 August 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

GALASHIELS transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 today to 03:51 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 03:51 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 today to 03:51 today. [BBC]

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8:08 AM

GALASHIELS transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 today to 03:51 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 today to 03:51 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 03:51 today. [BBC]

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2:08 PM

GALASHIELS transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 today to 03:51 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 today to 03:51 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 03:51 today to 10:38 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 15 August 2019
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5:08 AM

GALASHIELS transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 yesterday to 03:51 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 yesterday to 03:51 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 03:51 yesterday to 10:38 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 16 August 2019
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5:08 AM

GALASHIELS transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 14 Aug to 03:51 on 14 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 14 Aug to 03:51 on 14 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 03:51 on 14 Aug to 10:38 on 14 Aug. [BBC]

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GALASHIELS transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 14 Aug to 03:51 on 14 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 03:51 on 14 Aug to 10:38 on 14 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 14 Aug to 03:51 on 14 Aug. [BBC]

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