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Freeview Light on the Garelochhead (Argyll and Bute, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Garelochhead (Argyll and Bute, Scotland) transmitter which serves 1,200 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 Garelochhead (Argyll and Bute, Scotland) transmitter.
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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, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 14 others 200 BBC Red Button 1, 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 (STV Central (Glasgow micro region)), 4 Channel 4 Scotland ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 Scotland ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh),
45 Film4 +1, 101 BBC One HD Scotland, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 STV HD (STV West), 104 Channel 4 HD Scotland ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 123 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
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The Garelochhead (Argyll and Bute, 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?
Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Garelochhead transmitter?
How will the Garelochhead (Argyll and Bute, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?
orange background for multiplexes names moregreen background for transmission frequencieslilac background for power levels in watts800MHz band: 4G mobile started in 2013700MHz band: 4G from 30 June 2020more600MHz band: new or moved digital TV services more
|aerial group||B E||B E||B E||B E||B E K||B E K|
denote 166kHz offset; aerial group
are shown as A B C/D E K W
Italics for analogue
, digital switchover was Wednesdays 11th May and 25th May 2011.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|Analogue 1-4|| 12W|
|BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-6.8dB) 2.5W|Comments
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Rosneath transmitter area
|Aug 1957-Jun 1997||Scottish Television|
|Jun 1997-Dec 2014||STV plc|
|Feb 1983-Dec 1992||TV-am•|
|Jan 1993-Sep 2010||GMTV•|
|Sep 2010-Dec 2014||ITV Daybreak•|
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Garelochhead 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.
Wednesday, 27 February 2013
Andrea green: Although I suspected that you might be using the Garelochhead transmitter (@ 0.5 miles away) I also thought it prudent to check your location relative to that of the transmitter due to the nature of the terrain around that area, hence for my request for the P/code involved.
However, as far as your problems are concerned, nothing as yet was seen reported as far as any fault conditions being in existence, nor are there any indications of work being carried out at the transmitter, which by the way is located between a gap in the trees on the right hand side (going uphill) of the Whistlefield Road behind the Feorlin Way estate.
I do of course realise you have said that your neighbours are also experiencing problems and which I assume have their own separate aerial? therefore if at all possible, I would suggest that you try to make a few enquiries further along the roadway on your right heading towards the main part of the town for purposes of finding out if any problems exist in that area, as its possible that the aforementioned trees are partially obstructing the signal path to the Faslane side of the Loch.
Should anything be reported I will make another posting to this effect.
jb38's 7,174 posts
Andrea green: Yes, Michael is quite correct! as I have just spotted it as starting on the week commencing 25th albeit this fact not being mentioned on either the BBC's website nor the R/T investigation dept.
jb38's 7,174 posts
Sunday, 1 February 2015
Our TV picture breaks up from time to time..not Sky.....could the cause be ..rain..high volume of traffic...or fault in the line...it happened today..just as the tennis was starting....weather was fine...
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