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The symbol shows the location of the Gartley Moor (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) transmitter which serves 6,700 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.

Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Gartley Moor (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) mast?

GARTLEY MOOR transmitter - DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 24 Feb 21:07. . BBC


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Which Freeview channels does the Gartley Moor 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)466mDTG-3440W
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
C44 (658.0MHz)466mDTG-3440W
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 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 Scotland ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (STV Edinburgh), 33 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C47 (682.0MHz)466mDTG-6440W
Channel icons
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 62 Freeview channels?

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The Gartley Moor (Aberdeenshire, 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, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, Freesports, Home, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Together TV +1, More4 +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 Gartley Moor transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 194km south-southwest (211°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 49km southeast (125°)
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.

How will the Gartley Moor (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20102010-1331 Jul 132013-1715 Aug 2018
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
C54tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCB
C58tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBCABBCABBCA
C61ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4
C64BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves

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 1 Sep 10 and 15 Sep 10.

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

BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 440W
Analogue 1-4(-23.4dB) 2W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Durris 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. Gartley Moor 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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Sunday, 7 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:06 AM

GARTLEY MOOR transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:07 on 03 Oct to 02:33 on 03 Oct, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:07 on 03 Oct to 02:33 on 03 Oct. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 PM

GARTLEY MOOR transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:21 today to 13:26 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:21 today to 13:26 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 21 November 2018
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5:09 AM

GARTLEY MOOR transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:21 yesterday to 13:26 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:21 yesterday to 13:26 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 22 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

GARTLEY MOOR transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:21 on 20 Nov to 13:26 on 20 Nov, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:21 on 20 Nov to 13:26 on 20 Nov. [BBC]

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Monday, 11 February 2019
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1:30 PM

GARTLEY MOOR transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06:23 yesterday to 07:03 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 07:03 yesterday to 09:00 yesterday. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 12 February 2019
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4:30 AM

GARTLEY MOOR transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 07:03 on 10 Feb to 09:00 on 10 Feb, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06:23 on 10 Feb to 07:03 on 10 Feb. [BBC]

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7:30 PM

GARTLEY MOOR transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 06:23 on 10 Feb to 07:03 on 10 Feb, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 07:03 on 10 Feb to 09:00 on 10 Feb. [BBC]

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Monday, 24 February 2020
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10:28 PM

GARTLEY MOOR transmitter - DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 24 Feb 21:07. . [BBC]

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