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Freeview Light on the Gourdon (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Gourdon (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) transmitter which serves less than 500 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 Gourdon (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Gourdon 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
C32 (562.0MHz)28mDTG-32W
Channel icons
2 BBC Two Scotland, 7 BBC Alba, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 8 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C34 (578.0MHz)28mDTG-32W
Channel icons
 E4, 3 ITV (STV North (Aberdeen micro region)), 3 STV (STV North (Aberdeen micro region)), 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (STV Edinburgh), 33 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh), 73 Sewing Quarter,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C35 (586.0MHz)28mDTG-62W
Channel icons
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, 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 0 Freeview channels?


The Gourdon (Aberdeenshire, 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? page.

Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Gourdon transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 165km southwest (230°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 35km north-northeast (19°)
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.

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

years1984-971997-981998-20102010-1331/7/13-2013-1715th Aug 2018
aerial groupC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EA K
600C32BBCA
C34D3+4
C35BBCB
700C50 BBCABBCA
C55BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCBBBCBBBCB
C59C4C4C4D3+4D3+4D3+4
800C62BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCA
C65ITVITVITV

orange background for multiplexes names more
green background for transmission frequencies
lilac background for power levels in watts
800MHz band: 4G mobile started in 2013
700MHz band: 4G from 30 June 2020more
600MHz band: new or moved digital TV services more
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W
Italics for analogue, digital switchover was Wednesdays 1st September and 15th September 2010.

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

Analogue 1-4 4W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-3dB) 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. Gourdon 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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