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The symbol shows the location of the Kilbride South Uist (Eilean Siar, 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.

Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Kilbride South Uist (Eilean Siar, Scotland) mast?

KILBRIDE SOUTH UIST transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 26 Feb 17:08 until 26 Feb 17:45. Off the air due to a fault from 26 Feb 15:50 until 26 Feb 17:08. Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 25 Feb 09:05 until 25 Feb 09:07. . BBC


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Which Freeview channels does the Kilbride South Uist 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)47mDTG-26W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Scotland, 2 BBC Two Scotland, 7 BBC Alba HD, 23 BBC Three, 24 BBC Four (Scotland SD), 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C34 (578.0MHz)47mDTG-26W
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, 26 ITV4, 28 ITVBe, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (STV Edinburgh), 35 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C35 (586.0MHz)47mDTG-26W
Channel icons
46 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD Scotland, 102 BBC Two HD Scotland, 103 ITV 1 HD (STV West), 103 STV HD (STV West), 104 Channel 4 HD Scotland ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 106 BBC Four HD, 108 BBC Scotland HD, 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 1 others

H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 44 Freeview channels?

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

The Kilbride South Uist (Eilean Siar, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Al Jazeera Eng, Al Jazeera English, Blaze, Blaze +1, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, YAAAS!, Film4 +1, Food Network, GREAT! action, GREAT! movies, GREAT! romance mix, GREAT! romance, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky Mix, Sky News, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's 90s, That's TV 2, Together TV, TRUE CRIME, TRUE CRIME XTRA, W, 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 Kilbride South Uist transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 235km southeast (129°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 319km east (91°)
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.

How will the Kilbride South Uist (Eilean Siar, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20102010-1320 Sep 2017
B E TB E TB E TB E TA K T
C32BBCA
C34D3+4
C35BBCB
C39BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves 
C42C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCB
C45BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesD3+4
C49tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCA

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - 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 14 Jul 10 and 28 Jul 10.

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

Analogue 1-4 130W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 26W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Skriaig 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. Kilbride South Uist 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.

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Radiation patterns withheld

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Tuesday, 26 December 2023
Transmitter engineering
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8:22 AM

KILBRIDE SOUTH UIST transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 21 Dec 23:09 until 21 Dec 23:10. . [BBC]

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Wednesday, 27 December 2023
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8:21 AM

KILBRIDE SOUTH UIST transmitter - Freeview: Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 27 Dec 06:22 until 27 Dec 06:25. . [BBC]

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2:22 PM

KILBRIDE SOUTH UIST transmitter - Freeview: Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 27 Dec 11:53 until 27 Dec 12:08. Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 27 Dec 06:22 until 27 Dec 06:25. . [BBC]

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Monday, 1 January 2024
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8:20 AM

KILBRIDE SOUTH UIST transmitter - Freeview: Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 27 Dec 11:53 until 27 Dec 12:08. . [BBC]

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Sunday, 7 January 2024
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9:58 PM

KILBRIDE SOUTH UIST transmitter - Freeview: Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 7 Jan 21:13 until 7 Jan 21:18. . [BBC]

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Thursday, 18 January 2024
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KILBRIDE SOUTH UIST transmitter - Freeview: Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 18 Jan 06:47 until 18 Jan 06:58. . [BBC]

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Sunday, 25 February 2024
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12:20 PM

KILBRIDE SOUTH UIST transmitter - Freeview: Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 25 Feb 09:05 until 25 Feb 09:07. . [BBC]

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Monday, 26 February 2024
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5:21 PM

KILBRIDE SOUTH UIST transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 26 Feb 15:50. Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 25 Feb 09:05 until 25 Feb 09:07. . [BBC]

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KILBRIDE SOUTH UIST transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 26 Feb 17:08 until 26 Feb 17:45. Off the air due to a fault from 26 Feb 15:50 until 26 Feb 17:08. Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 25 Feb 09:05 until 25 Feb 09:07. . [BBC]

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