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The symbol shows the location of the Killin (Stirling, Scotland) transmitter which serves 600 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 Killin (Stirling, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Killin 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
 H -7.7dB
C39 (618.0MHz)
445mDTG-323W
4W
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
 H -7.7dB
C42 (642.0MHz)
445mDTG-323W
4W
Channel icons
3 STV (SD) (STV North (Dundee 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), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
 H -7.7dB
C45 (666.0MHz)
445mDTG-623W
4W
Channel icons
86 More4 +1, 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 60 Freeview channels?

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The Killin (Stirling, 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 Killin transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 66km south (184°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.2m homes 0.8%
from Dundee DD1 4QB, 80km east (91°)
to STV North (Dundee) region - 24 masts.

Are there any self-help relays?

CrianlarichTransposer30 km NW Callander6 homes
Loch TayTransposer30 km SW Pitlochry30 homes

How will the Killin (Stirling, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20102010-1317 Apr 132013-1727 Nov 2019
B E TB E TB E TB E TB E K TB E K TB E K T
C39BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves BBCABBCA
C40BBCA
C42C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4
C43D3+4
C45BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCBBBCBBBCB
C46BBCB
C49tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCA

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 4 Aug 10 and 18 Aug 10.

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

Analogue 1-4 130W
PSB1||, PSB2||, PSB3||(-7.4dB) 23.4W
PSB1≡, PSB2≡, PSB3≡(-15.1dB) 4W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Angus 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. Killin 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.

Comments
Monday, 14 May 2012
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:28 AM

KILLIN transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:07 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:07 yesterday [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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3:29 PM

KILLIN transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:07 yesterday to 17:42 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:07 yesterday to 17:42 yesterday [BBC]

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Tuesday, 15 May 2012
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

7:27 AM

KILLIN transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:07 on 13 May to 17:42 on 13 May HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:07 on 13 May to 17:42 on 13 May [BBC]

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Wednesday, 23 May 2012
Transmitter engineering
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12:27 PM

KILLIN transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:55 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:55 today [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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1:29 PM

KILLIN transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:55 today to 11:54 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:55 today to 11:54 today [BBC]

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Thursday, 24 May 2012
Transmitter engineering
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4:28 AM

KILLIN transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:55 yesterday to 11:54 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:55 yesterday to 11:54 yesterday [BBC]

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Friday, 25 May 2012
Transmitter engineering
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4:28 AM

KILLIN transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:55 on 23 May to 11:54 on 23 May HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:55 on 23 May to 11:54 on 23 May [BBC]

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Tuesday, 31 October 2017
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Paul Smith
10:04 PM

Why is the BBCa MUX C39 618mHz so unreliable at Killin? How am I
supposed to report problems?

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