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The symbol shows the location of the Kingussie (Highland, Scotland) transmitter which serves 1,600 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 Kingussie (Highland, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Kingussie 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
C46 (674.0MHz)372mDTG-20W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Scotland, 2 BBC Two Scotland, 7 BBC Alba, 23 BBC Three, 24 BBC Four (Scotland SD), 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 12 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C43 (650.0MHz)372mDTG-20W
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, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (STV Edinburgh), 35 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C40 (626.0MHz)372mDTG-20W
Channel icons
56 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD Scotland, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 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 43 Freeview channels?

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the effected channels
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the effected channels

The Kingussie (Highland, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Al Jazeera Eng, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, Film4 +1, Food Network, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, pick, POP MAX, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's TV (UK), Together TV, 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 Kingussie transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 135km south (189°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 118km east (87°)
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.

Are there any self-help relays?

LagganActive deflector50 km S Inverness84 homes

How will the Kingussie (Highland, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1950s-80s1984-971997-981998-20102010-1330 Sep 2017-
VHFB E TB E TB E TB E TB E K T
C5BBCtvwaves
C40BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves BBCB
C43ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4
C46BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCA
C50tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCB

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 8 Sep 10 and 22 Sep 10.

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

Analogue 1-4 91W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-6.6dB) 20W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Knock More 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. Kingussie 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
Saturday, 24 December 2011
Transmitter engineering
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1:30 PM

KINGUSSIE transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 11:24 today [BBC]

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5:30 PM

KINGUSSIE transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 11:24 today to 13:54 today [BBC]

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Thursday, 29 December 2011
Transmitter engineering
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10:27 AM

KINGUSSIE transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:02 on 25 Dec to 11:11 on 25 Dec [BBC]

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Tuesday, 28 January 2014
Transmitter engineering
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10:23 AM

KINGUSSIE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:02 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:02 today. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 08:57 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 08:57 today, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 08:57 today, Radio 3 FM Off Air from 08:57 to [BBC]

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1:23 PM

KINGUSSIE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:02 today to 10:39 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:02 today to 10:39 today. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 08:57 today to 10:39 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 08:57 today to 10:39 today, Radio 2 F [BBC]

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Wednesday, 29 January 2014
Transmitter engineering
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7:23 AM

KINGUSSIE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:02 yesterday to 10:39 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:02 yesterday to 10:39 yesterday. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 08:57 yesterday to 10:39 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 08:57 yesterd [BBC]

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Thursday, 30 January 2014
Transmitter engineering
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4:23 AM

KINGUSSIE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:02 on 28 Jan to 10:39 on 28 Jan, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:02 on 28 Jan to 10:39 on 28 Jan. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 08:57 on 28 Jan to 10:39 on 28 Jan. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 08:57 on 28 J [BBC]

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Sunday, 9 March 2014
Transmitter engineering
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7:23 AM

KINGUSSIE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 05:54 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 05:02 today to 05:54 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 14:15 yesterday to 16:26 yesterday, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 14:15 yesterday to 16:26 yesterday, Radio 3 FM Off Air [BBC]

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10:23 AM

KINGUSSIE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 05:54 today to 06:27 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 05:02 today to 05:54 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 14:15 yesterday to 16:26 yesterday, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 14:15 yesterday to 16:26 yesterday, Rad [BBC]

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1:23 PM

KINGUSSIE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 05:54 today to 06:27 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 05:02 today to 05:54 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 11:38 today to 12:38 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 14:15 yesterday to 16:26 yesterday, [BBC]

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