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Freeview Light on the Lethanhill (South Ayrshire, Scotland) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Lethanhill (South Ayrshire, Scotland) transmitter which serves 2,600 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 Lethanhill (South Ayrshire, Scotland) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name

Which Freeview channels does the Lethanhill 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
C33 (570.0MHz)348mDTG-350W
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
C36 (594.0MHz)348mDTG-350W
Channel icons
 E4, 3 ITV (STV Central (Glasgow micro region)), 3 STV (STV Central (Glasgow 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
C48 (690.0MHz)348mDTG-650W
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 Lethanhill (South Ayrshire, 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 Lethanhill transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 56km north-northeast (13°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 1.3m homes 4.8%
from Glasgow G51 1PQ, 56km north-northeast (13°)
to STV Central (Glasgow) region - 94 masts.

Are there any self-help relays?

BurntonTransposerNr. Dalmellington80 homes

How will the Lethanhill (South Ayrshire, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1969~851984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-175th Sep 2018
aerial groupVHFC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EK
C12ITV
600C33BBCA
C36D3+4
C48BBCB
700C53C4C4C4BBCBBBCBBBCB
C57BBC1BBC1BBC1D3+4D3+4D3+4
C60ITVITVITVBBCABBCABBCA
800C63BBC2BBC2BBC2

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 11th May and 25th May 2011.

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

Analogue 1-4 250W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 50W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Darvel transmitter area

Aug 1957-Jun 1997Scottish 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.

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Friday, 9 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
5:04 AM

LETHANHILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 yesterday to 03:01 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 yesterday to 03:01 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 10 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
5:04 AM

LETHANHILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 08 Nov to 03:01 on 08 Nov, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 08 Nov to 03:01 on 08 Nov. [BBC]

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Sunday, 18 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
11:09 PM

LETHANHILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 21:43 today. [BBC]

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Monday, 19 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
5:09 AM

LETHANHILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 21:43 yesterday to 21:53 yesterday. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
5:09 AM

LETHANHILL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 21:43 on 18 Nov to 21:53 on 18 Nov. [BBC]

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