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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.

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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
1 BBC One (SD) Scotland, 2 BBC Two Scotland, 7 BBC Alba, 55 BBC Four (Scotland SD), 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button, plus 12 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C36 (594.0MHz)348mDTG-350W
Channel icons
3 STV (SD) (STV Central (Glasgow 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, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (STV Edinburgh), 33 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C48 (690.0MHz)348mDTG-650W
Channel icons
74 Shopping Quarter , 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, 108 BBC Scotland HD, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 others

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 51 Freeview channels?

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

The Lethanhill (South Ayrshire, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Together TV +1, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, NOW 80s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Sony Movies Action, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, 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 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?

1969-80s1984-971997-981998-20112011-135 Sep 2018
VHFC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TK T
C12ITVwaves
C33BBCA
C36D3+4
C48BBCB
C53tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCB
C57tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4
C60tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCA
C63BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves

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Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
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Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 11 May 11 and 25 May 11.

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
Thursday, 13 January 2011
Transmitter engineering
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6:33 PM

LETHANHILL transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air from 15:40 today [BBC]

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Friday, 14 January 2011
Transmitter engineering
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6:37 AM

LETHANHILL transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air from 15:40 yesterday to 18:10 yesterday [BBC]

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Monday, 18 April 2011
Transmitter engineering
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3:38 PM

LETHANHILL transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 13:54 today to 14:04 today BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 13:54 today to 14:04 today [BBC]

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Tuesday, 19 April 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:31 AM

LETHANHILL transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 13:54 yesterday to 14:04 yesterday BBC TWO Off Air; DSO related from 13:54 yesterday to 14:04 yesterday [BBC]

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Wednesday, 11 May 2011
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I.Mccrorie
11:17 AM
Ayr

Hi,I will retune all my app.s to day 11th. May,And report outcome in a few days, Regards Ivie.

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Transmitter engineering
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5:31 PM

LETHANHILL transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 11:53 today to 12:05 today [BBC]

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Thursday, 12 May 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:37 AM

LETHANHILL transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 11:53 yesterday to 12:05 yesterday [BBC]

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Sunday, 26 June 2011
R
R Park
11:05 AM
Ayr

ITV CHANNELS3&4 unavailable from Lethanhill relay Transmitter--Is this likely to change?

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Sunday, 17 July 2011
Thursday, 9 January 2014
Transmitter engineering
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10:23 AM

LETHANHILL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:01 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:01 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 09:01 today, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 09:01 today, Radio 3 FM Off Air from 09:01 today, Radio 4 FM Off Air from 09:01 today, Radio Scotla [BBC]

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