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The symbol shows the location of the Lochinver (Highland, 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.

This transmitter has no current reported problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Lochinver (Highland, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Lochinver 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)23mDTG-32W
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
C43 (650.0MHz)23mDTG-32W
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, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (STV Edinburgh), 33 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C40 (626.0MHz)23mDTG-62W
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 Lochinver (Highland, 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 Lochinver transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 261km south (169°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 220km east-southeast (122°)
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.

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

1984-971997-981998-20102010-1320 Sep 2017
B E TB E TB E TB E TB E K T
C40BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBCB
C43ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4
C46BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCA
C50tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCB

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 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 7 Jul 10 and 21 Jul 10.

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

Analogue 1-4 8W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-6dB) 2W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Eitshal (Lewis) 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. Lochinver 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
Friday, 2 August 2019
Transmitter engineering
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11:09 PM

LOCHINVER transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 22:25 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:04 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 18:20 today to 19:04 today. [BBC]

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Saturday, 3 August 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

LOCHINVER transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 22:25 yesterday to 22:53 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 18:20 yesterday to 19:04 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:04 yesterday to 22:20 yesterday. [BBC]

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Sunday, 4 August 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

LOCHINVER transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 22:25 on 02 Aug to 22:53 on 02 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:04 on 02 Aug to 22:20 on 02 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 18:20 on 02 Aug to 19:04 on 02 Aug. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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8:09 PM

LOCHINVER transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 22:25 on 02 Aug to 22:53 on 02 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 18:20 on 02 Aug to 19:04 on 02 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:04 on 02 Aug to 22:20 on 02 Aug. [BBC]

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Saturday, 14 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 PM

LOCHINVER transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:59 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:59 today. [BBC]

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8:08 PM

LOCHINVER transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:59 today to 19:08 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:59 today to 19:08 today. [BBC]

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Sunday, 15 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

LOCHINVER transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:59 yesterday to 19:08 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:59 yesterday to 19:08 yesterday. [BBC]

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Monday, 16 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

LOCHINVER transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:59 on 14 Sep to 19:08 on 14 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:59 on 14 Sep to 19:08 on 14 Sep. [BBC]

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Thursday, 16 January 2020
Transmitter engineering
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10:47 AM

LOCHINVER transmitter - Freeview: Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 15 Jan 08:20 until 15 Jan 08:29. . [BBC]

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Monday, 10 February 2020
Transmitter engineering
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7:28 PM

LOCHINVER transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 10 Feb 06:50 until 10 Feb 07:14. . [BBC]

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