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The symbol shows the location of the Lochmaddy (Eilean Siar, 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 Lochmaddy (Eilean Siar, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Lochmaddy 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
 H max
 V -10dB
C28 (530.0MHz)
54mDTG-40W
4W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Scotland, 2 BBC Two Scotland, 7 BBC Alba HD, 23 BBC Three, 24 BBC Four (Scotland SD), 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 H max
 V -10dB
C25 (506.0MHz)
54mDTG-40W
4W
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, 28 ITVBe, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (STV Edinburgh), 35 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh),

PSB3
BBCB
 H max
 V -10dB
C22 (482.0MHz)
54mDTG-40W
4W
Channel icons
46 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD Scotland, 102 BBC Two HD Scotland, 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 44 Freeview channels?

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

The Lochmaddy (Eilean Siar, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Al Jazeera Eng, Al Jazeera English, Blaze, Blaze +1, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, YAAAS!, Film4 +1, Food Network, GREAT! action, GREAT! christmas, GREAT! movies extra, GREAT! movies, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky Mix, Sky News, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's 90s, That's Christmas, Together TV, TRUE CRIME, TRUE CRIME XTRA, 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 Lochmaddy transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 263km southeast (142°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 307km east-southeast (102°)
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.

How will the Lochmaddy (Eilean Siar, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20102010-1331 Dec 2017-
A K TA K TA K TA K TA K T
C22BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBCBBBCB
C25ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4
C28BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCA
C32C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

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 14 Jul 10 and 28 Jul 10.

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

PSB1≡, PSB2≡, PSB3≡ 40W
Analogue 1-4(-2.6dB) 22W
PSB1||, PSB2||, PSB3||(-10dB) 4W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Skriaig 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. Lochmaddy 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.

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Tuesday, 12 July 2011
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6:33 PM

LOCHMADDY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:37 today to 12:41 today [BBC]

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Wednesday, 13 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:37 AM

LOCHMADDY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:37 yesterday to 12:41 yesterday [BBC]

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Thursday, 14 July 2011
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10:26 AM

LOCHMADDY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:37 on 12 Jul to 12:41 on 12 Jul [BBC]

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Monday, 25 July 2011
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11:26 AM

LOCHMADDY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:51 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:51 today [BBC]

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12:33 PM

LOCHMADDY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:51 today to 11:17 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:51 today to 11:17 today [BBC]

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Tuesday, 26 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:33 AM

LOCHMADDY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:51 yesterday to 11:17 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:51 yesterday to 11:17 yesterday [BBC]

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Wednesday, 27 July 2011
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4:46 AM

LOCHMADDY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:51 on 25 Jul to 11:17 on 25 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:51 on 25 Jul to 11:17 on 25 Jul [BBC]

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Monday, 15 August 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:38 PM

LOCHMADDY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 14:34 today to 14:39 today HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 14:34 today to 14:39 today [BBC]

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Tuesday, 16 August 2011
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4:39 AM

LOCHMADDY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 14:34 yesterday to 14:39 yesterday HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 14:34 yesterday to 14:39 yesterday [BBC]

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Wednesday, 17 August 2011
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4:32 AM

LOCHMADDY transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 14:34 on 15 Aug to 14:39 on 15 Aug HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 14:34 on 15 Aug to 14:39 on 15 Aug [BBC]

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