Freeview Light on the Mallaig (Highland, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Mallaig (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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Mallaig (Highland, Scotland) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Mallaig 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.
1 BBC One Scotland, 2 BBC Two Scotland, 7 BBC Alba, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 14 others 200 BBC Red Button, 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4, 705 BBC Radio 5 Live, 706 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, 707 BBC Radio 6 Music, 708 BBC Radio 4 Extra, 709 BBC Asian Network, 710 BBC World Service, 719 BBC Radio Scotland, 720 BBC Radio nan Gaidheal,
3 STV (STV Central (Glasgow micro region)), 4 Channel 4 Scotland ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 Scotland ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh),
45 Film4 +1, 101 BBC One HD Scotland, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 STV HD (STV West), 104 Channel 4 HD Scotland ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 123 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 Mallaig (Highland, 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 Mallaig transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 159km southeast
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
STV News 1.3m homes 4.8%
from Glasgow G51 1PQ, 159km southeast
to STV Central (Glasgow) region - 94 masts.
Are there any self-help relays?
|Isle Ornsay A||Transposer||Island of Skye|
|Isle Ornsay B||Active deflector||Island of Skye||50 homes|
|Isle Ornsay C||Transposer||Island of Skye|
How will the Mallaig (Highland, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?
|years||1984-97||1997-98||1998-2010||2010-13||2013-18||2013-17||31st Dec 2018-|
|aerial group||B E||B E||B E||B E||B E||B E||A B C/D E K VHF|
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 13th October and 27th October 2010.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-7dB) 4.4W|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Torosay transmitter area
MALLAIG transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 17:03 on 06 May to 19:31 on 06 May, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 19:00 on 06 May to 19:40 on 06 May, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 17:26 on 06 May to 18:47 on 06 May. [BBC]
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MALLAIG transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 17:03 on 06 May to 19:31 on 06 May, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 17:26 on 06 May to 18:47 on 06 May, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 19:00 on 06 May to 19:40 on 06 May. [BBC]
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MALLAIG transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:08 on 20 Jun to 16:52 on 20 Jun, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:08 on 20 Jun to 16:52 on 20 Jun. FM: Radio 2 FM Sound in Mono from 22:20 yesterday, Radio 3 FM Sound in Mono from 22:20 yesterday, Radio 4 FM Sound in [BBC]
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