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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 problems

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

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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.

MuxH/VFrequencyHeightModeWatts
PSB1
BBCA
 V max
C46- (673.8MHz)92mDTG-34W
Channel icons
7 BBC Alba, 82 BBC Four (Scotland SD), 201 CBBC SD, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 12 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C43- (649.8MHz)92mDTG-34W
Channel icons
3 STV (SD) (STV Central (Glasgow micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) Scotland ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 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), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C40 (626.0MHz)92mDTG-64W
Channel icons
86 More4 +1, 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, 115 BBC Scotland 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 60 Freeview channels?

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The Mallaig (Highland, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5SELECT, 5Spike, 5STAR, 5STAR +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, AlJazeera English (SD), Aljazeera English HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, Freesports, Home, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Together TV +1, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, Yesterday, YourTV.

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?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 159km southeast (145°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 1.3m homes 4.8%
from Glasgow G51 1PQ, 159km southeast (145°)
to STV Central (Glasgow) region - 94 masts.

Are there any self-help relays?

Isle Ornsay ATransposerIsland of Skye
Isle Ornsay BActive deflectorIsland of Skye50 homes
Isle Ornsay CTransposerIsland of Skye

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

1984-971997-981998-20102010-132013-182013-174 Oct 2017
B E TB E TB E TB E TB E TB E TB E K T
C40ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCB
C43BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves-D3+4-D3+4-D3+4D3+4
C46BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves-BBCA-BBCA-BBCABBCA
C50tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCB

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 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 13 Oct 10 and 27 Oct 10.

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

Analogue 1-4 22W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 4.4W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Torosay 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. Mallaig 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 June 2018
Transmitter engineering
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12:04 PM

MALLAIG transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:10 today to 10:13 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:10 today to 10:13 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:04 AM

MALLAIG transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:10 yesterday to 10:13 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:10 yesterday to 10:13 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 14 June 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:04 AM

MALLAIG transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:10 on 12 Jun to 10:13 on 12 Jun, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:10 on 12 Jun to 10:13 on 12 Jun. [BBC]

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Monday, 13 August 2018
Transmitter engineering
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3:07 PM

MALLAIG transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:13 today to 12:38 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:13 today to 12:38 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 12:13 today to 12:39 today, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 12:13 today to 12:39 today, Radio 3 FM Off Air from 12 [BBC]

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Tuesday, 14 August 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:07 AM

MALLAIG transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:13 yesterday to 12:38 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:13 yesterday to 12:38 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 12:13 yesterday to 12:39 yesterday, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 12:13 yesterday to 12:39 yeste [BBC]

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Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:07 AM

MALLAIG transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:13 on 13 Aug to 12:38 on 13 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:13 on 13 Aug to 12:38 on 13 Aug. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 12:13 on 13 Aug to 12:39 on 13 Aug, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 12:13 on 13 Aug to 12:39 on 13 [BBC]

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Tuesday, 4 September 2018
Transmitter engineering
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5:30 AM

MALLAIG transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 02:11 today to 03:15 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 02:11 today to 03:15 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 02:11 today to 03:24 today, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 02:11 today to 03:24 today, Radio 3 FM Off Air from 02 [BBC]

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Wednesday, 5 September 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:08 AM

MALLAIG transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 02:11 yesterday to 03:15 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 02:11 yesterday to 03:15 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 02:11 yesterday to 03:24 yesterday, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 02:11 yesterday to 03:24 yeste [BBC]

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Thursday, 6 September 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:08 AM

MALLAIG transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 02:11 on 04 Sep to 03:15 on 04 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air from 02:11 on 04 Sep to 03:15 on 04 Sep. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 02:11 on 04 Sep to 03:24 on 04 Sep, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 02:11 on 04 Sep to 03:24 on 04 [BBC]

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:07 AM

MALLAIG transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 00:32 today to 01:06 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 00:32 today to 01:06 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 00:32 today to 01:06 today, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 00:32 today to 01:06 today, Radio 3 FM Off Air from 00 [BBC]

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