Freeview Light on the Millburn Muir (West Dunbartonshire, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Millburn Muir (West Dunbartonshire, Scotland) transmitter which serves 20,000 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 Millburn Muir (West Dunbartonshire, Scotland) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Millburn Muir 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.
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 Millburn Muir (West Dunbartonshire, 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 Millburn Muir transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 24km southeast (127°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
How will the Millburn Muir (West Dunbartonshire, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 11 May 11 and 25 May 11.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
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Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Darvel transmitter area
There's been a lot of "Tropospheric Ducting" around causing interference, see https://www.radioandtvhelp.co.uk/help-guides/television/effect-of-tropospheric-ducting-on-freeview for a simplistic explanation.
It's likely to continue on and off for a day or two more.
The BBC are even reporting reception from this transmitter being disrupted by these atmospheric conditions -
From 9:02pm on 18th Sep 2020 to 2:29am on 19th Sep 2020 Weather conditions may be affecting your reception
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Thanks Chris & everyone else who posted / informed about Millburn Muir Transmitter, hopefully it improves soon.
Another question I have not related, does anyone know roughly how many people are on ariel only through out Scotland and having to pay full tv license for a vastly reduced service, I'm thinking of having another go at local MP to approach Minister to see if we can get a reduction in fee. Unfortunately no joy the last time I tried, so don't hold out much hope.
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I doubt you'll even be taken seriously. Indeed the suggestion is more likely to be that you pay more tax so that there can be investment in things that may help reduce the effects that make climate change more severe!
Unfortunately you live in a location that has to be served by a relay transmitter because of the terrain (last time I checked Scotland was quite hilly in places!). The services you don't get are those run by commercial operators (not funded by the licence fee). They do not consider it worth the investment in transmission equipment because of the small population served by the transmitter.
If you want more services then consider Freesat - your set may have a built in Freesat tuner so all you'd need is Dish and LNB.
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