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The symbol shows the location of the New Galloway (Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland) transmitter which serves 700 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 New Galloway (Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the New Galloway 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
C26 (514.0MHz)196mDTG-320W
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
C23 (490.0MHz)196mDTG-320W
Channel icons
3 STV (SD) (Border (Scotland)), 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 (Yorkshire Emley Moor), 33 STV+1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C30 (546.0MHz)196mDTG-620W
Channel icons
86 More4 +1, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Granada), 103 STV HD (ITV Granada), 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 New Galloway (Dumfries and Galloway, 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 New Galloway transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 86km north (357°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
ITV Lookaround 0.1m homes 0.4%
from Carlisle CA1 3NT, 84km east-southeast (106°)
to ITV Border Scotland region - 27 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with Tyne Tees

How will the New Galloway (Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-1731 Jul 2019
A K TA K TA K TA K TA K TA K TA K T
C23ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C26BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C29C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCB
C30BBCB
C33BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves

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 24 Jun 09 and 22 Jul 09.

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

Analogue 1-4 100W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 20W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Caldbeck Scotland transmitter area

Sep 1961-Feb 2004Border Television
Feb 2004-Dec 2014ITV plc
Feb 1983-Dec 1992TV-am•
Jan 1993-Sep 2010GMTV•
Sep 2010-Dec 2014ITV Daybreak•
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. New Galloway 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
Monday, 19 August 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

NEW GALLOWAY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 17:48 yesterday to 18:08 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 17:48 yesterday to 18:08 yesterday. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

NEW GALLOWAY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 17:48 on 18 Aug to 18:08 on 18 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 17:48 on 18 Aug to 18:08 on 18 Aug. [BBC]

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Friday, 20 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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8:08 AM

NEW GALLOWAY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:03 today to 07:48 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 07:03 today to 07:48 today. [BBC]

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Saturday, 21 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

NEW GALLOWAY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:03 yesterday to 07:48 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 07:03 yesterday to 07:48 yesterday. [BBC]

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Sunday, 22 September 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

NEW GALLOWAY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:03 on 20 Sep to 07:48 on 20 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air from 07:03 on 20 Sep to 07:48 on 20 Sep. [BBC]

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