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Freeview Light on the Newbattle (Midlothian, Scotland) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Newbattle (Midlothian, Scotland) transmitter which serves 600 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 Newbattle (Midlothian, Scotland) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name

Which Freeview channels does the Newbattle 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
C50 (706.0MHz)87mDTG-32W
Channel icons
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 Red Button 1, plus 14 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C59 (778.0MHz)87mDTG-32W
Channel icons
3 STV (STV Central (Edinburgh 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),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C55 (746.0MHz)87mDTG-62W
Channel icons
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 Newbattle (Midlothian, 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 Newbattle transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 76km west
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.5m homes 1.7%
from Edinburgh EH3 9QG, 11km northwest
to STV Central (Edinburgh) region - 8 masts.

How will the Newbattle (Midlothian, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-18
aerial groupC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E
700C50BBCABBCABBCA
C55BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCBBBCBBBCB
C59ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4
800C62BBC2BBC2BBC2
C65C4C4C4

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 1st June and 15th June 2011.

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

Analogue 1-4 10W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 2W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Craigkelly 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. Newbattle 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
Tuesday, 2 February 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

NEWBATTLE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:08 yesterday to 15:49 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:08 yesterday to 15:49 yesterday. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 3 February 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

NEWBATTLE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:08 on 01 Feb to 15:49 on 01 Feb, HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:08 on 01 Feb to 15:49 on 01 Feb. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 3 May 2016
Transmitter engineering
8:32 AM

NEWBATTLE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 06:36 today to 07:01 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:36 today to 07:01 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 114,967 posts Owner Owner xx
Wednesday, 4 May 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

NEWBATTLE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 06:36 yesterday to 07:01 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:36 yesterday to 07:01 yesterday. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 114,967 posts Owner Owner xx
Thursday, 5 May 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

NEWBATTLE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 06:36 on 03 May to 07:01 on 03 May, HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:36 on 03 May to 07:01 on 03 May. [BBC]

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