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The symbol shows the location of the Perth (Perth and Kinross, Scotland) transmitter which serves 26,000 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 problems

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

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Which Freeview channels does the Perth 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
C39 (618.0MHz)172mDTG-3200W
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
C42 (642.0MHz)172mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
3 STV (SD) (STV North (Dundee 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
C45+ (666.2MHz)172mDTG-6200W
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 Perth (Perth and Kinross, 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 Perth transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 78km southwest (224°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.2m homes 0.8%
from Dundee DD1 4QB, 30km east-northeast (73°)
to STV North (Dundee) region - 24 masts.

How will the Perth (Perth and Kinross, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1950s-80s1984-971997-981998-20102010-1317 Apr 132013-1727 Nov 2019
VHFB E TE TE TB E TB E K TB E K TA K T
C4BBCtvwaves
C29BBCA
C31D3+4
C37BBCB
C39BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves BBCABBCA
C42C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4
C45BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves+BBCB+BBCB+BBCB
C49tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCA
C55tv_offC5wavesC5waves

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 4 Aug 10 and 18 Aug 10.

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

Analogue 5 2kW
Analogue 1-4(-3dB) 1000W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-10dB) 200W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Angus transmitter area

Sep 1961-Jun 1997Grampian 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. Perth 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, 14 October 2014
Transmitter engineering
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4:33 AM

PERTH transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Monday, 10 November 2014
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9:09 AM

PERTH transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Thursday, 20 November 2014
Transmitter engineering
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4:31 AM

PERTH transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Wednesday, 25 March 2015
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Helen Dargie
11:53 AM

I had freeview set up a few years ago by an engineer free of charge as i have a disability. It then worked perfectly. For some time now i keep getting messages about poor signal and is constantly cutting off.A friend of mine who lives not far from me has told me she had same problem and made enquiries. Apparently it was interference from 4g . An engineer was sent to her house and sorted the problem. I would like someone to call and fix mine. Can you please advise

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Dave Lindsay
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12:19 PM

Helen Dargie: The people you need to call at "at800". See: Contact us | Advice or general enquiries | at800

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Monday, 29 February 2016
Transmitter engineering
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10:32 AM

PERTH transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Tuesday, 8 March 2016
Transmitter engineering
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4:32 AM

PERTH transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Wednesday, 16 March 2016
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4:31 AM

PERTH transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Friday, 18 March 2016
Transmitter engineering
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4:31 AM

PERTH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:14 yesterday to 01:59 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 01:14 yesterday to 01:59 today. [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Saturday, 19 March 2016
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4:31 AM

PERTH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:14 on 17 Mar to 01:59 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 01:14 on 17 Mar to 01:59 yesterday. [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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