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Full Freeview on the Rosneath (Argyll and Bute, Scotland) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Rosneath (Argyll and Bute, Scotland) transmitter which serves 41,000 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 Rosneath (Argyll and Bute, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Rosneath transmitter broadcast?

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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
 H -24dB
C49 (698.0MHz)
216mDTG-32,000W
8W
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
 H -24dB
C58 (770.0MHz)
216mDTG-32,000W
8W
Channel icons
3 STV (STV Central (Glasgow 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
 H -24dB
C54 (738.0MHz)
216mDTG-62,000W
8W
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,

COM4
SDN
 V max
 H -24dB
C53 (730.0MHz)
216mDTG-82,000W
8W
Channel icons
10 ITV3, 20 Drama, 21 5 USA, 26 ITV Be, 27 ITV 2 +1, 30 5STAR, 34 ITV3 +1, 37 Quest, 44 Channel 5 +1, 54 My5, 58 ITV Be +1, 61 True Entertainment, 62 ITV4 +1, 66 CBS Reality, 70 Horror Channel, 83 Blaze, 84 Blaze +1, 122 CITV, plus 25 others

COM5
ArqA
 V max
 H -24dB
C57 (762.0MHz)
216mDTG-82,000W
8W
Channel icons
11 pick, 12 Dave, 17 Really, 29 E4 +1, 32 Movie Mix, 41 Food Network, 46 Challenge, 48 Movies4Men, 68 truTV, 69 Tru TV +1, 72 YourTV, 126 Tiny Pop, 132 Sky News, plus 12 others

COM6
ArqB
 V max
 H -24dB
C60- (785.8MHz)
216mDTG-82,000W
8W
Channel icons
 Al Jazeera English,  BT Sport 1 (not free), 18 4Music, 19 Yesterday, 25 Home, 31 Spike, 38 Quest +1, 42 Travel Channel, 47 4seven, 59 BT Showcase (not free), 64 CBS Action, 73 YourTV +1, 79 Dave ja vu, plus 23 others



DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/3 24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 0 Freeview HD channels?


The Rosneath (Argyll and Bute, Scotland) mast is not one of the extended Freeview HD (COM7 and COM8) transmitters, it does not provide these high definition (HD) channels: .

If you want to watch these HD channels, either use Freesat HD, or move your TV aerial must point to one of the 30 Full Freeview HD transmitters. For more information see the want to know which transmitters will carry extra Freeview HD? page.

Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Rosneath transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 35km east-southeast
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 1.3m homes 4.8%
from Glasgow G51 1PQ, 35km east-southeast
to STV Central (Glasgow) region - 94 masts.

How will the Rosneath (Argyll and Bute, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1968~851984-971997-981998-20112011-1317/4/13-2013-18
aerial groupVHFC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E
C2BBCtv
C13ITV
C48D_local_local_local
700C49 BBCABBCA
C53-2SDNSDNSDN
C54C4C4C4BBCBBBCBBBCB
C57-AArqAArqAArqA
C58BBC1BBC1BBC1D3+4D3+4D3+4
C60-B -ArqB-ArqB
800C61ITVITVITVBBCA
C63-C
C64BBC2BBC2BBC2
C671

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 11th May and 25th May 2011.

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

Analogue 1-4 10kW
COM4||, COM5||, COM6||, PSB1||, PSB2||, PSB3||(-7dB) 2kW
Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux B*, Mux C*, Mux D*(-17dB) 200W
Mux A*(-20dB) 100W
COM4≡, COM5≡, COM6≡, PSB1≡, PSB2≡, PSB3≡(-31dB) 8W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Rosneath 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.

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Thursday, 27 October 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:31 AM

ROSNEATH transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 11:09 yesterday to 13:43 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 11:09 yesterday to 13:38 yesterday, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 11:09 yesterday to 13:38 yesterday, Radio 3 FM Off Air from 11:09 yesterday to 13:38 yeste [BBC]

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Friday, 28 October 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:31 AM

ROSNEATH transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 11:09 on 26 Oct to 13:43 on 26 Oct. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 11:09 on 26 Oct to 13:38 on 26 Oct, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 11:09 on 26 Oct to 13:38 on 26 Oct, Radio 3 FM Off Air from 11:09 on 26 Oct to 13:38 on 26 [BBC]

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