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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.

Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Rosneath (Argyll and Bute, Scotland) mast?

Rosneath transmitter - Rosneath transmitter: Possible effect on TV reception week commencing 22/07/2024 Pixelation or flickering on some or all channels Digital tick


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Which Freeview channels does the Rosneath 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
 H -24dB
C39 (618.0MHz)
216mDTG-2,000W
8W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Scotland, 2 BBC Two Scotland, 7 BBC Alba HD, 23 BBC Three, 24 BBC Four (Scotland SD), 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
 H -24dB
C42 (642.0MHz)
216mDTG-2,000W
8W
Channel icons
3 STV (SD) (STV Central (Glasgow micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) Scotland ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 Scotland ads, 18 More4, 26 ITV4, 28 ITVBe, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (STV Edinburgh), 35 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
 H -24dB
C45 (666.0MHz)
216mDTG-2,000W
8W
Channel icons
46 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD Scotland, 102 BBC Two HD Scotland, 103 ITV 1 HD (STV West), 103 STV HD (STV West), 104 Channel 4 HD Scotland ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 106 BBC Four HD, 108 BBC Scotland HD, 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 1 others

COM4
SDN
 V max
 H -24dB
C33 (570.0MHz)
216mDTG-82,000W
8W
Channel icons
20 U&Drama, 21 5USA, 29 ITV2 +1, 32 5STAR, 33 5Action, 38 Channel 5 +1, 41 Legend, 42 GREAT! action, 57 U&Dave ja vu, 58 ITV3 +1, 59 ITV4 +1, 64 Blaze, 67 TRUE CRIME, 68 TRUE CRIME XTRA, 78 TCC, 81 Blaze +1, 83 Together TV, 91 WildEarth, 93 ITVBe +1, 209 Ketchup TV, 210 Ketchup Too, 211 YAAAS!, 267 Al Jazeera English, plus 30 others

COM5
ArqA
 V max
 H -24dB
C36 (594.0MHz)
216mDTG-82,000W
8W
Channel icons
11 Sky Mix, 17 Really, 19 U&Dave, 31 E4 Extra, 36 Sky Arts, 40 Quest Red, 43 Food Network, 47 Film4 +1, 48 Challenge, 49 4seven, 60 U&Drama +1, 65 That's TV 2, 70 Quest +1, 74 &UYesterday +1, 75 That's 90s, 233 Sky News, plus 11 others

COM6
ArqB
 V max
 H -24dB
C48- (689.8MHz)
216mDTG-82,000W
8W
Channel icons
12 Quest, 25 U&W, 27 U&Yesterday, 34 GREAT! movies, 39 DMAX, 44 HGTV, 52 GREAT! romance, 56 That's TV (UK), 63 GREAT! romance mix, 71 That’s 60s, 73 HobbyMaker, 82 Talking Pictures TV, 84 PBS America, 235 Al Jazeera Eng, plus 18 others

DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

The Rosneath (Argyll and Bute, 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 Rosneath transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 35km east-southeast (117°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 1.3m homes 4.8%
from Glasgow G51 1PQ, 35km east-southeast (117°)
to STV Central (Glasgow) region - 94 masts.

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

1968-80s1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-175 Sep 2018
VHFC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TC/D E TW T
C2BBCtvwaves
C13ITVwaves
C33SDN
C36ArqA
C39BBCA
C42D3+4
C45BBCB
C48_local_local_local_local
C49tv_off BBCABBCA
C53tv_offSDNSDNSDN
C54tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCB
C57tv_offArqAArqAArqA
C58tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4
C60tv_off -ArqB-ArqBArqB
C61ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCA
C64BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves

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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?

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

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Friday, 9 November 2018
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5:04 AM

ROSNEATH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 yesterday to 03:01 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 yesterday to 03:01 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 yesterday to 03:01 yesterday, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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Saturday, 10 November 2018
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5:04 AM

ROSNEATH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 08 Nov to 03:01 on 08 Nov, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 08 Nov to 03:01 on 08 Nov, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 08 Nov to 03:01 on 08 Nov, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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Tuesday, 13 November 2018
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5:04 AM

ROSNEATH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 01:00 today to 01:18 today, HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 01:00 today to 01:18 today, BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 01:00 today to 01:18 today, HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 01:00 today to 01:18 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 14 November 2018
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ROSNEATH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 01:00 yesterday to 01:18 yesterday, HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 01:00 yesterday to 01:18 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 01:00 yesterday to 01:18 yesterday, HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 01:00 y [BBC]

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Thursday, 15 November 2018
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ROSNEATH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 01:00 on 13 Nov to 01:18 on 13 Nov, HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 01:00 on 13 Nov to 01:18 on 13 Nov, BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 01:00 on 13 Nov to 01:18 on 13 Nov, HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 01:00 o [BBC]

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Tuesday, 20 November 2018
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5:09 PM

ROSNEATH transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:01 today to 15:34 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 21 November 2018
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ROSNEATH transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:01 yesterday to 15:34 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 22 November 2018
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ROSNEATH transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:01 on 20 Nov to 15:34 on 20 Nov. [BBC]

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Thursday, 13 December 2018
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8:09 PM

ROSNEATH transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Very Weak Signal from 17:25 today. [BBC]

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ROSNEATH transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Very Weak Signal from 17:25 today to 20:40 today. [BBC]

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