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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Rosneath (Argyll and Bute, Scotland) transmitter.
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.
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 601 BBC RB 1, 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4 (FM), 705 BBC Radio 5 Live, 706 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, 707 BBC Radio 6 Music, 708 BBC Radio 4 Extra, 709 BBC Asian Network, 710 BBC World Service, 720 BBC Radio nan Gaidheal,
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),
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 66 TBN UK,
20 Drama, 21 5USA, 29 ITV2 +1, 32 5STAR, 33 5Action, 38 Channel 5 +1, 41 Legend, 42 GREAT! action, 57 Dave ja vu, 58 ITVBe +1, 59 ITV3 +1, 64 Blaze, 67 TRUE CRIME, 68 TRUE CRIME XTRA, 78 TCC, 81 Blaze +1, 89 ITV4 +1, 91 WildEarth, 209 Ketchup TV, 210 Ketchup Too, 211 YAAAS!, 267 Al Jazeera English, plus 35 others VisionTV, Racing TV, Arise News, Kiss Chat & Date, Proud Dating, ADULT Xpanded2, WION NEWS, 16 QVC, 22 TJC, 37 QVC2, 212 Pop Player, 237 TalkTV, 263 SonLife, 264 FailArmy, 265 On Demand 365, 266 Pet Collective, 268 AlJazeera Arabic, 270 Real Crime, 271 Channelbox, 272 Asharq News #2, 274 Asharq News, 275 Al Arabiya, 276 Shots!, 277 UK RADIO PORTAL, 278 Zee World, 279 Alaraby Network, 280 Rok, 281 Revelation TV, 282 God TV, 283 3ABN, 284 AmazingDiscoveries, 286 NHK WORLD, 287 Newsmax, 670 ADULT Section (start), 727 Absolute Radio,
Smithsonian Channel, 11 Sky Mix, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 31 E4 Extra, 36 Sky Arts, 40 Quest Red, 43 Food Network, 47 Film4 +1, 48 Challenge, 49 4seven, 60 Drama +1, 65 That's Christmas, 70 Quest +1, 74 Yesterday +1, 75 That's 90s, 233 Sky News, plus 11 others CRAFT EXTRA , 45 Gems TV, 85 Create & Craft, 673 ADULT smileTV3, 723 talkSPORT, 724 Capital, 728 Heart, 730 RNIB Connect, 731 Classic FM, 732 LBC, 733 Trans World Radio,
Quest Red +1, Classic Hits, 12 Quest, 25 W, 27 Yesterday, 34 GREAT! movies, 39 DMAX, 44 HGTV, 52 GREAT! christmas, 56 That's TV (UK), 61 GREAT! movies extra, 63 GREAT! christmas mix, 71 That’s 60s, 73 HobbyMaker, 82 Talking Pictures TV, 83 Together TV, 84 PBS America, 235 Al Jazeera Eng, plus 20 others ADULT smileTV2, ADULT Studio 66, QVC Style, 50 GREAT! tv, 51 Ideal World, 62 GREAT! tv +1, 72 Jewellery Maker, 285 Together TV +1, 671 ADULT Xpanded TV, 674 ADULT Babestn, 699 ADULT Section, 711 Hits Radio, 712 KISS FRESH, 713 KISS, 714 KISSTORY, 715 Magic, 716 Greatest Hits Radio, 717 Kerrang!, 718 Smooth Radio, 725 Premier Radio,
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?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 35km east-southeast (117°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
How will the Rosneath (Argyll and Bute, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?
|1968-80s||1984-97||1997-98||1998-2011||2011-13||2013-18||2013-17||5 Sep 2018|
|VHF||C/D E||C/D E||C/D E||C/D E||C/D E T||C/D E T||W T|
tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - 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 11 May 11 and 25 May 11.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|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
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
The simple answer is yes, possibly. However, I can't find any reports of any current or recent faults at Rosneath by the BBC or Freeview and it hasn't been recently listed for Planned Engineering.
Depending on your location, you might be able to receive other transmitters and if you retuned at all if there was any brief interuption due to weather conditions etc., you might have inadvertently got tuned to the wrong transmitter. Check in your TV's tuning section that you are tuned to the UHF channels listed at the very top of the page. Those in the 5 Sep 2018 listing lower down are not up-to-date.
If you are correctly tuned, check that your downlead looks undamaged and that your aerial seems intact and pointing in the correct direction. Also check all you coax plugs, connections, flyleads etc, unplug connectors check for corrosion or other problems and reconnect them. Flyleads can be a common problem, try swapping them. See what signal strengths (if any) and quality you are getting for the multiplexes shown in your TV's tuning section, this might indicate potential issues with your aerial or downlead.
Aerial mis-alignments, problematic connections, water ingress etc. can seem to affect reception of just AN individual or several multiplexes.
If you've altered anything around in your installation, check that you don't have any HDMI leads close to any aerial or flyleads, especially if the aerial and flyleads aren't high quality double screened types. HDMI is known to sometimes cause interference.
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I have problems with the signal from the Rosneath transmitter. Several stations are either not contactable or unwatchable. Diagnostics on my TV (LG) tell me that the signals are varying depending on the carrier channel. Channels 36 and 39 are 100% stregnth and quality; channels 42 and 48 are good to fair. Channel 33 which carries Quest varies from next to no signal to fair from moment to moment. I've retuned the channels several times, only seldom is Quest picked up; when it is openable it comes and goes and is unwatchable. the same problem persists in several TVs in my house. I can see the TV mast from my window and have had a new arial professionally installed.
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Apart from the fact that current weather conditions might periodically be causing some disruption to reception, it's never a good idea to retune if you have low signal quality or large errors, it can result in clearing your correct tuning and possibly tuning to incorrect channels from more distant transmitters receivable because of the weather.
There are currently no listed faults for the Roseneath transmitter that I can find and it doesn't appear to be listed for Planned Engineering.
That said, you mention the correct UHF channels, but not C45 which is the PSB3/BBCB HD multiplex, so am I correct in thinking you don't get the HD channels on 101-105 etc. (your sets don't have a T2/HD tuner) ?
You say you can see the mast but how far away is it?
Are your aerial rods (or squashed Xs) horizontal or vertical?
How old (roughly) is the aerial?
Was the coax from the aerial replaced at the same time as the aerial?
You presumably have a splitter if feeding more than one TV, is it just a passive splitter or an amp/splitter, if the latter, how old?
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