Full Freeview on the Selkirk (The Scottish Borders, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Selkirk (The Scottish Borders, Scotland) transmitter which serves 24,000 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.
Which Freeview channels does the Selkirk 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) (Border (Scotland)), 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 (Yorkshire Emley Moor), 35 STV+1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor),
46 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD Scotland, 102 BBC Two HD Scotland, 103 ITV 1 HD (ITV Granada), 103 STV HD (ITV Granada), 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! Movies Action, 57 Dave ja vu, 58 ITVBe +1, 59 ITV3 +1, 64 Blaze, 67 CBS Reality, 68 RealityXtra, 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 Racing TV, Kiss Chat & Date, Proud Dating, ADULT Xpanded2, 16 QVC, 22 TJC, 37 QVC2, 212 Pop Player, 237 TalkTV, 261 VisionTV, 262 Arise News, 263 SonLife, 264 FailArmy, 265 On Demand 365, 266 Pet Collective, 268 AlJazeera Arabic, 269 WION NEWS, 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 Japan HD, 287 Newsmax, 670 ADULT Section (start), 727 Absolute Radio,
Smithsonian Channel, 11 Sky Arts, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 31 E4 Extra, 36 pick, 40 Quest Red, 43 Food Network, 47 Film4 +1, 48 Challenge, 49 4seven, 60 Drama +1, 65 That's 60s, 70 Quest +1, 74 Yesterday +1, 75 That's 80s, 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! Movies Christmas, 56 That's TV (UK), 61 GREAT! movies +1, 63 Great! Movies Christmas 1, 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 Selkirk (The Scottish Borders, 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 Selkirk transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 100km west-northwest (291°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
ITV Lookaround 0.1m homes 0.4%
from Carlisle CA1 3NT, 75km south (187°)
to ITV Border Scotland region - 27 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with Tyne Tees
Are there any self-help relays?
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How will the Selkirk (The Scottish Borders, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 6 Nov 08 and 20 Nov 08.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-7dB) 10kW|
|SDN, ARQA, ARQB||(-10dB) 5kW|
|Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*||(-12.2dB) 3kW|
|Mux C*, Mux D*||(-20dB) 500W|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Selkirk transmitter area
I'm having the same problems on both my TVs. I have retuned and checked all equipment. Apparently there was a problem with the transmitter yesterday morning. I had all my channels when I left for work, but on returning home I now only have BBC and commercial HD channels, I've lost all the ordinary commercial channels. The Freeview chat line just kept telling me there were no transmitter problems, therefore, it was my aerial. How can this be if I've got perfect reception on the reduced channels that I do have, and there was nothing wrong prior to the transmitter issues.
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When you have lost signal, for whatever reason, it is generally never a good idea to retune as it generally just clears the correct tuning. Only retune if you suspect a fault on a set having eliminated other possibilities. Losing signal on all your televisions should tell you it's nothing to do with the sets and so retuning will be to no avail and you'll simply have to repeat all that when the signals have returned (whether the cause was due to fault, engineering or weather conditions).
There should be little reason to retune these days, the only time this is likely to be needed is if one of the commercial broadcasters makes changes to one of their channels and you'll usually be advised by on-screen messages or pop-ups.
If you still have no signal, please provide a full postcode so we can look at predicted reception in your locale.
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The Freeview "chat" (or its other "communication channels") are notoriously unreliable when it comes to issues like this and they generally tell you to retune which is totally the wrong advice!
You are quite correct, it can't be your aerial if you are receiving some multiplexes with no issues, I hope you told them that - very bluntly! (However having said that, there are some types of installation faults that can affect a single multiplex but it is very unusual to affect several, it would usually be one, or all of them).
I can't find any faults reported by the BBC who are usually very good at reporting faults with multiplexes affecting any of their own channels, which seems to fit with your experience, suggesting that the BBCA/PSB1 and BBCB HD/PSB3 are ok and it's just all the commercial SD multiplexes including D3&4/PSB2.
Unfortunately trying to find fault information about the commercial multiplexes is like trying to get blood out of a stone!
I hope you have got all your channels back now, you might have had to do a further retune to restore them (see my previous comments to Ian Brown about retuning).
If not, please provide a full postcode so we can look at predicted reception in your locale.
In addition to all this, I should advise that current weather conditions might cause temporary interference (causing signals from distant transmitters to travel a lot further). Such conditions (often associated with tropospheric ducting) means your set can't decode the correct signals. Such conditions are often frequency dependent so not all multiplexes would necessarily be affected, nor all at the same time. The conditions could just last for seconds or many minutes but sometimes longer. There is nothing anyone can do about it and do NOT retune! You just have to "sit it out".
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