Freeview Light on the Stow (The Scottish Borders, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Stow (The Scottish Borders, Scotland) transmitter which serves less than 500 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 Stow (The Scottish Borders, Scotland) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Stow 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.
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 43 Freeview channels?
The Stow (The Scottish Borders, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, Film4 +1, Food Network, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, pick, POP MAX, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's TV (UK), Together TV, W, Yesterday +1.
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 Stow transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 90km west-northwest (284°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
How will the Stow (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?
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Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Selkirk transmitter area
My son's family receives freeview transmissions from the Stow transmitter which rebroadcasts Selkirk. Despite accurately aligning the broadband aerial many channels are not receivable. Can anyone help with this one. The signal strength is displayed as 80% Location TD1 2RF
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John Hodgson: Stow is a 'Freeview Light' transmitter, broadcasting only the public-service multiplexes. The channel line-up should be:
1 - BBC One Scotland
2 - BBC Two Scotland
3 - ITV1 Border Scotland
4 - Channel 4
5 - Channel 5
6 - ITV2
7 - BBC Three
8 - BBC Alba
9 - BBC Four
13 - Channel 4+1
14 - More 4
28 - E4
33 - ITV1 +1
70 - CBBC Channel
71 - CBeebies
80 - BBC News
81 - BBC Parliament
301 - BBC Red Button
and a number of BBC radio stations and text services.
Please see Will there ever be more services on the Freeview Light transmitters? | ukfree.tv - independent free digital TV advice for the explanation (short version: cost).
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