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Freeview Light on the Strathallan (Perth and Kinross, Scotland) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Strathallan (Perth and Kinross, 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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Strathallan (Perth and Kinross, Scotland) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name

Which Freeview channels does the Strathallan 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
C39 (618.0MHz)286mDTG-36W
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 RB 1, plus 14 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C42 (642.0MHz)286mDTG-36W
Channel icons
3 STV (STV North (Dundee 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
C45 (666.0MHz)286mDTG-66W
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,



DTG-3 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 0 Freeview channels?


The Strathallan (Perth and Kinross, 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 Strathallan transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 50km southwest
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.2m homes 0.8%
from Dundee DD1 4QB, 59km east-northeast
to STV North (Dundee) region - 24 masts.

How will the Strathallan (Perth and Kinross, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20102010-1317/4/13-2013-1731st Dec 2019-
aerial groupB EB EB EB EB E KB E KA B C/D E K VHF
C39BBC1BBC1BBC1 BBCABBCA
C42C4C4C4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C45BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCBBBCBBBCB
700C49ITVITVITVBBCA

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 4th August and 18th August 2010.

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

Analogue 1-4 29W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 5.8W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Angus transmitter area

Sep 1961-Jun 1997Grampian 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. Strathallan was not an original Channel 3 VHF 405-line mast: the historical information shown is the details of the company responsible for the transmitter when it began transmitting Channel 3.

Comments
Monday, 13 February 2017
J
James Fraser
10:15 AM

Good morning,

I was up in Braco yesterday looking at a problem a friend of mine was having with his TV reception, they stay on the back road from Braco to Gleneagles, giving the postcode would be misleading as its in the FK Falkirk area.
They have a freeview TV and their outside roof mounted aerial was pointing towards Strathallan, the actual village, their picture was pixelating often. I checked out the nearest TV transmitter on the Wolfbane site and it told me that the nearest transmitter was Strathallan, when I checked the compass bearing for this it pointed in the direction of Sherrimuir 3.4 miles away, I then altered the direction of the aerial and re-tuned the TV, we managed to pick up 34 channels.
The question is, is the Strathallen transmitter the best one to tune in to and is it in Sherrifmuir?

Regards

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StevensOnln1
5:27 PM

James Fraser: We need the postcode to know which transmitter is the best one to use at your friend's location.

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MikeP
11:56 PM

James Fraser:

We ask for a full post code so that the system this website uses can determine which transmitter is best suited to the precise location indicated by the full post code, you may have noticed the small blue boxes underneath some posts that have given the full post code. They contain the technical information we need to judge whether there is a problem and advise on remedial actions.

That it is part of the Falkirk Royal Mail delivery area is irrelevant to us contributors - but the information about transmitters and reception most certainly are useful and is only available when a full post code is given.



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Thursday, 9 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
7:33 PM

STRATHALLAN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:39 today to 17:05 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:39 today to 17:05 today. [BBC]

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Friday, 10 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

STRATHALLAN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:39 yesterday to 17:05 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:39 yesterday to 17:05 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 11 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

STRATHALLAN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:39 on 09 Mar to 17:05 on 09 Mar, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:39 on 09 Mar to 17:05 on 09 Mar. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
11:33 PM

STRATHALLAN transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:59 today to 20:03 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
4:33 AM

STRATHALLAN transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:59 yesterday to 20:03 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 23 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
4:33 AM

STRATHALLAN transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:59 on 21 Mar to 20:03 on 21 Mar. [BBC]

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