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The symbol shows the location of the Strathyre Link (Stirling, 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 Strathyre Link (Stirling, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Strathyre Link 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
C46 (674.0MHz)608mDTG-30W
Channel icons
2 BBC Two Scotland, 7 BBC Alba, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 8 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C43 (650.0MHz)608mDTG-30W
Channel icons
 E4, 3 ITV (STV Central (Glasgow micro region)), 3 STV (STV Central (Glasgow micro region)), 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (STV Edinburgh), 33 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh), 73 Sewing Quarter,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C40 (626.0MHz)608mDTG-60W
Channel icons
101 BBC One HD Scotland, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (STV West), 103 STV HD (STV West), 104 Channel 4 HD Scotland ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 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 Strathyre Link (Stirling, 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 Strathyre Link transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 52km south (182°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 1.3m homes 4.8%
from Glasgow G51 1PQ, 52km south (182°)
to STV Central (Glasgow) region - 94 masts.

How will the Strathyre Link (Stirling, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-1730th Sep 2018-
aerial groupB EB EB EB E KB E KB E KB E K
C40BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C43ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C46BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCABBCABBCABBCA
700C50C4C4C4

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 8th June and 22nd June 2011.

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

BBCA, D3+4, BBCB 0.1W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Black Hill 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. Strathyre Link 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
Thursday, 23 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
4:33 AM

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

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Monday, 3 December 2018
Transmitter engineering
7:31 PM

STRATHYRE LINK transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:27 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 18:27 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
10:30 PM

STRATHYRE LINK transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:27 today to 18:44 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 18:27 today to 18:44 today. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 4 December 2018
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

STRATHYRE LINK transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:27 yesterday to 18:44 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 18:27 yesterday to 18:44 yesterday. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 5 December 2018
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

STRATHYRE LINK transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:27 on 03 Dec to 18:44 on 03 Dec, HD Digital TV Off Air from 18:27 on 03 Dec to 18:44 on 03 Dec. [BBC]

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