Freeview Light on the Thurso (Highland, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Thurso (Highland, Scotland) transmitter which serves 2,000 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 Thurso (Highland, Scotland) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Thurso 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.
7 BBC Alba, 82 BBC Four (Scotland SD), 201 CBBC SD, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 12 others 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 North (Aberdeen micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) Scotland ads, 5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 Channel 4 +1 Scotland ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (STV Edinburgh), 33 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh), 45 Film4 +1,
86 More4 +1, 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, 115 BBC Scotland HD, 204 CBBC HD,
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 61 Freeview channels?
The Thurso (Highland, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5SELECT, 5Spike, 5STAR, 5STAR +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, Aljazeera English HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, Freesports, Home, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Quest HD, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together, True Entertainment, True Movies, Yesterday, YourTV.
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 Thurso transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 307km south (191°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
How will the Thurso (Highland, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?
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tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 2020 - 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 2 Jun 10 and 16 Jun 10.
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 Rumster Forest transmitter area
THURSO transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:17 on 23 Aug to 09:48 on 23 Aug, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 00:02 on 23 Aug to 05:55 on 23 Aug, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 14:44 on 24 Aug to 15:27 on 24 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:17 on 23 Aug to [BBC]
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THURSO transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:17 on 23 Aug to 09:48 on 23 Aug, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 00:02 on 23 Aug to 05:55 on 23 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:17 on 23 Aug to 09:48 on 23 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 00:02 on 23 Aug to 05:55 on [BBC]
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THURSO transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 00:02 on 23 Aug to 05:55 on 23 Aug, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:17 on 23 Aug to 09:48 on 23 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 00:02 on 23 Aug to 05:55 on 23 Aug, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 14:44 on 24 Aug to [BBC]
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