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Freeview Light on the Tomich (Highland, Scotland) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Tomich (Highland, 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 Tomich (Highland, Scotland) transmitter.

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

Which Freeview channels does the Tomich 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
C27 (522.0MHz)136mDTG-33W
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 Red Button 1, plus 14 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C24 (498.0MHz)136mDTG-33W
Channel icons
3 STV (STV North (Aberdeen 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
C21+ (474.2MHz)136mDTG-63W
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 Tomich (Highland, 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 Tomich transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 165km south
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 166km east
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.

How will the Tomich (Highland, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20102010-132013-182013-18
aerial groupA KA KA KA KA KA K
C21BBC1BBC1BBC1+BBCB+BBCB+BBCB
C24ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4
C27BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCABBCABBCA
600C31C4C4C4

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 6th October and 20th October 2010.

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

Analogue 1-4 14W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 2.8W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Rosemarkie 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. Tomich 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
Tuesday, 1 December 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

TOMICH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:10 yesterday to 11:59 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:10 yesterday to 11:59 yesterday. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 2 December 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

TOMICH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:10 on 30 Nov to 11:59 on 30 Nov, HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:10 on 30 Nov to 11:59 on 30 Nov. [BBC]

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Monday, 18 April 2016
Transmitter engineering
2:32 PM

TOMICH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:47 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:47 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
5:32 PM

TOMICH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:47 today to 14:25 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:47 today to 14:25 today. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 19 April 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

TOMICH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:47 yesterday to 14:25 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:47 yesterday to 14:25 yesterday. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 20 April 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

TOMICH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:47 on 18 Apr to 14:25 on 18 Apr, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:47 on 18 Apr to 14:25 on 18 Apr. [BBC]

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Monday, 6 June 2016
Transmitter engineering
2:32 PM

TOMICH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:00 today to 09:06 today. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 7 June 2016
Wednesday, 8 June 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:31 AM

TOMICH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:00 on 06 Jun to 09:06 on 06 Jun. [BBC]

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