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The symbol shows the location of the Ullapool (Highland, Scotland) transmitter which serves 800 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.

Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Ullapool (Highland, Scotland) mast?

Ullapool transmitter - Ullapool transmitter: Possible effect on TV reception week commencing 05/12/2022 Screen may go black on some or all channels Digital tick


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Which Freeview channels does the Ullapool 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
C45 (666.0MHz)158mDTG-16W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Scotland, 2 BBC Two Scotland, 7 BBC Alba, 23 BBC Three, 24 BBC Four (Scotland SD), 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 12 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C39 (618.0MHz)158mDTG-16W
Channel icons
3 STV (SD) (STV North (Aberdeen micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) Scotland ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 Scotland ads, 18 More4, 26 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (STV Edinburgh), 35 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C42 (642.0MHz)158mDTG-16W
Channel icons
56 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD Scotland, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV 1 HD (STV West), 103 STV HD (STV West), 104 Channel 4 HD Scotland ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 106 BBC Four HD, 108 BBC Scotland HD, 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 1 others

H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 43 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Ullapool (Highland, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Al Jazeera Eng, 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 Ullapool transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 232km south (169°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 201km east-southeast (116°)
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.

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

1984-971997-981998-20102010-1320 Sep 2017
B E TB E TB E TB E TB E K T
C39BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4
C42BBCBBBCB
C45BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCA
C49tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4
C52tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4waves

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 7 Jul 10 and 21 Jul 10.

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

Analogue 1-4 78W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-6.9dB) 16W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Eitshal (Lewis) 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. Ullapool 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.

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Thursday, 21 July 2011
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2:34 PM

ULLAPOOL transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:44 today to 13:25 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:44 today to 13:25 today [BBC]

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Friday, 22 July 2011
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ULLAPOOL transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:44 yesterday to 13:25 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:44 yesterday to 13:25 yesterday [BBC]

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Saturday, 23 July 2011
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6:39 AM

ULLAPOOL transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 08:44 on 21 Jul to 13:25 on 21 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air from 08:44 on 21 Jul to 13:25 on 21 Jul [BBC]

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Monday, 12 September 2011
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ULLAPOOL transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 20:18 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 20:18 today [BBC]

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Tuesday, 13 September 2011
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ULLAPOOL transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 20:18 yesterday to 22:19 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 20:18 yesterday to 22:19 yesterday [BBC]

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Wednesday, 14 September 2011
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Saturday, 31 December 2011
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10:32 AM

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Sunday, 1 January 2012
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