Freeview Light on the West Kilbride (North Ayrshire, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the West Kilbride (North Ayrshire, Scotland) transmitter which serves 3,200 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 West Kilbride (North Ayrshire, Scotland) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the West Kilbride 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.
1 BBC One Scotland, 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 14 others 250 BBC Red Button, 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4, 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, 719 BBC Radio Scotland, 720 BBC Radio nan Gaidheal,
3 STV (STV Central (Glasgow 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, 24 ITV4 +1, 28 E4, 33 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh),
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, 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 West Kilbride (North Ayrshire, 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 West Kilbride transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 39km east-northeast
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
STV News 1.3m homes 4.8%
from Glasgow G51 1PQ, 39km east-northeast
to STV Central (Glasgow) region - 94 masts.
Are there any self-help relays?
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How will the West Kilbride (North Ayrshire, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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?
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Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Black Hill transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
WEST KILBRIDE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:09 today to 14:14 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:09 today to 14:14 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 14:57 today to 15:02 today, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 14:58 today to 15:03 today, Radio 3 FM Off Air from 14 [BBC]
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WEST KILBRIDE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:09 yesterday to 14:14 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:09 yesterday to 14:14 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 14:57 yesterday to 15:02 yesterday, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 14:58 yesterday to 15:03 yeste [BBC]
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WEST KILBRIDE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 14:09 on 05 Jan to 14:14 on 05 Jan, HD Digital TV Off Air from 14:09 on 05 Jan to 14:14 on 05 Jan. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 14:57 on 05 Jan to 15:02 on 05 Jan, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 14:58 on 05 Jan to 15:03 on 05 [BBC]
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