Freeview Light on the Aberfoyle (Stirling, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Aberfoyle (Stirling, Scotland) transmitter which serves 700 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 Aberfoyle (Stirling, Scotland) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Aberfoyle 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.
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 52 Freeview channels?
The Aberfoyle (Stirling, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, Now 70s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, 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 Aberfoyle transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 34km south (172°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
How will the Aberfoyle (Stirling, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 1 Jun 11 and 15 Jun 11.
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 Craigkelly transmitter area
Can you advise the transmitter that serves my home:
Ferleyn House, Aberfoyle Road, Balfron Station G63 0SQ
My aerial is roof mounter.
We only receive 24 Freeview channels and would like more. Can we move the aerial to pick up more via another transmitter?
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Duncan Tannahill: Although the undermentioned link to DUK's reception predictor does indicate reception as being possible from Ayrshire's Darvel transmitter albeit under the status of variable, knowledge of the terrain in your area from times past makes me doubt if in real terms you would be able to receive anything from that transmitter.
The other point being, that if anything was received, its most likely to be the same programmes you already receive from the Killearn PSB transmitter, as the three commercial Mux channels you do require from Darvel, i.e: 23 / 26 / 29 only transmits on half the power of the main PSB channels.
If your TV or box has a manual tuning facility? you should carry out a signal test on it to see if any traces of a signal is being received from Darvel, that is even although your aerial is not facing in the stations direction as well as your aerial being mounted on the wrong polarity for Darvel, reception sometimes being possible from reflections in areas such as yours. (purely for test purposes)
The procedure being to enter Mux C22 (Darvels BBC) into the manual tuning facility box but "not" followed by pressing search or scan, as this makes the tuner act like a form of signal meter, likewise will indicate traces of a signal no matter how low it might be.
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