Freeview Light on the Acharacle (Highland, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Acharacle (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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Acharacle (Highland, Scotland) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Acharacle 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 43 Freeview channels?
The Acharacle (Highland, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, 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 Acharacle transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 137km southeast (139°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
How will the Acharacle (Highland, 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 13 Oct 10 and 27 Oct 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 Torosay transmitter area
We lost all signal through our freeview box last week. I have disconnected and econnected everything and done a fresh search for channels but there is no signal. Is there a problem with the transmitter? We have an arial on the roof but it has always worked fine until now. PH364JU
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Paul: Judging by the fact that Digital UK predicts no reception at your location I assume that you aren't in a good signal area and therefore may have a mast-head amplifier.
Perhaps it has failed. A light being on on the device itself or on its power supply doesn't mean that it is functioning normally.
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