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The symbol shows the location of the Craigellachie (Moray, 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 Craigellachie (Moray, Scotland) mast?

CRAIGELLACHIE transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 26 Nov 18:03 until 27 Nov 19:58. . BBC


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Which Freeview channels does the Craigellachie 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
C40 (626.0MHz)227mDTG-314W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Scotland, 2 BBC Two Scotland, 7 BBC Alba, 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
C43 (650.0MHz)227mDTG-314W
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, 25 ITV4, 29 E4 +1, 34 ITV +1 (STV Edinburgh), 34 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C46 (674.0MHz)227mDTG-614W
Channel icons
72 Shopping Quarter , 101 BBC One HD Scotland, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (STV West), 103 STV HD (STV West), 104 Channel 4 HD Scotland ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 108 BBC Scotland HD, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 others

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 52 Freeview channels?

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

The Craigellachie (Moray, 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 Craigellachie transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 192km south-southwest (202°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 79km east-southeast (120°)
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.

How will the Craigellachie (Moray, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20102010-132013-182013-1723 Aug 2017
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TC/D E TB E K T
C40BBCA
C43D3+4
C46BBCB
C49tv_off D3+4D3+4
C53tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4waves
C54tv_offBBCBBBCBBBCB
C57tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C58tv_offBBCABBCABBCA
C60tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C61D3+4
C63BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 - 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 8 Sep 10 and 22 Sep 10.

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

Analogue 1-4 70W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 14W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Knock More 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. Craigellachie 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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Friday, 5 June 2015
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1:30 PM

CRAIGELLACHIE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:01 yesterday to 14:55 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:01 yesterday to 14:55 yesterday. [BBC]

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Sunday, 7 June 2015
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4:30 PM

CRAIGELLACHIE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:01 on 04 Jun to 14:55 on 04 Jun, HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:01 on 04 Jun to 14:55 on 04 Jun. [BBC]

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Monday, 18 January 2016
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10:32 AM

CRAIGELLACHIE transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Tuesday, 26 January 2016
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CRAIGELLACHIE transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Monday, 29 February 2016
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CRAIGELLACHIE transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Tuesday, 8 March 2016
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Wednesday, 16 March 2016
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Friday, 18 March 2016
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1:31 PM

CRAIGELLACHIE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:22 today to 10:30 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:22 today to 10:30 today. [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Saturday, 19 March 2016
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4:31 AM

CRAIGELLACHIE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:22 yesterday to 10:30 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:22 yesterday to 10:30 yesterday. [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Monday, 21 March 2016
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CRAIGELLACHIE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:22 on 18 Mar to 10:30 on 18 Mar, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:22 on 18 Mar to 10:30 on 18 Mar. [BBC] Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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