Freeview Light on the Durness (Highland, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Durness (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 Durness (Highland, Scotland) transmitter.
Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name_______
Which Freeview channels does the Durness 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.
Are you trying to watch these 43 Freeview channels?
The Durness (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 Player, 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 Durness transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 303km south (177°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 224km southeast (136°)
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.
How will the Durness (Highland, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 2 Jun 10 and 16 Jun 10.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
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Local transmitter mapsDurness Freeview Rumster Forest TV region BBC Scotland STV North (Aberdeen micro region)
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Durness 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.
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Rumster Forest transmitter area
Monday, 15 May 2023
DURNESS transmitter - Freeview: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 15 May 19:03 until 15 May 19:14. Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 15 May 08:44 until 15 May 08:50. . [BBC]
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Saturday, 20 May 2023
DURNESS transmitter - Freeview: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 15 May 19:03 until 15 May 19:14. . [BBC]
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