Freeview Light on the Inverness (Highland, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Inverness (Highland, Scotland) transmitter which serves 2,000 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 Inverness (Highland, Scotland) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Inverness 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 Inverness (Highland, 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 Inverness transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 180km south (184°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 134km east-southeast (107°)
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.
Are there any self-help relays?
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How will the Inverness (Highland, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 6 Oct 10 and 20 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 Rosemarkie transmitter area
My parents live in North Kessock just north of Inverness postcode IV1 3XX.
They receive their Freeview Signal from the Inverness Light Freeview Transmitter and can only get 20 of the 77 Freeview TV Channels.
Is there any plans in the next few years to upgrade this Transmitter so that they will be able to get any more Freeview Channels?
If not, what is the reason for this?
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Scott Carrick: The Inverness relay is a low power transmitter serving 2,000 homes which don't get a good signal from the main Rosemarkie transmitter. There are no known plans to upgrade it, probably because the commercial broadcasters would not see a return on the costs of upgrading transmitters that only cover a small number of homes. Rosemarkie shows an OK signal for the main PSB channels at the postcode you've given, but is poor for the commercial channels. I would suggest looking at Freesat to get more channels.
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Aerial is on roof facing west/north. Quite tall trees beside house.
TV programs were perfect until I went on holiday beginning of October when I unpluged the T V's.
On return nothing on TV's. Have managed to get 36 Freeview channels but picture and speech is Pictulating.
Have tried everything. Can you help ?
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