Full Freeview on the Keelylang Hill transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Keelylang Hill transmitter which serves 9,400 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 Keelylang Hill transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Keelylang Hill 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
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)
Are you trying to watch these 11 Freeview HD channels?
The Keelylang Hill mast is not one of the extended Freeview HD (COM7 and COM8) transmitters, it does not provide these high definition (HD) channels: BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, Forces TV, FreeSports, More4 +1, Now 70s, PBS America +1, That's TV , Quest Red +1, RT HD.
If you want to watch these HD channels, either use Freesat HD, or move your TV aerial must point to one of the 30 Full Freeview HD transmitters. For more information see the want to know which transmitters will carry extra Freeview HD? page.
Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Keelylang Hill transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 355km south-southwest (194°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
How will the Keelylang Hill 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 12 May 10 and 26 May 10.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-7dB) 20kW|
|SDN, ARQA, ARQB||(-10dB) 10kW|
|Mux 1*, Mux 2*||(-20dB) 1000W|
|Mux A*, Mux B*, Mux C*, Mux D*||(-22dB) 630W|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Keelylang Hill transmitter area
Just for my curiosity, could you answer a question regarding a HDD recording issue. Never, ever had an issue recording programmes, but Nov 29th to 4th Dec 2020, my Panasonic recorder recorded zero. Then, 5th Dec started again. We connect to Keeleylang, always a good signal for many years. All our TV sets worked perfectly during this period.
Thank you in advance for any light you can shed in my darkness!
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The issue might have been related to some possible corrupt data in the EPG.
Whilst I don't know if there was any such corrupt data that week, one of the regular posters here keeps an eye on the EPG from time to time, so there may be some information forthcoming.
According to the Freeview Detailed Coverage Checker you've got excellent reception, so it's nothing to do with that! I can't find any detail of any reported faults or Planned Engineering that week.
Whilst I don't know which Panasonic you are using, nor am I familiar with any of them, I am aware from other reports that a lot of Panasonics had these sort of issues a couple of years ago. It looks as though there was a firmware update which may have solved the problem at that time, but I've no idea if it was a "for all time" fix.
It would be worth you checking that you do have the latest firmware for your model.
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Freeview EIT Invalid Character Codes:
To enable anyone interested to see these code errors for themselves, I have uploaded some programme clips.
The clips were recorded by Tvheadend, which happens to record the EIT along with the video and audio streams of the programme.
The full eight day programme schedule repeats every thirty seconds so that determined the clip durations.
The schedules can be seen by installing MediaInfo: MediaInfo - Wikipedia
Once installed, right clicking on a clip shows the media properties of that clip.
If an appropriate view is chosen, the events scheduled for the next week are also shown.
The included file "North West_BBC A__2020 12 14 053417.txt" shows the events with errors in the current EIT, as determined by my EIT parser.
Looking at those events using the "tree" view, square blocks are seen in the text at the positions of the errors.
If the "xml" view is selected, the events with errors are not displayed because the characters are not valid in xml.
In that case you will see a representation in binary.base64.
An online base64 decoder: Base64 Decode - Online Tool
I have included the MediaInfo.xml outputs for each clip.
File Size: 16.70MB
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