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The symbol shows the location of the Kenmore (Perth and Kinross, Scotland) transmitter which serves 1,500 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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Kenmore (Perth and Kinross, Scotland) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Kenmore 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
C23 (490.0MHz)467mDTG-324W
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
C29 (538.0MHz)467mDTG-324W
Channel icons
3 STV (SD) (STV North (Dundee 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
C26 (514.0MHz)467mDTG-624W
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 Kenmore (Perth and Kinross, 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 Kenmore transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 85km south-southwest (195°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.2m homes 0.8%
from Dundee DD1 4QB, 65km east-southeast (105°)
to STV North (Dundee) region - 24 masts.

How will the Kenmore (Perth and Kinross, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20102010-1331 Dec 2018-
A K TA K TA K TA K TA K T
C23ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCABBCA
C26BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCBBBCB
C29C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesD3+4D3+4
C33BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves

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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 4 Aug 10 and 18 Aug 10.

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

Analogue 1-4 120W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 24W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Angus 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. Kenmore 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.

Comments
Wednesday, 5 January 2011
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bill
9:27 PM
Aberfeldy

would i be better directing my aerial directly towards the angus transmitter ,rather than kenmore.

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Thursday, 6 January 2011
Briantist
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7:57 AM

bill: No, you are not predicted to be able to receive a signal from Angus.

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Friday, 4 February 2011
Transmitter engineering
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6:46 AM

KENMORE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 23:53 yesterday to 00:45 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 23:53 yesterday to 00:45 today [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
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9:46 AM

KENMORE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 21:11 yesterday to 23:27 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 23:53 yesterday to 00:45 today [BBC]

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6:05 PM

KENMORE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 23:53 yesterday to 00:45 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 21:11 yesterday to 23:27 yesterday [BBC]

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Saturday, 5 February 2011
Transmitter engineering
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7:08 AM

KENMORE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 23:53 on 03 Feb to 00:45 yesterday [BBC]

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Sunday, 3 April 2011
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Kenneth Muir
2:52 PM

We are tuned in to the Kenmore Transmitter. Should I be able to receive ITV 3 & 4, Dave, Film 4 etc. Cant seem to receive any of these.
Thanks.

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Mike Dimmick
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5:57 PM
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Kenneth Muir: I'm afraid Kenmore is a 'Freeview Lite' transmitter, which only transmits the three public service multiplexes. The commercial multiplex operators were offered the opportunity to broadcast from additional sites after switchover - they turned it down. They claim it is too expensive.

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Monday, 23 May 2011
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4:35 PM

KENMORE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:47 today to 14:05 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:47 today to 14:05 today [BBC]

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Tuesday, 24 May 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:33 AM

KENMORE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:47 yesterday to 14:05 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:47 yesterday to 14:05 yesterday [BBC]

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