Freeview Light on the Lochwinnoch (Renfrewshire, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Lochwinnoch (Renfrewshire, Scotland) transmitter which serves 5,400 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 Lochwinnoch (Renfrewshire, Scotland) transmitter.
Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name_______
Which Freeview channels does the Lochwinnoch 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 Lochwinnoch (Renfrewshire, 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 Lochwinnoch transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 24km east-northeast (73°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
STV News 1.3m homes 4.8%
from Glasgow G51 1PQ, 24km east-northeast (73°)
to STV Central (Glasgow) region - 94 masts.
How will the Lochwinnoch (Renfrewshire, 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 11 May 11 and 25 May 11.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
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Local transmitter mapsLochwinnoch Freeview Darvel TV region BBC Scotland STV Central (Glasgow micro region)
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Lochwinnoch 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 Darvel transmitter area
Monday, 13 February 2023
Lochwinnoch transmitter - Lochwinnoch transmitter: Possible effect on TV reception week commencing 13/02/2023 Screen may go black on some or all channels [DUK]
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Monday, 20 February 2023
Lochwinnoch transmitter - Lochwinnoch transmitter: Possible effect on TV reception week commencing 20/02/2023 Screen may go black on some or all channels [DUK]
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