Freeview Light on the Melvich (Highland, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Melvich (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 Melvich (Highland, Scotland) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Melvich 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 43 Freeview channels?
The Melvich (Highland, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, 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 MAX, 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 Melvich transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 300km south (186°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
How will the Melvich (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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Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Rumster Forest transmitter area
MELVICH transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 13 Sep 19:43. Off the air due to a fault from 13 Sep 18:18 until 13 Sep 18:37. Off the air due to a fault from 13 Sep 17:02 until 13 Sep 17:12. . [BBC]
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MELVICH transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 13 Sep 19:43 until 13 Sep 20:41. Off the air due to a fault from 13 Sep 18:18 until 13 Sep 18:37. Off the air due to a fault from 13 Sep 17:02 until 13 Sep 17:12. . [BBC]
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