Freeview Light on the Tay Bridge (Fife, Scotland) transmitter
|Google map||Bing map||Google Earth||56.444,-2.926 or 56°26'39"N 2°55'34"W||DD6 8QX|
The symbol shows the location of the Tay Bridge (Fife, Scotland) transmitter which serves 27,000 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 Tay Bridge (Fife, Scotland) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Tay Bridge 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 Tay Bridge (Fife, 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 Tay Bridge transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 107km southwest (234°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
STV News 0.2m homes 0.8%
from Dundee DD1 4QB, 3km west-northwest (293°)
to STV North (Dundee) region - 24 masts.
Are there any self-help relays?
|Dundee||Transposer||Ladywell Avenue||100 homes|
How will the Tay Bridge (Fife, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?
|1984-97||1997-98||1998-2010||2010-13||27 Nov 2019|
|B E T||W T||W T||B E T||K T|
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 4 Aug 10 and 18 Aug 10.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|Analogue 1-4||(-9dB) 500W|
|BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-16dB) 100W|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Angus transmitter area
The transmitter should now be back on air.
Whilst the BBC have reported fault details on the individual transmitter page, they have NOT (yet?) added it to a page which is an engineering list of Freeview faults which is where the updates to this site come from.
From 5:43:55pm on 26th Nov 2021 to 12:35:36pm on 27th Nov 2021 BBC A / BBCB HD Off the air due to a fault.
In the weather conditions that have been prevalent, finding information about when such faults may be fixed, especially if it's due to a power outage will frequently be dependant on accessibility to the fault and the weather prevailing at the time, which may of course be very imprecise.
|link to this comment|