Freeview Light on the Thornhill (Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Thornhill (Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland) transmitter which serves 18,000 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 Thornhill (Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland) transmitter.
Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name_______
Which Freeview channels does the Thornhill 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 Thornhill (Dumfries and Galloway, 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 Thornhill transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 81km north-northwest (340°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
ITV Lookaround 0.1m homes 0.4%
from Carlisle CA1 3NT, 66km east-southeast (121°)
to ITV Border Scotland region - 27 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 50% evening news is shared with Tyne Tees
Are there any self-help relays?
How will the Thornhill (Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 24 Jun 09 and 22 Jul 09.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
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Local transmitter mapsThornhill Freeview Thornhill DAB Caldbeck Scotland TV region BBC Scotland Border (Scotland)
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Thornhill 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 Caldbeck Scotland transmitter area
Monday, 23 January 2023
Thornhill transmitter - Thornhill transmitter: Possible effect on TV reception week commencing 23/01/2023 Screen may go black on some or all channels [DUK]
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Sunday, 12 March 2023
THORNHILL transmitter - Freeview: Wrong regional programme due to a fault from 12 Mar 11:50 until 12 Mar 11:58. . [BBC]
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