Freeview Light on the Inverness (Highland, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Inverness (Highland, Scotland) transmitter which serves 2,000 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 Inverness (Highland, Scotland) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Inverness 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 52 Freeview channels?
The Inverness (Highland, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5Action, 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, 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, YAAAS!, More4 +1, Now 70s, 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 Inverness transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 180km south (184°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 134km east-southeast (107°)
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.
Are there any self-help relays?
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How will the Inverness (Highland, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?
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tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 - 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 6 Oct 10 and 20 Oct 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 Rosemarkie transmitter area
We need a full post code so that we can see what the expected reception conditions are like at your location. Pixilation can be caused by either too much or too little signal or by outside intereference. That will also tell us which if the over 1100 transmitters you are using and hence what the current channels used for the multiplexes are.
Please check all your aerial connections and unplug and coaxial plugs/sockets and refit them to remove any corrosion/oxidation from the copntact sufaces.
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Firstly, we need a full post code, not a partial, so we can look up the expected reception conditions at your father's location.
Secondly, please check all the aerial cables and connections for damage. Unplug all the coaxial plugs/sockets and then refit them, that will clear any corrosion/oxidation from the contacts which is a common cause of the problems you report.
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