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Freeview Light on the Poolewe (Highland, Scotland) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Poolewe (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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Poolewe (Highland, Scotland) transmitter.



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Which Freeview channels does the Poolewe 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.

MuxAerial positionFrequencyHeightModeWatts
PSB1
BBCA
 vertical max
C44 (658.0MHz)68m64QAM 8K 2/3
24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
3W
Channel icons
1 BBC One Scotland, 2 BBC Two Scotland, 7 BBC Three, 8 BBC Alba, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 14 others

PSB2
D3+4
 vertical max
C47 (682.0MHz)68m64QAM 8K 2/3
24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
3W
Channel icons
3 STV (STV North (Aberdeen micro region)), 4 Channel 4 Scotland ads, 5 Channel 5 Scotland ads, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4 +1 Scotland ads, 14 More 4, 15 Film 4, 28 E4, 33 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh),

PSB3
BBCB
 vertical max
C41+ (634.2MHz)68m256QAM 32KE 2/3
40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
3W
Channel icons
45 Film 4 +1, 101 BBC One HD Scotland, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 STV HD (STV West), 104 Channel 4 HD Scotland ads, 105 BBC Three HD, 123 CBBC HD, plus 1 others



Are you trying to watch these 48 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Poolewe (Highland, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5*, 5USA, Al Jazeera Arabic, Al Jazeera English, Al Jazeera HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, CBS Action, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, Channel 5 +24, CITV, Community Channel, Community Channel HD, Dave, Dave ja vu, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, ITV 2 +1, ITV 3, ITV 3 +1, ITV 4, ITV 4 +1, ITV Be, Motors TV, Movie Mix, Movies4Men, pick, Quest, Quest +1, Really, RT English , Sky News, Tiny Pop, Travel Channel, True Entertainment, truTV, truTV +1, Vintage TV, VIVA, Yesterday.

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 Poolewe transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 228km south-southeast
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
STV News 0.4m homes 1.5%
from Aberdeen AB12 3QH, 223km east-southeast
to STV North (Aberdeen) region - 76 masts.

How will the Poolewe (Highland, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20102010-132013-182013-18
aerial groupB EB EB EB E KB E KB E K
C41C4C4C4+BBCB+BBCB+BBCB
C44BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCABBCABBCA
C47ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4
700C51BBC1BBC1BBC1

orange background for multiplexes names more
green background for transmission frequencies
lilac background for power levels in watts
800MHz band: 4G mobile started in 2013
700MHz band: possible 4G in 2019 more
600MHz band: new or moved digital TV services more
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W
Italics for analogue, digital switchover was Wednesdays 7th July and 21st July 2010.
Click/touch here to read How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?Analogue 1-4 20WBBCA, D3+4,
Click/touch here to read Other mapsPoolewe FreeviewEitshal (Lewis) TV regionBBC ScotlandSTV North (Aberdeen micro region
Click/touch here to read Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Eitshal (Lewis) transmitter area Sep 1961-J
Click/touch here to read Is the transmitter output the same in all directions? Internet Explorer 9+, Firefox, Opera, Chrom

Comments
Thursday, 23 February 2012
Transmitter engineering
2:29 PM

POOLEWE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:20 today to 13:35 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:20 today to 13:35 today [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 83,600 posts Owner Owner xx
Friday, 24 February 2012
Transmitter engineering
4:34 AM

POOLEWE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:20 yesterday to 13:35 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:20 yesterday to 13:35 yesterday [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 83,600 posts Owner Owner xx
Saturday, 25 February 2012
Transmitter engineering
4:30 AM

POOLEWE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:20 on 23 Feb to 13:35 on 23 Feb HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:20 on 23 Feb to 13:35 on 23 Feb [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 83,600 posts Owner Owner xx
Friday, 23 March 2012
Transmitter engineering
4:28 PM

POOLEWE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 12:15 today to 12:44 today [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
9:30 PM

POOLEWE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 12:15 today to 12:44 today HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 16:45 today [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 83,600 posts Owner Owner xx
Saturday, 24 March 2012
Transmitter engineering
4:30 AM

POOLEWE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 12:15 yesterday to 12:44 yesterday HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 16:45 yesterday [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 83,600 posts Owner Owner xx
Tuesday, 27 March 2012
Transmitter engineering
11:29 AM

POOLEWE transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 12:15 on 23 Mar to 12:44 on 23 Mar HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 16:45 on 23 Mar [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 83,600 posts Owner Owner xx
Wednesday, 28 March 2012
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