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The symbol shows the location of the Selkirk (The Scottish Borders, Scotland) transmitter which serves 24,000 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 problems

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



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Which Freeview channels does the Selkirk 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.

MuxH/VFrequencyHeightModeWatts
PSB1
BBCA
 H max
C50 (706.0MHz)522mDTG-310,000W
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
 H max
C59- (777.8MHz)522mDTG-310,000W
Channel icons
3 STV (Border (Scotland)), 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 (Yorkshire Emley Moor),

PSB3
BBCB
 H max
C55 (746.0MHz)522mDTG-610,000W
Channel icons
45 Film 4 +1, 101 BBC One HD Scotland, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 STV HD (ITV Granada), 104 Channel 4 HD Scotland ads, 105 BBC Three HD, 123 CBBC HD, plus 1 others

COM4
SDN
 H -3dB
C57 (762.0MHz)522mDTG-85,000W
Channel icons
10 ITV 3, 20 Drama, 26 ITV Be, 27 ITV 2 +1, 30 5*, 31 5USA, 34 ITV 3 +1, 37 Quest, 44 Channel 5 +1, 55 Channel 5 +24, 61 True Entertainment, 62 ITV 4 +1, 66 CBS Reality, 122 CITV, plus 20 others

COM5
ArqA
 H -3dB
C53 (730.0MHz)522mDTG-85,000W
Channel icons
 BBC Red Button 2, 11 pick, 12 Dave, 17 Really, 29 E4 +1, 32 Movie Mix, 41 Food Network, 42 Travel Channel, 46 Challenge, 48 Movies4Men, 63 Community Channel, 68 truTV, 69 truTV +1, 126 Tiny Pop, 132 Sky News, 242 Vintage TV, plus 16 others

COM6
ArqB
 H -3dB
C60- (785.8MHz)522mDTG-85,000W
Channel icons
18 4Music, 19 Yesterday, 21 VIVA, 24 ITV 4, 25 Dave ja vu, 38 Quest +1, 47 4seven, 58 BT Sport 1 (not free), 59 BT Sport 2 (not free), 70 CBS Action, 133 Al Jazeera English, 135 RT English , plus 18 others



DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/324.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/340.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/427.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 9 Freeview HD channels?

the effected channels

The Selkirk (The Scottish Borders, Scotland) mast is not one of the extended Freeview HD (COM7 and COM8) transmitters, it does not provide these high definition (HD) channels: 4seven HD, Al Jazeera Arabic, Al Jazeera HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, Channel 4+1 HD, Community Channel HD, Motors TV.

If you want to watch these HD channels, either use Freesat HD, or move your TV aerial must point to one of the 30 Full Freeview HD transmitters. For more information see the want to know which transmitters will carry extra Freeview HD? page.

Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Selkirk transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 100km west-northwest
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
regional news image
ITV Lookaround 0.1m homes 0.4%
from Carlisle CA1 3NT, 75km south
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?

SourhopeActive deflectorNr Yetholm6 homes

How will the Selkirk (The Scottish Borders, Scotland) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1961~851984-971997-981998-20082008-1317/4/13-2013-182019-
aerial groupVHFC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EK
C13ITV
C22SDN
C25ArqA
C28ArqB
C41BBCB
C44D3+4
C47BBCA
700C50 BBCABBCA
C52C5C5
C531ArqAArqAArqA
C55BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCBBBCBBBCB
C56D
C572SDNSDNSDN
C59ITVITVITV-D3+4-D3+4-D3+4
C60A -ArqB-ArqB
800C62BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCA
C63B
C65C4C4C4
C66C

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 Thursdays 6th November and 20th November 2008.
Click/touch here to read How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?Analogue 1-5 50kWBBCA, D3+4,
Click/touch here to read Other mapsSelkirk FreeviewSelkirk DABSelkirk AM/FMSelkirk TV regionBBC ScotlandBorder (Scotland
Click/touch here to read Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Selkirk transmitter area Sep 1961-Feb 2004B
Click/touch here to read Is the transmitter output the same in all directions? Internet Explorer 9+, Firefox, Opera, Chrom

Comments
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:37 AM

SELKIRK transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:31 yesterday to 14:08 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 31 July 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:33 AM

SELKIRK transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:31 on 29 Jul to 14:08 on 29 Jul. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 6 August 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:31 PM

SELKIRK transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 13:18 yesterday to 15:52 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 7 August 2014
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

SELKIRK transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 13:18 on 05 Aug to 15:52 on 05 Aug. [BBC]

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