Freeview Light on the Tay Bridge (Fife, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Tay Bridge (Fife, Scotland) transmitter which serves 27,000 homes.
Map keyThe 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.
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Tay Bridge transmitter Freeview broadcasts
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Digital television services are broadcast on a multiplexes (or Mux) where many stations occupy a single broadcast frequency, as shown below.
|C41+ (634.2MHz)||148m||64QAM 8K 2/3|
24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
1 BBC One Scotland, 2 BBC Two Scotland, 7 BBC Three, 8 BBC Alba, 9 BBC Four, 70 CBBC Channel, 71 CBeebies, 80 BBC News, 81 BBC Parliament, 301 301, plus 14 others 200 BBC Red Button, 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4, 705 BBC Radio 5 Live, 706 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, 707 BBC 6 Music, 708 BBC Radio 4 Extra, 709 BBC Asian Network, 710 BBC World Service, 719 BBC Radio Scotland, 720 BBC Radio nan Gaidheal,
|C47 (682.0MHz)||148m||64QAM 8K 2/3|
24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
3 STV (STV North (Dundee micro region)), 4 Channel 4 Scotland ads, 5 Channel 5 Scotland ads, 6 ITV 2, 13 Channel 4+1 Scotland ads, 14 More 4, 28 E4, 33 STV+1 (STV Edinburgh),
|C44 (658.0MHz)||148m||256QAM 32KE 2/3|
40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
101 BBC One HD Scotland, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 STV HD (STV West), 104 Channel 4 HD Scotland ads, plus 1 others 232 The Space,
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The Tay Bridge (Fife, Scotland)
mast is a public service broadcasting
(PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial
(COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5*, 5USA, Al Jazeera English, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Community Channel, Dave, Dave ja vu, E4+1, Film 4, Food Network, ITV 2 +1, ITV 3, ITV 4, Movie Mix, PICK TV, Quest, Really, RT English , Sky News, The Zone, 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?
Regional news from the Tay Bridge transmitter
|Dundee||Transposer||Ladywell Avenue||100 homes |
How the transmission frequencies change over time
|aerial group||B E||W||W||B E K||B E K||B E|
|orange background for multiplexes names more||green background for transmission frequencies||lilac background for power levels in watts||800MHz band: 4G mobile to start in 2013||700MHz band: possible 4G in 2019 more||600MHz band: new or moved digital TV services more|
denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W
Italics for analogue
, digital switchover was Wednesdays 4th August and 18th August 2010.
- Ofcom have projected that a local television service for Dundee including Arbroath, Perth could use an Interleaved Frequency on the Tay Bridge transmitter using C51
Comparison of old analogue and current digital signal levels
|Analogue 5|| 4kW|
|Analogue 1-4||(-9dB) 500W|
|BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-16dB) 100W|
History of Channel 3 in the Angus transmitter area
|Sep 1961-Dec 2014||Grampian Television|
|Feb 1983-Dec 1992||TV-am•|
|Jan 1993-Sep 2010||GMTV•|
|Sep 2010-Dec 2014||ITV Daybreak•|
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Tay Bridge 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.
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