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Saorview on the Three Rock transmitter

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sa_gmapsGoogle mapsa_bingBing mapsa_gearthGoogle Earthsa_gps53.246,-6.240 or 53°14'46"N 6°14'23"W

This transmitter has no current reported problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Three Rock transmitter. Click to recheck [+] is loading, please wait...

The symbol shows the location of the Three Rock transmitter.

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Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

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What do the colours on the map mean?

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.

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Which Saorview channels does the Three Rock transmitter broadcast?

If you have any kind of Saorview fault, follow this Saorview 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
 horizontal max
C30 (546.0MHz)578m64QAM 8K 2/3
24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG4
Channel icons
2 RTE Two HD, 3 TV3, 4 TG4, 5 3e, 6 RTE News Now/Euronews, 11 RTE1 SD, 17  (RTÉjr simulcast), 17 (RTÉ1 +1 simulcast), plus 11 others

 horizontal max
C33 (570.0MHz)578m64QAM 8K 2/3
24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG4
Channel icons
1 RTE One HD, 7 RTE jr, 8 RTE One +1, 12 TBC 12 HD, 13 TBC 13 SD, 14 TBC 14 HD, 15 TBC 15 SD, 16 TBC 16,

How will the Three Rock transmission frequencies change over time?

aerial groupA B C/D E K VHFA B C/D E K VHFA B C/D E K VHFA KA KA K

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Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W
Italics for analogue, digital switchover was Sundays 1st January and 1st January 2012.

How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?

SV1≡, SV2≡ 63kW

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Emlyn Jones
Friday 14 December 2012 4:39PM

Emlyn from wales
Test Transmission of Saorview 2 have resumed
Receiving strong signal here on the Lleyn Penninsula ch 26 from Mount Leinster ch 33 Three Rock and ch 58 Kippure. 6 SD and 1 HD tv test card on each Multiplex.Mount Leinster is incredibly strong and works with an indoor aerial.

Monday 4 February 2013 9:41AM

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