Freeview Light on the Glasgow West Central (Glasgow City, Scotland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Glasgow West Central (Glasgow City, Scotland) transmitter which serves 7,300 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 Glasgow West Central (Glasgow City, Scotland) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Glasgow West Central 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 Glasgow West Central (Glasgow City, Scotland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 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, YAAAS!, 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, More4 +1, Now 70s, Paramount Network, 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 Glasgow West Central transmitter?
BBC Reporting Scotland 2.4m homes 9.2%
from Glasgow G51 1DA, 3km south (176°)
to BBC Scotland region - 230 masts.
How will the Glasgow West Central (Glasgow City, 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 8 Jun 11 and 22 Jun 11.
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 Black Hill transmitter area
Do you still have a problem with No Signal?
There's a few STV Central transmitters affected by Planned Engineering although Glasgow West Central Relay wasn't listed as one of them. Black Hill, the main transmitter for the area is listed with "Possible Service Interruptions". I would have expected signals to have returned by now. Other than that, I can't find any listings of reported faults.
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Miss Jan Bray Wilson :
It's possible that the transmitter you are getting your signals from is having some either Planned or Essential Engineering due to a fault. Whilst you may be in Glasgow City, which transmitter(s) you may be able to receive or are receiving will depend very much on location. We'd need a full postcode to check what is predicted.
In any event. it's quite likely that your signals may be back to normal by the time you read this.
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