Darvel transmitting station

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Darvel
Darvel transmitting station is located in East Ayrshire
Darvel transmitting station
Location Darvel, East Ayrshire
Height of mast 152.4 metres (500 ft)
Grid reference NS5567234132
BBC region BBC Scotland
ITV region STV Central

Darvel transmitting station is a broadcasting and telecommunications facility located near Darvel, East Ayrshire, Scotland (grid reference NS5567234132). The site is owned by Arqiva.

The transmitter carries analogue and digital radio stations, as well as digital television. Darvel previously carried analogue television until the digital switchover which took place during May 2011. The television services from Darvel require an A group aerial.

Services from the transmitter[edit]

Analogue radio (VHF FM)[edit]

Frequency kW Service
89.5 MHz 5 BBC Radio 2
91.7 MHz 5 BBC Radio 3
93.9 MHz 5 BBC Radio Scotland
96.7 MHz 1.1 West Sound Radio
99.1 MHz 5 BBC Radio 1
101.3 MHz 4 Classic FM
104.3 MHz 5 BBC Radio 4

Digital radio (DAB)[edit]

Frequency Block kW Operator
218.640 MHz 11B 0.76 Arqiva Ayr
220.352 MHz 11C 1 Bauer Glasgow
222.064 MHz 11D 0.5 Switch Scotland
223.936 MHz 12A 7 Digital One
225.648 MHz 12B 10 BBC National DAB

Analogue television[edit]

Frequency UHF kW Service
487.25 MHz 23 100 STV
511.25 MHz 26 100 BBC Two Scotland
535.25 MHz 29 100 Channel 4
567.25 MHz 33 100 BBC One Scotland
583.25 MHz 35 100 Channel 5

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Coordinates: 55°34′46″N 4°17′23″W / 55.579430°N 4.289775°W / 55.579430; -4.289775