Clearance events in 2018

700MHz clearance retunes for Q2 and Q3 2018

Please find below a list of upcoming 700MHz clearance events for Q2 and Q3 2018.

Detailed information for channel providers, installers and industry, including UHF channel changes, is available in regional documents following this table. These will be updated as further information is released. Some transmitter groups will have multiple retunes between now and mid-2020 as airwaves are released in stages.

Viewers served by affected transmitters in the groups listed will need to retune their TV equipment on the date shown, where this does not happen automatically.

April - June 2018 (Q2) - Updated 30 May 2018

Transmitter groupArea servedRetune date

Crystal Palace (some relays)

parts of Greater London and parts of the Home Counties

18 April 2018

Guildford

Guildford

18 April 2018

Hannington

parts of Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey

18 April 2018

Hemel Hempstead

Hemel Hempstead

18 April 2018

Salisbury

the Salisbury area

18 April 2018

Mendip (Crockerton)

Crockerton

18 April 2018

Mendip (Upavon)

Upavon

2 May 2018

Rowridge

Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, parts of Dorset, Wiltshire and West Sussex

2 May 2018

Salisbury

the Salisbury area

2 May 2018

Oxford

Oxfordshire, parts of Berkshire and Buckinghamshire

23 May 2018

Sandy Heath (some relays only)

Cambridge, parts of Luton and Northampton, and the Kimpton area

6 June 2018

Tacolneston

Norfolk and north Suffolk

6 June 2018

July - Sept 2018 (Q3) - Updated 30 May 2018

Transmitter groupArea servedRetune date

Sandy Heath

Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire

17 July 2018

Tacolneston (Local TV)

Norwich and the surrounding area

17 July 2018

Bluebell Hill

north and mid Kent

19 July 2018

Crystal Palace (Forest Row relay)

Parts of Forest Row, Hartfield and Withyham

19 July 2018

Hastings (Hastings Old Town)

Hastings Old Town

19 July 2018

Heathfield

East Sussex and south west Kent

19 July 2018

Tacolneston (Linnet Valley relay)

part of Bury St Edmunds

19 July 2018

Tunbridge Wells

the Tunbridge Wells area

19 July 2018

Whitehawk Hill (Patcham relay)

Patcham and parts of Hollingbury

19 July 2018

Sudbury

Parts of Suffolk and Essex

1 August 2018

Durris

Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

15 August 2018

Black Hill

Glasgow, central Scotland and parts of Edinburgh

5 September 2018

Craigkelly (Aberfoyle, Cannongate HP/VP and Newbattle)

Lothian, parts of Edinburgh and parts of Fife

5 September 2018

Darvel

parts of central Scotland, Argyll and Bute

5 September 2018

Divis (Bellair)

Bellair

5 September 2018

Rosneath

Rosneath

5 September 2018

Black Hill (some relays only)

Haddington, parts of Glasgow and parts of central Scotland

19 September 2018

700MHz clearance event details by region

The following PDFs provide detailed information on UHF channel and power changes at transmitters during Q1-Q3 2018 for installers and industry. Where transmitters will undergo multiple changes during the clearance programme, this is indicated in line with current plans. These documents will be updated from time to time as new information is released or essential changes are made to technical plans.

 

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