Clearance events in 2019

700MHz clearance retunes for Q1-Q2 2019

Please find below a list of upcoming 700MHz clearance retune events for Q1-Q2 2019.

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 may need to retune their TV equipment on the date shown, where this does not happen automatically.

January - March 2019 (Q1) 

Transmitter group Area served Retune date

Caldbeck Scotland (Creetown relay)

the Creetown area

27 February 2019

Moel-y-Parc

north east Wales

27 February 2019

Fremont Point (relays)

the Channel Islands

13 March 2019

Beacon Hill

Torbay and south Devon

27 March 2019

Caradon Hill (Salcombe relay)

the Salcombe area

27 March 2019

Stockland Hill (some relays only)

parts of Devon and Dorset

27 March 2019

April - June 2019 (Q2)

Transmitter group Area served Retune date

Mendip

Bristol, parts of Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire

4 April 2019

Caradon Hill (some relays only)

parts of Plymouth, central and south Devon and east Cornwall

10 April 2019

Plympton

parts of the Plymouth area

10 April 2019

Redruth

west Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

1 May 2019

Aberdare (some relays only)

parts of Cwmaman, Fernhill, Mountain Ash and Penrhiwceiber

15 May 2019

Kilvey Hill

the Swansea area

15 May 2019

Pontypool (Usk relay only)

Usk

15 May 2019

Wenvoe

Cardiff, Newport and south east Wales

15 May 2019

Bristol Illchester Crescent

parts of Bristol

5 June 2019

Bristol Kings Weston

parts of Bristol

5 June 2019

Mendip

Bristol, parts of Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire

5 June 2019

Black HIll (some relays only)

parts of Loch Fyne, Bute, Gigha, Jura, Seil, Knapdale and Kintyre

12 June 2019

Bristol Kings Weston

parts of Bristol

19 June 2019

Caradon Hill (some relays only)

parts of Plymouth, parts of Devon and east Cornwall

19 June 2019

Huntshaw Cross

north Devon

19 June 2019

Kilvey Hill (Cilfrew and Neath Abbey HP/VP relays only)

Cilfrew and Neath Abbey

19 June 2019

Mendip

Bristol, parts of Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire

19 June 2019

Redruth (some relays only)

parts of St Austell, Penryn and Falmouth

19 June 2019

Wenvoe

Cardiff, Newport and south east Wales

19 June 2019

700MHz clearance event details by region

The following PDFs provide detailed information on UHF channel and power changes at transmitters during Q1-Q2 2019 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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