Clearance events in 2019

700MHz clearance retunes for Q2-Q3 2019

Please find below a list of upcoming 700MHz clearance retune events for Q2-Q3 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.

A list of clearance events completed in Q1 2019 can be found here.

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

July - Sept 2019 (Q3)

Transmitter group Area served Retune date

Carmel

parts of south and central Wales

17 July 2019

Kilvey Hill

the Swansea area

17 July 2019

Crystal Palace (Hertford and Alexandra Palace relays only)

Hertford and parts of Ware and parts of Haringey and Barnet

24 July 2019

Caldbeck

Cumbria, south west Scotland and the south Lakes

31 July 2019

Caldbeck Scotland

parts of south west Scotland

31 July 2019

Selkirk

Scottish Borders

14 August 2019

Dover

south and east Kent, and parts of East Sussex

22 August 2019

Brougher Mountain

south west Northern Ireland

4 September 2019

Caldbeck Scotland (Portpatrick relay only)

Portpatrick

4 September 2019

Darvel (some relays only)

Dunure, Girvan and parts of Dailly and parts of Troon

4 September 2019

Divis

Belfast and the surrounding area

4 September 2019

Limavady

north west Northern Ireland

4 September 2019

Black Hill (Uplawmoor relay only)

Uplawmoor and Lugton

11 September 2019

Caldbeck (some relays only)

Workington and Threlkeld

11 September 2019

Caldbeck Scotland (Ballantrae relay only)

Ballantrae

11 September 2019

Pontop Pike

Tyne and Wear and County Durham

12 September 2019

Angus

Angus, Dundee, Perth and parts of Fife

18 September 2019

700MHz clearance event details by region

The following PDFs provide detailed information on UHF channel and power changes at transmitters during Q1-Q3 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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