Clearance events in 2019

700MHz clearance retunes for Q3-Q4 2019

Please find below a list of upcoming 700MHz clearance retune events for Q3-Q4 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 and Q2 2019 can be found here.

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

Black Hill (some relays only)

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

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

*A previously scheduled retune for the Angus transmitter group in September 2019 has been replanned.

Oct - Dec 2019 (Q4)

Transmitter group Area served Retune date

Dover

south and east Kent, and parts of East Sussex

16 October 2019

Midhurst

much of West Sussex

16 October 2019

Ventnor

Ventnor and the surrounding area

16 October 2019

Whitehawk Hill

the Brighton area

16 October 2019

Belmont

Lincolnshire and east Yorkshire

23 October 2019

Emley Moor

most of Yorkshire

23 October 2019

Idle

the Idle area

23 October 2019

Sheffield

the Sheffield area

23 October 2019

Winter Hill

Liverpool, Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire and north Staffordshire

23 October 2019

Bilsdale

Teesside and much of North Yorkshire

13 November 2019

Chatton

north Northumberland

13 November 2019

Bradford West

parts of west Bradford

13 November 2019

Fenham

the Fenham area

13 November 2019

Idle

the Idle area

13 November 2019

Keighley Town

Central and north east Keighley

13 November 2019

Oliver's Mount

the Scarborough area

13 November 2019

Pontop Pike

Tyne and Wear and County Durham

13 November 2019

Angus

Angus, Dundee, Perth and parts of Fife

27 November 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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