Clearance events in Q1 2018

700MHz clearance retunes for Q1 2018

Please find below a list of upcoming 700MHz clearance events in Q1 2018.

Detailed technical information for 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.

Note: Table updated 29 November 2017 (The Wrekin removed from March 2018).

Transmitter groupArea servedRetune date

Mendip (Cirencester)

Cirencester

7 February 2018

Sudbury

parts of Suffolk and Essex

7 February 2018

Tacolneston

Norfolk and north Suffolk

7 February 2018

Waltham

much of the east Midlands

7 February 2018

Mendip

Bristol, parts of Somerset, Dorset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire

27 February 2018

Oxford

Oxfordshire, parts of Berkshire and Buckinghamshire

27 February 2018

The Wrekin (Bucknell, Clun, Coalbrookdale, Halesowen)

Halesowen, Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge, and the Clun and Bucknell areas

27 February 2018

Brierley Hill

the Brierley Hill area

1 March 2018

Malvern

the Malvern area

1 March 2018

Mendip (Clearwell)

Clearwell

1 March 2018

Ridge Hill

Herefordshire, south Shropshire and parts of Gloucestershire

1 March 2018

Wenvoe (Monmouth)

Monmouth

1 March 2018

Brierley Hill

the Brierley Hill area

7 March 2018

Bromsgrove

the Bromsgrove area

7 March 2018

Fenton

Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-under-Lyme

7 March 2018

Lark Stoke

the Stratford-upon-Avon area

7 March 2018

Malvern

the Malvern area

7 March 2018

Sutton Coldfield

much of the West Midlands

7 March 2018

Waltham (Belper)

Belper

7 March 2018

Winter Hill

Liverpool, Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire and north Staffordshire

7 March 2018

Guildford

the Guildford area

14 March 2018

Whitehawk Hill

the Brighton area

14 March 2018

Crystal Palace

Greater London and parts of the Home Counties

21 March 2018

Dover

south and east Kent, and parts of East Sussex

21 March 2018

Hemel Hempstead

the Hemel Hempstead area

21 March 2018

Midhurst

much of West Sussex

21 March 2018

Reigate

Reigate and parts of east Surrey and west Kent

21 March 2018

Rowridge

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

21 March 2018

700MHz clearance event details by region

The following PDFs provide detailed information on UHF channel and power changes at transmitters during Q1 2018 for installers and industry. Where transmitters will undergo multiple changes during the clearance programme, this is indicated in line with current plans.

 

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