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Switchover events September- December 2011

List of all the remaining switchover events in the UK for 2011

List of all the remaining switchover events in the UK for 2011
published on UK Free TV

14th September 2011

Oxford switchover starts - Channel 4 swaps to C63, BBC TWO closes, Multiplex 1 closes, BBCA starts on C53

Ascott under Wychwood, Charlbury, Guiting Power, Icomb Hill, Over Norton - BBC TWO closes, BBCA starts.

Sandy Heath - ArqB moves from C67 to C48 at 20kW and ArqA moves from C40 to C67 (vacated by ArqB).

Hemel Hempstead - Pre-switchover change - Multiplex 1 moves from C48 to C56 as C48 used at Sandy Heath - Multiplex A moves from C60 to C68, as C60 now used at Oxford

21st September 2011

Brierley Hill, Emley Moor, Fenton, Idle, Keighley, Malvern, Sutton Coldfield - switchover ends, multiplexes 2, A, B, C and D removed, analogue serviecs close, high power services D3+4, SDN, ArqA, ArqB and BBCB start.

Addingham (9am), Armitage Bridge, Batley (noon), Beecroft Hill(7.30am), Blackburn In Rotherham, Bradford West (noon), Calver Peak, Cleckheaton, Conisbrough, Cop Hill (9am), Copley (9am), Cornholme, Cowling (3pm), Cragg Vale, Cullingworth (9am), Edale, Elland,Grassington, Hagg Wood, Halifax (9am), Headingley, Hebden Bridge, Heyshaw, Holmfield, Holmfirth(noon), Hope (9am), Keighley Town, Kettlewell (noon), Longwood Edge, Luddenden, Lydgate, Millhouse Green, Oughtibridge, Oxenhope, Primrose Hill, Ripponden, Shatton Edge (9am), Skipton (9am), Skipton Town (9am), Stocksbridge, Sutton in Craven, Tideswell Moor, Todmorden, Walsden, Walsden South,Wharfedale (9am), Wheatley and Wincobank - BBC One analogue, ITV1 analogue, Channel 4 analogue - close. D3+4, BBCB start broadcasting.

Allesley Park, Brailes (9am), Bretch Hill (noon), Bridgnorth(3pm), Cheadle, Earl Sterndale, Edgbaston, Gib Heath, Gravelly Hill, Haden Hill, Hamstead, Harborne(noon), Hartington, Ipstones Edge, Ironbridge, Kenilworth, Kidderminster (9am), Kinver (noon),Leamington Spa (9am), Leek (9am), Lichfield, Long Compton, Oakamoor, Perry Beeches, Queslett,Redditch, Repton (noon), Rugeley, Tenbury Wells, Turves Green, Whittingslow, Winchcombe, Winshill(9am) and Woodford Halse - BBC One analogue, ITV1 analogue, Channel 4 analogue - close. D3+4, BBCB start broadcasting.

27th September 2011

Nottingham retune required as SDN moves from C67 to C51 in 8k mode, ArqA moves from C63 to C52

Sheffield retune required as ArqB moves from C63 to C39

28th September 2011

Oxford switchover multiplexes 2, A, B, C and D removed, analogue services close, high power services D3+4, SDN, ArqA, ArqB and BBCB start

Ascott under Wychwood, Charlbury, Guiting Power, Icomb Hill, Over Norton - BBC One analogue, ITV1 analogue, Channel 4 analogue - closes. D3+4, BBCB start broadcasting.

The Wrekin - SDN moves from C31 (and C49) to C41+, ArqA moves from C57 to C44, ArqB moves from C53 to C47.

Lark Stoke - SDN moves from C31 to C41+, ArqA moves from C57 to C44, ArqB moves from C60 to C47.

Bromsgrove - SDN moves from C31 to C41+, ArqA moves from C29 to C44, ArqB moves from C34 to C47 - note ALL OUT OF GROUP - WIDEBAND AERIAL REQUIRED

Mendip - MuxA on C62 becomes SDN on C48 (final due to Oxford end), Mux C on C56 becomes ArqA on C67 (moves again 28 Match 2012), ArqB moves from C67 to C52 (final due to Oxford end).

Changes at Mendip allow COM multiplexes at Huntshaw Cross to now operate at full power.

Cirencester (9am) - D3+4 moves from C30 to C29 (due to Oxford end)

Hutton (9am), Portishead (noon), Woodcoombe (9am) - BBCA moves from C48 to C59 (no longer used at Mendip), D3+4 moves from C52 to C62 (no longer used at Mendip).

5th October 2011

Belper - BBCB moves from C65 to C55

Stanton Moor - BBCB moves from C65 to C55

Derby - D3+4 moves from C30 to C51, BBCB starts on C52

12th October 2011

Waltham - SDN multiplex moves to 8k mode, retune required

19th October 2011

Long Mountain - D3+4 moves from C52 to C53 (no longer used at The Wrekin), BBCB moves from C56 to C57 (freed from The Wrekin).

Llangynog - BBCA moves from C62 to C50 (for 4G clearance).

9th November 2011

Tacolneston - BBC TWO analogue closes, Multiplex 1 closes, BBCA starts on C55

Aldeburgh, Bramford, Burnham, Bury St Edmunds, Creake, Gorleston on Sea, Kings Lynn, Linnet Valley, Little Walsingham, Norwich Central, Overstrand, Thetford, Wells next the Sea, West Runton - BBC TWO analogue closes, BBCA multiplex starts.Great Yarmouth (new), Lowestoft (new) - BBC A multiplex starts

23rd November 2011

Tacolneston - BBC - switchover ends, multiplexes 2, A, B, C and D removed, analogue services close, high power services D3+4, SDN, ArqA, ArqB and BBCB start.

Aldeburgh, Bramford, Burnham, Bury St Edmunds, Creake, Gorleston on Sea, Kings Lynn, Linnet Valley, Little Walsingham, Norwich Central, Overstrand, Thetford, Wells next the Sea, West Runton - BBC One analogue, ITV1 analogue, Channel 4 analogue - close. D3+4, BBCB start broadcasting.

Great Yarmouth (new), Lowestoft (new) - D3+4, BBCB multiplex starts.

Sandy Heath, ArqA move from C67 to C52, changes to 8k mode.

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Comments
Monday, 26 September 2011
Briantist
7:23 PM

Pip: Some indication of the channels you are missing might be helpful.

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Tuesday, 4 October 2011
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Mike Dimmick
2:59 PM

Briantist: Sudbury has a retune on 16 November. To clear C50 for Tacolneston, ArqB moves to C63.

http://www.digitaluk.co.u….pdf

It will remain at 2,200 watts.

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Mike Dimmick's 2,486 posts Platinum Platinum GB
Thursday, 13 October 2011
Briantist
10:41 PM

Mike Dimmick: Thanks again.

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