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Switchover events 2012

List of all the remaining switchover events in the UK, during 2012.

List of all the remaining switchover events in the UK, during 2
published on UK Free TV

Please also see Changes to commercial multiplex capacity - 2012 timetable.

Wednesday 8th February 2012

Hannington (6am) switchover starts - BBC TWO analogue closes on C45, Mux 1 closes on C50, BBCA starts on C45.

Aldbourne (6am), Alton (9am), Chisbury (6am), Hemdean (9am), Hurstbourne Tarrant (6am), Lambourn (12:30pm), The Bournes (noon), Tidworth (9am) - BBC TWO analogue closes, BBCA starts.



Wednesday 22nd February 2012

Hannington (6am) - switchover ends, multiplexes 2, A, B, C and D removed, analogue serviecs close, high power services D3+4, ArqA, ArqB and BBCB start. SDN starts low powered.

Aldbourne (6am), Alton (9am), Chisbury (noon), Hemdean (9am), Hurstbourne Tarrant (3pm), Lambourn (12:30pm), The Bournes (noon), Tidworth (9am) - BBC One analogue, ITV1 analogue, Channel 4 analogue - close. D3+4, BBCB start broadcasting.

(Fawley - closed early on 25th March 2009).

Wednesday 29th February 2012

Midhurst (6am)- BBC TWO analogue closes on C55, Mux 1 closes on C56+, BBCA starts on C55.

Haslemere (6am), Steyning (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes, BBCA starts.



Channel Islands - ITV2, ITV3 added to PSB2, retunes on C61/C62 (BBC News - ITV 2 and 3 added to Channel Islands Freeview).

Wednesday 7th March 2012

Rowridge (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes on C24, Mux 1 closes on C34, BBCA starts on C24.

Salisbury (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes on C63, ITV 1 analogue moves to C60 from C53, Mux 1 closes on C66, BBCA starts on C60.

Whitehawk Hill (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes on C63, BBC One analogue moves to C63 from C57, Mux 1 closes on C55-, BBCA starts on C57.

Bevendean (noon), Bovington (noon), Brading (noon), Brighstone (noon), Brighton (Central) (noon), Canford Heath (2pm), Cheselbourne (noon), Coldean (3pm), Corfe Castle (9am), Donhead (6am), Findon (9am), Hangleton (noon), Horndean (9am), Luccombe (9am), Lulworth (noon), Luscombe Valley (9am), Millbrook (noon), Ovingdean (3pm), Patcham (9am), Piddletrenthide (3pm), Poole (6am), Portslade (9am), Poulner (11am), Saltdean (9am), Shrewton (9am), Singleton (6am), Sutton Row (9am), Till Valley (noon), Ventnor, Westbourne (noon), Winterbourne Steepleton (9am), Winterbourne Stickland (9am), Ventnor (9am) - BBC TWO analogue closes, BBCA starts.





Wednesday 14th March 2012

Midhurst (6am)- switchover ends, multiplexes 2, A, B, C and D removed, analogue serviecs close, high power services D3+4, SDN, ArqA, ArqB and BBCB start.

Haslemere (6am), Steyning (9am) - BBC One analogue, ITV 1 analogue, Channel 4 analogue - close. D3+4, BBCB start broadcasting.

Wednesday 21st March 2012

Rowridge (6am), Salisbury (6am) - switchover ends, multiplexes 2, A, B, C and D removed, analogue serviecs close, high power services D3+4, SDN, ArqA, ArqB and BBCB start.

Whitehawk Hill (6am) - switchover ends, multiplexes 2, A, B, C and D removed, analogue serviecs close, high power services D3+4, SDN, ArqA, ArqB and BBCB start. BBC services now from South East region. SDN : from 7 to 21 March 2012, services will be provided on C66 at 200W

Bevendean (noon), Bovington (noon), Brading (noon), Brighstone (noon), Brighton (Central) (noon), Canford Heath (1pm), Cheselbourne (noon), Coldean (3pm), Corfe Castle (12:30pm), Donhead (3pm), Findon (9am), Hangleton (noon), Horndean (9am), Luccombe (9am), Lulworth (3pm), Luscombe Valley (9am), Millbrook (noon), Ovingdean (3pm), Patcham (9am), Piddletrenthide (3pm), Poole (6am), Portslade (9am), Poulner (3pm), Saltdean (9am), Shrewton (9am), Singleton (3pm), Sutton Row (9am), Till Valley (noon), Ventnor, Westbourne (3pm), Winterbourne Steepleton (9am), Winterbourne Stickland (9am), Ventnor (9am) - BBC One analogue, ITV1 analogue, Channel 4 analogue - close. D3+4, BBCB start broadcasting.

Wednesday 28th March 2012

Huntshaw Cross: COM6/ArqB restricted to 4KW until 28 Mar 12. SDN: Until 28 March 2012, services are restricted to 4,000W. ArqA: until 28 March 2012, services are restricted to 4,000W

Mendip: Arqiva B From 28 September 2011 until 28 March 2012, services will be provided on C52 at 25,700W. ArqA from 28 September 2011 until 28 March 2012, services will be provided on C67 at 26,000W

Wednesday 4th April 2012

Crystal Palace (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes on C33, ITV 1 analogue moves to C23 from C33, Mux 1 closes on C25-, BBCA starts on C23.

Guildford (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes on C46, ITV 1 analogue moves to C46 from C43, Mux 1 closes on C49-, BBCA starts on C43.

Hemel Hempstead (6am)- BBC TWO analogue closes on C44, Mux 1 closes on C48+, BBCA starts on C44.

Reigate (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes on C63, ITV 1 analogue moves to C63 from C60, Mux 1 closes on C31, BBCA starts on C60.

6am unless otherwise specified: Alexandra Palace (1pm), Assendon (noon), Biggin Hill, Bishops Stortford, Cane Hill, Caterham, Chepping Wycombe (9am), Chesham, Chingford (11am), Croydon (Old Town), Dorking (noon), East Grinstead (noon), Edmonton, Farningham (9am), Finchley (9am), Forest Row (9am), Gravesend, Great Missenden, Greenwich (4pm), Guildford, Hammersmith, Hampstead Heath, Hemel Hempstead Town (9am), Henley-on-Thames (9am), Hertford, High Wycombe, Hughenden, Kenley, Kensal Town, Lea Bridge (2pm), Marlow Bottom, Micklefield, Mickleham, New Addington (11am), New Barnet, Old Coulsdon (2pm), Orpington, Otford, Poplar (1pm), Skirmett (3pm), St Albans, Sutton, Walthamstow North, Welwyn, West Wycombe, Wonersh (9am), Wooburn (noon), Woolwich (9am), Worlds End - BBC TWO analogue closes, BBCA starts.

Hannington - SDN from 22 February 2012 until 4th April 2012, the low power DTT antenna is used.



Wednesday 18th April 2012

Crystal Palace (by 6am) - switchover ends, multiplexes 2, A, B, C and D removed, analogue serviecs close, high power services D3+4, SDN, ArqA, ArqB start, and BBCB moves to full power transmission.

Guildford (by 6am)- switchover ends, multiplexes 2, A, B, C and D removed, analogue serviecs close, high power services D3+4, SDN, ArqA, ArqB, BBCB start.

Hemel Hempstead (by 6am)- switchover ends, multiplexes 2, A, B, C and D removed, analogue serviecs close, high power services D3+4, SDN, ArqA, ArqB, BBCB start. SDN: from 14 September 2011 until 18 April 2012, services will be provided on C68 at 400W

Reigate (by 6am) - switchover ends, multiplexes 2, A, B, C and D removed, analogue serviecs close, high power services D3+4, SDN, ArqA, ArqB, BBCB start. SDN: from 7 March 2012 until 18 April 2012, services will be provided on C24 at 2,000 Watt

9am unless otherwise specified: Alexandra Palace, Assendon (noon), Biggin Hill (noon), Bishops Stortford, Cane Hill (11am), Caterham (noon), Chepping Wycombe, Chesham, Chingford (11am), Croydon (Old Town) (noon), Dorking (noon), East Grinstead (noon), Edmonton (3pm), Farningham (noon), Finchley (1pm), Forest Row, Gravesend, Great Missenden (noon), Greenwich (4pm), Hammersmith (1pm), Hampstead Heath (3pm), Hemel Hempstead Town, Henley-on-Thames, Hertford, High Wycombe, Hughenden (3pm), Kenley, Kensal Town, Lea Bridge (3pm), Marlow Bottom (3pm), Micklefield (noon), Mickleham (3pm), New Addington (4pm), New Barnet (11am), Old Coulsdon (2pm), Orpington (3pm), Otford (3pm), Poplar (1pm), Reigate, Skirmett (3pm), St Albans (noon), Sutton, Walthamstow North (11am), Welwyn, West Wycombe (3pm), Wonersh, Wooburn (noon), Woolwich, Worlds End (4pm) - BBC One analogue, ITV 1 analogue, Channel 4 analogue - close. D3+4, BBCB start broadcasting.

Rowridge - ArqA until 18 April 2012, services will be provided on C37 at 20,000W.

Croydon - closes.

Stockland Hill - SDN, Arqiva A and Arqiva B to operate at 10kW until 18th April 2012

Guildford - D3+4 from 4 to 18 April 2012, services will be provided on C49 at 200W.

Oxford - SDN until 18 April 2012, services are restricted to 12,500W. ArqA: until 18 April 2012, services are restricted to 12,500W. ArqB until 18 April 2012, services are restricted to 12,500W.

Hannington ArqA until 22 February 2012, services will be restricted to 20,000W. From 22 February 2012 until 18 April 2012, the low power DTT antenna is used. ArqB from 22 February 2012 until 18 April 2012, the low power DTT antenna is used.

Reigate - D3+4 From 7 March 2012 until 18 April 2012, services will be provided on C21 at 2,000 Watt. BBCB from 7 March 2012 until 18 April 2012, services will be provided on C27 at 2,000 Watt

Wednesday 25th April 2012

Midhurst - ArqB until 25 April 2012, services are restricted to 1,000W

Wednesday 9th May 2012

Sandy Heath - SDN until 9 May 2012 this service will be provided on C31 at 20,000W and SDN will adopt its final allocation of C51 on 18th April 2012.



Wednesday 30th May 2012

Hastings (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes on C25, Mux 1 closes on C31-, BBCA starts on C25.

Heathfield (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes on C52, Mux 1 closes on C34, BBCA starts on C52.

Tunbridge Wells (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes on C44, Mux 1 closes on C55, BBCA starts on C52.

Bexhill (new) (11am), East Dean (9am), Eastbourne (noon), Eastbourne (Old Town) (noon), Ham Street (6am), Hastings (Old Town) (9am), Haywards Heath (6am), Hollington Park (noon), Lamberhurst (6am), Lewes (noon), Mountfield (noon), Newhaven (9am), Rye, Sedlescombe (6am), St Marks (9am), Wye (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes, BBCA starts.







Wednesday 13th June 2012

Bluebell Hill (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes on C46, Mux 1 closes on C59, BBCA starts on C46.

Dover (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes on C56, BBC One analogue moves to C56 from C50, Mux 1 closes on C68, BBCA starts on C50.

Hastings (6am), Heathfield (6am) - switchover ends, multiplexes 2, A, B, C and D removed, analogue serviecs close, high power services D3+4, SDN, ArqA, ArqB, BBCB start.

Tunbridge Wells (6am) - ArqB From 22 February 2012 until 13 June 2012, services will be provided on C59 at 200W

Bexhill (new) (noon), East Dean (9am), Eastbourne (noon), Eastbourne (Old Town) (3pm), Ham Street (noon), Hastings (Old Town) (9am), Haywards Heath (2pm), Hollington Park (noon), Lamberhurst (noon), Lewes (11am), Mountfield (9am), Newhaven (9am), Rye (9am), Sedlescombe (noon), St Marks (9am), Wye (9am) - BBC One analogue, ITV 1 analogue, Channel 4 analogue - close. D3+4, BBCB start broadcasting.

Chartham (6am), Chatham Town (9am), Dover Town (9am), Elham (noon), Farleigh (noon), Faversham (9am), Folkestone (11am), Horn Street (2pm), Hythe Marina (noon), Lydden (9am), Lyminge (6am), Margate (1pm), Newnham (6am), Ramsgate (noon), Turnpike Hill (9am) - BBC TWO analogue closes, BBCA starts.





Wednesday 20th June 2012

Midhurst - ArqA until 20 June 2012, services will be provided on C59 at 10,000W, with a reactive power restriction to 5,000W if required.

Wednesday 27th June 2012

Bluebell Hill (6am), Dover - switchover ends, multiplexes 2, A, B, C and D removed, analogue serviecs close, high power services D3+4, SDN, ArqA, ArqB, BBCB start.

Chartham (9am), Chatham Town (9am), Dover Town (9am), Elham (3pm_, Farleigh (noon), Faversham (9am), Folkestone (11am), Horn Street (2pm), Hythe Marina (noon), Lydden (9am), Lyminge (noon), Margate (1pm), Newnham (noon), Ramsgate (noon), Rye (9am), Turnpike Hill (3pm) - BBC One analogue, ITV 1 analogue, Channel 4 analogue - close. D3+4, BBCB start broadcasting.

Dover B closes.

Dover (6am) - SDN until Until 13 June 2012, services will be provided on C60 at 2,000 kW. From 13 June 2012 to 27 June 2012, services will be provided on channels 68 and 45 at 1,000 and 2,000W respectively. ArqA - until 27 June 2012, services will be provided on channels 62 and 39 at 2000W each. ArqB until 27 June 2012, services will be provided on C55 at 2,000W.

Sandy Heath: D3&4, BBCB, ArqB using transitional S1 antenna until 27th June 2012.

Tunbridge Wells - SDN from 13 to 27 June 2012, services will be restricted to 100W

Wivenhoe Park: From 20 July 2011 to 27 June 2012, Wivenhoe Park will broadcast D3+4 on C64, C54 afterwards; BBCB on C57 before, C49 afterwards.

Woodbridge: From 20 July 2011 to 27 June 2012, Woodbridge will broadcast D3+4 on C64 before, C52 afterwards; BBCB on C57, C54 after that.

Sudbury: SDN will temporarily operate on C49 (at 14kW ERP) from the first stage of Sudbury's switchover until 27th June 12. Arqiva A Until 27 June 2012, services will be provided on C54 at 3,000W. Arqiva B from 16 November 2011 until 27 June 2012, services will be provided on C63 at 2,200W.

Burnham On Crouch - BBCA from 6 July 2011 until 27 June 2012, Burnham on Crouch will broadcast on C48 at 100W. D3+4 From 20 July 2011 to 27 June 2012, Burnham on Crouch will broadcast at 100W. BBCB from 20 July 2011 to 27 June 2012, Burnham on Crouch will broadcast on C51

Clacton - BBCA from 6 July 2011 until 27 June 2012, Clacton will broadcast on C48

Felixstowe - BBCA from 6 July 2011 until 27 June 2012, Felixstowe will broadcast on C52

Heathfield - SDN until 27 June 2012, services will be provided on C48 at 2,000 Watt

Wednesday 12th September 2012

Bilsdale (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes on C26, Mux 1 closes on C34+, BBCA starts on C26. (MuxC from 12 to 26 September 2012, services will be provided on C34 at 6,000 Watt)

Chatton (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes on C45, Mux 1 closes on C40+, BBCA starts on C45.

Fenham (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes on C27, Mux 1 closes on C30-, BBCA starts on C27.

Pontop Pike (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes on C64, BBC One analogue moves to C64 from C58, Mux 1 closes on C48, BBCA starts on C58.

Aislaby (3pm), Allenheads (noon), Alston (9am), Bainbridge (9am), Bellingham (9am), Berwick (6am), Blaydon Burn (6am), Byrness (noon), Castleton (9am), Catton Beacon (6am), Durham (3pm), Esh (6am), Eston Nab (3pm), Falstone (noon), Felling (noon), Grinton Lodge (9am), Guisborough (9am), Haydon Bridge (3pm), Hedleyhope (noon), Humshaugh (6am), Ireshopeburn (6am), Kielder (3pm), Limber Hill (noon), Morpeth (6am), Newton (9am), Peterlee (noon), Ravenscar (noon), Romaldkirk (6am), Rookhope (3pm), Rosedale Abbey (3pm), Rothbury (9am), Seaham (9am), Shotleyfield (6am), Skinningrove (noon), Staithes (3pm), Sunderland (9am), Wall (noon), Weardale (9am), West Burton (noon), Whitaside (noon), Whitby (9am), Wooler (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes, BBCA starts.





Emley Moor- ArqB until 12 September 2012, services are subject to reactive power reduction of 87,000W.



Friday 14th September 2012

Sandy Heath - Arqiva B will adopt its final allocation of C48.



Wednesday September 19th 2012

Sandy Heath - Arqiva B will adopt its final allocation of C48.

Freeview channel numbers change on September 19th 2012



Wednesday 26th September 2012

Bilsdale (6am), Chatton (6am), Fenham (6am)- switchover ends, multiplexes 2, A, B, C and D removed, analogue serviecs close, high power services D3+4, SDN, ArqA, ArqB, BBCB start.

Pontop Pike (6am) - switchover ends, multiplexes 2, A, B, C and D removed, analogue serviecs close, high power services D3+4, SDN, ArqA, ArqB start, and BBCB moves to full power transmission.

Aislaby (3pm), Allenheads (noon), Alston (9am), Bainbridge (9am), Bellingham (noon), Berwick (3pm), Blaydon Burn (3pm), Byrness (noon), Castleton (9am), Catton Beacon (3pm), Durham (9am), Esh (noon), Eston Nab (3pm), Falstone (3pm), Felling (noon), Grinton Lodge (9am), Guisborough (9am), Haydon Bridge (noon), Hedleyhope (3pm), Humshaugh (9am), Ireshopeburn (noon), Kielder (3pm), Limber Hill (noon), Morpeth (9am), Newton (9am), Peterlee (noon), Ravenscar (noon), Romaldkirk (9am), Rookhope (3pm), Rosedale Abbey (3pm), Rothbury (9am), Seaham (9am), Shotleyfield (noon), Skinningrove (noon), Staithes (3pm), Sunderland (9am), Wall (9am), Weardale (9am), West Burton (noon), Whitaside (3pm), Whitby (9am), Wooler (noon) - BBC One analogue, ITV 1 analogue, Channel 4 analogue - close. D3+4, BBCB start broadcasting.

Burnhope - closes.

Wednesday 10th October 2012

Brougher Mountain (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes on C28, Mux 1 closes on C30+, BBCA starts on C28.

Divis (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes on C27, Mux 1 closes on C29, BBCA starts on C27.

Limavady (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes on C62, Mux 1 closes on C67, BBCA starts on C50.

Armagh (noon), Ballintoy (3pm), Ballycastle (9am), Banbridge (noon), Bangor (6am), Belcoo (6am), Bellair (6am), Benagh (3pm), Black Mountain (6am), Buckna (noon), Bushmills (noon), Camlough (9am), Carnmoney Hill (6am), Castlederg (11am), Claudy (noon), Conlig (6am), Cushendall (noon), Cushendun (9am), Derrygonnelly (6am), Draperstown (6am), Dromore (3pm), Ederny (noon), Glenariff (3pm), Glenelly Valley (7:30am), Glynn (9am), Gortnageeragh (3pm), Gortnalee (9am), Kilkeel (noon), Killowen Mountain (6am), Larne (7:30am), Leitrim (3pm), Lisbellaw (3pm), Londonderry (6am), Moneymore (6am), Muldonagh (9am), Newcastle (9am), Newry North (6am), Newry South (6am), Newtownards (9am), Plumbridge (2pm), Rostrevor (6am), Strabane (7:30am), Whitehead (6am) - BBC TWO analogue closes, BBCA starts.



Wednesday 24th October 2012

Brougher Mountain (6am), Divis (6am), Limavady (6am) - switchover ends, multiplexes 2, A, B, C and D removed, analogue serviecs close, high power services D3+4, SDN, ArqA, ArqB, BBCB start.

Black Mountain, Brougher Mountain and Carnmoney Hill (6am) - RTE1/RTE2/TG4 broadcast on Northern Ireland Minimux (DVB-T2 QPSK 2/3)

Armagh (9am), Ballintoy (3pm), Ballycastle (9am), Banbridge (noon), Bangor (noon), Belcoo (noon), Bellair (9am), Benagh (3pm), Black Mountain (6am), Buckna (noon), Bushmills (noon), Camlough (9am), Carnmoney Hill (9am), Castlederg (9am), Claudy (3pm), Conlig (6am), Cushendall (noon), Cushendun (9am), Derrygonnelly (3pm), Draperstown (9am), Dromore (3pm), Ederny (noon), Glenariff (3pm), Glenelly Valley (2pm), Glynn (2pm), Gortnageeragh (6am), Gortnalee (3pm), Kilkeel (noon), Killowen Mountain (9am), Larne (7:30am), Leitrim (3pm), Lisbellaw (9am), Londonderry (6am), Moneymore (3pm), Muldonagh (noon), Newcastle (noon), Newry North (noon), Newry South (3pm), Newtownards (9am), Plumbridge (11am), Rostrevor (9am), Strabane (7:30am), Whitehead (11am) - BBC One analogue, ITV 1 analogue, Channel 4 analogue - close. D3+4, BBCB start broadcasting.

Caldbeck COM multiplexes to broadcast at 15kW ERP until 24 Oct 12.

Darvel - SDN, ArqA, ArqB until 24 October 2012, and the reserve antenna is used.

Moel Y Parc - ArqB until 24 October 2012, services are subject to a reactive power restriction of 5,000W.Main UK television digital switchover complete.



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Wednesday, 15 February 2012
Dave Lindsay
9:39 AM

Mike Eade: See the Whitehawk Hill page for the answer.

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A J BEVAN
9:50 AM Bournemouth

Should our outside AErial be fitted in horizontal or vertical plane for best results from Rowridge?Block on Westcliff Bournemouth.

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A J BEVAN: Please see the Rowridge (Isle Of Wight, England) full-Freeview transmitter | ukfree.tv - 10 years of independent, free digital TV advice page. You can use both horizontal or vertical at Rowridge (and only this mast) but the commercial multiplexes are on higher power in the vertical position.

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