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Winter Hill (Bolton, England) transmitter
Thursday 20 February 2020 9:15PM

I happened to have a decent external Group T aerial fitted in Tuesday 18 Feb as part of roof repair works, and was getting good signals (~80% signal strength on ch58(COM4) according to my PVR's diagnostics, similar on other channels) immediately after installation, and I had no problems with recordings made on Tuesday or Wednesday, including some from COM4. My location is BB8 7DS (Colne, right on top of a hill).

Today (20 Feb), both before and after retune, signal strength is more like 40% on ch58 and most other channels, though ch32 is more like 65%, and recordings made from ch58/COM4 after the retune are showing some patches of mild breakup (kind of expected at that signal strength).

Have the Winter Hill power outputs been [maybe temporarily] lowered as part of the retune process?

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