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Sandy Heath (Central Bedfordshire, England) Full Freeview trans
Sunday 8 February 2015 11:05AM
Leighton Buzzard

Within the last few weeks a massive wind turbine has been erected approx. 4km from my house (LU7 2RH), in a direct line with the Sandy Heath transmitter. Ever since it has been operational, presumably when the turbine is facing, we get a pulsing break up (at about the rotational speed) on some channels, especially those on COM6. I notice that COM6 is about 2m lower on the mast than most of the other multiplexes, so perhaps that is significant. My question is, am I able to claim compensation from the owner/operator of the turbine (who is presumably making quite a lot of money from this) to change my aerial, or raise it up? If so, who should I approach? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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Hi Bob - thanks for the info, but unfortunately there is a hill behind my house which blocks Oxford. All the houses in the road seem to use Sandy Heath anyway. Strangely I've discovered that my house is exactly in line and half way between Sandy Heath and Oxford! As it happens, over the last week since I posted, there has been no interference - perhaps it's because the wind isn't blowing, or it's in the right direction (for me!). All the best, Richard

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