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BBC Somerset (FM)

BBC Somerset (FM) is a public analogue radio station radio. UK Free TV shows the coverage area for a radio transmitter as a coloured overlay (orange for FM, other colours for DAB) on the grey map. We have computed the coverage by combining the terrain with the official radiation pattern. A single click will select the transmitter to view the coverage for a single site, and a double click goes to a page showing full details. Click on the buttons in the right-hand corner of the map to choose from different frequencies (or multiplexes for DAB).

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BBC Somerset (FM) FM transmitters

Mendip

Comments
Saturday, 18 June 2016
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Steve Gale
8:36 PM

Hello Brian - every coverage map works perfectly except the Mendip analogue fm one. I am curious to see the predicted pattern as i regularly listen to bbc somerset where i live in the south west of the new forest - the signal to the west ( north of bournemouth & on the high ground in the new forest ) is as good as any when using the car radio. Have tapped the icon etc but nothing gives me the orange spread signal pattern. Steph the anorak!

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Richard Cooper
9:36 PM Norwich

Steve Gale: Hi Steve. Sorry to interrupt, because I realise you had directed your comment specifically to Briantist, but having read your comment, I felt like responding, if you have no objection! I think you are very fortunate to be able to receive BBC Somerset on FM from Mendip that far 'out of county'! The shorter wavelength UHF tv signals reach Blandford, but can't make Poole. Interestingly, there have been several correspondents this week, commenting on their inability to pick up the Bournemouth local DAB multiplex, not many miles North West of Bornemouth - slightly off topic i know, with distances and modes of reception reversed from your comment! Hope you didn't mind my interjecting! The Norfolk anorak, Richard, Norwich.

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Richard Cooper
9:58 PM Norwich

Steve Gale: Hi again Steve. I think I misunderstood your last posting slightly! Did you actually mean that you couldn't get coloured coverage shading to emerge around the tx site map-pin, when clicking on it? If you did mean that, I can't either! Indeed, we ought to make Brian aware! The same is true for me with Aldeburgh FM in Suffolk. I have tried it with Firefox 47.0 ( latest version which came out this week and I have also tried with Microsoft Edge, following this week's Windows 10 update!) Richard, Norwich

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