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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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FM transmitters


Monday, 19 December 2016
5:20 PM

Why is it still valid to refer to CLASSIC FM as such, where many of the national transmitters no longer output anything other than BBC channels or DAB? I reside in Oswestry in North Shropshire where Classic FM now has little more than a second rate reception. When my 3 element band 2 aerial was installed some 15 years ago (by a professional fitter) my signal was acceptably good as long as I employed a (home constructed) signal amplifier. Now Sutton Coldfield Transmitter has less ERP, leaving my only option as Holme Moss (some 80miles north east of my present location. This distance incurs a penalty of only intermittent or unacceptable reception most of the time. This coupled with totally unacceptable reception of the "joke" commonly known as DAB with its squeezed bandwidth and also intermittent reception quality. This problem is compounded by poor to non existent broadband which yields drop-outs due to Victorian Copper cables for most of the cable run from the exchange.
What a waste of financial outlay for a high end FM receiver now only fit for the bin. Service? What service??

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