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Stockton (Stockton-on-Tees, England) analogue radio transmitter

sa_gmapsGoogle mapsa_bingBing mapsa_gearthGoogle Earthsa_gps54.590,-1.352 or 54°35'23"N 1°21'6"W

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This transmitter has no current reported problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Stockton (Stockton-on-Tees, England) transmitter.

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Stockton analogue radio transmitter
Talk Sport  1053kHz  , TFM 2  1170kHz  , Absolute Radio  1242kHz 

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 FM/AM radio mast.

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Stockton AM/FM DAB in Stockton-on-Tees AM/FM in Stockton-on-Tees

Wednesday, 23 November 2011
Colin Foxton
11:24 PM

The Absolute Radio TX or its feed appears to be faulty. I have no problem with Magic 1170, but yet the 1242 transmission is very intermittent on my portables and car radio. I do not have problem waith any other station so can only assume it is the transmitter

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Thursday, 1 December 2011
Nigel Dixon
11:40 PM

Colin Foxton: I had a similar problem with my local radio station in Wakefield, West Yorks. The DAB service of Ridings FM had a strong AC buzz on top of the audio. At first I thought the problem must be in my DAB radio, but as the problem was still there when I tried to listen to the station two weeks later I decided to email the station management to ask if there was a problem. I got a reply two hours later thanking me for bringing the matter to their attention, and to let me know that an engineer from the multiplex provider had been to the digital transmitter and fixed the fault. It's no wonder that digital radio isn't as popular by now as it should be, if even the station using the channel had no idea that their output was unlistenable for weeks, and had to be advised of the problem by a listener!
If I was you, Colin, I would get in touch with the station concerned, to ask if there's a problem with the transmitter. I realize that your problem is with an AM transmitter, and mine was digital, but you never know,there could be a fault at the transmitter that hasn't been detected by the radio station itself.

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