700MHz clearance retune events Q3-Q4 2019

Viewers served by affected transmitters in the groups listed may need to retune their TV equipment on the date shown, where this does not happen automatically.

Detailed regional information for channel providers, installers and industry, including UHF channel changes, is available at the bottom of this page. These documents will be updated as further information is released.

Some transmitter groups will have multiple retunes between now and mid-2020 as airwaves are released in stages.

A list of clearance events completed in Q1 and Q2 2019 can be found here.

July - September 2019 

Transmitter group Area served Retune date
Carmel Parts of south and central Wales 17 Jul 2019
Kilvey Hill Swansea area 17 Jul 2019
Crystal Palace (Hertford and Alexandra Palace relays only) Hertford and parts of Ware and parts of Haringey and Barnet 24 Jul 2019
Caldbeck Cumbria, south west Scotland and the South Lakes 31 Jul 2019
Caldbeck Scotland Parts of south west Scotland 31 Jul 2019
Selkirk Scottish Borders 14 Aug 2019
Black Hill (some relays only) Parts of Loch Fyne, Bute, Gigha, Jura, Seil, Knapdale and Kintyre 14 Aug 2019
Dover South and east Kent, and parts of East Sussex 22 Aug 2019
Brougher Mountain South west Northern Ireland 4 Sep 2019
Caldbeck Scotland (Portpatrick relay only) Portpatrick 4 Sep 2019
Darvel (some relays only) Dunure, Girvan and parts of Dailly and parts of Troon 4 Sep 2019
Divis Belfast and the surrounding area 4 Sep 2019
Limavady North west Northern Ireland 4 Sep 2019
Black Hill (Uplawmoor relay only) Uplawmoor and Lugton 11 Sep 2019
Caldbeck (some relays only) Workington and Threlkeld 11 Sep 2019
Caldbeck Scotland (Ballantrae relay only) Ballantrae 11 Sep 2019
Pontop Pike Tyne and Wear and County Durham 12 Sep 2019

*A previously scheduled retune for the Angus transmitter group in Sep 2019 has been replanned.

October - December 2019 (Q4)

Transmitter group Area served Retune date
Dover South and east Kent, and parts of East Sussex 16 Oct  2019
Midhurst Much of West Sussex 16 Oct 2019
Ventnor Ventnor and the surrounding area 16 Oct 2019
Whitehawk Hill Brighton area 16 Oct 2019
Belmont Lincolnshire and east Yorkshire 23 Oct 2019
Emley Moor Most of Yorkshire 23 Oct 2019
Idle Idle area 23 Oct 2019
Sheffield Sheffield area 23 Oct 2019
Winter Hill Liverpool, Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire and north Staffordshire 23 Oct 2019
Bilsdale Teesside and much of North Yorkshire 13 Nov 2019
Chatton North Northumberland 13 Nov 2019
Bradford West Parts of West Bradford 13 Nov 2019
Fenham Fenham area 13 Nov 2019
Idle Idle area 13 Nov 2019
Keighley Town Central and north east Keighley 13 Nov 2019
Oliver's Mount Scarborough area 13 Nov 2019
Pontop Pike Tyne and Wear and County Durham 13 Nov 2019
Angus Angus, Dundee, Perth and parts of Fife 27 Nov 2019

700MHz clearance event details by region

The following PDFs provide detailed information on UHF channel and power changes at transmitters during Q1-Q3 2019 for installers and industry.

Where transmitters will undergo multiple changes during the clearance programme, this is indicated in line with current plans.

These documents will be updated from time to time as new information is released or essential changes are made to technical plans.

Transmitter Last updated
Anglia 29 May 2018
Border 29 May 2019
Central 16 Jul 2019
Channel 29 Nov 2018
Granada 16 Jul 2019
London 16 Jul 2019
Meridian 16 Jul 2019
STV 16 Jul 2019
Tyne Tees 16 Sep 2019
UTV 29 May 2019
Wales 17 Apr 2019
West 3 Jan 2019
West Country 17 Jan 2019
Yorkshire 7 Aug 2019

Industry briefings

Industry briefing Last updated
700MHz Clearance briefing for installers Q4 2019
700MHz Clearance briefing for installers - Northern Ireland Q3 2019
700MHz Clearance briefing for installers Q3 2019
Information for  landlords and property managers Q4 2019
Clearance briefing for housing providers  Q3 2019
Information for accommodation providers  Q4 2019
Information for accommodation providers  Q3 2019
700MHz Clearance information pack for channel providers Q4 2019