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Hi Just checking on the Frequency of Mendip BBCa transmitter Ukfree have it as 61 . Think it may go to 49 next year to clear 61 upwards for 4G network.

I just need to confirm this because I am on Ridge hill so no problem. But my mother and most of her elderly and non techno neighbours live in small village a few miles away and can get Mendip/Sutton Coldfield/Ridge Hill/Wenvoe and Oxford from their vantage point on top of the Cotswolds ( it depends where you point yr aerial to some extent). Specifically Wenvoe is so strong even at 80km plus doing an auto scan on an "uninteligent TV" means they get Welsh channels first ( they are lower channel numbers and most TVs scan low to high) , Therefore one needs to do a manual scan on each channel.
March 2012 they messed about with channels and several stations were lost ( again) , I see from digitalUk this will happen again in June and Oct 2012 as well as a major retune in 2013, when I think BBCa will goto 49 from 61 , this will mean four retunes in a year!!! Many folk have to call out a dealer ( or me for my Mum and her neighbours).

Could you just confirm channels are 61/54/58/52/56/48 for Mendip Txmitter. I look forward to the next three retunes that seem to be on the cards. It is keeping the local TV shop in work thats for sure.

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