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Midlands Freeview reception problems possible early October

Engineering work will affect the reception of some Freeview channels in the Midlands during the first week of October.  Work on Sutton Coldfield transmitter, serving the West Midlands, plus parts of Derbyshire and Leicestershire, is expected to result in a temporary loss of some channels, or produce weak signals.  Depending on the weather, work is due to take place between 5th and 7th October 2017.

During the time, households who lose their Freeview signal are advised not to retune, as the transmitter will broadcasting some services at reduced power for up to 8 hours a day - meaning some households further away from the mast may not be able to receive the weak signal.  Additionally, two complete shutdowns of up to 15 minutes also expected during this time.  The work will particularly affect reception of some HD channels including BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, Al Jazeera English HD and RT HD, between 0900 and 1700.  Early in 2018 these services will be moving to a new frequency as part of a major frequency re-plan in the West Midlands.  Meanwhile, engineering work will also affect Freeview reception from the Queslett relay transmitter during the same period of time.  The relay provides the main TV channels only to households near Great Barr Park.  On the 3rd and 4th October, reception from the Gravelly Hill relay near Spaghetti Junction will also be subject to interruptions during daylight hours.

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