What areas does bilsdale transmitter cover?
This morning Arqiva transferred services to a new temporary Bilsdale mast. The mast will improve signal to over 100,000 homes across North Yorkshire, County Durham, and the Tees Valley.
Is there a problem with bilsdale transmitter?
North Yorkshire, UK, 06 October 2021: Arqiva, the company which owns and operates the Bilsdale mast, has confirmed that the 314m structure, which was damaged by a fire on the 10th August resulting in the loss of television and radio services in the area, was safely felled in a controlled demolition earlier today.
Is Bilsdale TV mast working?
I am pleased that today the temporary mast at Bilsdale has now been switched on, helping to restore TV services to approximately 95% of households across the region. Affected constituents in Thirsk and Malton will now need to retune their TV sets. A guide on how to do this can be found here.
Where is the Bilsdale TV transmitter?
The Bilsdale transmitting station is a broadcasting and telecommunications facility, located at Bilsdale West Moor above Bilsdale, close to Helmsley, North Yorkshire, England. The original facility included a guyed steel tubular mast that was primarily used for radio and television transmission.
Will Bilsdale mast be replaced?
The 1,030ft (314m) high mast at Bilsdale in the North York Moors National Park was irreparably damaged in August. The park authority has granted planning permission to build a permanent replacement.
What group is bilsdale transmitter?
the K group
The transmitter has fifteen smaller relays (or repeaters) to improve coverage in poor reception areas within its coverage area. There is one “Local” channel allocated to Bilsdale, CH30, mainly for a local Middlesborough TV station. This is within the K group.
What’s the latest news on the Bilsdale transmitter?
TV and radio services disrupted after a fire destroyed a transmitter should be fully restored by the end of the year. Operator Arqiva has said a new 1,030ft (314-metre) replacement for the Bilsdale mast will be complete before 2023.
What caused the Bilsdale transmitter fire?
A fire which destroyed a TV and radio transmitter was caused by water getting into electrics at the site, an investigation has found. The Bilsdale transmitter caught fire on 10 August, leaving more than 600,000 homes across Teesside, County Durham and North Yorkshire without signals.
Will bilsdale transmitter be replaced?
Where should I point my TV antenna UK?
When up with the TV antenna, simply point it in the direction of the television transmitter mast. Obviously, this required the TV transmitter mast to be visible, but if not, it is often possible to align the antenna in the same direction as other local antennas.
Is Bilsdale transmitter still on fire?
A huge TV and radio mast which was irreparably damaged by fire has been felled in a controlled demolition. The Bilsdale transmitter caught fire on 10 August leaving more than 600,000 homes across Teesside, County Durham and North Yorkshire without a signal.
How long does it take for Bilsdale transmitter to work?
The park authority has granted planning permission to build a permanent replacement. Transmitter operator, Arqiva, said the work could take up to 19 months.
Where do I point my TV antenna UK?
Where do I point my aerial for Freeview?
Are there any faults with the Bilsdale Freeview transmitter?
The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Bilsdale (North Yorkshire, England) transmitter. Which Freeview channels does the Bilsdale transmitter broadcast?
What UHF channel should I be on for Bilsdale?
George Bunyan: In theory you should be anything from UHF channel 32 to 38 as Bilsdale doesn’t use any of those, however in practice it may depend on whether you can also receive signals from any other transmitters which could interfere.
Is the base mast at Bilsdale an original VHF 405 line mast?
Bilsdale was not an original Channel 3 VHF 405-line mast: the historical information shown is the details of the company responsible for the transmitter when it began transmitting Channel 3. Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?