west midland transmitters

This page is under construction and not all sites have all their data added. This will be done as soon as possible. There are other sites to add as well. I apologise for this and am working hard to complete what is a big task. 

 

bromsgrove

The transmitter building below

 Digital TV:

BBC A: 26D3&4: 23BBC B: 30SDN: 41Arq A: 44Arq B: 47


Digital Radio: 

BBC National: 12B        Digital One: 11D        Hereford & Worcestershire: 12A 

Coverage:

The Bromsgrove transmitter stands near to Catshill and to the west of the M%/ M42 intersection. It covers most of this West Midland town.

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litchfield

 
Digital TV:

None

FM Radio: 

Touch Radio 101.6

Digital TV

Birmingham: 11C        Derbyshire: 10B  

Coverage: 

Birmingham and Derbyshire

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winshill (Burton)

The Tower overlooking an area of East Burton. 

The receiving dish. 

The Transmitter Cabinet 

 

Digital TV:

BBC A: 60D3&4: 57BBC B: 53


Radio: 

None

Coverage: 

An area of east Burton which is shielded from Sutton Coldfield by a hill.

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winshill water tower (burton)

The Water Tower on the top of the hill. 

 

Digital TV:

None

FM Radio: 

Touch FM - 102.4

Coverage: 

Burton on Trent and surrounding areas.

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shobnall (Burton self help)

The top aerial receives the signal from Sutton Coldfield and the bottom one re transmits it to the 60 local houses. 

 

Digital TV:

Unknown!

Radio: 

None

Coverage: 

This is a very low power self help transmitter designed for a small number of streets (60 households) where the signal from Sutton Coldfield is shielded by industrial buildings.

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edgebaston


 Digital TV:

BBC A: 24D3&4: 21BBC B: 27


Radio: 

None

Coverage: 

This low power relay of Sutton Coldfield covers a small area around the transmission site that is shielded by high buildings.

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gravely hill

The receiving aerial for Sutton Coldfield is at the top with the receiving ariels below. 

 

Digital TV:

BBC A: 50D3&4: 59BBC B: 55


Radio: 

None

Coverage: 

The transmitter site is adjacent to the Gravely Hill interchange and service a small area of this surburb of Birmingham.

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the wrekin

 

Digital TV:

BBC A: 26D3&4: 23BBC B: 30SDN: 41Arq A: 44Arq B: 47

Radio: 

Radio Shropshire: 96.0  - Free Radio (Shropshire & Black Country): 103.1

Digital Radio

BBC National: 12B        Digital One: 11D        Wolverhampton & Shropshire: 11B

Coverage: 

Shropshire and the Black Country

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ironbridge

 

Digital TV:

BBC A: 49D3&4: 58BBC B: 54


Radio: 

None

Coverage: 

Covers an area around the gorge and receives the signal from Sutton Coldfield

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FENTON

The Fenton transmitter stands on a hill overlooking Stoke on Trent. 

The receiving dishes 

The transmission tube at the top of the mast 

 Digital TV:

BBC A: 24D3&4: 27BBC B: 21SDN: 25Arq A: 22Arq B: 28Mux 7: 32


Radio: 

None

Coverage: 

Stoke on Trent - This is a relay of Sutton Coldfield.

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leek


 Digital TV:

BBC A: 25D3&4: 22BBC B: 28


Radio: 

Coverage: 

The town of Leek and some suburbs of Stoke on Trent

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okamoor


 Digital TV:

BBC A: 24D3&4: 21BBC B: 27

Radio: 

None

Coverage: 

This very low power relay covers an area around the village of Oakamoor and parts of nearby Alton. The signal is received from Sutton Coldfield.

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alsagers bank

The FM aerials 


 Digital TV:

None

FM Radio: 

Radio Stoke: 94.6  - Signal One: 102.6 

Digital Radio

BBC National: 12B        Digital One: 11D        Stoke & Stafford: 12D

Coverage: 

North Staffordshire and parts of Cheshire

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turves green birmingham

The transmitting and receiving aerials on top of a block of flats 


 Digital TV:

BBC A: 50D3&4: 59BBC B: 55


Radio: 

None

Coverage:  

It serves the south west Birmingham suburbs of Northfield, Frankley and Longbridge.

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redditch

The mast stands on the outskirts of the town. 

The transmitting diapoles 

The Sutton Coldfield receiving aerials 

 

Digital TV:

BBC A: 25D3&4: 22BBC B: 28


Radio: 

None

Coverage:  

A small area of the outskirts of the town which is shielded from Sutton Coldfield. It is a very low powered station of 1.6kw.

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RIDGE HILL

 

Digital TV:

BBC A: 28D3&4: 25/29BBC B: 22SDN: 21Arq A: 24Arq B: 27Mux 7: 32


FM Radio: 

Radio 1: 98.2Radio 2: 88.6Radio 3: 90.8Radio 4: 93.0

BBC Hereford & Worcester: 94.7 - Classic FM: 100.4

Free Radio (Herefordshire & Worcestershire): 97.6  - 

Sunshine FM: 106.2 


Digital Radio

BBC National: 12B        Digital One: 11D        Hereford & Worcestershire: 12A 

Coverage:  

Herefordshire and Worcester

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lark stoke

Because this transmitter is on a hill overlooking Stratford on Avon the mast height does not have to be great making this site look rather unusual. 

The receiving dishes are impressive 

 

Digital TV:

BBC A: 26D3&4: 23BBC B: 30SDN: 41Arq A: 44Arq B: 47


FM Radio: 


BBC Coventry & Warwickshire: 103.7 - Touch Radio: 102.0

Digital Radio

BBC National: 12B        Digital One: 11D

Coverage:  

Coventry and Warwickshire

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brierley hill

 

Digital TV:

BBC A: 60D3&4: 57BBC B: 53SDN: 50Arq A: 59Arq B: 55Local Mux: 29


Radio: 

None

Coverage:  

Stourbridge, Wordsley, Brierley Hill, Lye

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malvern


Digital TV:

Radio: 

Coverage:  

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Harborne


Digital TV:

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Coverage:  

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perry beaches


Digital TV:

Radio: 

Coverage:  

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droitwich


Digital TV:

Radio: 

Coverage:   

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quesslet


Digital TV:

Radio: 

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turners hill

There are two radio masts on this site. 

churchdown hill


Digital TV:

None

FM Radio: 

Radio 1: 98.6Radio 2: 89.0Radio 3: 91.2Radio 4: 93.4
 Radio Gloucestershire: 104.7 - Heart FM (Gloucestershire): 102.4


Digital Radio

BBC National: 12B        Digital One: 11D        Gloucestershire: 10C

Coverage:   

Gloucestershire

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hamstead

KIDDERMINSTER

Below are the FM and TV Aerials on the top of the mast and the transmitter buildings. 


Digital TV:

BBC A: 49D3&4: 58BBC B: 54


FM Radio: 

BBC Hereford & Worcester: 104.6 - Free Radio (Herefordshire & Worcestershire): 96.7  -  Signal 107: 107.2 

Digital Radio

None

Coverage:  

The towns of Kidderminster, Stourport on Severn and Bewdley

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LEAMINGTON SPA

The digital cell and the transmitter cabinet 


Digital TV:

BBC A: 59D3&4: 50BBC B: 55


FM Radio: 

Free Radio (Coventry & Warwickshire): 102.9 - Touch Radio: 107.3 


Coverage:    

Warwickshire

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bridgnorth

The wooden mast above with the transmission aerials on the left below and the receiving ones on the right. 

 

Digital TV:

BBC A: 59D3&4: 50BBC B: 55

Radio: 
None

Coverage:    

This low power relay transmits to parts of the town of Bridgnorth. It is sited on a hill overlooking the town and is not
easy to find. It would appear to have two receiving aerials presumably facing 
Sutton Coldfield and 
The Wrekin. The mast is a wooden one common to a number of local relay stations.

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kenilworth


Digital TV:

BBC A: 60D3&4: 57BBC B: 53


Radio: 

None:

Coverage:   

This low power relay transmitter of Sutton Coldfield is sited on a housing estate overlooking part of the town of Kenilworth and covers a small area. It also transmits mobile phone signals across the area.

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Digital TV:

Radio: 

Coverage:    

 

Digital TV:

Radio: 

Coverage:    

sutton coldfield


Digital TV:

BBC A: 43D3&4: 46BBC B: 40SDN: 42Arq A: 45Arq B: 39Mux 7: 33Mux 8: 35Local Mux: 51


Radio:

Radio 1: 97.9Radio 2: 88.3Radio 3: 90.5Radio 4: 92.7
 BBC WM: 95.6 

     Ind. National Radio:     Classic FM: 100.1 

Ind. Local Radio:Free Radio (Birmingham): 96.4 Heart FM (West Midlands): 100.7 Planet Rock: 105.2 
            Smooth Radio (West Midlands): 105.7
 
Digital Radio:BBC National: 12B        Digital One: 11D  


Coverage:  

                                                             West Midlands and part of Derbyshire

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