Sudbury transmitting station

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Sudbury
Sudbury transmitting station is located in Suffolk
Sudbury transmitting station
Height of mast 165.8 metres (544 ft) (Mast 1)
103 metres (338 ft) (Mast 2)
Grid reference TL913377
Built 1967-1968
BBC region BBC East
ITV region ITV Anglia

The Sudbury transmitting station is a facility for telecommunications and broadcasting transmission at Sudbury, England. It consists of two guyed masts, one, the original, being 165.8 metres (544 ft) high, and a second mast (no longer in service) at 103 metres (338 ft). They have antennas attached at various heights. It is situated 14 miles WSW of Ipswich at a site height of 70m. All 6 Digital TV MUXES are transmitted from Sudbury using an omni-directional pattern at an ERP of 100 kW. Originally Sudbury was a B group transmitter but in order to accommodate the digital transmissions it is now an E group (or wideband).

Services available from this site[edit]

Digital radio[edit]

Frequency Block kW[1] Operator
222.064 MHz 11D 1 Digital One

Analogue television[edit]

Frequency UHF kW[2] Service
583.25 MHz 35 50 Channel 5
631.25 MHz 41 250 ITV1
655.25 MHz 44 250 BBC Two
679.25 MHz 47 250 Channel 4
711.25 MHz 51 250 BBC One
  • Aerial group: B
  • Polarisation: horizontal

References[edit]

  1. ^ Radio Listeners Guide 2010
  2. ^ Television Viewers Guide 2009

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Coordinates: 52°0′15″N 0°47′9″E / 52.00417°N 0.78583°E / 52.00417; 0.78583