Chatton transmitting station

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Chatton
Chatton transmitting station is located in Northumberland
Chatton transmitting station
Mast height 161 metres (528 ft)
Coordinates 55°31′55″N 1°50′03″W / 55.5319°N 1.8342°W / 55.5319; -1.8342Coordinates: 55°31′55″N 1°50′03″W / 55.5319°N 1.8342°W / 55.5319; -1.8342
Grid reference NU1046426476
BBC region BBC North East and Cumbria
ITV region ITV Tyne Tees

The Chatton transmitting station is a broadcasting and telecommunications facility, between Wooler and Seahouses, Northumberland. It is owned and operated by Arqiva,[1] and situated within the boundary of Bewick and Beanley Moors SSSI.

Services listed by frequency[edit]

Analogue radio (FM VHF)[edit]

Frequency kW Service
90.1 MHz 5.6[2] BBC Radio 2
92.3 MHz 5.6 BBC Radio 3
94.5 MHz 5.6 BBC Radio 4
96.0 MHz 5.6[3] BBC Newcastle
99.7 MHz 5.6 BBC Radio 1

Digital radio (DAB)[edit]

Frequency Block kW Operator
225.648 MHz 12B 3.2 BBC National DAB

Analogue television[edit]

Analogue television is no longer available from Chatton; BBC Two analogue was closed on 12 September 2012, followed by the remaining four channels on 26 September 2012.

Channel 5 was not available from Chatton on analogue[5] but could be received from Burnhope instead on channel 68 in the south of Chatton's transmission area.[6]

Frequency[7] UHF kW Service
615.25 MHz 39 100 BBC One
639.25 MHz 42 100 Channel 4
663.25 MHz 45 100 BBC Two
695.25 MHz 49 100 ITV1

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