The Chillerton Down transmitting station is a broadcasting facility for FM and DAB radio at Chillerton Down on the Isle of Wight off the south coast of England (grid reference SZ475835). The transmitter was erected in 1958 and uses as aerial a 228.9-metre (751 ft) high guyed steel lattice mast of triangular cross section.
It was originally used to transmit Southern Television, and later TVS, until the end of VHF television transmissions in the UK at the beginning of 1985. It now transmits Wave 105, 103.2 Capital FM, Jack FM, Isle of Wight Radio, the local Arqiva (NOW S. Hampshire) DAB multiplex and the national Digital One DAB multiplex.
The site is owned and operated by Arqiva.
Channels available by frequency
VHF analogue television was transmitted from Chillerton Down from its launch in 1958 until the nationwide shutdown of VHF signals in 1985.
Chillerton Down VHF 405-line Transmitter Group