Midhurst transmitting station

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Midhurst transmitting station is located in West Sussex
Midhurst transmitting station
Midhurst transmitting station (West Sussex)
Mast height117.7 metres (386 ft)
Coordinates51°01′02″N 0°42′04″W / 51.017222°N 0.701111°W / 51.017222; -0.701111Coordinates: 51°01′02″N 0°42′04″W / 51.017222°N 0.701111°W / 51.017222; -0.701111
Grid referenceSU912250
BBC regionBBC South
ITV regionITV Meridian

The Midhurst transmitting station is a facility for both analogue and digital VHF/FM radio and UHF television transmission, 3.1 miles (5.0 km) northeast of Midhurst, West Sussex, England.

It includes a guyed steel lattice mast, and on top of this is the UHF television transmitting antenna, which brings the overall height of the structure to 117.7 metres (386 ft).

The transmission site is located at 51° 01′ 2.0″ North, 0° 42' 4.0" West[1] (National Grid Reference: SU912250[2]).

The current mast has an average height of 307 metres above sea level. It is now owned and operated by Arqiva, but was owned by the BBC before they privatised their transmission department prior to 1997.

Services listed by frequency[edit]

Analogue radio (FM VHF)[edit]

Frequency kW Service
106.6 MHz 0.4 Spirit FM

Digital radio (DAB)[edit]

Frequency Block kW Operator
222.064 MHz 11D 1.0 Digital One
225.648 MHz 12B 6.3 BBC National DAB