ASO in North Devon completed
Arqiva confirms that the Digital Switch Over process for the Huntshaw Cross transmitter group in North Devon has been completed successfully.
The three public-service multiplexes are now being transmitted at high-power from Huntshaw Cross and 14 dependent relays at: Barnstaple, Berrynarbor, Braunton, Chambercombe, Combe Martin, Great Torrington, Hartland, Ilfracombe, Muddiford, North Bovey, Swimbridge, Tedburn St Mary, Westward Ho! and Woolacombe.
The first analogue channel, BBC 2, was switched off on 1 July while the remaining analogue services were switched off on 29 July. Viewers can access the services operated by the public service broadcasters, D3&4 and BBC B.
The commercial multiplexes, SDN, Arqiva A, and Arqiva B, are available at Huntshaw Cross. However, their power levels and frequencies will change on 30 September.
Source: Arqiva announcement
Item added: 3rd August 2009