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Radio reception warning for Devon & Cornwall

Radio reception in parts of Devon and Cornwall will be affected by engineering work taking place next week.

Essential maintenance at the North Hessary Tor transmitter on Dartmoor means that reception of FM and DAB services is liable to interruptions or spells of weak signal between the 6th and 10th August 2018.

Work is weather dependant, and is scheduled to take place between 10:00 and 16:00.

Affected FM listeners may be able to tune to an alternative frequency in some areas, alternatively online platforms will continue to provide service to listeners during the work.

The following services are broadcast from North Hessary Tor on the following frequencies. FM services can generally be received as far as St Austell and Newquay in the west and the Devon/Somerset border in the east.

FM (in MHz)
BBC Radio 1: 97.7
BBC Radio 2: 88.1 
BBC Radio 3: 90.3 
BBC Radio 4: 92.5
BBC Radio Devon: 103.4
Classic FM: 100.0

DAB (VHF Channel)
BBC National: 12B 
Digital One: 11D 
Cornwall: 11B 
Plymouth: 12D