BBC launch a further four digital radio transmitters

The following BBC national digital radio transmitters have now launched:

Copt Oak 

Providing coverage to Leicester and the surrounding area adding 11,500 new people to the coverage of the network. This is primarily designed to solidify and reinforce the coverage in Leicester and overall improves coverage for nearly 900,000 people across the whole of the city and throughout Leicestershire.

Conway 

Providing coverage to the towns of Conway and Llandudno and the surrounding area. It is a replacement for the planned site at Great Orme's Head. It adds approximately seven thousand people to the coverage of the network.

Varteg Hill 

Providing coverage to the Neath Valley, from Ystradgynlais down through Pontardawe and into the North of Neath itself. It adds 17,500 people to the coverage of the network and improves reception for approximately 90,000.

South Knapdale

Providing coverage to Knapdale and the North end of the Kintyre peninsula, across Bute from Tarbert to Lochgilphead and across the mull to the north of Arran and Largs. It adds 16,500 people to the coverage of the network and improves reception for some 50,000 more.

19.12.2011 | General

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