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Westerglen (Falkirk, Scotland) analogue radio transmitter

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Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Westerglen (Falkirk, Scotland) mast?

AM: Off the air due to essential engineering from 19 May 10:24 until 19 May 10:28. Slightly reduced power due to essential engineering from 18 May 10:56 until 18 May 14:23. . LW: Off the air due to essential engineering from 19 May 10:24 until 19 May 1 BBC


 

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Friday, 15 April 2016
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david farrell
10:58 AM

I love to listen to radio ulster here in Glasgow on am I just wanted to ask is it the westerglen transmitter I get the very poor signal from

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Tuesday, 24 May 2016
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Gordon Doherty
1:18 PM

hi,

I live in Falkirk and I've noticed that during the day (roughly 10am - 2pm) all AM channels go 'silent' - well, at least Radio Scotland and TalkSport. This has been happening for the last few weeks and did happen last year for a spell too. Is there something going on that would cause this?

Thanks,
G

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jb38
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7:43 PM

Gordon Doherty: Engineering work of a comprehensive nature is presently in progress at the Westerglen transmitting station and which can affect R4 LW / 5 MW etc, said work due to be completed by June 5th.

You can view details of same by opening the undermentioned link.

BBC - Engineering Announcement - Planned work at Westerglen - Help Receiving TV and Radio


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Tuesday, 23 November 2021
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roberts54
2:12 PM

22/11/2021 - Signal went weak yesterday morning, restored last night.
23/11/2021 - No signal whatsoever today, just static

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Chris.SE
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8:13 PM

roberts54:

The BBC are reporting essential engineering -
AM: Off the air due to essential engineering from 23 Nov 10:08 until 23 Nov 15:48. Off the air due to essential engineering from 22 Nov 10:44 until 22 Nov 15:33. Slightly reduced power due to essential engineering from 22 Nov 10:27 until 22 Nov 10:44.

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