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Hutton Somerset
NGR: ST361588 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height: Structure Height: 39.8m
Digital TV: BBC A: 21 D3&4: 24 BBC B: 27
BBC Radio: Radio 1: 99.0 Radio 2: 89.4 Radio 3: 91.6 Radio 4: 93.8
  Radio Bristol: 103.6 
Ind. National Radio:
Ind. Local Radio:
Digital Radio: BBC National: 12B        Bristol: 11B        Somerset: 10B       
Comments: Hutton is a relay of Mendip (TV), Wenvoe (network FM) and Dundry East Lane (Radio Bristol). Pre B700 allocations: 59/50/55.

Hutton overlooks the lively seaside town of Weston-Super-Mare and lies at the western end of the Chew Valley. The Mendip Hills screen large parts of the valley from the main Mendip transmitter, as can be seen by the large gap to the east of Weston on the UHF coverage map on the Mendip page. Reception in this area is provided by the Ubley, Burrington and Hutton relays.

Hutton has two UHF panels pointing west which provide reception for the village of Hutton itelf and the southern end of Weston. On the reverse side, four UHF panels send a signal east, covering Banwell, Sandford,
Churchill and on down the Chew valley until the Burrington relay takes over.

Hutton is also a BBC national FM filler, relaying Wenvoe to the Weston area. The single transmit log periodic antenna appears to service areas in the shadow of Worlebury Hill, which is to the north of the town.

Hutton also carries DAB services to Weston for the NOW Bristol & Bath multiplex.

Burrington | Ubley

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