Weather affecting Reception
We are aware of some reception problems with BBC TV/Radio services, especially in Wales and southern Scotland. This problem is due to the unsettled weather conditions, accompanied by strong to gale force winds with rain. This problem is due to the unsettled weather conditions, accompanied by strong to gale force winds with rain.
You can check the status of the transmitter serving your location, by using our diagnostic tool on the homepage of this website. This tool will indicate any current issues which have been reported for BBC TV/Radio transmitters in your location. For more information on the current weather conditions visit this the BBC weather site.
Do not attempt to auto-tune your television. If you have already retuned you may need to complete a manual retune to restore usual services. Visit Digital UK for detailed instructions on how to manually retune, can be found on this page.
Your equipment instruction manual will also provide exact details on how to locate this feature in the menu system of your TV or set top box.
Listeners to analogue and digital radio in affected areas, may experience a temporary loss of reception for a period of time if electricity supplies to the transmitters fail. If this happens, services will be restored as quickly as possible.
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