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Station, Wenvoe

Volume 498: debated on Wednesday 26 March 1952

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40.

asked the Assistant Postmaster-General what radius will the Wenvoe low-power television transmitter cover.

The B.B.C. expects that the low-powered television transmitter at Wenvoe will provide a satisfactory service to Glamorgan, Monmouth, part of Brecknock, the greater part of Somerset and parts of the adjoining counties. But reception will be more liable to interference, particularly in the fringe areas, than it will when the high-powered transmitter comes into service.

41.

asked the Assistant Postmaster-General what studio facilities there will be for Wales when the Wenvoe television transmitter will be in full service.

Television studios are not being provided outside London at present, but outside broadcasts from Wales will be included in the television programmes.

May I ask my hon. Friend whether he considers that this radius will include the county of Cornwall?