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Channel 9 Derry
Nine Television (TVC9) holds the Restricted
Service Licence from the ITC for Derry.
Ireland's only local terrestrial
broadcasts from Sherrifs Mountain Transmitter, on
the outskirts of Derry. Both BBC transmission
company Castle-Crown (CTI) and ITV transmission
company NTL Broadcast Ltd are providing the
facilities. Since launch, transmitter power has
been extended to allow reception in Limevady,
Strabane, and Colraine have also recieved
station went on air on 9th October, 1999. More
than 40 hours of original programmes were
produced prior to launch.
equipment includes 7 broadcast digital camera
systems, 2 Avid suites and one linear suite.
station is a member of the Local Independent
Television Network (LITN).
programming includes local news bulittens.
Thanks to Mike
McGonagle for the ident above. It doesn't look a
thing like Australian channel Nine Network's ident at all...Mike
has also provided me with some pages from C9's teletext
service which you can see below:
intended putting together more info on Channel 9, but
Robert Brown's Grundies' World beat me
Find out all about C9, its local programmes, its adverts,
and its idents at:
For an older
Channel 9 logo see their not very large offical website @
To find out
more about the RSL stations in Britain, visit the Local
Independent Television Network @