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Why is Women's TdY not on TV?

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edited April 2016 in Pro race
What's happened to Women's Tour de Yorkshire on TV. It should be showing live on ITV4 and Eurosport, but not showing on either with no explanation.

Does anyone know what's happened?

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  • neonriverneonriver Posts: 93
    What's happened to Women's Tour de Yorkshire on TV. It should be showing live on ITV4 and Eurosport, but not showing on either with no explanation.

    Does anyone know what's happened?

    Airplane they use to relay the signal has a problem and isn't flying.

    Edit - according to Rochelle Gimore they're trying to get a helicopter up to replace plane.
  • ForumNewbieForumNewbie Posts: 1,664
    neonriver wrote:
    What's happened to Women's Tour de Yorkshire on TV. It should be showing live on ITV4 and Eurosport, but not showing on either with no explanation.

    Does anyone know what's happened?

    Airplane they use to relay the signal has a problem and isn't flying.
    Thanks, that's strange though as we were out watching it as they climbed Harewood Bank a couple of hours ago, and we saw the helicopter above.
  • daniel_bdaniel_b Posts: 8,478
    What a pita, was just coming on here looking for the same answers :-(
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  • r0bhr0bh Posts: 1,407
    neonriver wrote:
    What's happened to Women's Tour de Yorkshire on TV. It should be showing live on ITV4 and Eurosport, but not showing on either with no explanation.

    Does anyone know what's happened?

    Airplane they use to relay the signal has a problem and isn't flying.
    Thanks, that's strange though as we were out watching it as they climbed Harewood Bank a couple of hours ago, and we saw the helicopter above.

    The helicopter is a camera point, but all cameras (motos, helis) send the pictures up to a plane that relays them back to base. No plane, no pictures.
  • daniel_bdaniel_b Posts: 8,478
    Guessing we will just have 15 minutes of highlights later then :-(
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  • RichN95.RichN95. Posts: 22,902
    r0bh wrote:
    The helicopter is a camera point, but all cameras (motos, helis) send the pictures up to a plane that relays them back to base. No plane, no pictures.
    Indeed. This is the full Tour de France set up. For smaller races I think they drop the relay helicopters.

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