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The symbol shows the location of the Abergwynfi (Neath Port Talbot, Wales) transmitter which serves 700 homes. The bright green areas shown where the signal from this transmitter is strong, dark green areas are poorer signals. Those parts shown in yellow may have interference on the same frequency from other masts.

This transmitter has no current reported problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Abergwynfi (Neath Port Talbot, Wales) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Abergwynfi transmitter broadcast?

If you have any kind of Freeview fault, follow this Freeview reset procedure first.

Digital television services are broadcast on a multiplexes (or Mux) where many stations occupy a single broadcast frequency, as shown below.

MuxH/VFrequencyHeightModeWatts
PSB1
BBCA
 V max
C23 (490.0MHz)406mDTG-32W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Wales, 2 BBC Two Wales, 9 BBC Four, 23 BBC Three, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C26+ (514.2MHz)406mDTG-32W
Channel icons
5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 26 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV +1 (Wales),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C30 (546.0MHz)406mDTG-62W
Channel icons
56 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD Wales, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 106 BBC Four HD, 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 1 others

DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/3 24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 43 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Abergwynfi (Neath Port Talbot, Wales) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, Film4 +1, Food Network, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, pick, Pop Player, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's TV (UK), Together TV, W, Yesterday +1.

If you want to watch these channels, your aerial must point to one of the 80 Full service Freeview transmitters. For more information see the will there ever be more services on the Freeview Light transmitters? page.

Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Abergwynfi transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 32km southeast (125°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 32km southeast (134°)
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

How will the Abergwynfi (Neath Port Talbot, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20092009-1317 Oct 2018
A K TA K TA K TA K TA K T
C21BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves+D3+4
C23BBCA
C24ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCA
C26D3+4
C27BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCB
C30BBCB
C31C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - more
Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
green background for transmission frequencies
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 19 Aug 09 and 16 Sep 09.

How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?

Analogue 1-4 3W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-1.8dB) 2W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Preseli transmitter area

Sep 1962-Jul 1964Wales (West and North) Television (Teledu Cymru)
Jul 1964-Jul 1968Television Wales and the West
Jul 1968-Feb 2004Harlech Television
Feb 2004-Dec 2014ITV plc
Feb 1983-Dec 1992TV-am•
Jan 1993-Sep 2010GMTV•
Sep 2010-Dec 2014ITV Daybreak•
• Breakfast ◊ Weekends ♦ Friday night and weekends † Weekdays only. Abergwynfi was not an original Channel 3 VHF 405-line mast: the historical information shown is the details of the company responsible for the transmitter when it began transmitting Channel 3.

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Monday, 25 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
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3:45 PM

ABERGWYNFI transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:27 on 22 Jul to 16:42 on 22 Jul BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:48 today to 11:06 today BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:02 today to 07:08 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:48 today to 11:06 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 0 [BBC] Over the next week Abergwynfi relay: TV (analogue) working normally, TV (digital) Service Shutdowns, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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4:34 PM

ABERGWYNFI transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:48 today to 11:06 today BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:27 on 22 Jul to 16:42 on 22 Jul BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:02 today to 07:08 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 07:02 today to 07:08 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 1 [BBC] Over the next week Abergwynfi relay: TV (analogue) working normally, TV (digital) Service Shutdowns, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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11:40 PM

ABERGWYNFI transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:02 today to 07:08 today BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:27 on 22 Jul to 16:42 on 22 Jul BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:48 today to 11:06 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:48 today to 11:06 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 0 [BBC] Over the next week Abergwynfi relay: TV (analogue) working normally, TV (digital) Service Shutdowns, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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Tuesday, 26 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:33 AM

ABERGWYNFI transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:48 yesterday to 11:06 yesterday BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:02 yesterday to 07:08 yesterday BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:27 on 22 Jul to 16:42 on 22 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:48 yesterday to 11:06 yesterday HD D [BBC] Over the next week Abergwynfi relay: TV (analogue) working normally, TV (digital) Service Shutdowns, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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5:28 AM

ABERGWYNFI transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:48 yesterday to 11:06 yesterday BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:27 on 22 Jul to 16:42 on 22 Jul BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:02 yesterday to 07:08 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:48 yesterday to 11:06 yesterday HD D [BBC] Over the next week Abergwynfi relay: TV (analogue) working normally, TV (digital) Service Shutdowns, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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2:38 PM

ABERGWYNFI transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:48 yesterday to 11:06 yesterday BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:02 yesterday to 07:08 yesterday BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:27 on 22 Jul to 16:42 on 22 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:48 yesterday to 11:06 yesterday HD D [BBC]

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Wednesday, 27 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:46 AM

ABERGWYNFI transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:48 on 25 Jul to 11:06 on 25 Jul BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:02 on 25 Jul to 07:08 on 25 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:48 on 25 Jul to 11:06 on 25 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air from 07:02 on 25 Jul to 07:08 on 25 Jul [BBC]

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5:35 AM

ABERGWYNFI transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:48 on 25 Jul to 11:06 on 25 Jul BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:02 on 25 Jul to 07:08 on 25 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:48 on 25 Jul to 11:06 on 25 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air from 07:02 on 25 Jul to 07:08 on 25 Jul [BBC] Over the next week Abergwynfi relay: TV (analogue) working normally, TV (digital) Service Shutdowns, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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2:37 PM

ABERGWYNFI transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 13:46 today BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:48 on 25 Jul to 11:06 on 25 Jul BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:02 on 25 Jul to 07:08 on 25 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 13:46 today HD Digital TV Off Air fr [BBC] Over the next week Abergwynfi relay: TV (analogue) working normally, TV (digital) Service Shutdowns, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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3:54 PM

ABERGWYNFI transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 13:46 today to 14:24 today BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:48 on 25 Jul to 11:06 on 25 Jul BBC Digital TV Off Air from 07:02 on 25 Jul to 07:08 on 25 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 13:46 today to 14:25 [BBC] Over the next week Abergwynfi relay: TV (analogue) working normally, TV (digital) Service Shutdowns, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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