Freeview Light on the Cwmafon (Neath Port Talbot, Wales) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Cwmafon (Neath Port Talbot, Wales) transmitter which serves 2,500 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Cwmafon (Neath Port Talbot, Wales) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Cwmafon 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.
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 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4 (FM), 705 BBC Radio 5 Live, 706 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, 707 BBC Radio 6 Music, 708 BBC Radio 4 Extra, 709 BBC Asian Network, 710 BBC World Service, 719 BBC Radio Wales, 720 BBC Radio Cymru,
5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 25 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV +1 (Wales),
73 Shopping Quarter , 101 BBC One HD Wales, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 others 66 TBN UK,
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 52 Freeview channels?
The Cwmafon (Neath Port Talbot, Wales) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5Action, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, YAAAS!, More4 +1, Now 70s, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, 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 Cwmafon transmitter?
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 38km east-southeast (113°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
How will the Cwmafon (Neath Port Talbot, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 3 Mar 10 and 31 Mar 10.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
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Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Wenvoe transmitter area
hi need help with missing channels Freeview cant do anything humax cant do anything . had a tv engineer this morning and he said there is no frequency 34 coming from the mast in cwmafan this as been going on for a few weeks can you help.
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I'm surprised by two things, the fact that the engineer knew and said it's been going on a "few weeks" - has he not reported it?? I'm also surprised in one way but not in others that "Freeview" said they can't help, they should be quite capable of passing on a report to Arqiva.
Now, to get a bit more certainty about the problem - are your neighbours also getting signals from Cwmafon and are they having the same problems?
If you provide a full postcode I can confirm predicted reception from Cwmafon.
If several of you have the same problem you could always ring Freeview again on 0808-100-0288 the last time I tried to report a transmitter problem I used option 3 (if it's still available), you may have to be a bit "persistent" and even ask for a manager if need be BUT get ALL your neighbours with the problem to phone, it's more difficult for them to ignore several reports.
If you are still bangng your head against a wall, phone ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and tell them you can't watch their programmes because your transmitters seems to be faulty and no-one is doing anything about it, can they pass on a complaint to Arqiva (they maintain the transmitters).
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