Freeview Light on the Penmaen Rhos (Conwy, Wales) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Penmaen Rhos (Conwy, Wales) transmitter which serves 6,300 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 Penmaen Rhos (Conwy, Wales) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Penmaen Rhos 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, 26 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV +1 (Wales),
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 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 43 Freeview channels?
The Penmaen Rhos (Conwy, 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 Penmaen Rhos transmitter?
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 201km south (172°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
How will the Penmaen Rhos (Conwy, 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 21 Oct 09 and 18 Nov 09.
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 Moel-Y-Parc transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
We live in Colwyn Bay and cannot get the Welsh channels, is there a problem with the transmitter transmitting these chanels please. It seems daft that we are living in Wales and cannot get the Welsh programs. We were getting them about 4 weeks ago and then we were told to retune our TV and since then we have been ubable to get them.
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Without a full postcode, I can't be certain which transmitter you may be predicted to use, if it's Penmaen Rhos there were no changes, it's a PSB only relay of Moel-y-Parc which had one change when the COM4/SDN multiplex moved from C51 to C33, so that's why the relay may have had the unnecessary retune pop-up!
The missing multiplex(es) may have been off-air when you retuned, so it would just have cleared correct tuning.
Try a retune BUT as follows - Unplug the aerial and do an automatic retune which should clear all previous tuning as nothing should be found. Then plug the aerial back in and repeat the retune, hopefully all channels will be correctly restored.
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