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Heolgerrig (Merthyr Tydfil, Wales) DAB transmitter

sa_gmapsGoogle mapsa_bingBing mapsa_gearthGoogle Earthsa_gps51.740,-3.421 or 51°44'23"N 3°25'14"W


Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Heolgerrig (Merthyr Tydfil, Wales) mast?

No problems on any service. BBC


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Comments
Wednesday, 31 July 2013
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D jacobsen
6:47 PM

i can only receive a limited number of dab stations. I understand that a new merthyr transmiter will be operational this week. Is this true and if so, will I be able to receive more stations?

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D jacobsen's 2 posts GB
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D jacobsen
6:54 PM

further to my earlier enquiry re.only receiving limited stations via dab, I was referring to Radio stations.

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D jacobsen's 2 posts GB
Briantist
6:56 PM

D jacobsen: According to Ofcom approves South Wales DAB extension : Radio Today :

"This move is part of a wider expansion of DAB digital radio coverage across Wales during the next year. New DAB digital transmitters are planned to be switched on over the next year bringing local DAB to an additional 400,000 homes and total local DAB coverage to almost 80%.

At the end of August, new digital transmitters are planned to be launched in South West Wales, adding a further 150,000 households in Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire."

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Briantist's 38,757 posts Owner Owner GB
Saturday, 3 August 2013
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Kenneth
5:58 PM

BBC Radio Wales advertising now available on Dab in merthyr. But no sign of it after retuning. Just the main BBc stations. I was able to receive up to 60 stations on my outside roof aerial 8 years ago from several multiplexis. I am 1000ft asl which helped. But most signals now gone since the local merthyr TX came into service. So I am now in a weaker position. Just 12 stations only. can hear some others very weak on a good day. Perhaps try a higher gain aerial. Trying to avoid Vhf fm now. uneconomical to listen via the tv.

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