Full Freeview on the BlaenPlwyf (Ceredigion, Wales) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the BlaenPlwyf (Ceredigion, Wales) transmitter which serves 17,000 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 BlaenPlwyf (Ceredigion, Wales) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the BlaenPlwyf 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.
2 BBC Two Wales, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 9 others 250 BBC Red Button, 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4, 707 BBC Radio 6 Music, 719 BBC Radio Wales, 720 BBC Radio Cymru,
3 ITV (Wales), 4 Channel 4 South ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 7 Channel 4 (Wales) South ads, 10 ITV3, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 28 E4, 33 ITV +1 (Wales), 73 Sewing Quarter,
101 BBC One HD Wales, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Central West), 104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD,
20 Drama, 21 5 USA, 28 E4 (Wales), 30 5STAR, 37 Quest, 54 5SELECT, 57 Paramount Network, 61 True Entertainment, 63 Blaze, 66 CBS Reality, 70 Horror Channel, 80 Blaze +1, 203 CITV, 211 Ketchup TV, plus 16 others 16 QVC, 85 Hochanda, 260 CCTV, 261 Racing UK, 262 CONNECT 4, 263 SonLife, 264 VisionTV, 265 Planet Knowledge, 269 Arise News, 270 Loveworld, 670 ADULT Section (start), 671 Television X, 675 ADULT PARTY, 724 Capital, 727 Absolute Radio, 728 Heart,
11 pick, 12 Dave, 17 Really, 32 Sony Movie Ch, 38 Quest Red, 41 Food Network, 46 Challenge, 48 Movies4Men, 72 YourTV, 233 Sky News, plus 9 others 40 Sony Crime Channel, 43 Gems TV, 49 TJC, 65 TBN UK, 252 Kiss Me TV, 253 Proud Dating, 673 ADULT smileTV3, 723 talkSPORT, 730 RNIB Connect,
18 4Music, 19 Yesterday, 25 Home, 31 5Spike, 39 CBS Action, 42 Travel Channel, 47 4seven, 62 True Christmas, 71 CBS Drama, 79 Dave ja vu, plus 19 others 22 Ideal World, 35 QVC Beauty, 36 QVC Style, 74 Jewellery Maker, 206 Pop, 234 RT, 672 ADULT smileTV2, 699 ADULT Section (end), 711 The Hits radio, 712 KISS FRESH, 713 Kiss, 714 KISSTORY, 715 Magic, 716 heat, 717 Kerrang!, 718 Smooth Radio, 725 Premier Radio, 731 Classic FM, 732 LBC,
DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/3 24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)
Are you trying to watch these 0 Freeview HD channels?
The BlaenPlwyf (Ceredigion, Wales) mast is not one of the extended Freeview HD (COM7 and COM8) transmitters, it does not provide these high definition (HD) channels: .
If you want to watch these HD channels, either use Freesat HD, or move your TV aerial must point to one of the 30 Full Freeview HD transmitters. For more information see the want to know which transmitters will carry extra Freeview HD? page.
Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the BlaenPlwyf transmitter?
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 113km south-southeast (149°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
How will the BlaenPlwyf (Ceredigion, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?
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|aerial group||VHF||A K||W||W||A K||A K||A K||A K|
orange background for multiplexes names more
green background for transmission frequencies
lilac background for power levels in watts
800MHz band: 4G mobile started in 2013
700MHz band: 4G from 30 June 2020more
600MHz band: new or moved digital TV services more
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W
Italics for analogue, digital switchover was Wednesdays 10th February and 10th March 2010.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-4dB) 40kW|
|SDN, ARQA, ARQB||(-10dB) 10kW|
|Analogue 5||(-14dB) 4kW|
|Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*||(-17dB) 2kW|
|Mux C*, Mux D*||(-20dB) 1000W|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Blaenplwyf transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
Look at the Digital UK Coverage Checker results for your location at Coverage Checker - Detailed View That shows you should get good reception from the BlaenPlwyf transmitter.
If you are not then check all your aerial system, checking to any damage to the cables and for any poor connections. If there are coaxial plugs/sockets then unplug thos and refit them, that removes any corrosion/oxidation on the contacts which is a common cause if signal problems.
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BLAENPLWYF transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 11:45 today to 12:29 today. FM: Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 11:45 today to 12:29 today, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 11:45 today to 12:29 today, Radio 4 FM Weak Signal from 12:51 today to 12:55 today, Radio 4 FM Wea [BBC]
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BLAENPLWYF transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 11:45 today to 12:29 today. FM: Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 11:45 today to 12:29 today, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 11:45 today to 12:29 today, Radio 4 FM Weak Signal from 12:43 today to 12:48 today, Radio 4 FM Wea [BBC]
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BLAENPLWYF transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 11:45 yesterday to 12:29 yesterday. FM: Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 11:45 yesterday to 12:29 yesterday, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 11:45 yesterday to 12:29 yesterday, Radio 4 FM Weak Signal from 12:43 yesterday to [BBC]
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BLAENPLWYF transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 11:45 on 26 Oct to 12:29 on 26 Oct. FM: Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 11:45 on 26 Oct to 12:29 on 26 Oct, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 11:45 on 26 Oct to 12:29 on 26 Oct, Radio 4 FM Weak Signal from 12:43 on 26 Oct to [BBC]
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