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The symbol shows the location of the Brecon (Powys, Wales) transmitter which serves 4,500 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 problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Brecon (Powys, Wales) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Brecon 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
C32 (562.0MHz)271mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C34 (578.0MHz)271mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Wales),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C35 (586.0MHz)271mDTG-6200W
Channel icons
74 Shopping Quarter , 104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC 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 52 Freeview channels?

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

The Brecon (Powys, Wales) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Together TV +1, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, Now 70s, NOW 80s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Sony Movies Action, 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 Brecon transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 51km south (169°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 55km south (173°)
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

How will the Brecon (Powys, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?

1970-80s1984-971997-981998-20102010-132013-182013-1715 May 2019
VHFC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TC/D E TA K T
C8ITVwaves
C32BBCA
C34D3+4
C35BBCB
C49tv_off BBCABBCA
C54tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4
C58tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBCBBBCBBBCB
C61ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCA
C64BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 - more
Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
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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?

Analogue 1-4 1000W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 200W

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

Jan 1958-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.

Comments
Tuesday, 9 October 2018
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Aer
11:31 AM

Why oh why is that free view is off once again today without warning I was watching something and was following it blooming annoying when will it be back on the website said that its off from 11
10 due to engineering work

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12:36 PM

Aer: Given that there are over 1100+ transmitter in the UK it just isn't practical to warn viewers of each individual relay in advance of planned engineering work as any on screen warning would have to be shown to the entire region at a minimum. If there is engineering work taking place today (no notice has appeared on this page) then the transmitter will normally be back on by late afternoon, depending on what time the work is completed.

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3:06 PM

BRECON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:10 today to 11:33 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:10 today to 11:33 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:06 AM

BRECON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:10 yesterday to 11:33 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:10 yesterday to 11:33 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 11 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:06 AM

BRECON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:10 on 09 Oct to 11:33 on 09 Oct, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:10 on 09 Oct to 11:33 on 09 Oct. [BBC]

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Monday, 15 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:06 PM

BRECON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:29 today to 13:31 today. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 16 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:06 AM

BRECON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:29 yesterday to 13:31 yesterday. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:06 AM

BRECON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 13:29 on 15 Oct to 13:31 on 15 Oct. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 30 October 2018
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Aer
11:34 AM

Off again this morning

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Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
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2:05 PM

BRECON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:00 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:00 today. [BBC]

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