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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.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name

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
C49 (698.0MHz)271mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
2 BBC Two Wales, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 9 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C54 (738.0MHz)271mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
 E4, 3 ITV (Wales), 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 7 Channel 4 (Wales) South ads, 10 ITV3, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Wales), 73 Sewing Quarter,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C58 (770.0MHz)271mDTG-6200W
Channel icons
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,



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 0 Freeview channels?


The Brecon (Powys, Wales) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: .

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?

years1970~851984-971997-981998-20102010-1313/3/13-2013-1730th Jun 2019-
aerial groupVHFC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E
C8ITV
700C49 BBCABBCABBCA
C54C4C4C4D3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C58BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
800C61ITVITVITVBBCA
C64BBC2BBC2BBC2

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 3rd March and 31st March 2010.

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
Thursday, 16 July 2015
Transmitter engineering
7:31 AM

BRECON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 04:55 yesterday to 05:46 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:55 yesterday to 01:59 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 17 July 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

BRECON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 04:55 on 15 Jul to 05:46 on 15 Jul, BBC Digital TV Off Air from 01:55 on 15 Jul to 01:59 on 15 Jul. [BBC]

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Thursday, 24 September 2015
Transmitter engineering
10:33 AM

BRECON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:40 today to 10:57 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:40 today to 10:57 today. [BBC]

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Friday, 25 September 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:33 AM

BRECON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:40 yesterday to 10:57 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:40 yesterday to 10:57 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 26 September 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

BRECON transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:40 on 24 Sep to 10:57 on 24 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:40 on 24 Sep to 10:57 on 24 Sep. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 8 December 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:32 PM

BRECON transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 14:15 today to 14:35 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 9 December 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

BRECON transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 14:15 yesterday to 14:35 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 10 December 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

BRECON transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 14:15 on 08 Dec to 14:35 on 08 Dec. [BBC]

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Monday, 7 March 2016
Transmitter engineering
10:31 AM

BRECON transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Tuesday, 15 March 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

BRECON transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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