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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
C49 (698.0MHz)271mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC SD, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C54 (738.0MHz)271mDTG-3200W
Channel icons
5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Wales), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C58 (770.0MHz)271mDTG-6200W
Channel icons
86 More4 +1, 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 60 Freeview channels?

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The Brecon (Powys, Wales) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5SELECT, 5Spike, 5STAR, 5STAR +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, Aljazeera English HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, Freesports, Home, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Quest HD, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together, True Entertainment, True Movies, Yesterday, YourTV.

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?

1970-80s1984-971997-981998-20102010-1313 Mar 132013-1715 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) by 30 June 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
Thursday, 16 July 2015
Transmitter engineering
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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10:31 AM

BRECON transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Tuesday, 15 March 2016
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4:31 AM

BRECON transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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