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Freeview Light on the Briton Ferry (Neath Port Talbot, Wales) transmitter

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sa_gmapsGoogle mapsa_bingBing mapsa_gearthGoogle Earthsa_gps51.645,-3.812 or 51°38'43"N 3°48'44"Wsa_postcodeSA11 2HW

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The symbol shows the location of the Briton Ferry (Neath Port Talbot, Wales) transmitter which serves 3,100 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 Briton Ferry (Neath Port Talbot, Wales) transmitter.

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

Which Freeview channels does the Briton Ferry 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
C43 (650.0MHz)90mDTG-34W
Channel icons
1 BBC One Wales, 2 BBC Two Wales, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 14 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C46 (674.0MHz)90mDTG-34W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Wales), 4 S4C HD, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 7 Channel 4 (Wales) South ads, 13 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Wales),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C40 (626.0MHz)90mDTG-64W
Channel icons
45 Film4 +1, 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, 123 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 Briton Ferry (Neath Port Talbot, 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 Briton Ferry transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 44km east-southeast
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 43km east-southeast
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

How will the Briton Ferry (Neath Port Talbot, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20092009-1313/3/13-2013-18
aerial groupB EB EB EB EB EB E
C40BBC2BBC2BBC2 BBCBBBCB
C43ITVITVITVBBCABBCABBCA
C46BBC1BBC1BBC1D3+4D3+4D3+4
700C50C4C4C4BBCBBBCBBBCB

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 12th August and 9th September 2009.

How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?

Analogue 1-4 20W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 4W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Kilvey Hill 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. Briton Ferry was not an original Channel 3 VHF 405-line mast: the historical information shown is the details of the company responsible for the transmitter when it began transmitting Channel 3.

Comments
Thursday, 15 October 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:33 PM

BRITON FERRY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:35 today to 14:58 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:35 today to 14:58 today. [BBC]

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Friday, 16 October 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

BRITON FERRY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:35 yesterday to 14:58 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:35 yesterday to 14:58 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 17 October 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

BRITON FERRY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:35 on 15 Oct to 14:58 on 15 Oct, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:35 on 15 Oct to 14:58 on 15 Oct. [BBC]

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Monday, 22 February 2016
Transmitter engineering
1:32 PM

BRITON FERRY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:02 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:02 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
4:32 PM

BRITON FERRY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:02 today to 13:46 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:02 today to 13:46 today. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 23 February 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

BRITON FERRY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:02 yesterday to 13:46 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:02 yesterday to 13:46 yesterday. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 24 February 2016
Transmitter engineering
4:32 AM

BRITON FERRY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 12:02 on 22 Feb to 13:46 on 22 Feb, HD Digital TV Off Air from 12:02 on 22 Feb to 13:46 on 22 Feb. [BBC]

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Thursday, 1 December 2016
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Christopher Lewis
12:14 AM

Has there been a change on HD frequencies this week? TV and Freeview boxes need re-scanning for the HD Channels.

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StevensOnln1
11:10 AM

Christopher Lewis: There have been no frequency changes for any services. You should not attempt to retune if you have lost channels as you most likely have a fault of some kind and will simply be deleting the channels which are already tuned if you rescan.

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