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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.

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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.

 V max
C43 (650.0MHz)90mDTG-34W
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

 V max
C46 (674.0MHz)90mDTG-34W
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,

 V max
C40 (626.0MHz)90mDTG-64W
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 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 (113°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 43km east-southeast (119°)
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

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

years1984-971997-981998-20092009-1313/3/13-2013-1730th Jun 2019-
aerial groupB EB EB EB EB EB EB E 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 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.

Monday, 13 August 2018
Transmitter engineering
6:07 AM

BRITON FERRY transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:53 on 11 Aug to 20:17 on 11 Aug. [BBC]

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Saturday, 8 September 2018
Transmitter engineering
9:08 AM

BRITON FERRY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 07:50 today to 07:53 today. [BBC]

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Sunday, 9 September 2018
Transmitter engineering
6:08 AM

BRITON FERRY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 07:50 yesterday to 07:53 yesterday. [BBC]

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Monday, 10 September 2018
Transmitter engineering
6:08 AM

BRITON FERRY transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 07:50 on 08 Sep to 07:53 on 08 Sep. [BBC]

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Lesley Lestrange
10:04 AM

Transmitter engineering:
Hi is there currently engineering work being done on the rheola transmitter as i have no terrestrial channels says no signal im using an indoor digital ariel normally no probs thank you

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Lesley Lestrange's 1 post GB
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
8:39 AM

I have U View on my tv but cannot access the programs; it just states 'information unavailable'. The menu and programs are listed but I cannot access them. I am told I have 'Freeview' already installed on my tv, but again cannot access this service. I wonder if you can help me with this request? Thank you, Jeff Jones.

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Jeff's 2 posts US
3:19 PM

Jeff: The Briton Ferry transmitter changes frequencies overnight so you will need to retune. Also, check for any loose or damaged cables or connections behind your postcode. If you channels are not restored, please provide a full postcode so that we can see where you are in relation to the transmitter and your predicted signal strength.

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