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The symbol shows the location of the Burry Port (Carmarthenshire, Wales) transmitter which serves 700 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 Burry Port (Carmarthenshire, Wales) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Burry Port 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
C29 (538.0MHz)92mDTG-32W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Wales, 2 BBC Two Wales, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C31 (554.0MHz)92mDTG-32W
Channel icons
5 Channel 5, 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
C37 (602.0MHz)92mDTG-62W
Channel icons
74 Shopping Quarter , 101 BBC One HD Wales, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 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 51 Freeview channels?

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

The Burry Port (Carmarthenshire, 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 80s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, 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 Burry Port transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 74km east-southeast (108°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 72km east-southeast (112°)
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

How will the Burry Port (Carmarthenshire, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-1717 Jul 2019
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TC/D E TA K T
C29BBCA
C31D3+4
C37BBCB
C49tv_off BBCABBCA
C54tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCB
C58tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4
C61ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCA
C64BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves

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Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
green background for transmission frequencies
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 12 Aug 09 and 9 Sep 09.

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

Analogue 1-4 3W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-1.8dB) 2W

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. Burry Port 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
Sunday, 5 June 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:36 AM

BURRY PORT transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:00 on 01 Jun to 02:48 on 01 Jun HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:00 on 01 Jun to 02:48 on 01 Jun [BBC]

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Thursday, 7 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
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12:34 PM

BURRY PORT transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:36 today to 09:37 today [BBC]

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Friday, 8 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
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9:34 AM

BURRY PORT transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:36 yesterday to 09:37 yesterday [BBC]

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Saturday, 9 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:35 AM

BURRY PORT transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:36 on 07 Jul to 09:37 on 07 Jul [BBC]

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Thursday, 14 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
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10:26 AM

BURRY PORT transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:16 yesterday to 07:01 yesterday [BBC]

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Friday, 15 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:37 AM

BURRY PORT transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:16 on 13 Jul to 07:01 on 13 Jul [BBC]

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Tuesday, 23 August 2011
Transmitter engineering
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9:35 PM

BURRY PORT transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:54 yesterday to 13:59 yesterday [BBC]

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Wednesday, 24 August 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:36 AM

BURRY PORT transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:54 on 22 Aug to 13:59 on 22 Aug [BBC]

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Thursday, 15 March 2012
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peter warren
9:03 PM

hi, since wednesday me and my housemates have had probs with freeview. i've even been to town to replace my indoor aerial and digibox. i pay for my tv license, can you tell me what's up?

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Thursday, 5 April 2012
Briantist
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10:40 AM

peter warren: Please see Freeview reception has changed? | ukfree.tv - independent free digital TV advice . Paying for your TV Licence does not provide for anyone to help you with reception, only for the BBC to make and transmit programmes.

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