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Freeview Light on the Crumlin (Caerphilly, Wales) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Crumlin (Caerphilly, Wales) transmitter which serves 2,200 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 Crumlin (Caerphilly, Wales) transmitter.

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

Which Freeview channels does the Crumlin 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
C60 (786.0MHz)348mDTG-32W
Channel icons
1 BBC One Wales, 2 BBC Two Wales, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 14 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C57 (762.0MHz)348mDTG-32W
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, 24 ITV4 +1, 33 ITV +1 (Wales),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C53 (730.0MHz)348mDTG-62W
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, 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 Crumlin (Caerphilly, 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 Crumlin transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 22km south-southwest
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 26km south-southwest
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

How will the Crumlin (Caerphilly, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20102010-132013-182013-1730th Jun 2019-
aerial groupC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EA B C/D E K VHF
700C53BBCBBBCBBBCB
C56BBC1BBC1BBC1
C57D3+4D3+4D3+4
C60ITVITVITVBBCABBCABBCA
800C66BBC2BBC2BBC2
C68C4C4C4

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 8W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-6dB) 2W

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. Crumlin 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
Friday, 18 May 2018
Transmitter engineering
12:05 AM

CRUMLIN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 08:48 today to 09:15 today, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 15:30 today to 15:50 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:14 today to 06:18 today, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 08:15 today to [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
6:05 AM

CRUMLIN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 15:30 yesterday to 15:50 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 08:48 yesterday to 09:15 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 15:30 yesterday to 15:50 yesterday, HD Digital TV Reduce [BBC]

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Saturday, 19 May 2018
Transmitter engineering
6:28 AM

CRUMLIN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 15:30 on 17 May to 15:50 on 17 May, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 08:48 on 17 May to 09:15 on 17 May, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 15:30 on 17 May to 15:50 on 17 May, HD Digital TV Reduce [BBC]

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Sunday, 20 May 2018
Transmitter engineering
12:28 AM

CRUMLIN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 08:48 on 17 May to 09:15 on 17 May, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 15:30 on 17 May to 15:50 on 17 May, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 08:15 on 17 May to 09:29 on 17 May, HD Digital TV Reduced Qua [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
5:28 AM

CRUMLIN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 08:48 on 17 May to 09:15 on 17 May, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 15:30 on 17 May to 15:50 on 17 May, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:14 on 17 May to 06:18 on 17 May, HD Digital TV Reduced Qua [BBC]

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Monday, 21 May 2018
Transmitter engineering
6:05 AM

CRUMLIN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 08:48 on 17 May to 09:15 on 17 May, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 15:30 on 17 May to 15:50 on 17 May, HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 08:15 on 17 May to 09:29 on 17 May, HD Digital TV Off Air; DS [BBC]

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Tuesday, 29 May 2018
Transmitter engineering
9:05 PM

CRUMLIN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 17:59 today to 18:00 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 30 May 2018
Transmitter engineering
6:05 AM

CRUMLIN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 17:59 yesterday to 18:00 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 31 May 2018
Transmitter engineering
6:05 AM

CRUMLIN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 17:59 on 29 May to 18:00 on 29 May. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 5 June 2018
Transmitter engineering
9:04 PM

CRUMLIN transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:35 today. [BBC]

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