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Freeview Light on the Cwmgors (Carmarthenshire, Wales) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Cwmgors (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 Cwmgors (Carmarthenshire, Wales) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Cwmgors 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
C24 (498.0MHz)202mDTG-35W
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
C27 (522.0MHz)202mDTG-35W
Channel icons
5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Wales), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C21+ (474.2MHz)202mDTG-65W
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 61 Freeview channels?

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The Cwmgors (Carmarthenshire, 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, Quest Red +1, 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 Cwmgors transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 56km southeast (127°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 56km southeast (132°)
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

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

1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-1731 Dec 2019-
A K TA K TA K TA K TA K TA K TA K T
C21BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves+BBCB+BBCB+BBCBBBCB
C24ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C27BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C31C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 2020 - more
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 26 Aug 09 and 23 Sep 09.

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

Analogue 1-4 26W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 5.2W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Carmel 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. Cwmgors 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, 28 January 2011
Transmitter engineering
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8:01 AM

CWMGORS transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Off Air from 00:31 today to 03:03 today [BBC]

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Saturday, 29 January 2011
Transmitter engineering
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8:08 AM

CWMGORS transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Off Air from 00:31 yesterday to 03:03 yesterday [BBC]

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Wednesday, 22 June 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:36 AM

CWMGORS transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 23:40 yesterday to 23:42 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 23:40 yesterday to 23:42 yesterday [BBC]

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Thursday, 23 June 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:40 AM

CWMGORS transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 23:40 on 21 Jun to 23:42 on 21 Jun HD Digital TV Off Air from 23:40 on 21 Jun to 23:42 on 21 Jun [BBC]

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Tuesday, 17 April 2012
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wyn jones
8:08 PM

when is the cwmgors transmitter going to tranmit dab radio signal

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Friday, 18 May 2012
Briantist
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3:12 PM

wyn jones: As far as I know there are no plans for any DAB services to be added to this transmitter.

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Monday, 19 May 2014
Transmitter engineering
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10:09 AM

CWMGORS transmitter - RelayPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Monday, 22 August 2016
Transmitter engineering
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8:31 AM

CWMGORS transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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Tuesday, 30 August 2016
Transmitter engineering
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12:09 AM

CWMGORS transmitter - Possible service interruptions [DUK]

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