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Freeview Light on the Dolwyddelan (Conwy, Wales) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Dolwyddelan (Conwy, Wales) transmitter which serves less than 500 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 Dolwyddelan (Conwy, Wales) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Dolwyddelan 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
C32 (562.0MHz)222mDTG-32W
Channel icons
9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C34+ (578.2MHz)222mDTG-32W
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),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C35 (586.0MHz)222mDTG-62W
Channel icons
74 Shopping Quarter , 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 52 Freeview channels?

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

The Dolwyddelan (Conwy, 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 70s, NOW 80s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, 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 Dolwyddelan transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 179km south-southeast (166°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 182km south-southeast (168°)
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

How will the Dolwyddelan (Conwy, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-1714 Nov 2018
B E TB E TB E TB E K TB E K TB E K TA K T
C32BBCA
C34D3+4
C35BBCB
C41ITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves+D3+4+D3+4+D3+4
C44BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCABBCA
C47C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCB
C51tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 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 21 Oct 09 and 18 Nov 09.

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

Analogue 1-4 11W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 2.2W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Llanddona 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. Dolwyddelan 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.

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Saturday, 7 March 2020
Transmitter engineering
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4:34 AM

DOLWYDDELAN transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to essential engineering from 5 Mar 14:42 until 5 Mar 14:49. . [BBC]

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Thursday, 12 March 2020
Transmitter engineering
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10:29 PM

DOLWYDDELAN transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 11 Mar 11:01 until 11 Mar 11:03. . [BBC]

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Monday, 6 April 2020
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4:27 PM

DOLWYDDELAN transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 6 Apr 06:04 until 6 Apr 07:34. . [BBC]

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Monday, 13 April 2020
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4:33 AM

DOLWYDDELAN transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 11 Apr 22:47 until 11 Apr 22:49. Off the air due to a fault from 6 Apr 06:04 until 6 Apr 07:34. . [BBC]

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Wednesday, 15 April 2020
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4:33 AM

DOLWYDDELAN transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 11 Apr 22:47 until 11 Apr 22:49. . [BBC]

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Tuesday, 28 April 2020
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7:28 AM

DOLWYDDELAN transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 26 Apr 18:40 until 26 Apr 18:43. Off the air due to a fault from 26 Apr 10:20 until 26 Apr 11:40. . [BBC]

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Friday, 22 May 2020
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1:28 PM

DOLWYDDELAN transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 22 May 08:50 until 22 May 10:24. . [BBC]

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Saturday, 30 May 2020
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4:34 AM

DOLWYDDELAN transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 22 May 08:50 until 22 May 10:24. . [BBC]

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Thursday, 11 June 2020
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7:29 AM

DOLWYDDELAN transmitter - Freeview: Poor quality due to a fault from 28 Aug 06:15 until 28 Aug 06:37. . [BBC]

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