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The symbol shows the location of the Fishguard (Pembrokeshire, Wales) transmitter which serves 2,800 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 Fishguard (Pembrokeshire, Wales) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Fishguard 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)151mDTG-325W
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

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C34 (578.0MHz)151mDTG-325W
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,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C35 (586.0MHz)151mDTG-625W
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 Fishguard (Pembrokeshire, 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 Fishguard transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 135km east-southeast (116°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 134km east-southeast (118°)
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

How will the Fishguard (Pembrokeshire, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20092009-1331/10/12-2013-1717th Oct 2018
aerial groupC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EA K
600C32BBCA
C34D3+4
C35BBCB
700C49 BBCABBCA
C54C4C4C4BBCBBBCBBBCB
C58BBC1BBC1BBC1D3+4D3+4D3+4
800C61ITVITVITVBBCA
C64BBC2BBC2BBC2

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 19th August and 16th September 2009.

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

Analogue 1-4 56W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-3.5dB) 25W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Preseli transmitter area

Sep 1962-Jul 1964Wales (West and North) Television (Teledu Cymru)
Jul 1964-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. Fishguard 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.

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Radiation patterns withheld

Comments
Wednesday, 24 October 2018
S
StevensOnln1
7:09 PM

Richard Brind: There are engineering notices currently warning of reduced quality, so it looks like engineering work is currently taking place. Do not attempt to retune.

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Transmitter engineering
9:05 PM

FISHGUARD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 09:15 on 20 Oct to 11:28 on 20 Oct, BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:58 today to 09:46 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 25 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
6:05 AM

FISHGUARD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:58 yesterday to 09:46 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 26 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
6:05 AM

FISHGUARD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 04:58 on 24 Oct to 09:46 on 24 Oct. [BBC]

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Friday, 9 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
2:04 PM

FISHGUARD transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:11 today to 11:13 today. [BBC]

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Saturday, 10 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
5:04 AM

FISHGUARD transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:11 yesterday to 11:13 yesterday. [BBC]

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Sunday, 11 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
5:04 AM

FISHGUARD transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:11 on 09 Nov to 11:13 on 09 Nov. [BBC]

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