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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
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
C34 (578.0MHz)151mDTG-325W
Channel icons
5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Wales), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C35 (586.0MHz)151mDTG-625W
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?

the effected channels
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The Fishguard (Pembrokeshire, 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 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?

1984-971997-981998-20092009-1331 Oct 122013-1717 Oct 2018
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TC/D E TA K T
C32BBCA
C34D3+4
C35BBCB
C49tv_off BBCABBCA
C54tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCB
C58tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4
C61ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCA
C64BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 2020 - more
Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
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Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 19 Aug 09 and 16 Sep 09.

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
Thursday, 29 March 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:08 AM

FISHGUARD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 12:36 yesterday to 13:32 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 30 March 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:08 AM

FISHGUARD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 12:36 on 28 Mar to 13:32 on 28 Mar. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 4 April 2018
Transmitter engineering
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12:08 PM

FISHGUARD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 10:01 today to 10:30 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 5 April 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:08 AM

FISHGUARD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:01 yesterday to 10:30 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:01 yesterday to 10:30 yesterday. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 10:01 yesterday to 10:30 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 6 April 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:08 AM

FISHGUARD transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:01 on 04 Apr to 10:30 on 04 Apr, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 10:01 on 04 Apr to 10:30 on 04 Apr. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 10:01 on 04 Apr to 10:30 on 04 Apr. [BBC]

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Sunday, 22 April 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:07 AM

FISHGUARD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 22:47 yesterday to 22:51 yesterday. [BBC]

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Monday, 23 April 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:07 AM

FISHGUARD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 22:47 on 21 Apr to 22:51 on 21 Apr. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 1 May 2018
Transmitter engineering
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3:06 PM

FISHGUARD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 10:51 today to 11:02 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 2 May 2018
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5:28 AM

FISHGUARD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 10:51 yesterday to 11:02 yesterday. [BBC]

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Thursday, 3 May 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:06 AM

FISHGUARD transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 10:51 on 01 May to 11:02 on 01 May. [BBC]

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