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The symbol shows the location of the Llanddona (Isle of Anglesey, Wales) transmitter which serves 44,000 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 Llanddona (Isle of Anglesey, Wales) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Llanddona 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
 H max
C40 (626.0MHz)255mDTG-320,000W
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
 H max
C43- (649.8MHz)255mDTG-320,000W
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
 H max
C46 (674.0MHz)255mDTG-620,000W
Channel icons
104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD,

COM4
SDN
 H -3dB
C41 (634.0MHz)255mDTG-810,000W
Channel icons
12 Quest, 20 Drama, 21 5USA, 27 ITV2 +1, 28 E4 (Wales), 30 5STAR, 34 ITV3 +1, 44 Channel 5 +1, 54 Paramount Network, 55 5SELECT, 58 ITVBe +1, 59 ITV4 +1, 63 Blaze, 66 CBS Reality, 70 Horror Channel, 77 TCC, 80 Blaze +1, 203 CITV, 211 Ketchup TV, plus 20 others

COM5
ArqA
 H -3dB
C44 (658.0MHz)255mDTG-810,000W
Channel icons
11 pick, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 28 E4 +1, 32 Sony Movie Channel, 38 Quest Red, 41 Food Network, 45 Film4 +1, 46 Challenge, 72 YourTV, 76 Quest +1, 84 Now 90s, 89 Together TV, 233 Sky News, plus 10 others

COM6
ArqB
 H -3dB
C47 (682.0MHz)255mDTG-810,000W
Channel icons
25 Yesterday, 29 4Music, 31 5Spike, 37 DMAX, 39 CBS Justice, 42 Home, 47 4seven, 71 CBS Drama, 73 Sewing Quarter, 79 Dave ja vu, 81 Talking Pictures TV, 91 PBS America, 235 AlJazeera English (SD), plus 16 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
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 18 Freeview HD channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels

The Llanddona (Isle of Anglesey, Wales) mast is not one of the extended Freeview HD (COM7 and COM8) transmitters, it does not provide these high definition (HD) channels: 4seven HD, 5STAR +1, 5USA +1, Aljazeera English HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, CBS Reality +1, Channel 4+1 HD, Forces TV, Freesports, More4 +1, NOW 80s, Pick +1, Together TV +1, Quest Red +1, RT HD, Smithsonian Channel HD.

If you want to watch these HD channels, either use Freesat HD, or move your TV aerial must point to one of the 30 Full Freeview HD transmitters. For more information see the want to know which transmitters will carry extra Freeview HD? page.

Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Llanddona transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 210km south-southeast (164°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 213km south-southeast (165°)
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

How will the Llanddona (Isle of Anglesey, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?

1950s-80s1984-971997-981998-20092009-1314 Nov 122013-1714 Nov 2018
VHFC/D EC/D EEE TE TE TB E T
C1BBCtvwaves
C40 ArqBArqBBBCA
C41SDN
C43SDNSDNSDND3+4
C44ArqA
C46DArqAArqAArqABBCB
C47ArqB
C50tv_off1ArqB
C51tv_off_local_local_local_local
C53tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4wavesBBCBBBCBBBCB
C54tv_off+2
C57tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBCABBCABBCA
C58tv_off+A
C60tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves-D3+4-D3+4-D3+4
C61+B
C63BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C64+C

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 21 Oct 09 and 18 Nov 09.

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

Analogue 1-4 100kW
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 20kW
SDN, ARQA, ARQB(-10dB) 10kW
Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*, Mux C*, Mux D*(-20dB) 1000W

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. Llanddona 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
Monday, 25 December 2017
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

LLANDDONA transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 20:48 yesterday to 20:49 yesterday. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 26 December 2017
Transmitter engineering
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5:09 AM

LLANDDONA transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 20:48 on 24 Dec to 20:49 on 24 Dec. [BBC]

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Sunday, 7 January 2018
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william perry
4:11 PM

Why is PBS not available from Llandonna. Their website says it should be available as Channel 94.

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StevensOnln1
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4:24 PM

william perry: PBS America is broadcast on the COM8 multiplex which is not broadcast from Llanddona. COM8 (along with COM7) is a temporary service which is broadcast from 30 main transmitters covering around 75% of UK households and will close some time between 2020 and 2022.

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Tuesday, 13 February 2018
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Paul
12:51 AM

This info is a bit out of date, any chance of updates please?
TruTV has gone.
Sony Crime Channel is on 60.
Also My5 will be replaced by 5Prime possibly today (13 Feb).
True Entertainment has appeared on 61 despite having strange signal problems bouncing up and down between 35% to 78% with picture breaking up a bit (every other channel is strong and stable). Any idea what is causing this? Is True Ent even supposed to be there?
Thank you

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StevensOnln1
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4:42 PM

Paul: My5 has become 5Select (the originally announced change to 5Prime was dropped due to trademark issues, presumably with the Amazon Prime streaming service). If you are receiving True Entertainment then you are picking it up from a transmitter in England as it isn't present on any transmitters in Wales.

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Friday, 9 March 2018
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

1:29 PM

LLANDDONA transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 18:13 yesterday to 18:19 yesterday. [BBC]

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Saturday, 10 March 2018
Transmitter engineering
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4:29 AM

LLANDDONA transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Wrong Region from 18:13 on 08 Mar to 18:19 on 08 Mar. [BBC]

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Sunday, 22 April 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:07 AM

LLANDDONA 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

LLANDDONA 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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