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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, 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
74 Shopping Quarter , 104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 others

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, 31 Paramount Network, 34 ITV3 +1, 44 Channel 5 +1, 54 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 16 others

COM5
ArqA
 H -3dB
C44 (658.0MHz)255mDTG-810,000W
Channel icons
11 pick, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 23 CCXTV, 28 E4 +1, 29 4Music, 38 Quest Red, 41 Food Network, 45 Film4 +1, 46 Challenge, 47 4seven, 57 Smithsonian Channel, 75 Yesterday +1, 76 Quest +1, 78 Now 70s, 88 Together TV, 233 Sky News, plus 8 others

COM6
ArqB
 H -3dB
C47 (682.0MHz)255mDTG-810,000W
Channel icons
25 Yesterday, 32 Sony Movies, 37 DMAX, 39 CBS Justice, 42 HGTV, 67 CBS Drama, 79 Dave ja vu, 81 Talking Pictures TV, 91 PBS America, 234 RT, 235 Aljazeera English, plus 18 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 12 Freeview HD 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: BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, Forces TV, FreeSports, More4 +1, NOW 80s, PBS America +1, Pick +1, Together TV +1, Quest Red +1, RT 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-80s1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-1714 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

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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
Tuesday, 9 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:06 PM

LLANDDONA transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 09:13 today to 13:50 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 09:15 today to 13:50 today, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 09:16 today to 13:50 today, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 09:16 today to 13:51 today, Radio 4 FM [BBC]

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Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:06 AM

LLANDDONA transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 09:13 yesterday to 13:50 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 09:15 yesterday to 13:50 yesterday, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 09:16 yesterday to 13:50 yesterday, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 09:16 yesterda [BBC]

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12:06 PM

LLANDDONA transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 09:30 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 09:33 today, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 09:34 today, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 09:34 today, Radio 4 FM Weak Signal from 09:33 today, Radio Cymru FM Weak Signal fr [BBC]

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3:06 PM

LLANDDONA transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 09:30 today to 13:31 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 09:33 today to 13:30 today, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 09:34 today to 13:30 today, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 09:34 today to 13:30 today, Radio 4 FM [BBC]

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Thursday, 11 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:06 AM

LLANDDONA transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 09:30 yesterday to 13:31 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 09:33 yesterday to 13:30 yesterday, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 09:34 yesterday to 13:30 yesterday, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 09:34 yesterda [BBC]

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Friday, 12 October 2018
Transmitter engineering
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6:06 AM

LLANDDONA transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 09:30 on 10 Oct to 13:31 on 10 Oct. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 09:33 on 10 Oct to 13:30 on 10 Oct, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 09:34 on 10 Oct to 13:30 on 10 Oct, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 09:34 on 10 Oc [BBC]

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Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Transmitter engineering
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5:04 AM

LLANDDONA transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 today to 03:00 today, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 today to 03:00 today. FM: Radio Wales FM Off Air from 18:33 on 11 Nov to 18:52 on 11 Nov. [BBC]

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StevensOnln1
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3:16 PM

joe: The Llanddona transmitter changed frequencies overnight, you will need to retune.

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MikeP
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3:17 PM

joe:

This website is not operated by Transmitter Engineering. That function is performed by Arqiva so you should contact them directly at enquiries@arqiva.com and state which transmitter you are enquiring about.



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