Full Freeview on the Moel-Y-Parc (Flintshire, Wales) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Moel-Y-Parc (Flintshire, Wales) transmitter which serves 95,000 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Moel-Y-Parc (Flintshire, Wales) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Moel-Y-Parc 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.
1 BBC One (SD) Wales, 2 BBC Two Wales, 9 BBC Four, 23 BBC Three, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 13 others 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4 (FM), 705 BBC Radio 5 Live, 706 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, 707 BBC Radio 6 Music, 708 BBC Radio 4 Extra, 709 BBC Asian Network, 710 BBC World Service, 719 BBC Radio Wales, 720 BBC Radio Cymru,
5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 26 ITV4, 28 ITVBe, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (Wales),
46 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD Wales, 102 BBC Two HD Wales, 104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 106 BBC Four HD, 110 Channel 4 HD (Wales), 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 1 others 66 TBN UK,
E4 (Wales), 20 Drama, 21 5USA, 29 ITV2 +1, 32 5STAR, 33 5Action, 38 Channel 5 +1, 41 Legend, 57 Dave ja vu, 58 ITVBe +1, 59 ITV3 +1, 64 Blaze, 67 CBS Reality, 69 HorrorXtra, 78 TCC, 81 Blaze +1, 89 ITV4 +1, 91 WildEarth, 203 CITV, 208 Pop Player, 209 Ketchup TV, 210 Ketchup Too, 211 YAAAS!, plus 15 others Racing TV, Kiss Chat & Date, Proud Dating, 16 QVC, 22 TJC, 37 QVC2, 237 TalkTV, 263 SonLife, 264 VisionTV, 265 On Demand 365, 269 Arise News, 670 ADULT Section (start), 724 Capital, 727 Absolute Radio, 728 Heart,
Smithsonian Channel, 11 Sky Arts, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 31 E4 Extra, 36 pick, 40 Quest Red, 43 Food Network, 47 Film4 +1, 48 Challenge, 49 4seven, 60 Drama +1, 70 Quest +1, 71 That's 60s, 74 Yesterday +1, 75 That's 70s, 233 Sky News, plus 9 others CRAFT EXTRA , 45 Gems TV, 85 Create and Craft, 673 ADULT smileTV3, 723 talkSPORT, 730 RNIB Connect, 731 Classic FM, 732 LBC, 733 Trans World Radio,
Quest Red +1, Classic Hits, 12 Quest, 25 W, 27 Yesterday, 34 GREAT! movies, 39 DMAX, 44 HGTV, 52 GREAT! romance, 73 HobbyMaker, 76 That's 80s, 82 Talking Pictures TV, 83 Together TV, 84 PBS America, 90 Together TV +1, 235 Al Jazeera Eng, plus 19 others ADULT smileTV2, ADULT Studio 66, QVC Style, 50 GREAT! tv, 51 Ideal World, 72 Jewellery Maker, 206 Pop, 674 ADULT Babestn, 678 Xpanded TV, 699 ADULT Section, 711 Hits Radio, 712 KISS FRESH, 713 KISS, 714 KISSTORY, 715 Magic, 716 Greatest Hits Radio, 717 Kerrang!, 718 Smooth Radio, 725 Premier Radio,
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)
Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Moel-Y-Parc transmitter?
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 192km south (179°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 196km south (181°)
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.
Are there any self-help relays?
|Gwyddelwern||Active deflector||17 km E Llangollen||62 homes|
|Llandegla||Transposer||12 km E Wrexham||33 homes|
|Pentre-llyn-cymmer||Transposer||18 km E Betws-y-Coed||15 homes|
How will the Moel-Y-Parc (Flintshire, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?
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tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - 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 28 Oct 09 and 25 Nov 09.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-7dB) 20kW|
|SDN, ARQA, ARQB||(-10dB) 10kW|
|Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*||(-20dB) 1000W|
|Mux C*, Mux D*||(-26dB) 250W|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Moel-Y-Parc transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
I have a full HD Tv a Toshiba 40L1333B to be precise I live in Chester : 102, CH1 2LF. Yet I can get no HD Channels at all, my tv only dispalys ITV wales, BBC Wales, etc. I don't understand why I can't get HD? I live in a hostel so it is a communal ariel to supply 12 rooms, could this be part of the problem? Please Help!!!
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Adrian's: mapA's Freeview map terrainA's terrain plot wavesA's frequency data A's Freeview Detailed Coverage
Adrian Marsh: The Toshiba manual does not indicate that this model is fitted with a DVB-T2 tuner, this type of tuner being necessary for Freeview HD reception, the HD side of the set purely referring to he LCD screen being capable of producing an HD picture via a device connected into the TV via its HDMI socket.
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Adrian are you near City walls end of Watergate St. junction Nuns Rd, as I remember went I worked at Granada Tv Rentals the Flats aerials were directed on Moel y Parc Transmitter BBC Wales/HTV or the Wrekin Transmiiter BBC Midlands/Central as Winter Hill transmissions were Ghosting.
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andy's: mapA's Freeview map terrainA's terrain plot wavesA's frequency data A's Freeview Detailed Coverage
Adrian: It doesn't cost 'them' loads, but it is a cost, and frankly, thats a TV meant for a very particular price point. Cheap TV's (or should I say relatively cheap TV's) are that price for a reason, and if you were buying a 40in TV in 2013, then something with Freeview HD from one of the big four brands would have cost a bit more. However, the excellent LG 575 in a 42 was £379 in December 2013, and you would have had a similar specced panel (actually a very good one considering), and it would have been smart with wifi. But generally you would have possibly paid a bit more for the HD tuner. A Samsung 4000 32in TV is £199 for an HD ready panel and Freeview. The Samsung 5000 has a Full HD panel and Freeview HD. Its currently £239. So the HD box is £40. Buying a seperate box costs you at least £50. But for Toshiba, building a half decent set (with good things like opitical connections in the back) is simply not possible at that price without leaving out something. Ok, its not the worst thing in the world - the panel is 100hz, and its a decent brand. However, I suspect you bought it online or from Argos, thought it a decent price from a brand you'd heard of, and simply assumed that HD meant the tuner as well. Ok, I work for a company which is a rival to Argos, etc, but I'd never buy one from them, unless I'd looked very carefully into the spec. They tend to have 'HD' in big letters, but dont tend to mention thats the panel, not the tuner. TV's have never been cheaper for what you get, but if I wanted a decent Freeview HD TV for the same spec as yours,, then the Samsung H5000 for £329 http://www.johnlewis.com/…1311 would do you fine, with the smart version for about £400 (the LG 580 is £399). However, since I can get the very well specced 40in Samsung 6400 for £439 (which is a silly price) http://www.johnlewis.com/…9188 , thats what I'd go for. You do get what you pay for, but hopefully you've got an HD box of some sort, and it will all be fine.
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