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The symbol shows the location of the Monmouth (Monmouthshire, Wales) transmitter which serves 5,700 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 Monmouth (Monmouthshire, Wales) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Monmouth 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
C59 (778.0MHz)217mDTG-346W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Wales, 2 BBC Two Wales, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C30 (546.0MHz)217mDTG-346W
Channel icons
5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Wales),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C50 (706.0MHz)217mDTG-646W
Channel icons
74 Shopping Quarter , 101 BBC One HD Wales, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 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
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 51 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Monmouth (Monmouthshire, Wales) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Together TV +1, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, NOW 80s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Sony Movies Action, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, Yesterday +1.

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 Monmouth transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 51km southwest (228°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 56km southwest (227°)
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

How will the Monmouth (Monmouthshire, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20102010-132013-182013-175 Mar 2018
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TC/D E TW T
C30D3+4
C50tv_off BBCBBBCBBBCB
C55tv_offBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4
C59tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C62BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCB
C65C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 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 3 Mar 10 and 31 Mar 10.

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

Analogue 1-4 236W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7.1dB) 46W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Wenvoe 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. Monmouth 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
Friday, 19 June 2020
Transmitter engineering
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4:29 PM

MONMOUTH transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 11 Feb 23:50 until 11 Feb 23:56. . DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 18 Jun 08:03 until 18 Jun 08:06. Off the air due to a fault from 16 Jun 16:40 until 16 Jun 16:54. . [BBC]

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Wednesday, 24 June 2020
Transmitter engineering
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10:28 AM

MONMOUTH transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 11 Feb 23:50 until 11 Feb 23:56. . DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 18 Jun 08:03 until 18 Jun 08:06. . [BBC]

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Friday, 26 June 2020
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10:28 AM

MONMOUTH transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 11 Feb 23:50 until 11 Feb 23:56. . [BBC]

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Saturday, 27 June 2020
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1:28 PM

MONMOUTH transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 11 Feb 23:50 until 11 Feb 23:56. . DAB: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 27 Jun 08:33 until 27 Jun 08:36. . [BBC]

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Monday, 6 July 2020
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4:33 AM

MONMOUTH transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to a fault from 11 Feb 23:50 until 11 Feb 23:56. . [BBC]

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Sunday, 23 August 2020
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7:28 AM

MONMOUTH transmitter - DAB: Reduced quality due to a fault from 16 Aug 18:20 until 16 Aug 18:47. . [BBC]

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Saturday, 29 August 2020
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7:28 AM

MONMOUTH transmitter - DAB: Off the air due to a fault from 27 Aug 17:01 until 27 Aug 17:08. . [BBC]

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Thursday, 17 September 2020
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1:28 PM

MONMOUTH transmitter - DAB: Off the air due to essential engineering from 17 Sep 10:15 until 17 Sep 11:40. . [BBC]

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Saturday, 31 October 2020
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10:28 AM

MONMOUTH transmitter - DAB: Reduced quality due to a fault from 31 Oct 09:45. Poor quality due to a fault from 31 Oct 09:00 until 31 Oct 09:08. . [BBC]

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Sunday, 1 November 2020
Transmitter engineering
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4:26 PM

MONMOUTH transmitter - DAB: Reduced quality due to a fault from 31 Oct 11:04 until 31 Oct 12:33. Reduced quality due to a fault from 31 Oct 09:45 until 31 Oct 10:38. Poor quality due to a fault from 31 Oct 09:00 until 31 Oct 09:08. . [BBC]

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