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Freeview Light on the Penmaen Rhos (Conwy, Wales) transmitter

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sa_gmapsGoogle mapsa_bingBing mapsa_gearthGoogle Earthsa_gps53.286,-3.686 or 53°17'10"N 3°41'10"Wsa_postcodeLL29 8YF

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The symbol shows the location of the Penmaen Rhos (Conwy, Wales) transmitter which serves 6,300 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 Penmaen Rhos (Conwy, Wales) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name

Which Freeview channels does the Penmaen Rhos 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
C28 (530.0MHz)153mDTG-328W
Channel icons
1 BBC One Wales, 2 BBC Two Wales, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 14 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C25 (506.0MHz)153mDTG-328W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Wales), 4 S4C HD, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 7 Channel 4 (Wales) South ads, 13 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 24 ITV4 +1, 33 ITV +1 (Wales),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C22 (482.0MHz)153mDTG-628W
Channel icons
45 Film4 +1, 101 BBC One HD Wales, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Central West), 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 0 Freeview channels?


The Penmaen Rhos (Conwy, Wales) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: .

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 Penmaen Rhos transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 201km south
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 205km south
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

How will the Penmaen Rhos (Conwy, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-1731st Dec 2018-
aerial groupA KA KA KA KA KA KA B C/D E K VHF
C22BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCBBBCBBBCB
C25ITVITVITVD3+4D3+4D3+4
C28BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCABBCABBCA
600C32C4C4C4

orange background for multiplexes names more
green background for transmission frequencies
lilac background for power levels in watts
800MHz band: 4G mobile started in 2013
700MHz band: 4G from 30 June 2020more
600MHz band: new or moved digital TV services more
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W
Italics for analogue, digital switchover was Wednesdays 21st October and 18th November 2009.

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

Analogue 1-4 141W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 28W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Moel-Y-Parc 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. Penmaen Rhos 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
Friday, 31 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 12:22 on 29 Mar to 12:39 on 29 Mar, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:10 yesterday to 15:19 yesterday. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 124,649 posts Owner Owner xx
Transmitter engineering
2:33 PM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:10 yesterday to 15:19 yesterday, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 12:22 on 29 Mar to 12:39 on 29 Mar. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 124,649 posts Owner Owner xx
Saturday, 1 April 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:10 on 30 Mar to 15:19 on 30 Mar, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 12:22 on 29 Mar to 12:39 on 29 Mar. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 124,649 posts Owner Owner xx
Transmitter engineering
8:32 PM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 12:22 on 29 Mar to 12:39 on 29 Mar, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:10 on 30 Mar to 15:19 on 30 Mar. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 124,649 posts Owner Owner xx
Monday, 3 April 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:10 on 30 Mar to 15:19 on 30 Mar. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 124,649 posts Owner Owner xx
Wednesday, 19 July 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:32 PM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:47 today to 15:59 today, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 14:40 today to 15:02 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 124,649 posts Owner Owner xx
Thursday, 20 July 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 14:40 yesterday to 15:02 yesterday, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:47 yesterday to 15:59 yesterday. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 124,649 posts Owner Owner xx
Transmitter engineering
11:32 PM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:47 yesterday to 15:59 yesterday, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 14:40 yesterday to 15:02 yesterday. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 124,649 posts Owner Owner xx
Friday, 21 July 2017
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:47 on 19 Jul to 15:59 on 19 Jul, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 14:40 on 19 Jul to 15:02 on 19 Jul. [BBC]

link to this
Transmitter engineering's 124,649 posts Owner Owner xx
Transmitter engineering
8:32 AM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 14:40 on 19 Jul to 15:02 on 19 Jul, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 15:47 on 19 Jul to 15:59 on 19 Jul. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 124,649 posts Owner Owner xx
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