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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.

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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
9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC SD, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C25 (506.0MHz)153mDTG-328W
Channel icons
5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 14 More4, 15 Film4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Wales), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C22 (482.0MHz)153mDTG-628W
Channel icons
86 More4 +1, 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 60 Freeview channels?

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The Penmaen Rhos (Conwy, Wales) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5SELECT, 5Spike, 5STAR, 5STAR +1, 5USA, 5USA +1, Aljazeera English HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, CBS Reality +1, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, Freesports, Home, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Quest HD, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together, True Entertainment, True Movies, Yesterday, YourTV.

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 (172°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 205km south (173°)
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

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

1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-1731 Mar 2019-
A K TA K TA K TA K TA K TA K TA K T
C22BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C25ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C28BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCABBCABBCA
C32C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 2020 - more
Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
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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 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
Monday, 13 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
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4:32 AM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:42 yesterday to 17:47 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:42 yesterday to 17:47 yesterday. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 16:42 yesterday to 18:36 yesterday, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 11:37 [BBC]

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Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
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4:31 AM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 16:42 on 12 Mar to 17:47 on 12 Mar, HD Digital TV Off Air from 16:42 on 12 Mar to 17:47 on 12 Mar. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 16:42 on 12 Mar to 18:36 on 12 Mar, BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 11:37 [BBC]

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Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

11:33 PM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:59 today to 20:03 today. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
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4:33 AM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:59 yesterday to 20:03 yesterday. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 01:25 today to 01:38 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 23 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
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4:33 AM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:59 on 21 Mar to 20:03 on 21 Mar. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 01:25 yesterday to 01:38 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 24 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
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4:33 AM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 19:59 on 21 Mar to 20:03 on 21 Mar. DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 01:25 on 22 Mar to 01:38 on 22 Mar. [BBC]

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Sunday, 26 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
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5:31 AM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 01:25 on 22 Mar to 01:38 on 22 Mar. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
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2:33 PM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 12:22 today to 12:39 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 30 March 2017
Transmitter engineering
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5:32 AM

PENMAEN RHOS transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off Air from 12:22 yesterday to 12:39 yesterday. [BBC]

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5:33 PM

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

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