Freeview Light on the Porth (Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Porth (Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales) transmitter which serves 4,000 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.
Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Porth (Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales) mast?
Which Freeview channels does the Porth 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 Wales, 2 BBC Two Wales, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC RB 1, plus 14 others 200 BBC Red Button, 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4, 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,
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, 33 ITV +1 (Wales),
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, 123 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 Porth (Rhondda Cynon Taff, 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 Porth transmitter?
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 18km southeast
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
How will the Porth (Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 3rd March and 31st March 2010.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
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Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Wenvoe transmitter area
PORTH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 15:37 today to 16:44 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 15:37 today to 16:44 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 15:38 today to 16:44 today, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 15:38 today to 16:44 today, Radio 3 FM Off Air from 15 [BBC]
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PORTH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 15:37 yesterday to 16:44 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 15:37 yesterday to 16:44 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 15:38 yesterday to 16:44 yesterday, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 15:38 yesterday to 16:44 yeste [BBC]
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PORTH transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 15:37 on 28 Mar to 16:44 on 28 Mar, HD Digital TV Off Air from 15:37 on 28 Mar to 16:44 on 28 Mar. FM: Radio 1 FM Off Air from 15:38 on 28 Mar to 16:44 on 28 Mar, Radio 2 FM Off Air from 15:38 on 28 Mar to 16:44 on 28 [BBC]
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