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Freeview Light on the Rhayader (Powys, Wales) transmitter

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The symbol shows the location of the Rhayader (Powys, Wales) transmitter which serves 1,300 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 Rhayader (Powys, Wales) transmitter.

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

Which Freeview channels does the Rhayader 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
C23 (490.0MHz)396mDTG-320W
Channel icons
1 BBC One Wales, 2 BBC Two Wales, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 14 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C29 (538.0MHz)396mDTG-320W
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, 33 ITV +1 (Wales),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C26 (514.0MHz)396mDTG-620W
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, 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 Rhayader (Powys, 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 Rhayader transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 93km south
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 97km south
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

Are there any self-help relays?

Dernol ValleyActive deflector35 km E Aberystwyth10 homes

How will the Rhayader (Powys, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20092009-132013-182013-18
aerial groupA KA KA KA KA KA K
C23ITVITVITVBBCABBCABBCA
C26BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCBBBCBBBCB
C29C4C4C4D3+4D3+4D3+4
600C33BBC1BBC1BBC1

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 26th August and 23rd September 2009.

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

Analogue 1-4 100W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 20W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Carmel 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. Rhayader 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
Thursday, 15 March 2012
Transmitter engineering
9:27 PM

RHAYADER transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 23:59 yesterday to 05:56 today BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 19:00 yesterday to 22:42 yesterday BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 04:39 yesterday to 05:59 yesterday BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 06:05 on 13 Mar to 06: [BBC]

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Friday, 16 March 2012
Transmitter engineering
4:30 AM

RHAYADER transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 23:59 on 14 Mar to 05:56 yesterday BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 19:00 on 14 Mar to 22:42 on 14 Mar BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 04:39 on 14 Mar to 05:59 on 14 Mar BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 06:05 on 13 Mar to [BBC]

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Saturday, 17 March 2012
Transmitter engineering
4:30 AM

RHAYADER transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 23:59 on 14 Mar to 05:56 on 15 Mar BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 06:05 on 13 Mar to 06:27 on 13 Mar BBC Digital TV Wrong Programme from 06:54 on 13 Mar to 07:02 on 13 Mar BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 19:00 on 14 Mar [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 114,967 posts Owner Owner xx
Sunday, 18 March 2012
Transmitter engineering
4:30 AM

RHAYADER transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 23:59 on 14 Mar to 05:56 on 15 Mar BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 19:00 on 14 Mar to 22:42 on 14 Mar BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 04:39 on 14 Mar to 05:59 on 14 Mar [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering's 114,967 posts Owner Owner xx
Monday, 19 March 2012
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

RHAYADER transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Wrong Region from 23:59 on 14 Mar to 05:56 on 15 Mar [BBC]

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