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Freeview Light on the Waunfawr (Gwynedd, Wales) transmitter

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sa_gmapsGoogle mapsa_bingBing mapsa_gearthGoogle Earthsa_gps53.117,-4.199 or 53°7'0"N 4°11'58"Wsa_postcodeLL55 4EJ

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The symbol shows the location of the Waunfawr (Gwynedd, Wales) transmitter which serves less than 500 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 Waunfawr (Gwynedd, Wales) transmitter.

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

Which Freeview channels does the Waunfawr 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
C25 (506.0MHz)234mDTG-310W
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
C28 (530.0MHz)234mDTG-310W
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
C22 (482.0MHz)234mDTG-610W
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 Waunfawr (Gwynedd, 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 Waunfawr transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 192km south-southeast
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 195km south-southeast
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

How will the Waunfawr (Gwynedd, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20092009-1314/11/12-2013-18
aerial groupA KA KA KA KA KA K
C22BBC1BBC1BBC1BBCBBBCBBBCB
C25ITVITVITVBBCABBCABBCA
C28BBC2BBC2BBC2D3+4D3+4D3+4
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 26W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-4.1dB) 10W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Llanddona 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. Waunfawr 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
Saturday, 26 December 2015
Transmitter engineering
4:31 AM

WAUNFAWR transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 17:43 on 24 Dec to 18:30 on 24 Dec, HD Digital TV Off Air from 17:43 on 24 Dec to 18:30 on 24 Dec. [BBC]

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Sunday, 5 June 2016
Transmitter engineering
8:31 PM

WAUNFAWR transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:21 today to 18:41 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 18:21 today to 19:35 today. [BBC]

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Monday, 6 June 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:32 AM

WAUNFAWR transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:21 yesterday to 18:41 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 18:21 yesterday to 19:35 yesterday. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 7 June 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:31 AM

WAUNFAWR transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 18:21 on 05 Jun to 18:41 on 05 Jun, HD Digital TV Off Air from 18:21 on 05 Jun to 19:35 on 05 Jun. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 19 October 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:30 PM

WAUNFAWR transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 15:20 today to 15:34 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 20 October 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:31 AM

WAUNFAWR transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 15:20 yesterday to 15:34 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 21 October 2016
Transmitter engineering
5:31 AM

WAUNFAWR transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 15:20 on 19 Oct to 15:34 on 19 Oct. [BBC]

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Sunday, 6 November 2016
Transmitter engineering
10:31 PM

WAUNFAWR transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 21:53 today. [BBC]

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