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The symbol shows the location of the Ystalyfera (Powys, Wales) transmitter which serves 5,000 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.

This transmitter has no current reported problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Ystalyfera (Powys, Wales) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Ystalyfera 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
C39 (618.0MHz)370mDTG-310W
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
C42 (642.0MHz)370mDTG-310W
Channel icons
5 Channel 5 (SD), 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Wales), 45 Film4 +1,

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C45 (666.0MHz)370mDTG-610W
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 Ystalyfera (Powys, 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 (SD), 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, Together TV +1, Movies4Men, NOW 80s, Now 90s, Paramount Network, PBS America, pick, Pick +1, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sewing Quarter, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel HD, Sony Movie Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, 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 Ystalyfera transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 47km southeast (128°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 48km southeast (134°)
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

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

1984-971997-981998-20092009-1322 May 132013-1731 Dec 2019-
B E TB E TB E TB E TB E K TB E K TB E K T
C39BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves BBCABBCABBCA
C42C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesD3+4D3+4D3+4D3+4
C45BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCBBBCBBBCBBBCB
C49tv_offITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCA

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) by 30 June 2020 - more
Table shows multiplexes names see this article;
green background for transmission frequencies
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W T
waves denotes analogue; digital switchover was 26 Aug 09 and 23 Sep 09.

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

Analogue 1-4 50W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 10W

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. Ystalyfera 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.

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Thursday, 18 July 2019
Transmitter engineering
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11:08 AM

YSTALYFERA transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:03 yesterday to 11:13 yesterday, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 yesterday to 04:30 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:03 yesterday to 11:13 yesterday, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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Friday, 19 July 2019
Transmitter engineering
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5:08 AM

YSTALYFERA transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:03 on 17 Jul to 11:13 on 17 Jul, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 17 Jul to 04:30 on 17 Jul, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:03 on 17 Jul to 11:13 on 17 Jul, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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5:08 PM

YSTALYFERA transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 17 Jul to 04:30 on 17 Jul, BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 09:03 on 17 Jul to 11:13 on 17 Jul, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 00:01 on 17 Jul to 04:30 on 17 Jul, HD Digital TV O [BBC]

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Sunday, 15 September 2019
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8:08 AM

YSTALYFERA transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 05:31 today. [BBC]

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11:08 AM

YSTALYFERA transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 05:31 today to 06:17 today. [BBC]

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Monday, 16 September 2019
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5:08 AM

YSTALYFERA transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 05:31 yesterday to 06:17 yesterday. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 17 September 2019
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5:08 AM

YSTALYFERA transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 05:31 on 15 Sep to 06:17 on 15 Sep. [BBC]

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