Freeview Light on the Ynysowen (Merthyr Tydfil, Wales) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Ynysowen (Merthyr Tydfil, Wales) transmitter which serves 3,000 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 problemsThe BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Ynysowen (Merthyr Tydfil, Wales) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Ynysowen 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 (SD) Wales, 2 BBC Two Wales, 9 BBC Four, 23 BBC Three, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, plus 14 others 601 BBC RB 1, 700 BBC Radio 1, 701 BBC Radio 1Xtra, 702 BBC Radio 2, 703 BBC Radio 3, 704 BBC Radio 4 (FM), 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,
5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 26 ITV4, 28 ITVBe, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (Wales),
46 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD Wales, 102 BBC Two HD Wales, 104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 106 BBC Four HD, 110 Channel 4 HD (Wales), 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 1 others 66 TBN UK,
Are you trying to watch these 44 Freeview channels?
The Ynysowen (Merthyr Tydfil, Wales) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Al Jazeera Eng, Al Jazeera English, Blaze, Blaze +1, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, YAAAS!, Film4 +1, Food Network, GREAT! action, GREAT! christmas, GREAT! movies extra, GREAT! movies, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky Mix, Sky News, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's 90s, That's Christmas, Together TV, TRUE CRIME, TRUE CRIME XTRA, W, Yesterday +1.
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 Ynysowen transmitter?
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 22km south-southeast (162°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
How will the Ynysowen (Merthyr Tydfil, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 3 Mar 10 and 31 Mar 10.
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
David Rolles: It's a good idea to confirm that the TV is tuned to the signals from Wenvoe and not Ynysowen or Methyr transmitters.
Ynysowen or Methyr only broadcast Public Service channels, so Commercial ones must be coming from Wenvoe.
Look at the UHF channel it is tuned to on one service from each multiplex. This information is usually given on the signal strength screen.
BBC One is C41 from Wenvoe, C59 from Ynysowen and C25 from Merthyr. ITV1 is C44 from Wenvoe, C55 from Ynysowen and C22 from Merthyr. BBC One HD is C47 from Wenvoe, C62 from Ynysowen and C28 from Merthyr.
Because of the spacing out of the frequencies used by Wenvoe and the other transmitters, it's possible to have the aerial unplugged for parts of the scan to ensure only Wenvoe is picked up.
Have it unplugged up to 30% and then unplug again at 65%.
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I live in Pentrebach, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 4BQ. Have a high gain freeview aerial mounted in loft tuned to Ynysowen transmitter. On weekend, lost all BBC channels, all other channels were fine. Tried re tuning but no improvement. Channels came back last night (20/3/2012). Hass there been any work on transmitter that may have caused the problem does anyone know?
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Jeff's: mapJ's Freeview map terrainJ's terrain plot wavesJ's frequency data J's Freeview Detailed Coverage
Jeff James: No work is listed for the transmitter. You may have had Freeview intermittent interference | ukfree.tv - independent free digital TV advice or Single frequency interference | ukfree.tv - independent free digital TV advice ?
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