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The symbol shows the location of the Cynwyl Elfed (Carmarthenshire, 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 Cynwyl Elfed (Carmarthenshire, Wales) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Cynwyl Elfed 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)122mDTG-32W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) Wales, 2 BBC Two Wales, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C22 (482.0MHz)122mDTG-32W
Channel icons
5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 25 ITV4, 29 E4 +1, 34 ITV +1 (Wales),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C28 (530.0MHz)122mDTG-62W
Channel icons
72 Shopping Quarter , 101 BBC One HD Wales, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 others

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 52 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Cynwyl Elfed (Carmarthenshire, Wales) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, Now 70s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, 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 Cynwyl Elfed transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 92km east-southeast (122°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 91km southeast (125°)
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

How will the Cynwyl Elfed (Carmarthenshire, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20092009-1331 Dec 2018-
A K TA K TA K TA K TA K T
C22BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesD3+4D3+4
C25ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesBBCABBCA
C28BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCBBBCB
C32C4wavesC4wavesC4waves

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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 19 Aug 09 and 16 Sep 09.

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

Analogue 1-4 4W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-3dB) 2W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Preseli transmitter area

Sep 1962-Jul 1964Wales (West and North) Television (Teledu Cymru)
Jul 1964-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. Cynwyl Elfed 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, 7 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
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8:34 PM

CYNWYL ELFED transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:06 today to 19:12 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:06 today to 19:12 today [BBC]

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Friday, 8 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
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9:34 AM

CYNWYL ELFED transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:06 yesterday to 19:12 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:06 yesterday to 19:12 yesterday [BBC]

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Saturday, 9 July 2011
Transmitter engineering
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4:35 AM

CYNWYL ELFED transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:06 on 07 Jul to 19:12 on 07 Jul HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:06 on 07 Jul to 19:12 on 07 Jul [BBC]

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Sunday, 17 July 2011
Briantist
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11:40 AM

Nicola Roper: They were complete at 19:12 on 07 July.

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Tuesday, 6 December 2011
Transmitter engineering
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11:43 AM

CYNWYL ELFED transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Very Weak Signal from 10:23 today [BBC]

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Tuesday, 3 January 2012
Transmitter engineering
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6:27 AM

CYNWYL ELFED transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 05:05 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 05:05 today [BBC]

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9:28 AM

CYNWYL ELFED transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 05:05 today to 08:17 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 05:05 today to 08:17 today [BBC]

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Wednesday, 4 January 2012
Transmitter engineering
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4:29 AM

CYNWYL ELFED transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 05:05 yesterday to 08:17 yesterday HD Digital TV Off Air from 05:05 yesterday to 08:17 yesterday [BBC]

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Thursday, 5 January 2012
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4:29 AM

CYNWYL ELFED transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 05:05 on 03 Jan to 08:17 on 03 Jan HD Digital TV Off Air from 05:05 on 03 Jan to 08:17 on 03 Jan [BBC]

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Tuesday, 24 January 2012
Transmitter engineering
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5:28 PM

CYNWYL ELFED transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 15:14 today HD Digital TV Off Air from 15:14 today to 15:53 today [BBC]

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