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Freeview Light on the Llansawel (Carmarthenshire, Wales) transmitter

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

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Which Freeview channels does the Llansawel 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
C28 (530.0MHz)170mDTG-2W
Channel icons
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, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 13 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C25 (506.0MHz)170mDTG-2W
Channel icons
5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 26 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (Wales),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C22 (482.0MHz)170mDTG-2W
Channel icons
56 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD Wales, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 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

H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 43 Freeview channels?

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

The Llansawel (Carmarthenshire, Wales) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Al Jazeera Eng, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, Film4 +1, Food Network, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, pick, POP MAX, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's TV (UK), Together TV, 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 Llansawel transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 79km southeast (137°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 80km southeast (141°)
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

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

1984-971997-981998-20092009-1331 Dec 2019-
A K TA K TA K TA K TA K T
C22BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBCBBBCB
C25C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesD3+4D3+4
C28BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCABBCA
C32ITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 / June 2022 - 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 6W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-4.8dB) 2W

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. Llansawel 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
Friday, 8 June 2012
Transmitter engineering
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4:29 AM

LLANSAWEL transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Off Air from 06:15 on 06 Jun to 09:08 on 06 Jun HD Digital TV Off Air from 06:15 on 06 Jun to 09:08 on 06 Jun [BBC]

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Saturday, 8 February 2014
Transmitter engineering
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10:23 AM

LLANSAWEL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:37 today to 09:43 today. [BBC]

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Sunday, 9 February 2014
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4:23 AM

LLANSAWEL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:37 yesterday to 09:43 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 01:18 today to 02:54 today. [BBC]

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Monday, 10 February 2014
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4:24 AM

LLANSAWEL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:37 on 08 Feb to 09:43 on 08 Feb, HD Digital TV Off Air from 01:18 yesterday to 02:54 yesterday. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 11 February 2014
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4:24 AM

LLANSAWEL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 09:37 on 08 Feb to 09:43 on 08 Feb, HD Digital TV Off Air from 01:18 on 09 Feb to 02:54 on 09 Feb. [BBC]

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Thursday, 13 February 2014
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4:23 AM

LLANSAWEL transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Off Air from 01:18 on 09 Feb to 02:54 on 09 Feb. [BBC]

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Saturday, 2 August 2014
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1:31 PM

LLANSAWEL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:59 today to 12:06 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:59 today to 12:07 today. [BBC]

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Sunday, 3 August 2014
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4:32 AM

LLANSAWEL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:59 yesterday to 12:06 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:59 yesterday to 12:07 yesterday. [BBC]

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Monday, 4 August 2014
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4:33 AM

LLANSAWEL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 11:59 on 02 Aug to 12:06 on 02 Aug, HD Digital TV Off Air from 11:59 on 02 Aug to 12:07 on 02 Aug. [BBC]

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Thursday, 13 November 2014
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1:31 PM

LLANSAWEL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:19 today to 11:28 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:19 today to 11:28 today. [BBC]

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