Full Freeview on the Moel-Y-Parc (Flintshire, Wales) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Moel-Y-Parc (Flintshire, Wales) transmitter which serves 95,000 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 Moel-Y-Parc (Flintshire, Wales) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Moel-Y-Parc 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, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 13 others 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, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 18 More4, 26 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (Wales),
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 66 TBN UK,
E4 (Wales), 12 Quest, 20 Drama, 21 5USA, 29 ITV2 +1, 32 5STAR, 33 5Action, 41 Legend, 46 Channel 5 +1, 58 ITVBe +1, 59 ITV3 +1, 64 Blaze, 67 CBS Reality, 74 Dave ja vu, 78 TCC, 81 Blaze +1, 89 ITV4 +1, 203 CITV, 208 POP MAX, 209 Ketchup TV, 210 Ketchup Too, 211 YAAAS!, plus 14 others Create and Craft, Racing TV, Kiss Chat & Date, Proud Dating, 16 QVC, 22 TJC, 263 SonLife, 264 VisionTV, 265 On Demand 365, 269 Arise News, 670 ADULT Section (start), 724 Capital, 727 Absolute Radio, 728 Heart,
11 Sky Arts, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 31 E4 Extra, 36 pick, 40 Quest Red, 43 Food Network, 47 Film4 +1, 48 Challenge, 49 4seven, 57 Smithsonian Channel, 60 Drama +1, 70 Quest +1, 75 Yesterday +1, 83 Together TV, 233 Sky News, plus 8 others 45 Gems TV, 85 CRAFT EXTRA , 673 ADULT smileTV3, 723 talkSPORT, 730 RNIB Connect, 731 Classic FM, 732 LBC, 733 Trans World Radio,
FreeSports, 25 W, 27 Yesterday, 34 GREAT! movies, 39 DMAX, 44 HGTV, 71 Quest Red +1, 73 HobbyMaker, 82 Talking Pictures TV, 84 PBS America, 88 Classic Hits, 235 Aljazeera English, plus 19 others ADULT smileTV2, ADULT Studio 66, 37 QVC Beauty, 38 QVC Style, 51 Ideal World, 72 Jewellery Maker, 206 Pop, 674 ADULT Babestn, 678 Xpanded TV, 699 ADULT Section, 711 Hits Radio, 712 KISS FRESH, 713 KISS, 714 KISSTORY, 715 Magic, 716 Greatest Hits Radio, 717 Kerrang!, 718 Smooth Radio, 725 Premier Radio,
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)
Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Moel-Y-Parc transmitter?
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 192km south (179°)
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 196km south (181°)
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.
Are there any self-help relays?
|Gwyddelwern||Active deflector||17 km E Llangollen||62 homes|
|Llandegla||Transposer||12 km E Wrexham||33 homes|
|Pentre-llyn-cymmer||Transposer||18 km E Betws-y-Coed||15 homes|
How will the Moel-Y-Parc (Flintshire, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?
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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 28 Oct 09 and 25 Nov 09.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
|BBCA, D3+4, BBCB||(-7dB) 20kW|
|SDN, ARQA, ARQB||(-10dB) 10kW|
|Mux 1*, Mux 2*, Mux A*, Mux B*||(-20dB) 1000W|
|Mux C*, Mux D*||(-26dB) 250W|
Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Moel-Y-Parc transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
23:30h Sunday, November 13th, 2011
Moel-y-Parc PSB-3 UHF channel 42
No signal being received, so no reception of HD stations, but PSB-1 and PSB-2 reception normal.
Is there engineering work or a fault at the transmitter or a problem with the distribution of the HD multiplex to the transmitter?
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KMJ: Thanks for the response. Yes that is a possibility but I thought inversion effects were less likely late at night, and if the signal from Sutton Coldfield was so strong to swamp Moel-y-Parc I would have thought that there might be a pixellated picture from Sutton Coldfield instead, but the TV was reporting "no or weak signal". Not being physically present at the TV, I was not able to check the signal strength/quality indications.
The receiving antenna is fairly directional, being a Televes DAT 45 with MRD, and the Sutton Coldfield signal would be coming in at approximately 130 degrees counter clockwise from the direction the antenna is pointing at Moel-y-Parc.
Thus for the Sutton Coldfield signal to swamp the signal from Moel-y-Parc would be exceptional, but of course not impossible under extreme conditions.
I was hoping to find out if anybody knew whether or not they were actually doing some work at the transmitter and if anybody else was affected. As most people do not yet have a DVB-t2 receiver, the number of people affected would be small.
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