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The symbol shows the location of the Pontardawe (Neath Port Talbot, Wales) transmitter which serves 2,700 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 Pontardawe (Neath Port Talbot, Wales) transmitter.



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Which Freeview channels does the Pontardawe 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
C49 (698.0MHz)204mDTG-325W
Channel icons
1 BBC One Wales, 2 BBC Two Wales, 7 BBC Three, 9 BBC Four, 120 CBBC, 121 CBeebies, 130 BBC News, 131 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button 1, plus 14 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C58 (770.0MHz)204mDTG-325W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Wales), 4 S4C, 5 Channel 5 Part Network ads, 6 ITV 2, 8 Channel 4 (Wales) South ads, 13 Channel 4 +1 South ads, 14 More 4, 15 Film 4, 33 ITV +1 (Wales),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C54 (738.0MHz)204mDTG-625W
Channel icons
45 Film 4 +1, 101 BBC One HD Wales, 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Central West), 104 Channel 4 HD South ads, 105 BBC Three HD, 123 CBBC HD, plus 1 others



DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/324.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/340.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 48 Freeview channels?

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

The Pontardawe (Neath Port Talbot, Wales) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 4seven HD, 5*, 5USA, Al Jazeera Arabic, Al Jazeera English, Al Jazeera HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, CBeebies HD, CBS Action, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 4+1 HD, Channel 5 +1, Channel 5 +24, CITV, Community Channel, Community Channel HD, Dave, Dave ja vu, Drama, E4 +1, Food Network, ITV 2 +1, ITV 3, ITV 3 +1, ITV 4, ITV 4 +1, ITV Be, Motors TV, Movie Mix, Movies4Men, pick, Quest, Quest +1, Really, RT English , Sky News, Tiny Pop, Travel Channel, True Entertainment, truTV, truTV +1, Vintage TV, VIVA, Yesterday.

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 Pontardawe transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 49km east-southeast
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.
regional news image
ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 48km southeast
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

How will the Pontardawe (Neath Port Talbot, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20092009-1322/5/13-2013-18
aerial groupC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E
700C49 BBCABBCA
C54BBCBBBCBBBCB
C58BBC1BBC1BBC1D3+4D3+4D3+4
800C61ITVITVITVBBCA
C64BBC2BBC2BBC2
C68C4C4C4

orange background for multiplexes names more
green background for transmission frequencies
lilac background for power levels in watts
800MHz band: 4G mobile started in 2013
700MHz band: possible 4G in 2019 more
600MHz band: new or moved digital TV services more
Notes: + and - denote 166kHz offset; aerial group are shown as A B C/D E K W
Italics for analogue, digital switchover was Wednesdays 12th August and 9th September 2009.
Click/touch here to read How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?Analogue 1-4 125WBBCA, D3+4,
Click/touch here to read Other mapsPontardawe FreeviewKilvey Hill TV regionBBC WalesWalesDAB in Neath Port TalbotAM/FM
Click/touch here to read Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Kilvey Hill transmitter area Jan 1958-Jul 1
Click/touch here to read Is the transmitter output the same in all directions? Internet Explorer 9+, Firefox, Opera, Chrom

Comments
Thursday, 17 April 2014
Transmitter engineering
12:42 PM

PONTARDAWE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Weak Signal from 15:21 yesterday, HD Digital TV Weak Signal from 08:51 on 15 Apr to 14:45 on 15 Apr. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
3:40 PM

PONTARDAWE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Weak Signal from 15:21 yesterday to 14:01 today, HD Digital TV Weak Signal from 08:51 on 15 Apr to 14:45 on 15 Apr. [BBC]

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Friday, 18 April 2014
Transmitter engineering
1:29 AM

PONTARDAWE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Weak Signal from 15:21 on 16 Apr to 14:01 yesterday, HD Digital TV Weak Signal from 08:51 on 15 Apr to 14:45 on 15 Apr. [BBC]

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Saturday, 19 April 2014
Transmitter engineering
1:24 AM

PONTARDAWE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Weak Signal from 15:21 on 16 Apr to 14:01 on 17 Apr, HD Digital TV Weak Signal from 08:51 on 15 Apr to 14:45 on 15 Apr. [BBC]

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Sunday, 20 April 2014
Transmitter engineering
12:35 AM

PONTARDAWE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Weak Signal from 08:51 on 15 Apr to 14:45 on 15 Apr, HD Digital TV Weak Signal from 15:21 on 16 Apr to 14:01 on 17 Apr. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
1:31 AM

PONTARDAWE transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Weak Signal from 15:21 on 16 Apr to 14:01 on 17 Apr. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Transmitter engineering
11:28 AM

PONTARDAWE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:25 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:25 today. [BBC]

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Transmitter engineering
1:27 PM

PONTARDAWE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:25 today to 11:45 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:25 today to 11:45 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 24 April 2014
Transmitter engineering
1:28 AM

PONTARDAWE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:25 yesterday to 11:45 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:25 yesterday to 11:45 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 25 April 2014
Transmitter engineering
1:37 AM

PONTARDAWE transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 10:25 on 23 Apr to 11:45 on 23 Apr, HD Digital TV Off Air from 10:25 on 23 Apr to 11:45 on 23 Apr. [BBC]

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