Freeview: Merthyr Tydfil (Merthyr Tydfil, Wales) Freeview Light transmitter
My UK Free TV settings
For an enhanced Freeview reception
prediction please enter your
full postcode, a national grid reference or
a UK latitude and longitude pair.
 
Most popular 22:46
Live updates 22:46
Alsagers Bank
DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Off A...
Brighton
AM: Radio 5 Live Off Air from 1:...
Bruernish
TV Off Air from 2:35 yesterday ...
Darwen
TV Off Air from 1:21 today to 1...
Droitwich
AM: Radio 5 Live Weak Signal from...
Haverfordwest
TV Off Air from 1:45 today to 1...
Inverarish
TV Off Air from 2:35 yesterday ...
Millport
TV Off Air from 14:5 today to 1...
Overstrand
Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Q...
Pontardawe
Freeview: HD Digital TV Weak Sign...
Rothesay
TV Off Air from 4:38 today to ...
West Kilbride
TV Off Air from 14:5 today to 1...
West Runton
Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Q...
Click here to see all transmitters with faults and engineering
Twitter 22:46

Briantist: @maggiemay2149 @burtonstewart @trevordobie @nathaliemac @gwhroberts http://t.co/E6mMlWMxfL ann gillespie has posted I cant get rte1 on my
Briantist: http://t.co/pS7p8c6cCh Aereo Lɑunches ProtectMyAntenna org To Explain Its Position Vs Broadcasters TechCrunch Aereo is about to present
Briantist: http://t.co/nzxBy4tuIQ ITN repοrts pre tax profit of 6 6m Media theguardian com The news and multimedia company which produces for ITV
Briantist: http://t.co/n6KKoKtexb The BBC there to inform educate prοvοke and enrage Charlotte Higgins Media The Guardian The BBC is like the and
Briantist: http://t.co/i34W2ImiXp TV channel for Irish diaspora says it will create 150 jobs Marketing News Daily Мedia Trends More The Irish Time
Briantist: http://t.co/S9Jt7iZgQN jb38 has posted Denis Allen Purely for information purposes I tried an quot instant record quot and also a timed
anthonyrose: @Briantist Hi, would love to talk - dropped you a note on LinkedIn
Briantist: http://t.co/JzXroSL3vM YouView Easter TV viewing just got cheep er IP TV Nɛws YouView has an exclusive Easteroffer to cut 20 off of the
Briantist: @tanner555 http://t.co/5Y4ZOCJckv jb38 has posted sam Meant Divis quot not quot Clermont Carn However a much better assessment of your be
Briantist: http://t.co/8mHSmkdwzr Denis Allen has posted Briantist can we speak tomorrow I need to go out now thanks DA

Click here to follow Briantist on Twitter
> Freeview >Transmitters >TV transmitter details

Freeview Light on the Merthyr Tydfil (Merthyr Tydfil, Wales) transmitter

Google mapBing mapGoogle Earth51.750,-3.367 or 51°45'0"N 3°22'3"WCF47 0GE


4G at 800MHz (at800) Freeview reception issues

Tests now show that SOME households that use masthead amplifiers (and some communal aerial systems) AND are in poor signal areas AND that are very close to a 4G phone mast MAY have their Freeview service disturbed: C22: D3+4
See Expecting 4G interference? Tests now show that you have a one in 300 chance.

This transmitter has no current reported problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Merthyr Tydfil (Merthyr Tydfil, Wales) transmitter. Click to recheck [+] 

map is loading, please wait...

The symbol shows the location of the Merthyr Tydfil (Merthyr Tydfil, Wales) transmitter which serves 7,600 homes.

Other mapsWenvoe TV regionBBC WalesWalesDAB in Merthyr Tydfil
AM/FM in Merthyr Tydfil

Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?

Internet Explorer 9+, Firefox, Opera, Chrome, and Safari required

What do the colours on the map mean?

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.


List by multiplex|List by channel number|List by channel name|See terrain plot

Which Freeview channels does the Merthyr Tydfil 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.

MuxAerial positionFrequencyHeightModeWatts
PSB1
BBCA
 vertical max
C25 (506.0MHz)313m64QAM 8K 2/3
24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
25W
Channel icons
1 BBC One Wales, 2 BBC Two Wales, 7 BBC Three, 9 BBC Four, 70 CBBC Channel, 71 CBeebies, 80 BBC News, 81 BBC Parliament, 301 BBC Red Button 1, plus 14 others

PSB2
D3+4
 vertical max
C22 (482.0MHz)313m64QAM 8K 2/3
24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
25W
Channel icons
3 ITV (Wales), 4 S4C, 5 Channel 5 Part Network ads, 6 ITV 2, 8 Channel 4 South ads, 13 Channel 4+1 South ads, 14 More 4, 15 Film 4, 33 ITV +1 (Wales),

PSB3
BBCB
 vertical max
C28 (530.0MHz)313m256QAM 32KE 2/3
40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
25W
Channel icons
73 CBBC HD, 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, plus 1 others



Are you trying to watch these 41 Freeview channels?






The Merthyr Tydfil (Merthyr Tydfil, Wales) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5*, 5USA, Al Jazeera Arabic, Al Jazeera English, Al Jazeera HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, BBC Red Button 2, CBeebies HD, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, Channel 5 +24, CITV, Community Channel, Community Channel HD, Dave, Dave ja vu, Drama, E4+1, Film 4 +1, Food Network, ITV 2 +1, ITV 3, ITV 4, ITV 4 +1, Movie Mix, Movies4Men, pick, Quest, Quest +1, Really, RT English , Sky News, The Zone, Travel Channel, True Entertainment, 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 Merthyr Tydfil transmitter?


BBC Wales Today 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 2YQ, 30km south-southeast
to BBC Wales region - 206 masts.

ITV Cymru Wales 1.2m homes 4.7%
from Cardiff CF5 6XJ, 33km south
to ITV Wales region - 206 masts.

How will the Merthyr Tydfil (Merthyr Tydfil, Wales) transmission frequencies change over time?

years1984-971997-981998-20102010-132013-182013-18
aerial groupA KA KA KA KA KA K
C22BBC1BBC1BBC1D3+4D3+4D3+4
C25ITVITVITVBBCABBCABBCA
C28BBC2BBC2BBC2BBCBBBCBBBCB
600C32C4C4C4

orange background for multiplexes names moregreen background for transmission frequencieslilac background for power levels in watts800MHz band: 4G mobile to start in 2013700MHz band: possible 4G in 2019 more600MHz 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 3rd March and 31st March 2010.

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

Analogue 1-4 125W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 25W

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Wenvoe 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. Merthyr Tydfil 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.



Your comments: most recent posts are at the bottom

firstFirst comments prevEarlier comments  ◊ 

Your comments are always welcome. Please use the form below to add your thoughts or questions to this page. We will get back to you as soon as we can.

Transmitter engineering
Saturday 26 May 2012 4:33AM

MERTHYR TYDFIL transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 17:39 on 23 May to 18:17 on 23 May HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:56 on 24 May to 10:08 on 24 May HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 17:39 on 23 May to 18:17 on 23 May [BBC]


Transmitter engineering
Saturday 26 May 2012 8:27AM

MERTHYR TYDFIL transmitter - Freeview BBC Digital TV Reduced Quality from 17:39 on 23 May to 18:17 on 23 May HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 17:39 on 23 May to 18:17 on 23 May HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:56 on 24 May to 10:08 on 24 May [BBC]


Transmitter engineering
Monday 28 May 2012 4:29AM

MERTHYR TYDFIL transmitter - Freeview HD Digital TV Off Air from 09:56 on 24 May to 10:08 on 24 May [BBC]


G
Gareth lewis
Monday 23 September 2013 8:36PM

No tv signal at castle park merthyr Tydfil. My aerial not at fault, I have three operating different tv,s. All re stating NO SIGNAl


updates
Automatic update every 1 minute



Please post a question, answer or commentIf you have Freeview reception problems before posting a question your must first do this Freeview reset procedure then see: Freeview reception has changed, Single frequency interference, and Freeview intermittent interference.

If you have no satellite signal, see Sky Digibox says 'No Signal' or 'Technical fault'

If you have other problems, please provide a full (not partial) postcode (or preferably enter it in box at the top right) and indicate where if aerial is on the roof, in the loft or elsewhere.

UK Free TV is here to help people. If you are rude or disrespectful all of your posts will be deleted and you will be banned.








Privacy policy: UK Free Privacy policy.