FR And Broadcast Media/Live

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TV - Home and Away[edit]

No - not a reference to the TV program of the same name, but a page to show how to view/listen to Welsh TV and radio for people who live in other parts of the UK, and have a satellite system.

Channels from all sources
Service Normal DTT Sky EPG Freesat EPG Techfreq
BBC1 1 101 101 many
BBC2 2 102 102 many
ITV1 3 103 103 many
Channel 4 4 104 104 many
Channel 5 5 105 105 many
S4C - 134 120 12.129 V 27500
BBC 1 Wales - 972 964 10.788 V 22000
BBC 2 Wales - 991 971 10.788 V 22000
ITV Wales - see below see below 10.832 H 22000
BBC R Wales - 0117 714 11.954 H 27500
BBC R Cymru - 0154 715 11.954 H 27500

The "TechFreq" coloumn is location of channel in basic detail for transmissions from the Sky/Astra 2 satellite system

ITV regions are on hidden transponders (and therefore not viewable on the Sky EPG). Follow instructions below for a standard Sky system

Press the Services Button on you Sky Remote.
Select Option 4 - System Setup
Select Option 4 - Add Channels

You need to manually key the frequency in, which for the ITV Wales channel is 10.832.
Use down arrow key to drop to next line
Use left/right arrow to change polarisation option to H (only H or V available)
Use down arrow key to drop to next line
Use left/right arrow to change Symbol Rate option to 22.0 (only 22.0 or 27.5 available)
Use down arrow key to drop to next line
Use left/right arrow to change FEC option to 5/6 (various options)
Use down arrow key to drop to next line and press select
Screen will clear, and a list of channels appears
Use down arrow key to go to ITV1 Wales then press the yellow button
Press Select
Channel will then be added to "Other Channels"
Follow onscreen instructions or press "Sky" button to end.

Now to watch that channel press "Services Button" again, but this time, the option "Other Channels"
If this is first time, then only the ITV1 Wales option will be there - press select and you will see ITV Wales.
If you have added other channels, then find ITV1 Wales, and press select

FreeSat[edit]

Again the basic channels are in the range 101-105. There are slight differences for the other channels as per list above.

See also[edit]