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Photos by Alexander Heath and Ben Smith Page last updated: 2018-10-30
Trefilan Ceredigion
NGR: SN562554 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height: 25m      Structure Height: 30m
Digital TV: BBC A: 32 D3&4: 34 BBC B: 35
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Comments: Trefilan is a relay of Blaenplwyf. Pre B700 allocations: 57/60/53.

Trefilan transmitting station is located atop a hill known locally as Moel-Y-Fran. At 250m it's only about 50m off being a mountain. It provides TV not only to Trefilan, but also up Abermeurig and Felindre as well as to households up and down the Aeron valley, which it overlooks. It does this via 4 pairs of crossed logs vertically polarised at the top of the tower, whilst reception of the parent station by the way of two horizontal log periodics.

Originally a BBC landlord site, Trefilan entered service on the 17th August 1984. DSO was on the 10th February and 10th March 2010.























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