Freeview Light on the Belcoo (Northern Ireland) transmitter
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The symbol shows the location of the Belcoo (Northern Ireland) transmitter which serves less than 500 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 Belcoo (Northern Ireland) transmitter.
Which Freeview channels does the Belcoo 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.
64QAM 8K 2/3 24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)
Are you trying to watch these 43 Freeview channels?
The Belcoo (Northern Ireland) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4seven, 5Action, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBS Reality, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, YAAAS!, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama +1, E4 Extra, Film4 +1, Food Network, GB News, GREAT! movies, GREAT! movies action, HGTV, HobbyMaker, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, Legend, PBS America, pick, POP MAX, Quest +1, Quest Red, Really, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, That's TV (UK), Together TV, W, Yesterday +1.
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 Belcoo transmitter?
BBC Newsline 0.6m homes 2.5%
from Belfast BT2 8HQ, 1,048km northeast (50°)
to BBC Northern Ireland region - 46 masts.
How will the Belcoo (Northern Ireland) 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 10 Oct 12 and 24 Oct 12.
How do the old analogue and currrent digital signal levels compare?
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Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Brougher Mountain transmitter area
Is the transmitter output the same in all directions?Radiation patterns withheld
BELCOO transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:52 on 14 Sep to 13:20 on 14 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:00 on 13 Sep to 13:08 on 13 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:52 on 14 Sep to 13:20 on 14 Sep. [BBC]
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BELCOO transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:52 on 14 Sep to 13:20 on 14 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air; DSO related from 11:52 on 14 Sep to 13:20 on 14 Sep, HD Digital TV Off Air from 13:00 on 13 Sep to 13:08 on 13 Sep. [BBC]
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