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The symbol shows the location of the Belmont (Lincolnshire, England) transmitter which serves 710,000 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 Belmont (Lincolnshire, England) transmitter.

Choose from three options: ■ List by multiplex ■ List by channel number ■ List by channel name
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Which Freeview channels does the Belmont transmitter broadcast?

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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
 H max
C22 (482.0MHz)463mDTG-150,000W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 23 BBC Three, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 250 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 H max
C25 (506.0MHz)463mDTG-150,000W
Channel icons
3 ITV 1 (SD) (Yorkshire (Belmont micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) North ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 North ads, 18 More4, 26 ITV4, 30 E4 +1, 35 ITV1 +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor),

PSB3
BBCB
 H max
C28 (530.0MHz)463mDTG-150,000W
Channel icons
56 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV 1 HD (ITV Granada), 104 Channel 4 HD North ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 106 BBC Four HD, 109 BBC Three HD, 204 CBBC HD, 205 CBeebies HD, plus 1 others

COM4
SDN
 H -4.8dB
C30- (545.8MHz)463mDTG-850,000W
Channel icons
20 Drama, 21 5USA, 29 ITV2 +1, 32 5STAR, 33 5Action, 41 Legend, 42 GREAT! movies action, 46 Channel 5 +1, 58 ITVBe +1, 59 ITV3 +1, 64 Blaze, 67 CBS Reality, 74 Dave ja vu, 78 TCC, 81 Blaze +1, 89 ITV4 +1, 203 CITV, 208 POP MAX, 209 Ketchup TV, 210 Ketchup Too, 211 YAAAS!, plus 14 others

COM5
ArqA
 H -1.8dB
C23 (490.0MHz)492mDTG-8100,000W
Channel icons
11 Sky Arts, 17 Really, 19 Dave, 31 E4 Extra, 36 pick, 40 Quest Red, 43 Food Network, 47 Film4 +1, 48 Challenge, 49 4seven, 57 Smithsonian Channel, 60 Drama +1, 70 Quest +1, 75 Yesterday +1, 83 Together TV, 233 Sky News, plus 9 others

COM6
ArqB
 H -1.8dB
C26- (513.8MHz)492mDTG-8100,000W
Channel icons
12 Quest, 25 W, 27 Yesterday, 34 GREAT! movies, 39 DMAX, 44 HGTV, 71 Quest Red +1, 73 HobbyMaker, 82 Talking Pictures TV, 84 PBS America, 88 Classic Hits, 235 Al Jazeera Eng, plus 19 others

LDN
 H -14.8dB
C32 (562.0MHz)463mDTG-125,000W
Channel icons
7 Estuary TV Doncaster,

DTG-8 64QAM 8K 3/4 27.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-12 QSPK 8K 3/4 8.0Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Which BBC and ITV regional news can I watch from the Belmont transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look North (Hull) 0.7m homes 2.7%
from Hull HU1 3RH, 47km north-northwest (346°)
to BBC East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire region - 4 masts.
regional news image
ITV Calendar 0.7m homes 2.7%
from Leeds LS3 1JS, 106km west-northwest (299°)
to ITV Yorkshire (Belmont) region - 4 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Emley Moor region

How will the Belmont (Lincolnshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1965-80s1984-971997-981998-20112011-134 Mar 2020
VHFA K TW TW TW TW T
C7ITVwaves
C13BBCtvwaves
C22BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBCABBCA
C23ArqA
C25ITVwavesITVwavesITVwavesD3+4D3+4
C26ArqB
C27LDN
C28BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBCBBBCB
C30-SDNSDN
C32C4wavesC4wavesC4waves_local
C33com7
C35com8
C53tv_offArqA
C55tv_offcom7tv_off
C56tv_offC5wavesC5wavesCOM8tv_off
C60tv_off-ArqB

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 3 Aug 11 and 17 Aug 11.

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

Analogue 1-4 500kW
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-5.2dB) 150kW
ARQA, ARQB(-7dB) 100kW
Analogue 5, SDN(-10dB) 50kW
com8(-10.9dB) 40.9kW
com7(-11.3dB) 37.1kW
Mux 2*(-14dB) 20kW
Mux 1*, Mux A*, Mux B*(-17dB) 10kW
LDN(-20dB) 5kW
Mux C*, Mux D*(-21dB) 4kW

Which companies have run the Channel 3 services in the Belmont transmitter area

Oct 1959-Jul 1974Anglia Television
Jul 1974-Feb 2004Yorkshire 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.

Comments
Tuesday, 27 September 2011
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John Fisher
sentiment_satisfiedBronze

9:21 AM

Sure I have seen the problem with a solution somewhere on ukfree but cannot find it so here goes.
Since the switchover at Belmont I get the message "new channels found" each time I switch on.
As well as Belmont my receiver is also picking up Sandy Heath but I have set it
for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.
Any advice on how to get rid of this message please.
Thanks

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Steve
10:33 AM

John Fisher, depending on your equipment you may be able to turn off the auto update from the menu, or alternatively do a manual tune using just the frequencies for Belmont.

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Steve's 20 posts GB
Thursday, 29 September 2011
Briantist
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

10:42 PM

Peter Everett: Thank you very much for your kind comments.

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Saturday, 1 October 2011
D
Des Collier
1:33 PM

Briantist-bbc hd picture occasionally goes
off for a split second,then comes back on,otherwise ok,any idea what might be causing this?,the rest of the hd channels are spot on.any body else had this problem?

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Des Collier's 2 posts GB
Thursday, 6 October 2011
M
mr wainman
8:03 PM

please tell me why the picture i receive is of a better quality after around 7pm (i have the state of the heart equipment )i do hope that you are not running on low power up to the above time.

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jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

9:00 PM

mr wainman: You would really have to indicate your location (pref: post code) to enable your reception possibilities to be checked on, as when you refer to better quality its assumed that you are meaning reasonably glitch free, as the quality of digital TV does not change with varying signal strengths so long as they stay above the cut off threshold.

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jb38's 7,179 posts GB
Monday, 10 October 2011
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Alan Fumagalli
2:41 PM

I live in Bridlington which is right on the reception edge of belmont. I was hoping to get better reception when we went digital, alas nothing has changed for the better some channels now are worse, did not have signal quality of 1 before for so many channels. I do get many channels with a top 10 strength so I feel it is set up ok. Inote a post about Tacolneston,will that effect me, is ther anything else I can try or are we doomed in Bridlingtonto poor reception. Note many friends have the same problem in the town.

Thanks Alan

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KMJ,Derby
sentiment_satisfiedGold

10:13 PM

Alan Fumagalli: Could you be more specific about which channels work correctly and which give signal quality of 1? The note regarding Tacolneston is to the effect that currently due to sharing the same frequencies with Tacolneston, the transmissions from Belmont on Mux ArqA (Sky News, Dave etc) and Mux ArqB (Film4, ITV4 etc) are at reduced power until 23rd November 2011.

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Thursday, 13 October 2011
Briantist
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

9:13 PM

Des Collier: It could be the 1080i/1080p auto switching that the BBC use?

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