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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.

Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Belmont (Lincolnshire, England) mast?

BELMONT transmitter - DAB: Slightly reduced power due to essential engineering from 23 Sep 10:05 until 23 Sep 13:42. Slightly reduced power due to essential engineering from 22 Sep 10:01 until 22 Sep 14:50. . FM: Slightly reduced power due to essential engineering from 23 S BBC


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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-3150,000W
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-3150,000W
Channel icons
3 ITV (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 ITV +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor),

PSB3
BBCB
 H max
C28 (530.0MHz)463mDTG-6150,000W
Channel icons
56 5SELECT, 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV 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
12 Quest, 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 15 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 8 others

COM6
ArqB
 H -1.8dB
C26- (513.8MHz)492mDTG-8100,000W
Channel icons
 FreeSports, 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 Aljazeera English, plus 19 others

LDN
 H -14.8dB
C27 (522.0MHz)463mDTG-125,000W
Channel icons
7 Estuary TV Doncaster,

com7
 H -6.1dB
C55 (746.0MHz)463mDTG-637,100W
Channel icons


DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/3 24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
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
Wednesday, 20 March 2013
S
skeggyhornet
6:13 PM

6pm everynight three muxs suffer from TVI
i have a customer who has two tvs in there house and everynight at 6pm all the channels on muxs 22 25 28 and 30 break up for about 25 mins any channels on mux 53 and 60 play fine. this is happening in skegness lincolnshire and we are tuned to belmont.
what i have allready done i have moved the aerial to outside and i am using a log pierodic double screened cable and a tetra filter i have also run cable direct from the aerial straight to both sets and still no change.
this has been happening now for at least 4 months the property is a detatched bungalow with no other property near by, there is no mobile phone masts or radio ham operators near by 2 of the nearest houses are not suffering any freeview problems,
they do have central heating in the property that switchs on at 5pm everyday no work has been done on this system or the water.
if anyone could suggest any thing i would appreciate it

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Thursday, 21 March 2013
J
jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

12:07 AM

skeggyhornet: If a time factor of an exact nature is genuinely involved with this problem and its not just the case that the timing of the interference is purely coincidental, then as its already been verified that the problem seems to be confined to the property itself by the fact of the neighbours have not reported anything amiss, then one of the simplest tests for detecting interference from within a property in cases where something associated with the mains supply is suspected as being the cause is by using a small portable radio of the type that is capable of LW reception.

You simply tune the radio to anywhere close to BBC radio 4 LW (but not actually on it) then turn up the volume control until background noise is heard, you then place the radio in a position close to the electrical wiring used by central heating system, because if the source of the interference is associated with anything connected with the central heating system then the interference will be revealed by loud bursts of audio on the radio, the exact problem area being found by manually moving the radio around near to the boiler or electric water valves associated with, such as externally positioned diverter valves etc.

An FM radio tuned so as NOT to be on a station can also be used for this test, any interference showing up as intermittent bursts of noise over the normal background hiss of the radio, provided that its not the type with an auto-mute.

By the way, if nothing is detected then try placing the radio somewhere thats close to mains input supply to the property, because should there be any interference on the incoming power supply then it will show up on the radio.

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Sunday, 2 June 2013
K
Killelay
11:18 PM

Loss of some free view channels
Ie channel 17

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jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

11:30 PM

Killelay: Can you view (11) Pick TV? because if not then you are not receiving COM5, but apart from that its not possible for anyone to be able to assist on this without having knowledge of your location, this preferably being in the form of a post code or one from nearby as this would then enable details of the transmitter covering your area to be accessed.

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jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

11:57 PM

Killelay: Further to that said, using a test code for area mentioned in one of your earlier postings for the purpose of being able to access the terrain indicator map between the two locations involved, namely Belmont and the Caravan site reveals that the signal from Belmont is blocked from roughly 5 miles out from the site, this being why DUK's signal predictor only shows the reception of the commercial channels as being variable hence the reason for your problem, unfortunately this being the type of problem that you cannot really do anything about except by experimenting with the aerial being mounted in slightly different positions, an action thats very limited when residing in a caravan.

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Monday, 3 June 2013
K
Killelay
7:15 AM

Jb30 thanks for the info, we had problems on a few channels last Wednesday when we came from home.
It seems intermittent loss, I was thinking it was high pressure weather fronts ?
Thanks again Dave K

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Killelay's 7 posts GB
Tuesday, 9 July 2013
C
Caroline Whincup
5:20 PM

Why have Hedon east Riding got no signal h u 128df

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none
11:11 PM

Hull East Yorkshire no signal on all channels in the com6arqB section??? only just started in the last day or two.

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none's 15 posts GB
Wednesday, 10 July 2013
P
Phil
6:37 PM
Hull

Can you tell me when I am likey to get any signal back? I live in HU8 8RB and have had no signal since yesterday. Can I get a refund on my licence for the interuption of service?

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Phil's 1 post GB
Thursday, 11 July 2013
T
Tim
1:15 PM
Scunthorpe

I live just north of scunthorpe and over the last three days I can't get any channels on one of my TVs. The other two are working OK.
When I run the install channels programme, no channels are detected. This happened suddenly. Before we could get most channels a part from BBC ones for a period. We have two different aerials in our house. Please can you help?

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