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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 2 Oct 10:29 until 2 Oct 15:46. Slightly reduced power due to essential engineering from 29 Sep 10:13 until 29 Sep 15:36. . 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
C32 (562.0MHz)463mDTG-125,000W
Channel icons
7 Estuary TV Doncaster,

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;
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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
Friday, 27 September 2013
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mathew morel
9:55 PM

still getting bad disruptions on some channels .Wanted to watch agents of shield on channel 4 , but was completely unwatchable !full screen blocking , sound blips and total signal failure .Forced to watching a repeat of have i got news for you on dave which is problem free.Is any of the freeview channels transmitted through a local transmitter in hull as I guess the bbc has one to transmit their look north news for hull.Just wondering if the problem is from them or ? This problem has been going on for five days now.Was looking forward to watching the last IT crowd episode but guess i`ll have to grab it off a torrent site.
Ps there was a similar disruption a few months ago , where quite a few people from hull was asking whats going on on twitter .I think there is a link to that and the current issues . (53.7457,-0.3367) 

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Saturday, 28 September 2013
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Rod Jennings
11:07 AM

What is going on? Most of The Freeview channels do not work today, is the transmitter faulty, anybody know what is causing this in Cleethorpes.






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mathew morel
10:36 PM

@Rod jennings , is it anything like this ?
Fucking awful digital tv disruption Midday 28th September,Hull - YouTube

mines been like this for the last week :/ (53.7457,-0.3367)

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Sunday, 29 September 2013
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Rod Jennings
2:03 PM

Freeview is ok now the problem persisted for about 3-4 hours, I hope We don't end up seeing this regularly. It was either none notified maint or 4g testing?

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June Webster
4:35 PM

BBC1 went off last night during 'pointless' It has not come back, all other channels work alright it says it is it is not tuned, it was ok earlier yesterday

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June Webster
4:38 PM
Bridlington

My postcode is YO16 6TE, the aerial was positioned correctly last year

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June Webster
4:45 PM

Please remove my 2 questions

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Monday, 30 September 2013
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mathew morel
9:14 PM

well i`m still getting blips on alot of channels .On some it`s ok , others it totally unwatchable .Can`t believe there has been no explanation as to what the problem is? I`ve even asked freeview on twitter 4 seperate questions as to what is going on, if theu know anything at all! so far not a single response ..........Remember when they said digital tv is better than analogue? never had anything as annoying as this on analogue telly
I`ve read elsewhere on this site that it`s high pressure causing it .Sorry but I think that is BS tbh because surely if that were true then all the channels would be afftected .The interference or whatever it is is just like it was when 4g was turned on so i`m pointing my finger at 4g .Anybody got a link /address where I can register a complaint as this problem does`nt seem to be getting resolved ? (53.7457,-0.3367) 

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Tuesday, 1 October 2013
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mathew morel
12:00 AM

yay it`s stopped , no more disruptions! ty if anyone on here had anything to do with it being in the industry .Annoyed that it took a week to put it right though :/ (53.7457,-0.3367) 

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mathew morel
1:35 PM

sigh ITV seems to be having problems again ........ (53.7457,-0.3367) 

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