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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
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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

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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
Thursday, 1 May 2014
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

3:31 AM

BELMONT transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Very Weak Signal from 13:14 on 28 Apr to 14:03 on 28 Apr, BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:33 on 29 Apr to 10:38 on 29 Apr. [BBC] MainPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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Friday, 2 May 2014
Saturday, 3 May 2014
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

1:30 AM

BELMONT transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:33 on 29 Apr to 10:38 on 29 Apr. [BBC] MainPossible service interruptions [DUK]

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will snell
8:36 PM

well any we going backwards ?

Transmitter engineering
Saturday 3 May 2014 1:30AM
18 hours ago

BELMONT transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:33 on 29 Apr to 10:38 on 29 Apr. [BBC] MainPossible service interruptions [DUK]

where is a post put up informing us of planned wworks that should happened 4 days ago ?

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will snell's 18 posts GB
Monday, 26 May 2014
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will snell
7:47 PM

losing signal tonight on itv channels, bridlington area.

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Wednesday, 18 June 2014
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

10:31 AM

BELMONT transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 08:31 today to 08:40 today. [BBC]

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Thursday, 19 June 2014
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:32 AM

BELMONT transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 08:31 yesterday to 08:40 yesterday. [BBC]

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Friday, 20 June 2014
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

4:32 AM

BELMONT transmitter - Freeview: HD Digital TV Reduced Quality from 08:31 on 18 Jun to 08:40 on 18 Jun. [BBC]

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Thursday, 24 July 2014
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Watcher
2:17 PM

Why is the BBC Red Button service so poor in our area? It started with two (or three) channels (301, 302), but now only 301 seems to be used. Furthermore, today's coverage of the commonwealth games has a red button for Cycling which leads to a blank screen. It's good to see BBC3 being used during the daytime, but why not BBC4 too?

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014
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Steve
11:29 PM

The com5 signal disappears apparently during any high pressure weather apx 4 miles ssw of Lincoln. Other channels are indicating a good signal but sky news Dave etc vanishes for days/ weeks at a time. My aerial is a large communal digital one. Any thoughts on this?

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