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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: Low power due to essential engineering from 30 Nov 10:47 until 30 Nov 11:45. . 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 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-6150,000W
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
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
Wednesday, 25 March 2015
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jb38
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6:46 PM

ann: No engineering work is being out on Belmont's Freeview transmitters, therefore the problem referred to has to be associated with your installation. If a jumper lead is being used to couple the TV into a wall socket, check that the connector plugs on both ends of the lead are fully inserted into their respective sockets.

On the issue of no sound from the Sky box, if this is coupled into the TV via a scart lead, then check it out in similar way as done with the jumper lead.

Further advice dependant on the outcome of the aforementioned.

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Monday, 6 April 2015
Transmitter engineering
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9:09 AM

BELMONT transmitter - MainPossible weak signal [DUK]

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Sunday, 12 April 2015
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Chris
3:35 PM

Hi All.

Watching TV on Sunday 12/4/2015 and the channels form Multiplex COM4 and Multiplex PSB3 just seemed to go missing. It was quite windy at the time, so I adjusted my ariel with a broomstick, as you do, and it looked fine. I was wondering was there any problems with the transmitter, before I change the contract ariel (that has worked fine beforehand)

Regards.

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jb38
sentiment_very_satisfiedPlatinum

5:19 PM

Chris: Possibly yes, as its still listed in the planned engineering page with the status of "possible weak signal". Although a better assessment could be made with regards to whether or not your problem is likely to be connected with any possible reduction in power if you had indicated your location, i.e: post code or one from nearby such as a shop / post office.

By the way, that said is on the assumption that you are referring to Belmont.

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Monday, 13 April 2015
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Chris
4:22 PM
Skegness

jb38:
Thanks for the reply. My mistake for not including postcode.

It is pe25 1ae.

I have just spoke to the wife who is at home, and she tells me the HD channels have returned, but the io there haven't as of yet.

Regards

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Tuesday, 14 April 2015
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4:31 AM

BELMONT transmitter - MainPossible weak signal [DUK]

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Wednesday, 22 April 2015
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4:30 AM

BELMONT transmitter - MainPossible weak signal [DUK]

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Thursday, 21 May 2015
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1:30 PM

BELMONT transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:11 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:09 today, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 10:09 today, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 10:09 today, Radio 4 FM Weak Signal from 10:09 today. [BBC]

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4:31 PM

BELMONT transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:11 today to 12:50 today. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:09 today to 12:51 today, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 10:09 today to 12:51 today, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 10:09 today to 12:51 today, Radio 4 FM [BBC]

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Friday, 22 May 2015
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10:31 AM

BELMONT transmitter - DAB: BBC National DAB Radio Weak Signal from 10:11 yesterday to 12:50 yesterday. FM: Radio 1 FM Weak Signal from 10:09 yesterday to 12:51 yesterday, Radio 2 FM Weak Signal from 10:09 yesterday to 12:51 yesterday, Radio 3 FM Weak Signal from 10:09 yesterda [BBC]

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