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The symbol shows the location of the Belper (Derbyshire, England) transmitter which serves 6,500 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 Belper (Derbyshire, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Belper transmitter broadcast?

If you have any kind of Freeview fault, follow this Freeview reset procedure first.

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
 V max
C33+ (570.2MHz)221mDTG-36W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) East Midlands, 2 BBC Two England, 9 BBC Four, 201 CBBC, 202 CBeebies, 231 BBC News, 232 BBC Parliament, 601 BBC Red Button, plus 16 others

PSB2
D3+4
 V max
C50 (706.0MHz)221mDTG-36W
Channel icons
3 ITV (SD) (Central (East micro region)), 4 Channel 4 (SD) Midlands ads, 5 Channel 5, 6 ITV 2, 10 ITV3, 13 E4, 14 Film4, 15 Channel 4 +1 Midlands ads, 18 More4, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Central west),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C36 (594.0MHz)221mDTG-66W
Channel icons
74 Shopping Quarter , 101 BBC One HD (England no regional news), 102 BBC Two HD (England), 103 ITV HD (ITV Central West), 104 Channel 4 HD Midlands ads, 105 Channel 5 HD, 204 CBBC HD, plus 1 others

DTG-3 64QAM 8K 2/3 24.1Mb/s DVB-T MPEG2
DTG-6 256QAM 32KE 2/3 40.2Mb/s DVB-T2 MPEG4
H/V: aerial position (horizontal or vertical)

Are you trying to watch these 51 Freeview channels?

the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels
the effected channels

The Belper (Derbyshire, England) mast is a public service broadcasting (PSB) transmitter, it does not provide these commercial (COM) channels: 4Music, 4seven, 5SELECT, 5STAR, 5USA, Aljazeera English, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Blaze, Blaze +1, CBeebies HD, CBS Drama, CBS Justice, CBS Reality, Together TV +1, Challenge, Channel 5 +1, CITV, Dave, Dave ja vu, DMAX, Drama, E4 +1, Film4 +1, Food Network, Forces TV, FreeSports, HGTV, Horror Channel, ITV2 +1, ITV3 +1, ITV4 +1, ITVBe +1, More4 +1, NOW 80s, Paramount Network, PBS America +1, pick, Quest +1, Quest Red, Quest Red +1, Really, RT HD, Sky Arts, Sky News, Smithsonian Channel, Sony Movies Action, Talking Pictures TV, TCC, Together TV, Yesterday +1.

If you want to watch these channels, your aerial must point to one of the 80 Full service Freeview transmitters. For more information see the will there ever be more services on the Freeview Light transmitters? page.

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

regional news image
BBC East Midlands Today 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Nottingham NG2 4UU, 25km east-southeast (105°)
to BBC East Midlands region - 17 masts.
regional news image
ITV Central News 0.9m homes 3.4%
from Birmingham B1 2JT, 66km south-southwest (205°)
to ITV Central (East) region - 17 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Central (West)

How will the Belper (Derbyshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20112011-132013-182013-174 Mar 2020
C/D EC/D EC/D EC/D EC/D E TC/D E TW T
C33BBCA
C36BBCB
C50tv_off D3+4D3+4D3+4
C55tv_offBBCBBBCBBBCB
C56tv_offBBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C59tv_off+BBCA+BBCA+BBCA
C62C4wavesC4wavesC4wavesD3+4
C66BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C68ITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 - 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 17 Aug 11 and 31 Aug 11.

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

Analogue 1-4 30W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 6W

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

Feb 1956-Jul 1968Associated TeleVision†
Feb 1956-Jul 1968Associated British Corporation◊
Jul 1968-Dec 1981Associated TeleVision
Jan 1982-Feb 2004Central Independent 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. Belper was not an original Channel 3 VHF 405-line mast: the historical information shown is the details of the company responsible for the transmitter when it began transmitting Channel 3.

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Friday, 18 September 2020
Transmitter engineering
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7:27 PM

BELPER transmitter - Freeview: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 17 Sep 06:34 until 17 Sep 09:00. . [BBC]

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Monday, 21 September 2020
Transmitter engineering
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10:28 PM

BELPER transmitter - Freeview: Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 21 Sep 03:10 until 21 Sep 09:45. Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 17 Sep 06:34 until 17 Sep 09:00. . [BBC]

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Thursday, 24 September 2020
Transmitter engineering
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10:28 AM

BELPER transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to essential engineering from 23 Sep 00:10 until 23 Sep 05:30. Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 21 Sep 03:10 until 21 Sep 09:45. Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 17 Sep 06:34 until [BBC]

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Saturday, 26 September 2020
Transmitter engineering
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10:28 AM

BELPER transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to essential engineering from 23 Sep 00:10 until 23 Sep 05:30. Weather conditions may be affecting your reception from 21 Sep 03:10 until 21 Sep 09:45. . [BBC]

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Wednesday, 30 September 2020
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4:33 AM

BELPER transmitter - Freeview: Off the air due to essential engineering from 23 Sep 00:10 until 23 Sep 05:30. . [BBC]

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