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The symbol shows the location of the Lincoln Central (Lincolnshire, England) transmitter which serves 3,000 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.

This transmitter has no current reported problems

The BBC and Digital UK report there are no faults or engineering work on the Lincoln Central (Lincolnshire, England) transmitter.

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Which Freeview channels does the Lincoln Central 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
C44 (658.0MHz)51mDTG-32W
Channel icons
1 BBC One (SD) East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, 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
C41 (634.0MHz)51mDTG-32W
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, 24 ITV4, 33 ITV +1 (Yorkshire Emley Moor),

PSB3
BBCB
 V max
C47 (682.0MHz)51mDTG-62W
Channel icons
74 Shopping Quarter , 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, 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 Lincoln Central (Lincolnshire, 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 Lincoln Central transmitter?

regional news image
BBC Look North (Hull) 0.7m homes 2.7%
from Hull HU1 3RH, 59km north (11°)
to BBC East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire region - 4 masts.
regional news image
ITV Calendar 0.7m homes 2.7%
from Leeds LS3 1JS, 94km northwest (312°)
to ITV Yorkshire (Belmont) region - 4 masts.
All of lunch, weekend and 80% evening news is shared with Emley Moor region

How will the Lincoln Central (Lincolnshire, England) transmission frequencies change over time?

1984-971997-981998-20112011-135 Feb 2020
B E TB E TB E TB E K TW T
C23ArqA
C39BBC1wavesBBC1wavesBBC1waves
C41D3+4D3+4
C42ITVwavesITVwavesITVwaves
C44BBCABBCA
C45BBC2wavesBBC2wavesBBC2waves
C47BBCBBBCB
C52tv_offC4wavesC4wavesC4waves
C55tv_offcom7tv_off

tv_off Being removed from Freeview (for 5G use) after November 2020 - 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 10W
BBCA, D3+4, BBCB(-7dB) 2W

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. Lincoln Central 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.

Comments
Tuesday, 18 January 2011
Transmitter engineering
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10:05 AM

LINCOLN CENTRAL transmitter - 18 January 2011: Engineering transmitter work will take place between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs. TV services that will be disrupted: Analogue services - BBC1, BBC2, ITV & Channel 4. Digital services - N/A [DUK] Over the next week Lincoln Central relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, TV (digital) working normally, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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Wednesday, 19 January 2011
Transmitter engineering
sentiment_very_satisfiedOwner

10:11 AM

LINCOLN CENTRAL transmitter - Analogue BBC ONE Off Air; DSO related from 09:35 yesterday to 12:34 yesterday [BBC] Over the next week Lincoln Central relay: TV (analogue) Service Shutdowns, TV (digital) working normally, Radio (analogue) working normally, Radio (digital) working normally. [DUK]

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Tuesday, 16 August 2011
Wednesday, 18 June 2014
Transmitter engineering
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10:31 AM

LINCOLN CENTRAL 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
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4:32 AM

LINCOLN CENTRAL 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
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4:32 AM

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

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Monday, 2 February 2015
Transmitter engineering
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4:32 AM

LINCOLN CENTRAL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:00 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:00 today. [BBC]

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7:32 AM

LINCOLN CENTRAL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:00 today to 05:53 today, HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:00 today to 05:53 today. [BBC]

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Tuesday, 3 February 2015
Transmitter engineering
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4:32 AM

LINCOLN CENTRAL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:00 yesterday to 05:53 yesterday, HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:00 yesterday to 05:53 yesterday. [BBC]

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Wednesday, 4 February 2015
Transmitter engineering
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4:32 AM

LINCOLN CENTRAL transmitter - Freeview: BBC Digital TV Off Air from 03:00 on 02 Feb to 05:53 on 02 Feb, HD Digital TV Off Air from 03:00 on 02 Feb to 05:53 on 02 Feb. [BBC]

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