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PORT ELLEN

Photos by Martin Briscoe Page last updated: 2014-01-01

Port Ellen Band I

Port Ellen originally only had Band I TV, EP7/506 transposer off Campbeltown. This went into service on VHF channel 2, late 68 / early 69, and was closed on 5th October 1982. The current 30m tower was installed for UHF TV and FM radio in 1980.


Port Ellen
Site in foreground with Post Office microwave station behind. Probably 1970s


Port Ellen
Site with receive antenna. Probably 1970s


Port Ellen
Site with receive antenna. Probably 1970s


Port Ellen
Receive antenna. Probably 1970s


Port Ellen
Transmit antenna. Probably 1970s


Port Ellen
Transmit antenna. Probably 1970s


Port Ellen
Transmit antenna. Probably 1970s


Port Ellen
Transmit antenna. Probably 1970s

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