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Photos by Martin Brown Page last updated: 2017-08-06

Local TV added - August 2017

Aerials for local TV have been added to Bluebell Hill A. Maidstone local TV went into service on the 10th July 2017.

The five towers at Bluebell Hill. From left to right: South, a non broadcast tower, B, C and A.

Towers B, C and A.

The top of Bluebell Hill A showing the shrouded UHF log periodics which have been added for local TV. On the left, three tiers of single logs pointing south towards Maidstone. On the north side there are three tiers of crossed logs. The UHF Yagi low down on the right is pointing towards Dover.

Radiated pattern (red), template (green).

Bluebell Hill B. The band III DAB panels transmit BBC, Digital One, London 1 and London 2.

Bluebell Hill C. Circularly polarised band II FM radio.

Bluebell Hill South

Upper band III DAB panels transmit London 3. Lower, Kent local DAB.

The two Crystal Palace facing troughs still in place on Bluebell Hill A.

Bluebell Hill A index

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