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Photos by David Neale and Alexander Heath Page last updated: 2023-11-28

2003 & 2006

Cambridge (Madingley) was originally a BBC landlord site with Radio Cambridgeshire launching on
1-May-1982. BBC national FM radio transfered from the Cambridge, Newmarket Road, site on 12-Aug-1983, with Radio 1 added on 17-Feb-1994.

ILR Cambridge (CN-FM) launched on 12-Feb-1989 on 103.0 MHz. IRR East of England (Vibe FM) on 105.6 MHz from 22-Nov-1997

Cambridge (Madingley) transmitted Channel 5 from 12-Feb-1999 on UHF Ch 34. Closed 13-Apr-2011.

DAB service dates: Digital One 21-Aug-2002; BBC 22-Apr-2004; Cambridge 16-Sep-2004.

At the top (66m), is the band II omni directional MP array used by Radio Cambridgeshire and Heart. Below (above the platform at 62m), is the DAB array.

Cambridge (Madingley) index

Cambridge (Chesterton Fen)

BBC RD report detailing the Cambridge, Newmarket Road site 1966

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