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Creteway Down Mk.1

Creteway Down Mk.1 was a 405-line BBC TV relay, or translator as they were called back then. The structure was a 37m stayed mast. It was the first BBC television relay station, and entered service on 14-Jul-1958.
The linked BBC RD report at the end of this page refers to the new transmitting aerial which went into service on 1-Aug-1963. The transmitter closed in January 1984.

Wireless World September 1958.

Creteway Down (Folkestone VHF) index

BBC RD: New transmitting aerial for the Folkestone television station (1963)

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