THE TRANSMISSION GALLERY
CRETEWAY DOWN (FOLKESTONE VHF)
|Page last updated: 2023-11-29
|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)
Back to TX Gallery index | TX main index