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Photos by Peter Bigwood, Wayne Brewer and Mark Carver Page last updated: 2012-06-14
Naish Hill Wiltshire
NGR: ST947686 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height:       Structure Height:
Digital TV:
BBC Radio:
  Radio Wiltshire: 104.3 
Ind. National Radio:
Ind. Local Radio: Heart FM (Wiltshire): 102.2  Smooth Radio: 936kHz 
Digital Radio: BBC National: 12B        Digital One: 11D        Sound Digital: 11A        West Wiltshire: 10D       
Comments: West Wilts DAB changed frequency (from 12D) on 23rd October 2015.

Started life in the 1980s as a combined FM and MF site for West Wiltshire ILR service, Wiltshire Radio. The BBC added an FM transmitter for their local radio service a few years later, and later again DAB services were established on the shorter mast.

Peter Bigwood visited the site first, then Wayne Brewer in Sept 2010, and finally Mark Carver in June 2012. Nothing seems to have changed between the three visits, so this page shows a mixture of shots from all three contributors.

Main MF radiator mast, with Lindenblad Band II tx aerial mounted at the top.

Mast base. You can just see the brown isolation insulator through a gap in the fence, and the grey MF aerial tuning unit on the left

'DAB mast'

Close up of DAB radiators

DAB mast in foreground, behind it the Tx buildings, and furthest from the camera, another mast that has RBS feed aerials looking at Blunsdon (Swindon)

Pair of Band II yagis looking at Blunsdon

Most likely satellite feed dishes for the DAB services

Band II yagi, looking at Wenvoe. Possibly RDS feed for BBC Wiltshire Tx

Radio Wiltshire coverage area map


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