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MOORSIDE EDGE

Photos by Mark G7RJV Page last updated: 2013-01-01

Pictures taken May 2010 and April 2011

Nothing special, just more pictures in better detail than before.

Masts are approx half lamdba antenna used for BBC Radio 5 on 909 KHz, wire antenna are used for the services on 1089 KHz and 1215 KHz.






North West mast.


North East mast.


Top of one of the masts


ATH and feed to the base of the north west mast.








This tower is inside the Tx building compound and at one time supported a SHF dish link antenna to Holme Moss.








Wire Antiphase antenna on each side of the mast are shown in yellow, while the red is the support wires. More details on these antenna can be found on BBC R&D website - link below.


Weights to keep the wire antenna under tension.


View of local radio site at Vicars Lot.


View of Emley Moor.


View of Holme Moss

Moorside Edge index

Emley Moor | Holme Moss | Vicars Lot

BBC R&D report on the Moorside Edge aerials

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