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Photos by Alexander Heath Page last updated: 2017-01-21
Cambridge (Chesterton Fen) Cambridgeshire
NGR: TL477608 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height:       Structure Height:
Digital TV:
BBC Radio:
  Radio Cambridgeshire: 1026 kHz 
Ind. National Radio:
Ind. Local Radio:
Digital Radio:
Comments: Transmitted Absolute Radio on 1197 kHz until mid May 2018.

Cambridge (Chesterton Fen) was originally a BBC landlord site which entered service on 23rd November 1978 with Radio 3 on 1197 kHz. Radio Cambridgeshire launched on 1st May 1982 on 1026 kHz. Radio 3 closed on 28th February 1992. INR2 (Virgin Radio) launched on 30th April 1993, re-using 1197 kHz at this site.

On the left of the transmitter building is a satellite dish providing the programme feed for INR2 (Absolute Radio) and a band II Yagi pointing towards Madingley for Radio Cambridgeshire RBS.

Radio Cambridgeshire coverage area map

Cambridge (Madingley)

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