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Photos by Martin Watkins Page last updated: 2011-07-15

July 2011

Not a great deal has changed here since my last visit...

UHF, ILR and DAB. The Ofcom parameters suggest that Exeter FM now shares the legacy IBA ILR aerial; RSL tests in the past appeared to use a separate Sira (see photos from 2004).

However, Mark Carver has pointed out that the bandwidth of these IBA ring and dipole systems was limited (94 - 98 MHz approx) and this would appear to rule out the use of this aerial system by a station using 107.3 MHz. If this is the case it's not entirely clear what aerial system is being used....

The BBC's FM system, used for both national and local programmes.

Rx trough on Stockland Hill.

RBL on North Hessary Tor

Viewed from the south.

Exeter and its cathedral, seen from the St Thomas relay.

Exeter St Thomas seen from the BT Whitestones microwave station, with the estuary of the Exe in the background.

St. Thomas (Exeter) index

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