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Photos by Mark Carver and Steve Webster Page last updated: 2014-07-25
Bridport Dorset
NGR: SY453915 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height:       Structure Height: 52m
Digital TV: BBC A: 44 D3&4: 41 BBC B: 47
BBC Radio: Radio 1: 98.7 Radio 2: 89.1 Radio 3: 91.3 Radio 4: 93.5
 
Ind. National Radio:
Ind. Local Radio: Wessex FM: 96.0 
Digital Radio: BBC National: 12B       
Comments: Bridport is a TV relay of Stockland Hill and a network FM relay of North Hessary Tor

Originally an IBA landlord site, TV channels 1 - 3 entered service on 19th December 1975, with Channel 4 from April 1984.

Wessex FM was added on 19th December 1994. BBC National FM from June 1995. BBC DAB entered service on 9th November 2010.

Steve Webster's moody contra-jour shot of Bridport was taken in 1989.

The remaining shots were taken by Mark Carver May 2010, and May 2011.













Main UHF Tx array, and VP Band II log, the Tx aerial for BBC national radio services




Band II Sira, Wessex FM's Tx aerial.




Rx Band II log for BBC services, directed at North Hessary Tor


Hopefully no birdies on the transmitted output !


UHF receive Trough, directed at Stockland Hill






All the above mast shots were taken by Mark in May 2010.
Mark returned exactly a year later, during another well earned holiday, and recorded the addition of the dipoles and downlink dish of BBC DAB.








GPS Rx domes for DAB SFN timing




BBC HF station Rampisham as seen from the site


Primary service area of transmitter

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