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Photos by Mark Carver and Steve Webster Page last updated: 2014-07-25

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

Bridport index

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