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Photos by mb21 Page last updated: 2018-05-28
Helston Cornwall
NGR: SW651275 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height: 67.1m      Structure Height: 35m
Digital TV: BBC A: 34 D3&4: 35 BBC B: 36
BBC Radio:
 
Ind. National Radio:
Ind. Local Radio:
Digital Radio: BBC National: 12B        Cornwall: 11B       
Comments: Helston is a relay of Redruth. Pre B700 allocations: 54/49/58.

I drove as far as I could up a no through road until the road surface ended and degenerated into a rough and, on this occasion, wet, muddy and slippery track. It was quite a long climb before I was able to turn off onto the site access track itself which is actually quite well maintained. However, I don't think I'd want to take anything much larger than a camera up to this site without the use of a 4WD vehicle!

Helston was originally a BBC landlord site which entered service on the 30th July 1976, with Channel 4 from March 1987.

















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Detail: new DAB tx antenna

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