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Photos by Paul Martin Page last updated: 2014-06-24
Whitworth Lancashire
NGR: SD886203 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height:       Structure Height: 45.7m
Digital TV: BBC A: 28 D3&4: 25 BBC B: 22
BBC Radio:
 
Ind. National Radio:
Ind. Local Radio:
Digital Radio: BBC National: 12B       
Comments: Whitworth is a relay of Winter Hill (via Bacup)

Photos taken September 2006

The public footpath was a very hard climb on damp grass. The former quarry that adjoins the site is now an off-road bike track.

Originally an IBA landlord site TV channels 1 - 3 entered service on 21st June 1974, with Channel 4 from June 1985. The UHF cylinder contains a south-east facing cardioid. DSO was on the 4th November and 2nd December 2009.
















A curious stayed mast to the NE of the site.

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New BBC DAB installation 39 m agl

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