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Photos by Peter Bigwood Page last updated: 2018-02-03
Lancaster Lancashire
NGR: SD490662 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height:       Structure Height: 87.8m
Digital TV: BBC A: 27 D3&4: 24 BBC B: 21 SDN: 25 Arq A: 28 Arq B: 22
BBC Radio:
  Radio Lancashire: 104.5 
Ind. National Radio:
Ind. Local Radio:
Digital Radio: BBC National: 12B        Digital One: 11D       
Comments: Lancaster is a TV relay of Winter Hill (line fed)

Originally an ITA landlord site, BBC 1 & 2 entered service in 1970. ITV was added on 26th June 1972 and Channel 4 from December 1983. The UHF cylinder contains a ESE (105°) facing cardioid. DTT was added early in 1999. DSO was on 4th November and 2nd December 2009.

Radio Lancashire entered service on 13th June 1984.

DAB service dates are: North-West, 27th September 2001. Closed 24th September 2013; Digital One, 28th September 2001; BBC, 14th April 2004.

Peter Bigwood comments: "I've quite taken a fancy to this site... probably the sunshine. It's a landmark to M6 users and unusual in that all three of each sets of guys are attached to the one same anchor block."



















Radio Lancashire coverage area map

Hameldon Hill | Oxcliffe | Winter Hill

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