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Photos by Peter Bigwood Page last updated: 2018-10-18
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)

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."

Lancaster was originally an ITA landlord site. BBC 1 & 2 entered service in 1971/early 1972. ITV was added on 26th June 1972 and Channel 4 from December 1983. The UHF cylinder contains a 16 tier cardioid, with maximum ERP directed on a bearing of 100°. 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: North-West, 27th September 2001, closed 24th September 2013; Digital One, 28th September 2001; BBC, 14th April 2004.

Radio Lancashire coverage area map

Hameldon Hill | Oxcliffe | Winter Hill

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