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Originally a 37m tower built for 405-line BBC 1, band I channel 3 and FM radio. Both TV & radio entered service on 5th April 1965. There is a link to the BBC RD installation report summary, at the foot of this page.

The tower was replaced by the current 45.7m structure for the addition of UHF TV, with BBC 2 entering service early in 1969. BBC 1 & ITV were added on 3rd September 1976, with Channel 4 from June 1984.

405-line BBC 1 closed on 4th July 1983. FM radio was re-engineered for mixed polarisation on 6th December 1984. Radio's 1 & 4 were added on 10th May 1993. Downtown Radio from 8th December 1998.

Larne index

BBC RD: Transmitting Aerials for the Larne VHF Television and VHF Sound Station (1965)

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