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Photos by Jordy Lyons Page last updated: 2023-10-25
Benagh Co. Down
NGR: J261135 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv)   Site Height: 16m      Structure Height: 30m
Digital TV: BBC A: 28   D3&4: 25   BBC B: 22  
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Comments: Benagh is a relay of Divis (via Killowen Mountain and Kilkeel)

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March 2006

This site wins two prizes - first for being the most Southerly Tx in N Ireland and second for having the lowest aerial height in the province - just 44m AOD).

As you can see from the images the Rx aerial is vertically polarised.

Benagh was originally a BBC landlord site which entered service in July 1980 to serve 550 people.
Channel 4 was added on 8-May-1987. DSO was on 10 and 24-Oct-2012.

Above: in the direction that the Rx aerial is pointing.

Below: Benagh's service area.


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