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Photos by and Jordy Lyons Page last updated: 2021-10-12
Camlough Co. Armagh
NGR: J055247 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv)   Site Height: 340m      Structure Height: 45m
Digital TV: BBC A: 40   D3&4: 43   BBC B: 46  
National Radio: Radio 1: 98.3   Radio 2: 88.7   Radio 3: 90.9   Radio 4: 104.6   Radio Ulster: 93.1  
Local Radio: Downtown Radio: 103.1   Q Radio (Newry & Mourne): 100.5  
Digital Radio: BBC National: 12B   Digital One: 11D   Northern Ireland: 12D  
Comments: Camlough is a TV and network FM relay of Divis. Pre B700 allocations: 59/55/50.

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January 2006

The shots of Camlough (below) have been taken from distance due to the fact that the site is inside the perimeter of an army base there on the mountain. There seems to be a variety of towers on this site used by both civilian services and military.

Camlough was originally a BBC landlord site which entered service in March 1995 with BBC FM radio. Downtown Radio was added in April 1997 and Five FM in December 2006. UHF TV transmissions didn't commence until the 7th April 2000.

Since the photos above were taken the army has vacated the site leaving the mountain free to be

The two aerials on the left, at the bottom of this picture transmit Downtown Radio (103.1 MHz).

UHF transmit at the top with two tiers of Alan Dick & Co
band II circularly polarised panels below. These transmit
all the BBC and Five FM radio services. (NB Five FM is now Q Radio).

Band II and UHF log-periodics receiving transmissions from Divis.
Above, the lower band II Downtown Radio Tx aerial.

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