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Photos by Dan Glover Page last updated: 2017-10-23
Lydden Kent
NGR: TR262458 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height:       Structure Height: 17m
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Comments: Lydden is a relay of Dover

August 2009, updated April 2014

This was the last of the Dover relays to be photographed for the Transmission Gallery

Lydden is in a valley and partially screened from Dover - the relay is a minimalist installation with tx dipoles and rx log

On the first visit I approached via a public footpath which was blocked by locked field gates with "MOD" carved into the woodwork. Subsequent research identified a more direct track - after 4 1/2 years and with DSO in the meantime would there be anything different?

Seen across the fields in April 2009

Looking towards the intended service area

So here we are...the site number has faded or the stick-on numbers have unstuck themselves. Metering cabinet, check. Cable ladder, check. VSAT dish...


No change at the top

The ground rises if we go a bit further and it's possible to confirm...

...this is a relay of Dover!

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