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ROMALDKIRK

Photos by Peter McDermott Page last updated: 2015-08-12

Romaldkirk Pictures taken 2009 and more recently 2013.

Romaldkirk Transmitter, known more locally as Scarney Hill.

Originally a BBC landlord site, TV channels 1 - 3 entered service on 5th March 1982, with Channel 4 available from the launch on 2nd November 1982. DSO was on 12th and 26th September 2012.

Radio Teesdale was added in 2007.


Labelled 2009 showing mast on public access road.


Labelled 2009 showing various equipment enclosures.


Evidence of more recent weather of Scarney Hill.


8 grouped log periodics are used for television broadcasting at the top of the mast. A solarity shf microwave antenna appears to receive a source feed rather than the customary off air procedure?

[Ed] The programme feed is a conventional RBL. See next set of pictures.

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