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Photos by Martin Brown Page last updated: 2016-07-07

New local TV aerials - Oct 2014

Martin visited the site on a sunny day in October 2014 and took some pictures of the new local TV aerials.




The new local TV transmit aerials. The crossed pairs are on the south-east face of the mast.


Viewed from round the other side. North-east face.


Local TV radiation pattern. Taken from an Ofcom document.






Interleaved band II, FM radio and band III, DAB aerials. All of the radio services transmitted from Oxford share this aerial system, except INR 2 on 1197 kHz.


Top: UHF reserve transmit aerial
Middle: The former "SIX TV" aerial. Closed April 2009.
Lower: Twin band II log periodics pointing towards Sutton Coldfield. Used to receive the BBC national FM radio programme feed.


The disused Channel 5 aerials still in place.


Top left: The lower pair of band II log periodics pointing towards Sutton Coldfield.
Right: 2 tiers of 4 UHF log periodics pointing towards Hannington.
Botton right: Twin vertical band II log periodics pointing towards Wrotham for BBC FM radio RBS.





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