THE TRANSMISSION GALLERY
|Photos by David Foord Robert Gordon, Mark Walker and Justin Smith, Aerials and TV||Page last updated: 2016-04-25|
|Tay Bridge is located on the south side of the Tay Estuary. It's a medium power relay of Angus which also transmitted Channel 5 to the Dundee area.|
Originally an IBA landlord site, Tay Bridge entered service with 3 UHF TV channels on the 28th November 1974, with Channel 4 from September 1983 and Channel 5 from the launch on 30th March 1997. DSO was on the 4th and 18th August 2010.
ILR Dundee (Radio Tay) launched on 17th October 1980.
|The wrap around panels just below the top at 40m, were for Channel 5, with an omni-directional radiation pattern. The main UHF cylinder has a broad directional pattern to the north (350 deg), only.|
On the evening of 15-Jun-2006 the Tay Bridge relay was put off the air by a feeder cable fire.
|Following the fire two temporary towers were put up at the site...|
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