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Photos by Ray Cooper Page last updated: 2014-10-16

The site is an old one - used to have 405-line TV in the olden days. BBC Wales on ch13, entered service on 19th December 1966. Closed 4th April 1983. There is a link at the foot of this page to the original BBC RD installation report.

UHF TV on 3 channels was added on 17th December 1976, with S4C available from the launch on 1st November 1982. DSO was on 4th November and 2nd December 2009.

BBC FM radio entered service on 6th February 1967. During 1993 this was re-engineered for mixed polarisation, with Radio's 1 & 4 added on 30th September 1993.

Llandinam is the TV RBL source. The FM RBL is Llandrindod Wells. L.W. was the source for the 405-line relay too.

At the top of the mast two panel UHF aerials illuminate the town.

Immediately below, 4 slant dipoles producing omni(ish) cover for FM.

Much further down (just above the platform) 2xVP yagis (not logs) on a bearing of roughly 80deg magnetic.

Llanidloes index

BBC RD: Summary of Installation (1968)

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