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Photos by Ray Cooper

Glyndyfrdwy Denbighshire
NGR: SJ158429 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height: Structure Height: 17m
Digital TV: BBC A: 50 D3&4: 59 BBC B: 55
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Comments: Glyndyfrdwy is a relay of Moel-y-Parc (via Corwen)
   
Glyndyfrdwy is a small relay serving the village of that name, which is shielded from the main Corwen relay by an inconvenient hillside. Unusually it is sited almost in the valley bottom, at a much lower level than the adjacent A5 road, from which it can be seen at one point by eastward-bound traffic.

Left: the site ID, discovered on the hidden side of an open gate. Evidently not too
many callers in these parts.


A general view of the site, looking east-ish. The site is somewhat above the adjacent (surfaced!) road,
reached via a flight of steps (up and down which all the test gear must be carried...)


The business end. Four vertical dipoles spaced off a spine, presumably giving a cardioid radiation pattern.
Below, two tandem vertically-polarised log-periodic aerials as RBL off Corwen.


The view westwards from the site.

Corwen

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