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Hemel Hempstead (Pimlico) Hertfordshire
NGR: TL088045 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height: 137m Structure Height: 99m
Digital TV: BBC A: 44 D3&4: 41 BBC B: 47 SDN: 50 Arq A: 59 Arq B: 55
BBC Radio:
  BBC Three Counties Radio: 92.1 
Ind. National Radio:
Ind. Local Radio: Heart FM (Hertfordshire): 96.6 
Digital Radio: BBC National: 12B        Digital One: 11D        London 1: 12C        London 2: 12A        London 3: 11B       
Comments: Hemel Hempstead is a TV relay of Crystal Palace (line fed)
 

Photos by David Neale

Hemel Hempstead is one of the high power (10kW ERP) relays of Crystal Palace whose analogue services cover a surprisingly wide area.

This is a BT mast now used for site shares. The two sets of vertical trough antennas at the mast top are the transmitting aerials. This is quite a rare setup as the only other sites we know of like this are in South Wales. The other tower is a Hertfordshire police tower now owned by Gridcom.

The mast is clearly visible from the M25

Photos by mb21

Hemel Hempstead coverage area map

Hemel Hempstead Town

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