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Les Platons Jersey
NGR: XD925273 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height: Structure Height:
Digital TV:
BBC Radio: Radio 1: 97.1 Radio 2: 89.6 Radio 3: 91.1 Radio 4: 94.8
  Radio Jersey: 88.8 
Ind. National Radio:
Ind. Local Radio:
Digital Radio: BBC National: 12B       
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Les Platons is 59

The Les Platons FM radio transmitter is situated on the north coast of Jersey, a couple of miles east of the Fremont Point TV station. It transmits BBC network radio the Channel Islands, and also BBC Radio Jersey.

The directional R. Jersey antennas can be seen below the main network radio array.

Since being converted to stereo Les Platons received a feed from Stockland Hill which sent NICAM encoded signals to the islands on ch30. These were picked up at Alderney and then forwarded to Les Platons. Les Platons is now fed by fibre-optic from Plymouth and ch30 is used at Stockland Hill for DTT.

The reserve RBS feed is North Hessary Tor in mono.


There are two masts at the Les Plations site along with a radar station.

New Cable and Wireless cellphone panels and link dishes have been added to the mast in the summer of 2006...

A second tower at Les Platons appears to have some VHF aerials on it but their purpose is unknown.

Above: Fremont Point from Les Platons

Fremont Point

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