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THE TRANSMISSION GALLERY

Photos by Colin Dalziel, Peter Bigwood and Marshall Renwick

Meldrum Aberdeenshire
NGR: NJ760329 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height: 244m Structure Height: 133.5m
Digital TV:
BBC Radio: Radio 1: 98.3 Radio 2: 88.7 Radio 3: 90.9 Radio 4: 95.3
  R. Scotland (Aberdeen): 93.1  Radio Nan Gaidheal: 104.2 
Ind. National Radio: Classic FM: 100.5 
Ind. Local Radio:
Digital Radio: BBC National: 12B        Aberdeen: 11C       
Comments: Transmitted ILR NECR on 102.1 MHz until August 2018.

The photo above [slightly retouched] was taken by Colin Dalziel and shows the original aerial arrangement at Meldrum. Note the super turnstile Band I (ch4) aerials at the top and the "standard" 8 tier cylindrical slot aerial for Band II. Colin recalls that reception from this site was difficult on the southern side of Aberdeen: " I remember we had a 3 element folded yagi for the Band 1 and still the pictures were grainy!!"

Meldrum's Band I VHF TV coverage area

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