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Photos by Mike Smith and Peter Bigwood

Quainton Hill Buckinghamshire
NGR: SP750213 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height: 187m Structure Height: 40m
Digital TV:
BBC Radio:
  BBC Three Counties Radio: 94.7 
Ind. National Radio:
Ind. Local Radio: Mix 96: 96.2 
Digital Radio:
Comments:

The mast at the top Quainton Hill is found after a short but pleasant walk along the North Buckinghamshire Way from the beautiful village of Quainton, north-west of Aylesbury. The pair of four element Yagi aerials are arranged in a cross to provide mixed polarized signals on 96.2MHz for the ILR station Mix 96. The aerials can be seen clearly in the close-up shot, right at the top of the mast, and face south-east, providing good directional signals across Aylesbury and beyond. The mast is located at the Thames Water waterworks.

[It looks to me like half of one of the vertical elements was missing at the time these photos were taken - mb]

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