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Torteval Guernsey
NGR: XD515480 Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height: 68.5m Structure Height: 33.5m
Digital TV: BBC A: 59 D3&4: 50 BBC B: 48
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Comments: Torteval is a relay of Fremont Point (via Les Touillets)
   

Torteval, on the SW tip of Guernsey, was the site of the first BBC TV link station for the Channel Islands, picking up either North Hessary Tor or Wenvoe off-air via some sloping wire aerials, selecting the better signal manually and then sending it by microwave to Les Platons on the north coast of Jersey.

The mast appears to be in somebody's garden, hence it was not possible to take any closer.

Guernsey (Rohais) | Les Touillets | St Peter Port

Fremont Point

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