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THE FALL AND RISE OF EMLEY MOOR

Emley Moor West Yorkshire
NGR: Maps: Google  Bing (Ord Surv) Site Height:       Structure Height:
Digital TV: BBC A: 47 D3&4: 44 BBC B: 41 SDN: 33 Arq A: 36 Arq B: 48
Mux 7: 55 Local Mux: 39
BBC Radio:
 
Ind. National Radio:
Ind. Local Radio: Capital FM (Yorkshire): 105.1  Heart FM (Yorkshire): 106.2 
Digital Radio: BBC National: 12B        Digital One: 11D        Sound Digital: 11A        Bradford & Huddersfield: 11B        Leeds: 12D       
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Emley Moor - facts and figures
Height of concrete shell:   274.32 m (900 ft)

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IBA / NTL data sheets

Height of microwave link room:  274.32 m (900 ft)
Length of aerial structure at top of mast:  55.7 m (184 ft)
Diameter of shell at base:  24.4 m (80 ft)
Diameter of shell at top:  6.5 m (21ft 3 in)
Wall thickness at base:  533 mm (21 in)
Wall thickness at top :  350mm (13.5in)
Amount of concrete used:  7 000 m3 (1 900 yd3)
Overall weight:  11200 tonnes
Weight of foundations:  5 400 tonnes
Overall depth of foundations: 6.1 m (20 ft)
Weight of transmitting aerial structure: 63 tonnes
Loss in co-axial feeder:  1.5 dB
Collapse of previous mast:  19-Mar-1969
Initial briefing for new structure:  16-May-1969
Start of design work:   June 1969
Contractor on site :  August 1969
Concrete structure completed:  September 1970
Aerial mast in position: November 1970
Start of UHF service:  21-Jan-1971
Start of VHF service  21-Apr-1971
     


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