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The Transmission Gallery is not just about your recent photos - if you have any older, vintage photos which document the history of UK transmission sites we would love to publish them, along with any memories you may have. We can scan your prints, negatives or slides and are happy to return them to you afterwards if required.

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BILSDALE MAST MAJOR FIRE
On Tuesday 10 August 2021 a major fire broke out in one of the buildings at the base of the mast at the Bilsdale Transmitting Station. The fire spread up the feeder cables and put all services from the mast including television, national and local radio for over 1 million people off-air. This also affected all of Bilsdale's dependent relays.

Temporary services have now been rigged at alternate sites, specifically at Eston Nab, Sutton Bank and Arncliffe Wood. All of Bilsdale's dependent relays have now had services restored as of 3 September. A new temporary mast is currently under construction at Bilsdale and it anticipated that this will come into service on 5 October.

For more information on the incident and its knock-on effects click here.

RECENT TRANSMISSION GALLERY UPDATES...

NEW UPDATED
12-Sep-2021 Sutton Bank
28-Aug-2021 Glencoe
21-Aug-2021 Glen Docherty
20-Aug-2021 Arncliffe Wood
27-Jul-2021 Grassington (Spring House)
26-Jul-2021 Leyburn
26-Jul-2021 Ilkley (Upper Austby Farm)
25-Jul-2021 Winceby (former SHF link)
30-Jun-2021 Helensburgh (East Princess Street)
21-Jun-2021 Huntingdon (Suffolk Flats Mayfield Road)
21-Jun-2021 Cambridge (Hills Road)
21-Jun-2021 Cambridge University Library
21-Jun-2021 Paines Mill
21-Jun-2021 Paxton Hill
21-Jun-2021 Potton (Sutton Mill Road)
20-Jun-2021 Bedford (Murdock Road)
17-Jun-2021 Skelton
16-Jun-2021 Crubenmore
10-Jun-2021 Tomatin
09-Jun-2021 Craigellachie
08-Jun-2021 Banff
05-Jun-2021 Ravenscraig
31-May-2021 Tor Sliasg
28-May-2021 Fort Albert
26-May-2021 Newton Wick
07-Apr-2021 Northampton (Moulton Park Industrial Estate)
07-Apr-2021 University of Northampton (Innovation Centre)
07-Apr-2021 Northampton (St James)
06-Apr-2021 Coventry - William Bachelor House
27-Sep-2021 Les Platons
27-Sep-2021 St. Brelades
27-Sep-2021 Les Touillets
27-Sep-2021 Gorey
25-Sep-2021 Dalnacardoch Wood
13-Sep-2021 Tomich
13-Sep-2021 Faire Mhor
13-Sep-2021 Fort William Aluminium Smelter
12-Sep-2021 Darlington (Patches Lane)
05-Sep-2021 Lethanhill
03-Sep-2021 Bilsdale
02-Sep-2021 Oban
25-Aug-2021 Symington
22-Aug-2021 Cairn Pat
22-Aug-2021 Wanlockhead
21-Aug-2021 Guisborough
19-Aug-2021 Eston Nab
18-Aug-2021 Burghead
18-Aug-2021 Kendal
18-Aug-2021 Fort William
14-Aug-2021 Melvaig
09-Aug-2021 Rowridge
22-Jul-2021 Bebington
22-Jul-2021 Proctor Heights
03-Jul-2021 West Kilbride
16-Jun-2021 Kingussie
15-Jun-2021 Tor Sliasg
15-Jun-2021 Tomintoul
15-Jun-2021 Nine Barrow Down
14-Jun-2021 Rosemarkie
14-Jun-2021 Grantown
13-Jun-2021 Tullich
13-Jun-2021 Lumphanan
13-Jun-2021 Gartly Moor
12-Jun-2021 Durris
10-Jun-2021 Forfar
09-Jun-2021 Angus
08-Jun-2021 Emley Moor
08-Jun-2021 Lindores
07-Jun-2021 Lochwinnoch
07-Jun-2021 Crieff
07-Jun-2021 Methven
06-Jun-2021 Girvan
06-Jun-2021 Troon
05-Jun-2021 Caldbeck
05-Jun-2021 Thornhill
05-Jun-2021 Brown Carrick Hill
03-Jun-2021 Ireshopeburn
03-Jun-2021 Alston
01-Jun-2021 Ben Dorrery
30-May-2021 Arkley
29-May-2021 Trislaig
29-May-2021 Blackpool Tower
28-May-2021 Gleniffer Braes
27-May-2021 Skriaig
27-May-2021 Eitshal
27-May-2021 Shooters Hill
26-May-2021 Chorley
26-May-2021 Portree
25-May-2021 Swains Lane
22-May-2021 Ilmington
22-May-2021 Challaborough Bay (digital self-help)
07-Apr-2021 Gorse Hill City Farm
02-Apr-2021 Odiham

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Aberdeen-Talisman (self-help)
Edinburgh (self-help)
Warminster Town
Daventry
Guys Hospital Tower
Holme Moss
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FEATURES
Tales from a Cold Field
The Fall and Rise of Emley Moor
Constructing stayed masts
The trouble with Tubular Masts
Inside Brookmans Park
Peterborough - mast fire and rebuild
The history and development of the Wrotham site
Identifying transmission aerials
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LINKS TO OTHER SITES
ATV Aerial Sales
BBCEng.info
The Big Tower
Direct Television from Alexandra Palace
Mike Smith MDS975 archive of original site
Wohnort DAB ensembles worldwide
Wolfbane UK & Eire TV reception
Wright's Aerials
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