TQ5960 : Wrotham Radio Mast

near to Wrotham, Kent, Great Britain

Wrotham Radio Mast
Wrotham Radio Mast
Now owned by Crown Castle, this mast used to be owned by the BBC. This location (using a previous mast) was the location of the first antenna to transmit experimental FM radio services in the UK and its high location was ideally suited for FM transmission. Today, it is one of the most powerful FM transmitters in the country, providing BBC and independent radio station coverage for the south east of England.
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Geograph (First for TQ5960)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 30 June, 2005   (more nearby)
Thursday, 30 June, 2005
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 594 604 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:19.2325N 0:17.2100E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 596 606
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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