SP5610 : Television Transmitting Station, Beckley (1)

taken 2 months ago, near to Beckley, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Television Transmitting Station, Beckley (1)
Television Transmitting Station, Beckley (1)
Situated in New Road OX3 9ST, this transmitter began BBC1 television programmes from February 1962 when the mast had a height of 506 feet. Subsequently BBC2, ITV and other TV Channels were added over the years. In September 2011, this transmitter was converted to digital operation and the mast height increased to 544 feet. Taken at dusk, this photo shows the four sets of red aircraft warning lights spaced out, so that it can be seen for miles around at night. Further information on this transmitter can be found on the website LinkExternal link.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 21 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 23 September, 2017
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Communications 
Place (from Tags)
Beckley 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5671 1055 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.4443N 1:10.7509W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5651 1068
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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