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Wrekenton (Gateshead, England) analogue radio transmitter

sa_gmapsGoogle mapsa_bingBing mapsa_gearthGoogle Earthsa_gps54.932,-1.574 or 54°55'56"N 1°34'26"W


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Are there any planned engineering works or unexpected transmitter faults on the Wrekenton (Gateshead, England) mast?

No problems on any service. BBC


 

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Sunday, 22 December 2013
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Bob
9:02 PM

Hi,

I thought the Radio 4 transmitter at Wrekenton was 2kw in power output, but the info on this page says it is 500 watts. Which is correct please?

Thanks

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jb38
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10:43 PM

Bob: Re: R4 Wrekenton, this 603Khz AM transmitter is certainly rated as being 2Kw on my TX info sheet along with BBC Radio Newcastle on 1458Khz.

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Monday, 23 December 2013
Briantist
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9:38 AM

The figures are from Ofcom on this page.

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