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Television transmitter at Corehill (18th September 2008) Author attribution: Greg Morss.

Overview[]

The Meldrum transmitting station is a broadcasting and telecommunications facility, situated on Core Hill, 4.3 miles (6.9 km) north-west of the village of Oldmeldrum in Aberdeenshire. It is owned and operated by Arqiva.

Stats[]

  1. Location- Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire.
  2. Mast height- 135 metres (443 ft).
  3. Coordinates- 57.3855°N 2.4°WCoordinates: 57.3855°N 2.4°W.
  4. Grid reference- NJ760328.
  5. Built- 1955.
  6. BBC region- BBC Scotland (1955-1985).

History[]

It was built in 1955.

It was accused in the late 1970s of carrying secret government radio messages at or near to 100.5 MHz and 420 MHz, but this was denied a the time.

Current transmission services[]

Current transmission service.
Frequency MHz Frequency Block kW Operator

220.352 MHz

11C 8.51 Switch Aberdeen
223.93 MHz 12B 10 BBC National DAB
88.7 MHz , 150 BBC Radio 2
90.9 MHz . 150 BBC Radio 3
93.1 MHz . 150 BBC Radio Scotland
95.3 MHz . 150 BBC Radio 4
98.3 MHz . 150 BBC Radio 1
104.2 MHz . 150 BBC Radio nan Gàidheal

Coverage[]

Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Banffshire.

Sources[]

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meldrum_transmitting_station
  2. https://www.thebigtower.com/live/Meldrum/Index.htm
  3. http://wikivisually.com/wiki/Meldrum_transmitting_station
  4. http://www.wow.com/wiki/Meldrum_transmitting_station
  5. https://www.revolvy.com/topic/Meldrum%20transmitting%20station
  6. http://dictionary.sensagent.com/Meldrum%20transmitting%20station/en-en/
  7. http://www.radiomap.eu/uk/aberdeen
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