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Re: Future of BBC Longwave 198
Radio 4 LW from Droitwich is not actually that powerful at 500 KW and as Fred says, the antenna isn't that big. In comparison with those mentioned above that are now mainly closed which had much larger antennas and ran a fair bit more power. Britain is a relatively small island to cover compared with mainland Europe of course so it's been quite adequate over the years. There have been several Longwave stations, some still operating further afield that run more than a thousand killowatts. Their days are probably numbered though as running such a power hungry beast these days is very expensive and gives deminishing returns.
Future of BBC Longwave 198 - Johnny July 10, 2021, 9:58 am
- Re: Future of BBC Longwave 198 - Mike Simmonds July 10, 2021, 11:16 am
- Re: Future of BBC Longwave 198 - Fred Bramley July 12, 2021, 2:39 pm
- Re: Future of BBC Longwave 198 - Fred Bramley July 12, 2021, 7:03 pm
- Re: Future of BBC Longwave 198 - Another anorak July 12, 2021, 7:37 pm
- Re: Future of BBC Longwave 198 - Fred Bramley July 15, 2021, 10:29 am
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