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Sandy Heath (also Droitwich and Fenton)

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Pictures taken by Stuart Winsor (and contributed by Jim Pole)

Sandy Heath in 1989, when 40kW Marconi UHF77 transmitters were replaced by Pye (Varian) pulser transmitters (broadcasting analogue television):-



The temporary container for transmitters used to carry the analogue television service during changeover of transmitters in the building:-

The pulser unit from a new Pye transmitter at Sandy Heath prior to Stuart Winsor building a "chinese copy" for installation at Sutton Coldfield.


Removal of pulser:-



Installation of Harris DX50 for Virgin at Droitwich:-



Pye 1kW UHF analogue television relay at Fenton prior replacement with 1kW LGT:-



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