Griffin Television Tower Oklahoma

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Griffin Television Tower Oklahoma (also known as KWTV Mast) is a 480.5 meter (1,576 ft) high guy-wired aerial mast for the transmission of two television stations in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA (Geographical coordinates: 35°32′58″N 97°29′50″W / 35.54944°N 97.49722°W / 35.54944; -97.49722) built in 1954. The stations which transmit from the tower are KWTV-DT and KETA. [1] It was the tallest structure in the world at the time it was built. The tower features multiple levels of double guy wires to protect it against severe wind storms. In 1956 KOBR-TV Tower in Caprock, New Mexico, took over the role as world's tallest structure.

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Preceded by
Empire State Building
World's tallest structure
1,576.4 ft (480.5 m)

1954-1956
Succeeded by
KOBR-TV Tower