Meldrum transmitting station

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Meldrum transmitting station is located in Aberdeen
Meldrum transmitting station
Location Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire
Height of mast 135 metres (443 ft)
Grid reference NJ760328
Built 1955
BBC region BBC Scotland (1955-1985)

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.

Channels listed by frequency[edit]

Analogue radio (VHF FM)[edit]

Frequency kW[1] Service
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

Digital radio (DAB)[edit]

Frequency Block kW Operator
220.352 MHz 11C 8.51 Switch Aberdeen
223.93 MHz 12B 10 BBC National DAB

Analogue television[edit]

405-line monochrome analogue television signals were broadcast from Meldrum from its launch in 1955 until the nationwide shutdown of VHF signals in 1985.

Frequency VHF kW Service
61.75 MHz 4 17 BBC Scotland

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Radio Listeners Guide 2010

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 57°23′08″N 2°24′00″W / 57.3855°N 2.4000°W / 57.3855; -2.4000