Pye Green BT Tower is a 96.9 metres (318 ft) tall telecommunication tower built of reinforced concrete at Pye Green, Staffordshire, England ( grid reference ). Standing in SJ987142 Cannock Chase it is one of the few telecommunication towers in the United Kingdom built of reinforced concrete. Pye Green was constructed as part of the British Cold War " Backbone" radio communications network.
Its combination of elevation and height give it line-of-sight to the
BT Tower in Birmingham.
Cannock Radio logo [ edit ]
community radio station Cannock Radio uses the Pye Green BT Tower in its logo to show that it is a local radio station that covers Cannock. The station has used the tower in its logo since its launch in 2014.
Services available [ edit ]
Analogue radio (FM VHF) [ edit ]
Digital radio (DAB) [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
Campbell, D., 1983. War Plan UK, p243, p245. Paladin edition. ISBN 0-586-08479-7. Laurie, P., 1983.
Beneath the City Streets, p. 243, p. 246. Granada edition. ISBN 0-586-05055-8.
The National Archives (UK), 1956-1962. Proposed relay station sites for the General Post Office ("The Backbone Scheme"). File No. COU1/38.
Fox, S., and Lamont, R., 2003. The Towers of Backbone.
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Coordinates: 52°43′43″N 2°01′11″W / 52.728655°N 2.019655°W