Tbilisi TV Broadcasting Tower

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Tbilisi TV Broadcasting Tower
თბილისის ტელეანძა
Tbilisi TV Broadcasting Tower.jpg
General information
Status Complete
Type Telecommunications
Location Tbilisi, Georgia
Coordinates 41°41′45″N 44°47′05″E / 41.69583°N 44.78472°E / 41.69583; 44.78472Coordinates: 41°41′45″N 44°47′05″E / 41.69583°N 44.78472°E / 41.69583; 44.78472
Opening 1972
Height
Antenna spire 274.5 m (900.6 ft)

Georgia Tbilisi TV Broadcasting Tower (Georgian: თბილისის ტელეანძა) is a free-standing tower structure used for communications purposes. The tower is located in Tbilisi, Georgia and was built in 1972. The preceding structure, built in 1955, was moved to the vicinity of the city of Gori.

The tower is operated by "Georgian Teleradiocenter",[1] that was established 1955. Communication systems on the tower include regular broadcast, MMDS, pager and cellular, commercial TV, and amateur radio reapeater. The tower is 274.5 m (901 ft) high on a mountain at 719.2 m (2,360 feet) above sea level.

View of the tower on mount Mtatsminda from Sameba Cathedral

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