Angissoq LORAN-C transmitter

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Angissoq LORAN-C Mast (1st)
General information
Status Destroyed
Type Mast radiator insulated against ground
Location Angissoq, Greenland
Coordinates 59°59′18″N 45°10′24″W / 59.98833°N 45.17333°W / 59.98833; -45.17333
Completed 1963
Destroyed July 27, 1964
Height 411.48 m (1,350.00 ft)
Design and construction
Main contractor US Coast Guard
Angissoq LORAN-C Mast (2nd)
General information
Status Demolished
Type Mast radiator insulated against ground
Location Angissoq, Greenland
Coordinates 59°59′18″N 45°10′24″W / 59.98833°N 45.17333°W / 59.98833; -45.17333Coordinates: 59°59′18″N 45°10′24″W / 59.98833°N 45.17333°W / 59.98833; -45.17333
Completed 1964
Height 214 m (702.10 ft)
Design and construction
Main contractor US Coast Guard

Angissoq LORAN-C transmitter was a LORAN-C transmitter at Nanortalik-Angissoq, Greenland of GRI 7930, 59°59'18"N, 45°10'24" W (59°59′18″N 45°10′24″W / 59.98833°N 45.17333°W / 59.98833; -45.17333). Angissoq LORAN-C transmitter had a transmission power of 1000 kilowatts. It used until July 27, 1964 a 1350 ft (411.48 metre) tall mast radiator, which was built in 1963. On July 27, 1964 this tower collapsed as a result of a fatigue failure of an eyebolt head in a compression cone insulator on a structural guy. The collapsed tower was replaced afterwards by a 704 ft (214 metre) tall mast radiator. On December 31, 1994 the transmitter was shut down. The tower was dismantled.

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