Kékestető TV Tower

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Kékestető TV Tower
Kékes TV-torony
Kékes TV torony.JPG
General information
Status In use
Type TV tower
Location Kékes, Gyöngyös, Heves County, Hungary
Completed 1981
Height 176 m
Design and construction
Civil engineer Út- és Vasúttervező Vállalat (Uvaterv, "Road and Railway Planner Company")
Main contractor Magyar Posta (Hungarian Post)

Coordinates: 47°52′22″N 20°0′33″E / 47.87278°N 20.00917°E / 47.87278; 20.00917 Kékestető TV Tower (Hungarian: Kékes TV-torony) is a 176-metre (577 ft) tall[1] multifunctional transmitter built of reinforced concrete on the 1,014-metre (3,327 ft) high Kékes mountain, Hungary. It is also an observation tower,[1] including a restaurant.[2]


The first 20.4-metre high observation tower was built in 1889 and demolished in 1938. The present-day TV tower was built in 1981.[1]

Transmitted channels[edit]

Radio stations[edit]

Radio Frequency (FM) ERP
Bartók Rádió 90.7 MHz 30 kW
Kossuth Rádió 99.8 MHz 0.32 kW
Petőfi Rádió 102.7 MHz 30 kW
Class FM 106.90 MHz 27.5 kW

Television channels[edit]

Television Channel ERP
M1 R8 44 kW
TV2 R36 440 kW
Multiplex B (DVB-T) E39 7.6 kW
Multiplex A (DVB-T) E44 15.5 kW
RTL Klub E53 447 kW
Multiplex C (DVB-T) W69 30.9 kW



  1. ^ a b c Antal Papp: Magyarország (Hungary), Panoráma, Budapest, 1982, ISBN 963 243 241 X, p. 860, pp. 299-300
  2. ^ Kékestető TV tower, observation tower and restaurant (Hungarian)
  3. ^ Kékes TV Tower, transmitted channels