Lafayette transmitter

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Lafayette transmitter was a large facility used for transatlantic VLF-transmission, located at Marcheprime, Aquitaine, France. The Lafayette transmitter used an antenna, which was carried by eight free-standing lattice towers (each 250 metres tall) with triangular cross-sections, which were the second tallest free-standing towers in France. In 1944 the installations of Lafayette transmitter were destroyed by retreating German troops. The last of the towers were demolished in 1953.

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Coordinates: 44°42′31″N 0°48′49″W / 44.70861°N 0.81361°W / 44.70861; -0.81361