Vännäs TV Tower

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Vännäs Television Tower
Vännäsmasten
Vännäs TV Tower is located in Sweden
Vännäs TV Tower
Location within Sweden
General information
StatusComplete
TypePartially guyed concrete television tower
LocationVännäs, Vännäs Municipality, Västerbotten County,  Sweden
Coordinates63°50′25″N 19°49′21″E / 63.84028°N 19.82250°E / 63.84028; 19.82250Coordinates: 63°50′25″N 19°49′21″E / 63.84028°N 19.82250°E / 63.84028; 19.82250
Construction started1987
Completed1988
Height323 m (1,060 ft) (rounded-off)
The Vännäs TV Tower, resembles Gerbrandy Tower (pictured).

Vännäs TV Tower (Swedish: Vännäsmasten) is a Swedish concrete television tower that has a mast on top. It is used for transmitting FM-/TV-broadcasting.[1]

The Vännäs TV Tower resembles the Gerbrandy Tower in IJsselstein, the Netherlands. They both are a concrete tower with a steel mast on top that is guyed to the ground. The Gerbrandy Tower is 367 m (1,204 ft) tall, while the Vännäs Tower is shorter at 323 m (1,060 ft) tall.

Vännäs TV Tower was built in 1988 as replacement for a previous tower destroyed by ice accumulation in the winter of 1987.[citation needed] It is operated by Teracom.

Geography[edit]

Vännäs TV Tower lies in the statistical-designated place of Vännäs, which in turn, is the seat of the municipality of Vännäs, in the county of Västerbotten, situated in the northern part of the Kingdom of Sweden.[citation needed]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Latitude.to. "GPS coordinates of Vännäs TV Tower, Sweden. Latitude: 63.8375 Longitude: 19.8202". Latitude.to, maps, geolocated articles, latitude longitude coordinate conversion. Retrieved 2018-03-31.