Zagreb TV Tower

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Sljeme Radio and Television Tower
Radiotelevizijski toranj Sljeme
General information
Type Communications tower
Observation tower
Location Sljeme summit, Medvednica, Croatia
Coordinates 45°53′58″N 15°56′53″E / 45.89944°N 15.94806°E / 45.89944; 15.94806Coordinates: 45°53′58″N 15°56′53″E / 45.89944°N 15.94806°E / 45.89944; 15.94806
Completed 1976
Owner Odašiljači i veze
Antenna spire 78 meters (256 ft)
Roof 92 meters (302 ft)
Design and construction
Structural engineer Krešimir Šavor
Main contractor GP Tehnika

Zagreb TV Tower is a 169-metre (563 ft) tall TV tower built of reinforced concrete on the summit of the 1035 metre (3450 ft) tall mountain Medvednica near Zagreb, Croatia.

Zagreb TV Tower was built in 1973. It is not open for the public, although in a 75-metre (246 ft) level there is space for a foreseen tower restaurant.

On October 4, 1991, during the Croatian War of Independence, the tower was a target of a Yugoslav Air Force attack. The tower was bombed at 16:10 and as a consequence the entire fourth and fifth floors and a portion of the third floor sustained heavy damage, rendering the tower unusable. Two staff members present at the time of the attack were not hurt as they took shelter at the base of the tower. It took three months to repair the damage. During that time the television programme was broadcast via several low-power transmitters located within Zagreb itself and atop the Medvednica Mountain. The alternate transmitters were already in position at the time because an attack against the tower was considered possible.[1]

There are some speculations about the opening of the tower restaurant, as a part of the "Sljeme" project, which includes building of the new ski-tracks, and an extension of the cable car line.

Broadcaster RDS PS RDS PI ERP
Antenna diagram
round (ND) /
pointed (D)
horizontal (H) /
vertical (V)
88,1 Hrvatski radio - Radio Sljeme R-SLJEME C31C 5 D (70°) H/V
89,7 Antena Zagreb _ANTENA_ C30D 4,68
92,1 Hrvatski radio - 1. program HRT-HR_1 C201 120 ND
98,5 Hrvatski radio - 2. program HRT-HR_2 C202 ND
101,0 Radio 101 RADIO101 C30E ND
103,5 Hrvatski katolički radio _+_HKR_+ C204 ND

Digital television (DVB-T)[edit]

Channel Frequency 
Multiplex Programmes ERP 
Antenna diagram
round (ND) /
pointed (D)
horizontal (H) /
vertical (V)
Modulacija FEC Guard interval Bitrate
25 506000 DVB-T MUX A 100 ND H 64-QAM 3/4 1/4 22,394
42 642000 DVB-T MUX D D (230°-330°) 5/6 24,882
48 690000 DVB-T MUX B ND 3/4 22,394

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Matijević, Božena (26 September 2010). "Digitalno doba stiže u metropolu" [Digital Age Comes to the Capital]. Večernji list (in Croatian). 

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