Limassol BBC Relay
Limassol BBC Relay is one of the most powerful broadcasting stations in Cyprus
Cyprus , officially the Republic of Cyprus , is a Eurasian island country, member of the European Union, in the Eastern Mediterranean, east of Greece, south of Turkey, west of Syria and north of Egypt. It is the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.The earliest known human activity on the...

. It is situated south of Limassol
Limassol is the second-largest city in Cyprus, with a population of 228,000 . It is the largest city in geographical size, and the biggest municipality on the island. The city is located on Akrotiri Bay, on the island's southern coast and it is the capital of Limassol District.Limassol is the...

 west of Lady's Mile Beach on the area of Western Sovereign Base Area at 34°37′9"N 33°0′5"E and used for relaying radio programmes to the middle east area on 639 kHz and 720 kHz with 500 kW.

Antenna Systems

The station has two directional antenna systems each consisting of 4 free-standing lattice towers with triangular cross section. All used towers are insulated against ground.
The antenna system for 720 kHz, which is situated north of the transmitter building, points to an azimuth of 110 degrees. Its towers are 102 metres tall.
The antenna system for 639 kHz, which is situated south of the transmitter building, points in southly direction ( azimuth 180 degrees). Its towers are 120 metres tall.

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