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Smilde Transmission Tower

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General Information

Beginning of works: 1958
Completion: 1958
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: upper part:
Cable-stayed tower
Function / usage: VHF/UHF transmitter
Directional radio transmitter
Television transmission tower
Material: Hybrid tower
bottom part:
Reinforced concrete tower
upper part:
Steel tower or mast

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Smilde, Drenthe, Netherlands
Coordinates: 52° 54' 10.06" N    6° 24' 12.73" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

total height 303.5 m
bottom part height 80 m
upper part height 223.5 m

Materials

shaft reinforced concrete

Chronology

15 July 2011

The metal mast on top of the 80-meter high concrete structure collapses after a fire in the top of the concrete section.

Participants

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20012340
  • Date created
    30/06/2004
  • Last Update
    17/03/2015