Redmoss Transmitting Station

Redmoss Transmitting Station is located at Nigg, 2¼ miles (3.5 km) south of Aberdeen city centre. This radio transmitter broadcasts a range of BBC and commercial services to the surrounding area. The station was officially opened on 9th September 1938, with a ceremony attended by BBC representatives and local dignitaries, including the Lord Provost of Aberdeen, and the Provosts of Ellon, Inverurie, Kintore and Stonehaven. The station is now owned by broadcasting infrastructure company Arqiva, which inherited the transmission assets of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that were privatised in 1997. The station comprises several lattice-steel masts and towers, together with a control building. It transmits services with a power of up to 5 kW, including BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5, BBC Radio Scotland and BBC Radio nan GĂ idheal on medium-wave, together with a range of digital services.

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