Grid Reference DT 254521
Department DEPI
Work Depot Mirboo North
Region Gippsland
Grading ?
Elevation (ASL) 360m
Height 18m
Construction Steel
Cabin size ?
Public access to site Yes
In use since 19?? - 1969
1969 - current
CFA Region 9 - Eastern
Photo supplied by Paul Jones
The following information was found in correspondence supplied by David Bannear.
correspondence of August 1966 states: "replacing and relocating Dickie's Hill tower to a new site, north east of Dickie's Hill to give better coverage of the Darlimurla plantation".
When, in 1969, the (underground) telephone service is installed, concern is raised about danger in a event of a lightning strike. Cables could act as an earth with resulting damage to cables and equipment. Extra earthing straps are recommended.

1969 Tower from Hunters Hill erected on site
1971 It is proposed to fit the tower with safety enclosures around the ladders.

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