Photo (2012) suplied by Andre Belterman
||DEPI / Telecom
||Public access to site
||In use since
||1963 - 1968 (original)
||24 - North Eastern
Information found in data supplied by David Bannear
Storms in mid-July 1964 disintegrated the hut below the tower. The hut was used to house radio repeater equipment and to serve as a
shelter for the towerman during electrical storms.
The 18m steel tower was dismantled in 1968 and replaced by a 50m radio/telephone tower and fire watch cabin (at 23m).
The old tower was to be re-erected at Black Mountain that year but budget shortfall had this plan shelved for a year.
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|Cabin close-up (2012)
supplied by Andre Belterman
This tower is no longer used fro fire spotting.
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