Zendstation Smilde is a tall free-standing structure, similar as Gerbrandy Tower, built for directional radio services and TV and FM-transmissions in 1959 in the Netherlands. It consists of a 80 metre high concrete tower, on which a guyed mast is mounted. At construction the height of the tower of Zendstation Smilde was 270 metres with this mast. It was enhighed, so its total height is now 303.5 m (996 ft). There was an incident, in which a plane crashed into the aerial mast of the tower and bowed it. The tower at Christmas The Gerbrandy Tower (Dutch: Gerbrandytoren) is a tower which was built in 1961 in the Netherlands. ... 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...
See also: List of towers, List of masts Olympiaturm // Towers by height Tehrans Milad Tower is the worlds fourth tallest free standing structure at 435 m. ... Warsaw radio mast Masts are among the tallest man-made structures. ...
Tower of Zendstation Smilde at structurae.de
Categories: Mast stubs | Towers in the Netherlands
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