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LKB Bergen Kringkaster - LKB Bergen Broadcasters

5306 Erdal, Norway (Western Norway)

Address Grensedalen 59
Askøy kommune 
 
Floor area unfortunately not known yet  
 
Museum typ
Transmitting and Studio technique


Opening times
every Sunday: 11am - 3pm
søndag kl. 11.00 - kl. 15.00

Admission
Status from 04/2019
We don't know the fees.

Contact
Tel.:+47-561-41 270  eMail:post bergenkringkaster.no  

Homepage www.bergenkringkaster.no

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Location / Directions
N60.448725° E5.216702°N60°26.92350' E5°13.00212'N60°26'55.4100" E5°13'0.1272"

Erdal is a village in Askøy municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is located along the Byfjorden on the southeastern coast of the island of Askøy. The village lies in a valley just north of the mountain Kolbeinsvarden, the tallest mountain on the island.

Kringkaster's QTH is near the village of Erdal on Askoey Island north of Bergen.

Location / Directions
(other)
Erdal er en bygd i Askøy kommune i Hordaland som ligger ved fylkesvei 563 på østsiden av øyen Askøy.

Description

Kringkaster is the former NRK (Norsk Rikskringkasting) AM (LW/MW) broadcasting station for Bergen. 
The Telefunken broadcasting transmitter of 20 kW was built in 1935 and is the only remaining Telefunken transmitter (complete) of this type in the world.
The Marconi transmitter of 1 kW is also from the mid-30s.

Their first signals were broadcast in 1937 from the Telefunken on 260, and from the Marconi transmitter on 355 kHz. With the implementation of the Copenhagen Plan 1950 the transmitters changed to MW channels.

In 1965 a Philips 10 kW transmitter subsituted the Telefunken for daily use. The installation is Norwegian Cultural Heritage. Both services closed in 1978 and 1966, using 890 and 1115 kHz, respectively.

In 2000, the original "T" aerial strung between two 150 metres towers was taken down.

The twin stations primary coverage area were the city of Bergen and the western coast of Norway with local, regional and national programs from NRK, using the callsign of LKB.


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