5XX The High Power Station, BBC Borough Hill broadcast booklet



5XX The High Power Station, BBC Borough Hill broadcast booklet

The BBC’s transmitting station on Borough Hill opened in July 1925. This booklet marks the first broadcast of the 5XX high power station. Its masts became landmarks, with the phrase ‘Daventry Calling’ known worldwide. The Borough Hill station was demolished in 1992.

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Record number:2021.33.1
Simple name:bbc borough hill ephemera
Classification term:broadcasting
Period:20th century, early
Date:1925