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Gerbrandy Tower

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General Information

Completion: 9 May 1961
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: upper part:
Cable-stayed steel tube mast
Function / usage: Television transmission tower
VHF/UHF transmitter
Directional radio transmitter
Material: Hybrid tower
bottom part:
Reinforced concrete tower
upper part:
Steel tower or mast

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: IJsselstein, Utrecht, Netherlands
Coordinates: 52° 0' 36.02" N    5° 3' 12.93" E

Technical Information

Dimensions

total height 1961: 382.5 m
1987: 375 m
2007: 372 m
base diameter 10.3 m
height 100 m
weight 8 000 t
wall thickness 30 cm
mast diameter 2 m
weight 277 t
wall thickness 10 - 14 mm
height to cable-stay level 1 155 m
height to cable-stay level 2 226 m
height to cable-stay level 3 297 m
height to cable-stay level 4 350 m
Operational platform diameter 17.6 m
stay cables length 263 m / 309 m / 363 m / 405 m

Materials

mast steel tubes
base reinforced concrete

Participants

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20012623
  • Date created
    01/08/2004
  • Last Update
    10/03/2015