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Golm transmitter was a mediumwave broadcasting facility on the area of a former military high school at Golm near Potsdam. It was inaugurated in 1948 as central transmitter for Brandenburg state. Golm transmitter used from 1948 to 1979 a 100 metre tall wooden lattice tower with a horizontal wooden cross on its top. Between the end of the beams of this cross wires were spun. From the middle of each horizontal wire, a vertical wire run down to the helix building, which was situated under the feet of the tower construction. The antenna of Golm transmitter consisted therefore of 4 parallel-switched T-antennas, which were carried by the crossd atop the wooden tower.
The wooden tower of Golm transmitter was not a new construction. It was built at 1936 at Rehmate, today the area of Zehlendorf transmitter as a tower for carrying shortwave antennae. It was the only antenna tower there not dismantled by Soviet troops after World War II. As materials for structural engineering were nearly not available in former Eastern Germany after World War II, it was decided to dismantle this structure and rebuild it as an antenna tower at Golm, although wooden radio towers was no longer state-of-the-art.
The tower of Golm transmitter remained after the demolition of the wooden radio tower of Wiederau transmitter in 1953 until 1979 the tallest wooden structure in former Eastern Germany and was a well-known landmark of the Potsdam area. On October 25, 1979 it was demolished with explosives because of its bad structural state.
As replacement two 51 metre tall guyed mast radiators were built, from which one served as main and the other as backup antenna. After German Reunification Golm transmitter was shut down in 1993 and the whole facility dismantled.