Lukasrand Tower

The Lukasrand Tower is located on Muckleneuk Hill in the Lukasrand suburb of Pretoria, Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa. Its primary purpose is wireless telecommunications (e.g., microwave transmission, mobile phone, etc.). It also features an observation deck. The tower is dressed with branding signs for Telkom SA. For a time (September 2009 to prior to August 2012), the tower also sported a 24-metre, eight storey high, fibreglass soccer ball, for the 2010 World Cup.[1]

Lukasrand Tower
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Lukasrand Tower
Lukasrand Tower is located in Pretoria Metro
Lukasrand Tower
Location within Pretoria Metro
General information
StatusComplete
TypeRadio tower
LocationPretoria, South Africa
Coordinates25°45′58″S 28°12′20″E / 25.76611°S 28.20556°E / -25.76611; 28.20556Coordinates: 25°45′58″S 28°12′20″E / 25.76611°S 28.20556°E / -25.76611; 28.20556
Height
Antenna spire198 m (650 ft)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Engineering News - Login". www.engineeringnews.co.za.

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