Yakutsk Television Tower (Russian: Якутская телебашня), also known as RTPC Jakutsk[4] (PТПК Якутск) and/or RTPTS Yakutsk[2] (РТПЦ Якутск), is a steel 242-metre-tall (794 ft) lattice television tower in the city of Yakutsk, Russia.

Yakutsk Television Tower
Якутская телебашня
Yakutsk TV Tower is located in Russia
Yakutsk TV Tower
Location within Russia
Alternative namesRTPC Jakutsk
RTPTS Yakutsk
General information
TypeSteel lattice television tower
LocationYakutsk, Sakha Republic,  Russia
Coordinates62°1′38.72″N 129°43′24.12″E / 62.0274222°N 129.7233667°E / 62.0274222; 129.7233667
Construction started1982
Antenna spire241.71 m (793 ft)
Roof225.86 m (741 ft)
Technical details

The Yakutsk TV Tower transmits FM and TV throughout Yakutsk. The Yakutsk Television Tower is the eighth-oldest of the tallest towers in Russia.[1][2][3][4][5]

The Yakutsk TV Tower is the fourth-tallest standardized free-standing lattice tower in the Russian Federation, 242 m (794 ft) tall. The tower possesses a roof, set at 225.86 m (741 ft) above sea level, and a radio-transmitting antenna mounted atop the television tower, reaching 241.71 m (793 ft) above sea level.[1][2] At the time of its construction in 1982, the Yakutsk TV Tower was the tallest structure ever built on permafrost.[3]

History edit

Construction began in 1982 and took several months of construction.[1][2][3]

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References edit

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  2. ^ a b c d e "Yakutsk TV Tower - SkyscraperPage Forum". Forum.skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved December 17, 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d "Yakutsk TV tower by ~ Teammate92 on deviantART". Teammate92.deviantart.com. Retrieved December 17, 2012.
  4. ^ a b c "Yakutsk TV Tower - Tower in Yakutsk, Russian Federation :: MBendi.com". Mbendi.com. Retrieved December 17, 2012.
  5. ^ a b "Yakutsk TV Tower, Russia :: GeoNames.org". Geonames.org. Retrieved December 17, 2012.

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