The Bristol 70cms Repeater Group
HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPH GALLERY
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Cossham Hospital Jan 2009
Cossham tower is the highest point in Bristol at 369ft ASL
The hospital front after £18.5m refit. Note the the lack of antenna's.
Wall plaque. After refit you can again see it (Hidden behind bushes before).
Where's the repeater?
Closer look at the MK III Repeater
The MK II repeater finally leaving Cossham, replaced by the MKIII above
Before the hospital built the custom cupboard space. MKII GB3BS lived out in the cold.
Main ground floor corridor after refit. Gone has the darkness. Welcome the light
Main reception area, so much better than just a door.
After refit - all antenna's were band from the roof tops. Did not last too long as now there are TV and microwave dishes installed
GB3BS antenna (Right) Feb 2005
2009 save Cossham march. Some of the repeater group members are in the crowd.
2009: The GB3BS antenna the day we left the site forever. It was to expensive to recover.
Closer look at the antenna stack. The last 3 years on site we were using the upper array after the lower array developed a fault.
The MK I GPS CLOCK
Under wraps! The MKIII leaving Cossham for its new home at Lansdown.
Exposed, but operational
Our second antenna gets a service in mid 1980's
Front cover of our 2009 information pack we circulated trying to find a new home