Northern Star: Our visit to the WLW Radio 700 transmitter site in Mason, OH

Click and find a selection of pics from our visit to one of North America's most famous radio stations-WLW. Many thanks for excellent hospitality!

In search of a radio wave on a heatwave-Up Tylerville Road. The famous WLW tower, along with reserve is seen at a distance
WLW's magnificent 249 metres tower
WLW transmitter building with reserve quarter-wave antenna
In front of the Big Rig: The 500 000 watter used in the 30s. WLW had daytime listeners in Hawaii!
Station sign and other memorabilia
Old record archive
Founder at WLW General Electric 50kW tx that was fired up for the Millenium.
WLW Continental tx
WLW Harris stand by tx
WLW new Harris DX Destiny tx. Very easy to operate and great sound!
WLW Chief Engineer old office
WLW old transmitter switch
WLW Shelter with reserve automatic system
Down the road is the former Voice of America Bethany site, now converted into a golf area
700 WLW today

Picture:WLW's Half-wave tower is constructed of two masts, the second atop the first.
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