New 200 Meters High TV Tower

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

It took them only six months to build a new Krasnoyarsk TV tower in 2013, its height is 199,4 meters (including the lightning-rod). Such altitude allows to observe awesome views but being in the tower during its operation is rather dangerous, that is why they arrange scheduled preventive maintenance quarterly. One of them gave a chance to gelio, the blogger, to take these interesting pictures of the city.

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

The TV tower stands on the high bank of the Yenisei river, on the territory of the satellite center “Orbit”. It covers 49 inhabited localities (42% of the total population of the Krasnoyarsk region).

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

Tower’s illumination consists of twenty eight spotlights.

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

Construction higher than 40 meters over the ground was held by means of a mobile crane.

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

The tower was being erected by the crew consisting of seven members!

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

Total weight of the whole metal structure is equal to 350 tons, weight of the foundation  – to 550 tons.

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

Top of the old 100-meters high TV tower that was replaced with a new one.

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

Hostels of the Siberian Federal University.

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

Construction of a residential complex “Orbit”.

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

Residential complex “Orbit”.

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

Railway bridge over the Yenisei and a highway bridge being built next to it.

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

Due to the high-rise buildings construction around the TV tower they are presently modernizing meter-wave transmitting – antennas – their vertical coverage is being narrowed to reduce the level of electromagnetic fields.

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

For such modernization partial disassembly of fasteners is required, new antenna sections are to be made and mounted.

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

The task is performed in several stages.

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

Old panels are being disassembled.

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

The panels are descended on the platform which is 140m over the ground.

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

The fastening system should be updated then.

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

Lifeline is required.

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

Panel descending.

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

In general eleven antennas are installed on the tower.

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

New 200 Meters High TV Tower

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