Kékestető TV Tower

Kékestető TV Tower
Kékes TV-torony
General information
Status In use
Type TV tower
Location Kékes, Gyöngyös, Heves County, Hungary
Completed 1981
Height 176 m
Design and construction
Civil engineer Út- és Vasúttervező Vállalat (Uvaterv, "Road and Railway Planner Company")
Main contractor Magyar Posta (Hungarian Post)

Coordinates: 47°52′22″N 20°0′33″E / 47.87278°N 20.00917°E / 47.87278; 20.00917 Kékestető TV Tower (Hungarian: Kékes TV-torony) is a 176-metre (577 ft) tall[1] multifunctional transmitter built of reinforced concrete on the 1,014-metre (3,327 ft) high Kékes mountain, Hungary. It is also an observation tower,[1] including a restaurant.[2]


The first 20.4-metre high observation tower was built in 1889 and demolished in 1938. The present-day TV tower was built in 1981.[1]

Transmitted channels

Radio stations

Radio Frequency (FM) ERP
Bartók Rádió 90.7 MHz 30 kW
Kossuth Rádió 99.8 MHz 0.32 kW
Petőfi Rádió 102.7 MHz 30 kW
Class FM 106.90 MHz 27.5 kW

Television channels

Television Channel ERP
M1 R8 44 kW
TV2 R36 440 kW
Multiplex B (DVB-T) E39 7.6 kW
Multiplex A (DVB-T) E44 15.5 kW
RTL Klub E53 447 kW
Multiplex C (DVB-T) W69 30.9 kW



  1. 1 2 3 Antal Papp: Magyarország (Hungary), Panoráma, Budapest, 1982, ISBN 963 243 241 X, p. 860, pp. 299-300
  2. Kékestető TV tower, observation tower and restaurant (Hungarian)
  3. Kékes TV Tower, transmitted channels
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