19th August 2000
A busy week completed this week by the station engineer who has been working eight hours a day to make a dent into all the work required to put Radio Heatherwood back on air.
On holiday from his day time occupation, station engineer PJ Davidson-Smith has put up all the transmission lights, completed all cable links to the working studio’s and installed all equipment in studio one.
As part of the new studio build, Bed head radio system on the Emi unit, has finally been re-instated after many years of no service on the bed-heads wards 11,12,14 are now directly linked to the new studio complex. Connections completed this week.
Radica Broadcast Systems visited this week and the am transmission rack was moved to the new studio complex and is now working in the new location.
The cost of the move of the transmitter was £995. This was paid for by the hospital.
Library CD racks were installed this week and all Cd’s are now in order ready to be used.