The radio centre is one of the main attractions of the Grigoriopol district

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The radio centre is one of the main attractions of the Grigoriopol district

The construction of this large-scale structure lasted 7 years – from 1968 to 1975. In Soviet times, all the transmitters of the radio centre were loaded 23 hours a day: it broadcast programs to the territory of the Soviet Union and foreign countries. The height of the centre’s antennas reached 250 meters. Broadcasting covered the entire globe. There were programs for polar explorers of Antarctica, for sailors of the commercial and fishing fleet.

The staff of the radio centre was in the epicentre of the armed conflict in Moldova in the early 90s of the last century. It was in 1992 that thanks to the powerful transmitters of the radio centre, the voices of the radio announcers of Transdniestria were first heard around the world.

Until today, there is a unique short-wave antenna with a height of 90 meters, capable of changing its azimuth – to rotate 360 degrees around its axis.

In 2007, the enterprise was privatized, ­ but today it is still officially called the Radio and Television Centre of Transdniestria.

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