George M (N2XM)'S NDB IMAGES

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On this page you will find another fine collection of George's NDB images, and this includes pictures of three NDBs 'ME' which is located in the home town of 'the King' in Memphis, TN and operates on 287 kHz - the co-ordinates for this one are: (35 03 41.279N 090 04 17.829W), 'MK' on 397 kHz which is located at Denmark (Jackson), TN and located at: 35 30 56.83N 088 57 25.06 W) and 'UC' on 212 kHz which is located at 'Obion' Union City, TN and the co-ordinates for this NDB are: (36 17 51.340N 088 59 41.430W). Sadly ME on 287 kHz is now decommissioned.

NOTE# All of the following pictures are copyright 'George M N2XM', and should not be re-produced with out first obtaining his permission - please ask us for his contact details if you should require them.




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ME 287.0 kHzME on 287 kHz at 'Elvis' - Memphis, TN:

Located off of Radar Road in a crowded suburban neighborhood of South Memphis, TN, this NDB has been decommissioned for several years. However all of the hardware currently remains in place. (304.0kb)
OX 407.0 kHzME on 287 kHz at 'Elvis' - Memphis, TN:

The primary power line has been disconnected perhaps as a safety precaution since the low chain link fence would offer little barrier to the many children resident in the neighborhood who might decide to explore the site. (383.0kb)
OR 239.0 kHzME on 287 kHz at 'Elvis' - Memphis, TN:

View of the site configuration. (282.0kb)
OR 239.0 kHzME on 287 kHz at 'Elvis' - Memphis, TN:

203 kHz Compass Locator Beacon used in conjunction with the NDB. (275.0kb)


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RK 249 kHzUC on 212 kHz at 'OBION' Union City, TN:

This NDB is located off Simmons Road at the intersection with E Caudie Rd in a rural farming area about 6 miles south-south-east of Union City, TN. (241.0kb)
RK 249 kHzUC on 212 kHz at 'OBION' Union City, TN:

Transmitter Shack and the Outer Marker Yagi. (323.0kb)
UC 212 kHzUC on 212kHz at 'Obion' - Union City, TN:

Three-wire, ca 150 feet long, center-fed top hat tethered at the east end atop a 30 foot wooden pole. (190.0kb)
UC 212 kHzUC on 212kHz at 'Obion' - Union City, TN:

The connection from the Transmitter Shack exits through a underground conduit to the loading coil in the metal shielding box. (291.0kb)
UC 212 kHzUC on 212kHz at 'Obion' - Union City, TN:

Connection to the three-wire top hat. (116.0kb)


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MK 394 kHzMK on 394 kHz at 'MERSY' Denmark (Jackson), TN:

MK_394 is located off Hardee Road in Denmark, a typically rural area of western Tennessee, about 12 miles southwest of Jackson, TN. This well maintained site houses an imposing NDB structure. (180.0kb)
MK 394 kHzMK on 394 kHz at 'MERSY' Denmark (Jackson), TN:

Capacity Top Hat of rigid and quite symmetrical construction. (143.0kb)
MK 394 kHzMK on 394 kHz at 'MERSY' Denmark (Jackson), TN:

The Transmitter Shack and protective fence surrounding the vertical radiator, an un-guyed tapered metal pole. (181.0kb)
MK 394 kHzMK on 394 kHz at 'MERSY' Denmark (Jackson), TN:

Exit line from the Shack to the antenna proper. (255.0kb)
MK 394 kHzMK on 394 kHz at 'MERSY' Denmark (Jackson), TN:

Outer Marker Yagi at this site. (290.0kb)


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We're very grateful to George for sharing this wonderful piece of NDB history with us, and if you have shots of your own that you would also like to see on display here in the NDB List Photo Gallery, we would love to hear from you too!



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