A television tower is a building used for the transmission of radio and television broadcasts.
In order to make a large transmission range, the television transmitting antennae had to be high.
So that the towers were built higher and higher, finally becoming the tallest buildings of modern times.
These are some of the world's most famous television stations.
1. Berlin TV Tower
The Berlin TV Tower, located between Alexanderplatz and Republic Square in the centre of Berlin, is the tallest building in the city.
It is likely to be seen from wherever you are in Berlin.
Construction of the Berlin TV Tower began in August 1965 and was completed in October 1969.
At 365 metres high, the tower is 45 metres taller than the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
From a distance, the tower looks like a giant inverted trumpet.
2. Tashkent Tower
A unique structure. The tower is 1,200 feet (375 metres) high.
It combines the traditional and modern architectural styles of Uzbekistan.
The tower is equipped with radio, television and other types of communication equipment.
Visitors can visit the observation deck and two restaurants: the Blue Restaurant and the Red Restaurant.
The weather station in the tower provides information on weather changes for the agricultural sector.
The high-speed lift takes you to the highest restaurant in less than 30 seconds.
3. Kuala Lumpur Tower
In downtown Kuala Lumpur stands the KL Tower at 515 metres above sea level.
At a net height of 421 metres, the tower is a breathtaking symbol of Kuala Lumpur.
The KL Tower is arguably the tallest tower in Southeast Asia and the fourth tallest communications tower in the world.
Construction of the tower took four years and was completed in April 1996.
Its wind-resistant structure is strong enough to withstand winds of up to 90 mph and is a member of the World Federation of Famous Towers.
4. Beijing Central Radio and Television Tower
Located on the west side of the West Third Ring Road in Haidian District, Beijing, the tower is located east of Yuyuan Lake and Diaoyutai, and was built in January 1987.
The Central Radio and Television Tower has a total height of 405 metres.
The tower is composed of a trestle square, a tower base, a tower base, a tower body, a tower and a mast, and has a beautiful shape with strong national characteristics.
The heavily eaved tower base, in the style of the Temple of Prayer in the Temple of Heaven, rises from the ground to a point 223 metres above the ground, with a cylindrical radius of up to 10 metres outwards, forming a palace lantern-shaped tower.
From a distance, this projection appears to be a classical Chinese palace lantern!
5. Ostankino TV Tower
Built in the Soviet era, the Ostankino Tower not only continues to provide a convenient service to the people of Moscow, but is also one of the most famous tourist attractions in the region, attracting visitors from all over the world every year.
If you have the opportunity to visit Moscow, this is a great place to visit.
In addition to meeting the structural requirements of a radio and television antenna, a television tower must be aesthetically pleasing and in harmony with its surroundings.
The cross-section of a TV tower can be triangular, quadrilateral, hexagonal or octagonal in shape.
According to the actual needs, combined with the architectural art and environmental requirements, reasonable choice of design and construction of the tower, tower material composition of round steel, angle steel, steel pipe and other metal structures, products anti-corrosion by hot galvanised treatment.
TV tower foundation size approximate requirements: 100 m below the tower, the foundation root open about 20 m square, 150 m height tower, the foundation root open about 28 m square.