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Nov 30, 2006, 3:28 PM
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Official sources:
Unofficial sources: http://en.structurae.de/structures/data/index.cfm?ID=s0013999 , http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VLF_transmitter_Lualualei

Building Name: Lualualei VLF Transmission Towers
Native Name:
Other Names: NPM VLF Transmission Towers
Address: Marconi Street
City: Lualualei
Postal Code:
State/Province: Hawaii
Country: United States
Official Building Website URL:
Skyscrapers.com (Emporis.info) URL:
Architect:
Interesting Facts/Records (in own words): These two towers are the tallest structures of the US Navy. They are the tallest structures of Hawaii and in the whole Pacific area.
They are used for transmitting messages to submarines under water in the VLF-range. The facility is also known as NPM transmitter.

Heights--

PLEASE PROVIDE SOURCES FOR HEIGHTS, OTHERWISE WE WILL ASSUME THEY ARE ESTIMATES.
- antenna: 458.1 metres ( 1503 ft)
- spire:
- roof:
- top floor:
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Current Building Status (Built, Proposed, Canceled, Destroyed, etc...): Built

Construction Dates--
- started: 1972
- finished: 1972
- destroyed:


Above ground floors:
Below ground floors:
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Gross Floor area:
Elevator count:
Unit count: 2

Structure Type(s): Guyed Mast
Building Use(s): Communication
Building Style(s):
Building Materials: Steel
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City Name: Lualualei
Native Name:
State/Province: Hawaii
Country: United States
Population: 7900
Population Source & Year: http://www.hawaii.gov/dbedt/czm/wec/html/people/land/devel.htm (2000)
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