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Jan 29, 2007, 11:17 PM
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Official sources:
Unofficial sources: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funkturm_Gro%C3%9F_Reken_Melchenberg

Building Name: Melchenberg Radio Tower
Native Name: Funkturm Melchenberg
Other Names:
Address: Melchenberg
City: Reken
Postal Code: 48734
State/Province: Northrhine-Westfalia
Country: Germany
Official Building Website URL:
Skyscrapers.com (Emporis.info) URL:
Architect:
Interesting Facts/Records (in own words): Radio tower of reinforced concrete, former used by military, today used for mobile phone services.

Heights--

PLEASE PROVIDE SOURCES FOR HEIGHTS, OTHERWISE WE WILL ASSUME THEY ARE ESTIMATES.
- antenna: 70 metres
- spire:
- roof:
- top floor:
- other heights:

Current Building Status (Built, Proposed, Canceled, Destroyed, etc...): Built

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


Above ground floors:
Below ground floors:
Floor-to-floor height:
Gross Floor area:
Elevator count:
Unit count: 1

Structure Type(s): Tower
Building Use(s): Communication
Building Style(s):
Building Materials: Concrete

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Official sources: http://gsm.wernersz.de/pics/wxb057_1.jpg
Unofficial sources: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funkturm_Gro%C3%9F_Reken_Melchenberg

Building Name: Melchenberg Radio and Observation Tower
Native Name: Aussichtsturm Melchenberg ( Funkturm GroƟ Reken Melchenberg is incorrect, as there is the possibilty with a dissortion with the former mentioned radio tower on Melchenberg )
Other Names:
Address: Melchenberg
City: Reken
Postal Code: 48734
State/Province: Northrhine-Westfalia
Country: Germany
Official Building Website URL:
Skyscrapers.com (Emporis.info) URL:
Architect:
Interesting Facts/Records (in own words): Tower is a mobile phone radio tower with public observation deck. Observation deck is accessible over 168 stairs.
Tower was built in cooperation of Reken community and Vodafone AG. Tower was inaugaurated on June 11th, 2002 (Source: http://www.reflact.com/kunden/naturpark/sehenswuerdigkeiten/gebaeude.php?city=Reken )

Heights--

PLEASE PROVIDE SOURCES FOR HEIGHTS, OTHERWISE WE WILL ASSUME THEY ARE ESTIMATES.
- antenna: 60 metres
- spire:
- roof:
- top floor:
- other heights: observation deck: 30 metres

Current Building Status (Built, Proposed, Canceled, Destroyed, etc...): Built

Construction Dates--
- started: 2002
- finished: 2002
- destroyed:


Above ground floors:
Below ground floors:
Floor-to-floor height:
Gross Floor area:
Elevator count:
Unit count: 1

Structure Type(s): Tower
Building Use(s): Communication, observation
Building Style(s):
Building Materials: Steel

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City Name: Reken
Native Name:
State/Province: Northrhine-Westfalia
Country: Germany
Population: 14333
Population Source & Year: http://www.destatis.de/cgi-bin/druckansicht_gvsuche.pl?20071300834.htm (December 31st, 2004)
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From both towers drawings are available!