Ascension Island is a small volcanic island 4,000 miles from the UK in the middle of the south Altlantic Ocean. The BBC World Service maintain an important relay station for broadcast into South America and West Africa. Working on behalf of the BBC, VT Communications appointed AWA as part of the professional team to undertake the re-engineering and upgrade of the existing transmitter station.
AWA were responsible for the full design, inspection, testing and contract monitoring of the H.V. and L.V. electrical distribution systems, power and control systems, mechanical space conditioning, electrical installations and associated services.
Project Manager: VT Communications
Quantity Surveyor: Dudley Smith Partnership
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