August 31, 2013
Drive the road towards Östra Sallerup south of Hörby. A high mast
sticking up, 323 meters. Hörby Broadcaster is today only for FM radio and
TV. The first mast was built in 1937. The current is from from 1959. Medium
waves moved in 1985 to Sölvesborg, where it later was closed down. Until
2010 there was also short-wave transmissions to overseas. Rationalized now
that everything is sent over the internet.
The Culture house in Östra Sallerup lies at the church. Park there. The
museum is unmanned, you may get a key in the culture house. The museum is
housed in a small brick building behind the culture house.
The museum will be even better when it is expanded. A room is being prepared
to accommodate what once existed on Hörby transmitter. Will make a return
visit after that. As I write this it says on the website that it will open
In the room that is now stands equipment for the home and the military. Old
television sets, radios, one of the first radios in Hörby was a
Telefunken from around 1930, another unit built in Eslöv 1924. Old
valves, measuring devices , mobile phones , where the older models now already
is history. From the military corner is air traffic control heard. Also old
Lock and hand back the key in the culture house. Taking a cup of tea and a
Swiss roll in the cafe.
Karl XIs stones
Östra Sallerup culture house