Gaisberg Transmitter

The transmitter Gaisberg is a basic network channels ORS GmbH for FM and TV, standing on the 1287 m high Gaisberg near Salzburg.

The internal name is: SALZBURG 1


The transmitter Gaisberg used as antenna support and the transmission tower a 100 meter high steel tower, which was built in 1956/1957. In 1981 the station was rebuilt.

Service area of ​​the transmitter Gaisberg

The transmitter Gaisberg has the largest broadcasting territory of Austria due to its elevated north facing position. You can almost to Amstetten, some with RDS, receive the signals of the Gaisberg mountain in the east. The southwestern Czech Republic is reached. From the south it is receiving Hallein and Bad Reichenhall. The fact that the Gaisberg is relatively close to the Austrian- Bavarian border, its reach goes regularly on the eastern Bavarian foothills of the Alps to the greater Munich area, with good weather almost to the Upper Palatinate Jura or to the southern foothills of the Altmühltal. The location on 1287 m above sea level also enables the smooth reception up in the Lower Bavarian Danube Valley, the Bavarian Forest and the southern Upper Palatinate.


In 1957, the station was also the subject in a movie: In the home movie The Princess of St. Wolfgang ( Director: Harald pure linen ) the establishment of the transmitter is celebrated. The two main roles had Marianne Hold and Gerhard Ried man held.


On the transmitter tower is a Blitzmesstation which is operated as part of ALDIS gmeeinsam with the Technical University of Vienna and the flash of research. The station does not serve the lightning detection but are recorded since 1998, direct lightning strikes to the tower and certain parameters like the lightning current waveform measured and recorded systematically.

Frequencies and programs

Analogue radio (FM )

Digital television ( DVB-T/DVB-T2 )

The range of the DVB-T multiplex carrying the digital signals of one of the ORF, the ORF 2 and ATV corresponds approximately to the previous technical range of the analog signal in one ORF Germany. Thus, only the Bavarian border areas are terrestrial supplied with the ORF programs, and not the greater Munich area. Already in 1998, the transmission power of the channel ORF was reduced one to the west, as this occurred with them in TV movie premieres in direct competition and also had no commercial breaks at the instigation of German private broadcaster.

The since Oct. 4, 2010 new Mux C spread (* January 31, 2011, then set program ) Salzburg Plus. License holder was the " Media House floor ."

The programs of the muxes D, E and F are encrypted and can be received via SimpliTV.

Analog TV (PAL)

Until the switchover to DVB - T following programs were broadcast in analog PAL: