The Sky tower is an observation the tower and telecommunications at the corner of Victoria and Federal streets in the CBD Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. It is 328 meters (1076 feet) high from floor to top of the mast, making it the tallest freestanding structure in the southern hemisphere. Because of its shape and size, especially compared with the next highest structures, it has become an iconic structure in the landscape Auckland. See the pictures of the tower.
Salt on the antenna mast (300 m/980 ft high) are also groups of tourists as possible, have to walk out. Leap is a guide for cable bridges controlled to avoid collisions with the tower if the wind gusts. The tower is also a “SkyJump”, 192-meter observation platform diving, during which the diver can reach up to 85 km / h (53 mph). Viewing platform atop the word “Skydeck” is located under the main antenna to give views of up to 220m away and 82 km. The main observation level is 186m, floor 38 mm thick glass to see parts of the country directly. It is also a buffet-style brasserie is located one floor above the main entrance at the Centre. See the pictures of the tower.
There are three viewing platforms at different heights, each with a 360 degree view of the city. The top of the tower has two restaurants and a cafe, including a revolving restaurant which is 190m from the earth, turning 360 degrees every hour. The tower is part of the SKYCITY Auckland casino complex, having been originally built for Harrah’s Entertainment. The tour attracts an average of visitors per day 1450 (over 500,000 per year) for a variety of reasons. See the pictures of the tower.
Analog TV channels closed in the early hours of Sunday 01 December 2013, as part of the transition in New Zealand in the digital television. The trick is in Auckland FM main transmitter and its second largest source of terrestrial television (after Waiatarua in Waitakere, west). A total of twenty-three FM radio stations, two VHF television channels and digital terrestrial television multiplex three spread of the tower. See the pictures of the tower.
These include television, wireless internet, RT, and measuring meteorological services. The antenna on the top of the tower has the largest FM combiner in the world combined with 58 wireless microwave links located above the restaurant on the top floor to provide a range of services. The tower is also used for telecommunications and broadcasting to the Auckland Peering Exchange (APE), is located at 48. See the pictures of the tower.