The fort even had a radio transmitting station, one of the Army's earliest.
The fort was used during this time as an ammunition dump and radio transmitting station.
About one mile east of Pailton is a radio transmitting station.
All television channels now come from the nearby Caldbeck transmitting station.
Consequently, the area was chosen as the location for Scotland's first television transmitting stations.
Sprucefield is also the site of the Lisnagarvey transmitting station.
Channel 5 was broadcast from the nearby Black Mountain transmitting station.
Llanddona transmitting station is located approximately one mile to the north east of the village.
Coverage maps are designed to indicate the service areas of radiocommunication transmitting stations.
That is also where the Navtex transmitting station is located.