The mountains are calling!

Experience an exclusive tour of the Wendelstein transmitter facility high in the Bavarian Alps

It's an impressive sight: a transmitting station with its red and white striped transmitter tower perched atop the Wendelstein peak in the Bavarian Alps at an elevation of around 1800 meters. It has been operated by the Bavarian Broadcasting Corporation (BR) for over 60 years to broadcast radio and TV programming and BR live streams and digital programming to people in Upper Bavaria. And the most essential thing: The transmitters are from Rohde & Schwarz!

Our transmitters are used all over the world to deliver terrestrial TV signals. And that is the case on Wendelstein, too. Would you like an up-close look at the technology in the transmitting station while learning more about Rohde & Schwarz? Then use this opportunity to apply for our "The mountains are calling!" event.

Everything you need to know

Who is eligible?

"The mountains are calling!" is open to students of electrical engineering or similar subjects.

What can you expect?

We will invite you to come to Munich for two days. What to expect:

  • Exclusive tour of the BR transmitter station on the Wendelstein peak
  • Insights into the everyday work of our Rohde & Schwarz engineers
  • Opportunity to learn about the fields open to you in your future career

And the best part: We'll cover your costs for travel, accommodations and meals.

When can I take part?

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are more than sad to cancel this year's "The mountains are calling" event and postpone it to 2021.

But don't worry: We'll announce the next available date here well in advance. If you don't want to miss out, follow Rohde & Schwarz on Facebook. You can check for announcements of upcoming dates there, too.

In the meantime, enjoy some impressive images from our most recent visits to the Wendelstein station – as a foretaste of your own visit!

Photo gallery


With us you will experience an exclusive insight into the Wendelstein transmitter facility.

Cable car

The Wendelstein cable car takes you up high.

Observation deck

On the observation platform you can enjoy a unique panoramic view.

Transmitter facility

The red and white mast belonging to Bavarian Broadcasting characterizes the summit of the Wendelstein.

Rohde & Schwarz transmitters

Rohde & Schwarz transmitters are used on Wendelstein to deliver terrestrial TV signals.

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