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Borderlands 3 Crimson Radio - Broadcast Tower locations explained

Our list of Broadcast Tower locations. It's time to get Crimson Radio back on the air.

The Children of the Vault, the villains of Borderlands 3, are using Broadcast Towers to spread their propaganda. Mad Moxxi has a plan though - sabotage the tower and use them to play Crimson Radio.

Get your climbing skills ready, because these Broadcast Towers are hidden across the planets of the Borderlands galaxy, including Athenas, Promethea and good old Pandora.

For every Broadcast Tower you sabotage, you'll receive some XP, cash and, best of all, Eridium.

On this page:

Pandora:

Promethea:

Athenas:

Eden-6:

Nekrotafeyo:

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Ascension Bluff Broadcast location in Borderlands 3

The first Broadcast Tower you will encounter is in Ascension Bluff.

The location of the Broadcast Tower in Ascension Bluff.

To reach it head east from the Ascension Bluff Fast Travel station, until you reach a small bandit outpost.

Head to this outpost.

Keep your ears open - you'll know when you're getting close to the Broadcast tower, because you'll be able to hear the speakers playing.

Head into the outpost and kill the bandits inside.

Next you'll need to climb up the tower. You can start by climbing up onto the small hut at the back of the outpost.

Climb onto top of this hut...

From there you can climb up the broken down car to reach the upper level of the outpost.

... them use the car to reach the upper level.

Climb up onto the container with the satellite dish placed on top of it and change the radio channel.

Finally climb up the container to reach the satellite dish.

Sabotaging the Ascension Bluff Broadcast Tower will reward you with:

  • 391 XP
  • $39
  • 10 Eriduim

Meridian Outskirts Broadcast Tower location in Borderlands 3

The next Broadcast Tower you need to sabotage is in the Meridian Outskirts of Promethea.

The location of the Broadcast Tower in the Meridian Outskirts.

It can be found south the most northerly entrance to the Meridian Metroplex. You'll know you're close, because you'll be able to hear the COV propaganda.

What you're looking for is a collection of containers stacked on top of one another in the middle of the dried up riverbed.

Find this small outpost.

You also easily reach it by fast travelling to the Meridian Outskirts Fast Travel Station and then travelling east through the outskirts as if you're heading the Meridian Metroplex.

Once you've found the Broadcast Tower, climb up the containers to reach the satellite dish. You will have to do a running jump to reach the last container.

Use the containers to reach the Broadcast Tower.

When you reach the dish, change the channel to some Crimson Radio.

Sabotaging this Broadcast Tower will reward you with:

  • 926 XP
  • $62
  • 10 Eridium

Meridian Metroplex Broadcast Tower location in Borderlands 3

The Broadcast Tower in the Meridian Metroplex is located near the Dead Claptrap unit for this area.

The location of the Broadcast Tower in the Meridian Metroplex.

To quickly reach the Broadcast Tower from the Meridian Metroplex Fast Travel station, head north and then take the follow the left-hand road until you reach a courtyard blocked by a series of Maliwan barricade.

Head to this courtyard.

Head beyond these barricades and take care of the Maliwan forces that lie in wait for you.

Once they're dead, head up the stairs to the upper level of this courtyard. Go along the upper level until you're opposite the Dynasty Diner.

Take this set of stairs to the upper level.

At this end of the upper level, you'll find a box for you to climb up on. When you're on top of this box, you'll be able to do a running jump across to the balcony where the satellite dish stands.

Use this crate to jump onto the balcony to your left.

When you reach the balcony, you can sabotage the COV broadcast.

Changing the channel of this Broadcast Tower will reward you with:

  • 926 XP
  • $62
  • 10 Eridium

Athenas Broadcast Tower location in Borderlands 3

The Broadcast Tower on Athenas is located in the first courtyard of the Anchorhold, which is also where you can find the Typhon Dead Drop for this planet.

The location of the Athenas Broadcast Tower.

Kill the Maliwan forces holding the courtyard, so that you can climb in peace.

First, climb on top of the small building with the speaker on its roof. From there you can jump across the gap and climb up the boxes to reach the roof of the opposite building.

Climb onto this building first.

Use the next Maliwan box to reach the other side of the roof, from here head right and climb up onto the next railing.

Use this box to climb over the railing.

To your right, you'll find a small curved roof. Climb onto this and then grab onto the next roof to your left.

Jump up onto the curved roof and then onto the roof to your left.

You'll then be able to climb onto the roof above you and up a pile of boxes. From these boxes, you can climb onto the highest roof of this building.

Next, do a running jump to the building opposite and climb up the ladder. Go forward to the opposite end of this small bell tour and look at the outside wall to find a ladder that will take you to the roof.

Do a running jump to cross the gap and then climb up the ladder on the outer wall.

Up here you'll finally find the satellite dish for you to sabotage.

Congratulations - you've reached the top of the tower!

After sabotaging the Broadcast Tower, you'll receive:

  • 926 XP
  • $62
  • 10 Eridium

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Atlas HQ Broadcast Tower location in Borderlands 3

To find the Broadcast Tower hidden away in Atlas HQ, head to the courtyard where you fought off the Maliwan forces using turret during the chapter Atlas, At Last.

The location of the Broadcast Tower in Atlas HQ.

Once you're there, head to the far-left hand corner on the lower floor of the courtyard. You'll know where you're getting close because you'll be able to hear the COV radio broadcasts.

Head to this corner of the courtyard.

Jump over the railing down onto the platform below and then down onto the small area below.

Jump down the platforms to reach the Broadcast Tower.

Now you can easily take over the airwaves with Crimson Radio once again by sabotaging the satellite dish.

For bringing Crimson Radio to Atlas HQ, you'll be rewarded with:

  • 2,566 XP
  • $153
  • 10 Eriduim

Lectra City Broadcast Tower location in Borderlands 3

The broadcast tower in Lectra City can be found near the Dockyard. To reach this area follow the road around to the left when you enter Lectra City.

The location of the Broadcast Tower in Lectra City.

The tower is atop the building right next to the entrance of the Dockyard.

You're looking for this building.

To get to the top of this building climb the container opposite it to reach the nearby walkway.

Climb up here to reach the walkway.

From there you can climb on top of a lamppost and jump across to the roof of the building.

Jump onto the lamppost to reach the top of the other building.

All that's left to do is sabotaging the radio tower.

For sabotaging this tower, you'll receive:

  • 3,087 XP
  • $192
  • 10 Eridium

Floodmoor Basin Broadcast Tower locations in Borderlands 3

There are two broadcast towers for you to subrogate in the Floodmoor Basin of Eden-6.

The first can be found in the middle of the eastern plain of the Floodmoor Basin.

The location of the first Broadcast Tower in Floodmoor Basin.

To quickly reach it, fast travel to the Floodmoor Basin - Drop Pod Fast Travel station and then head right, down the hill, into the plain.

The broadcast tower sits on one of the supports for the log carrying machine in Floodmoor Basin.

To reach the top climb on top of the small shack and then climb on top of the generator you find up there.

Standing on this generator will help you reach the next floor.

This will allow you to reach the upper level and the broadcast tower.

For reprogramming this tower, you'll receive:

  • 3,087 XP
  • $192
  • 10 Eridium

The second is located in the Timbermills.

The location of the second Broadcast Tower in Floodmoor Basin.

If you go through to the main area of the Timbermills, you'll find a tower by the edge of the cliff.

Time to climb this tower.

You can reach the top of this tower by climbing on top of the container with a splash of paint on it.

Next, climb on top of the container to you right and, from there, scale the small box next to you.

Climb onto this box.

Now you have to jump across to the tower of the speaker tower.

From there, you're able to jump across to a green container and then the yellow container, which will finally bring you to the top of the tower.

Keep going round and up the tower.

For stealing the airways, you'll receive:

  • 4,255 XP
  • $303
  • 10 Eridium

The Anvil Broadcast Tower locations in Borderlands 3

In The Anvil there are two more broadcast towers for you to sabotage.

The first is located on the top of the large pile of containers in the courtyard in the middle of The Anvil.

The location of the first Broadcast Tower in The Anvil.

Begin your climb by climbing the lowest container with a splash of paint on it.

You've got to climb up this 'building.'

After that immediately turn right and climb up the two containers you see.

Look behidn you for the next container.

Next, jump across to the green container opposite you and, from there, you can jump up to catch a hold of the metal plate hanging off the upper containers.

Now all you have to do is climb up the last container to reach the broadcast tower.

For overtaking the tower you'll receive:

  • 5,944 XP
  • $534
  • 10 Eridium

The second broadcast tower can be found right before where you fight the Warden.

The location of the second Broadcast Tower in The Anvil.

To reach the top of this tower, climb the block nearby and jump across to the small piece of metal sitting on top of the pipes opposite.

Climb onto this block, so you can reach the tower opposite.

From there, you'll be able to climb up onto the pipe and follow it around the edge of the building. This will take you to small platform for you to climb.

Jump onto this pipe.

Climb on top of the next pipe, which you can then use to climb on top of the metal sticking out of the tower.

Jump and climb to reach the top of this bar.

This will take you to the top of the tower.

For this broadcast tower, you'll receive:

  • 3,650 XP
  • $242
  • 10 Eridium

Jakobs Estate Broadcast Tower location in Borderlands 3

The Broadcast Tower is located just to your left when you enter the swampland at the foot of the Jakobs Manor.

The location of the Broadcast Tower in Jakobs Estate.

Head to the house directly on your left when you go down the first set of stairs in this area.

Go left upon entering Jakobs Estate to find this house.

Go around the side of the building till you find a small pile of boxes. Use these to climb up onto the roof.

Climb up these boxes to reach the roof.

Next walk onto the left section of the roof and climb the ladder to reach the broadcast tower.

For sabotaging this tower, you'll be rewarded with:

  • 3,947 XP
  • $271
  • 10 Eridium

Ambermire Broadcast Tower locations in Borderlands 3

There are two broadcast towers for you to sabotage in Ambermire.

The first broadcast tower can be found in the bandit camp nearest to Rogue's Hollow.

The location of the first Broadcast Tower in Ambermire.

The tower is connected to the large red building on the outskirts of camp.

Find this building to find the Broadcast Tower.

Head up the stairs leading to this building and then run along its front, until you reach a grassy area. Here you'll be able to jump across to the nearby pipe.

Jump here to climb on top of the pipe.

Walk along this pipe until you're opposite the broadcast tower and then jump across to it.

Jump across to the broadcast tower.

For stealing this broadcast tower, you'll be rewarded with:

  • 5,238 XP
  • $426
  • 10 Eridium

The second broadcast tower can be in the bandit camp directly opposite Rogue's Hollow down in the swampland.

The location of the second Broadcast Tower in Ambermire.

Within this camp you'll find a large rig and, on this, you'll find the broadcast tower.

Look up to see the broadcast tower.

To reach the broadcast tower, go beneath this rig and climb up the stairs at the back. There you'll find a container that you can climb onto and then jump across to the overhanging ladder.

Climb up the container and then the ladder.

Follow this new walkway around, crouching down when needed, and then jump across to the next ladder.

Plan your jump so you don't accidentally hit the ceiling.

At the end of this new walkway, you can use the nearby pipe to reach the balcony above you and the broadcast tower.

Use the pipe to reach the Broadcast Tower.

You'll be rewarded you taking this tower with:

  • 4,900 XP
  • $380
  • 10 Eridium

Devil's Razor Broadcast Tower locations in Borderlands 3

There are two broadcast towers for you to find Devil's Razor.

The first is in the bandit camp just east of where you can start the side mission, Boom Boom Boomtown.

The location of the first Broadcast Tower in Devil's Razor.

Go through the building in this gap and look over the railings behind it.

Head through this building to find the Broadcast Tower.

The broadcast tower is beneath you, so jump down and take it over.

Jump down to reach the Broadcast Tower.

For this broadcast tower, you'll be rewarded with:

  • 7,076 XP
  • $751
  • 10 Eridium

The second broadcast tower can be found in the Dahl Refinery.

The location of the second Broadcast Tower in Devil's Razor.

To easily reach this broadcast tower, climb the hill next to the Catch-A-Ride, which is close to where you can start Boom Boom Boomtown.

At the top of this hill, by some Skag dens, you'll be able to climb up onto the next hill.

Climb this hill and then crouch beneath the pipe.

Now go forward, crouching beneath the pipe, and follow the building around to the right.

Around this corner, you'll find a staircase.

Climb this staircase.

Go all the way to the top of the staircase and then you can jump down onto the platform where the broadcast tower is standing.

Jump down to reach the Broadcast Tower.

For this tuning this tower to Crimson Radio, you'll receive:

  • 5,944 XP
  • $534
  • 10 Eridium

The Splinterlands Broadcast Tower location in Borderlands 3

The broadcast tower in The Splinterlands is located in the bandit camp closest to the entrance to Devil's Razor.

The location of the Broadcast Tower in The Splinterlands.

To reach this camp fast travel to the Devil's Razor - Pitt;s Stop Fast Travel station and travel north, until you reach the camp.

Enter the camp through this doorway.

The broadcast tower is located near the edge of the cliff in this area as part of the large collection of containers.

The Broadcast Tower is part of this building.

Climb up the two yellow containers and then jump across to the platform in front of you to find the broadcast tower.

Climb up these containers and then jump to the next platform.

Your reward for bringing Crimson Radio to this tower is:

  • 4,900 XP
  • $380
  • 10 Eridium

Carnivora Broadcast Tower location in Borderlands 3

To find the broadcast tower in Carnivora head through the festival grounds, until you reach the main plain of the area.

The location of the Broadcast Tower in Carnivora.

Once you're there head right, staying close to the walls, until you see an open container for you to climb up into.

Climb up into this container.

At the end of this container, you'll find the broadcast tower.

For capturing this broadcast tower, you'll receive:

  • 5,238 XP
  • $426
  • 10 Eridium

Konrad's Hold Broadcast Tower location in Borderlands 3

The broadcast tower for Konrad's Hold can be found in the gully that reached by crossing the bridge leading to the second level of the hold.

The location of the Broadcast Tower in Konrad's Hold.

Don't, however, jump down into the gully. Instead, walk to the end of the railway track and then jump across to the track with the broadcast tower standing on it.

Jump across to the next set of rail tracks.

For tuning into Crimson Radio, you'll be rewarded with:

  • 6,689 XP
  • $671
  • 10 Eridium

Cathedral of the Twin Gods Broadcast Tower location in Borderlands 3

The Broadcast Tower for the Cathedral of the Twin Gods is located behind the third Catch-A-Ride station you pass in this area.

The location of the Broadcast Tower in the Cathedral of the Twin Gods.

When you reach this area climb up onto the grey container with a pile of metal attached to it.

Climb atop this container and then use the metal sheeting to reach the floor above you.

Go to the end of this metal and jump up to reach the floor above you, with a ladder leading to the next one.

On this floor you'll find a pile of metal, which you can jump from to reach a series of platforms.

Jump across this set of platforms.

At the end of these platform is a narrow pipe you can also climb. First, jump on to the horizontal part of the pipe, then climb on top of the top and, from there, you'll be able to jump across onto the platform holding the broadcast tower.

Carefully climb the pipes to reach the Broadcast Tower.

Your reward for tuning this tower to Crimson Radio is:

  • 5,944 XP
  • $534
  • 10 Eridium

Desolation's Edge Broadcast Tower locations in Borderlands 3

There are two broadcast towers to be found in Desolation's Edge.

The first can be found to the west of the pathway leading to Typhon's camp.

The location of the first Broadcast Tower in Desolation's Edge.

The tower is on top of the Maliwan building.

Find this building to find the Broadcast Tower.

To begin your climb, head around to the back of the building and climb up onto the building.

Begin your climb here.

Next, head up the stairs and climb up onto the box at the top. Standing on top of this box will allow you to jump across to the container opposite.

You can use the Maliwan boxes on this roof to reach the top of the building and finally turn off COV radio.

For sabotaging this tower, you'll receive:

  • 6,312 XP
  • $599
  • 10 Eridium

The second can be found in the right-section of the Maliwan camp - the same area as one of the Hijack Targets.

The location of the second Broadcast Tower in Desolation's Edge.

Before you consider reaching the broadcast tower, it's a good idea to kill all the Maliwan forces in this area. This will make your climb a lot easier.

When you're ready, climb the Maliwan boxes opposite the building with the broadcast tower on it.

Climb these boxes to reach the top of the wall.

This will put you on the wall surrounding this area. From here you can jump across onto the Maliwan container, which you can use to jump onto the stairs.

Jump across to this tower.

Go up these stairs to find the broadcast tower.

Your reward for shutting this tower down is:

  • 7,473 XP
  • $841
  • 10 Eridium

Tazendeer Ruins Broadcast Tower location in Borderlands 3

The last broadcast tower can be found in the right-hand section of the Maliwan camp in the Tazendeer Ruins.

The location of the Broadcast Tower in the Tazendeer Ruins.

To reach this area, go to the main base of the Maliwan forces and then go through the side entrance to the right-hand section of the camp - by-passing the security field.

Head through this doorway to reach the right-hand area of the Maliwan camp.

Now make your way across this walkway avoiding the holes in the floor.

When you reach this area, you'll discover that the broadcast tower is behind a shield. You can, however, get around it.

Head to the left-hand side of the building and drop down into the rubble.

Jump down here.

Follow this pathway along and jump over onto the next platform when you reach the gap.

Jump across to this platform.

Once you're on there, turn around and jump across to reach the next platform, bringing you into the Maliwan building.

Climb up here to reach the Maliwan building.

In here you can use the container to climb up to the next floor.

Finally, all you have to do is climb up the last couple of container to reach the last broadcast tower.

The reward for the final broadcast tower is:

  • 7,076 XP
  • $751
  • 10 Eridium
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