A trip to the WSPK transmitter site on a pleasant day, or, one could say, another day at the “office.” Tower painting season is here, I’ll post some more about that later. This is a nice set of pictures from the top of Mt. Beacon, in Beacon, NY.
South Mount Beacon with the old fire tower:
Tower farm; two TV stations, Media Flow, one radio station, three translators, several cell carriers, one paging company, some government two way gear, and a few microwave relays. The 320 foot guyed tower in the center holds the main (top) and backup (bottom) antennas for WSPK:
Tower climbers ascending a 320 foot tower. This picture (and all the others as well) was taken with my HTC smartphone camera, proving the old adage, sometimes it is better to be lucky than good:
View from the ATC site at the very top of North Mount Beacon of the tower workers painting the top of the tower:
Another view from the ground:
All in all, not a bad day.