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.