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antenna

The view of the "Antenna Farm" from the radio room window, looking north.

 The far main mast was 100 ft tall and radiated from its full length as it sat on an insulator

The other masts were 60 foot verticals for receiving.

console 

The left hand side of the console. The large transmitter is a "Type 10"

On top of the Motorola base radio is a Halicrafter variable receiver, often used when a regular receiver went down. Next to the Type 10 is a speaker, below it is the intercom to the basement next to the phone.3 receivers can be seen.

 
  chris rule  Chris Rule operating in the early 70's  
  joe charlie 

Joe Barton on left with Chalie McCullough, operator from Cree Lake (XLF60)

  Charlie's hobby was "sharp shooting" and won several National events.

 
  edna desk

The view of "Edna's desk" Edna would take messages via phone or teletype (out of sight to the left) and pass them to the operator. The operator would take written messages from the radio and pass them to Edna to be phoned or sent CN/CP teletype.