The following link menu will guide you to the various portions of the project:
The Transmitter Building, before the restoration
The vintage 1959 GE refrigerator.
We kept this, because it still works, and is energy efficient!
The old coaxial interconnections and antenna switch
More old coaxial interconnections and antenna switch
Two worn-out Sparta-Bauer 25 KW transmitters, side by side
The first section of feedline to be removed
The old control racks
The feedline, supported by a rope!
The old workbench
Some of the old electrical system
Back to the start here.
KPFK operates at 90.7 Mhz with 112,000 watts, 5900 feet above sea level and 5600 feet above Los Angeles, California.
For more about Mt. Wilson, check out my pages about the mountain here.
© 2002 Broadcast Engineering Services of Bonny Doon