Station Upgrade: KEXS


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An ATU is moved from storage in the transmitter building to be taken to a tower base. Photo by Ben Weiss

An ATU is moved from storage in the transmitter building to be taken to a tower base. Photo by Ben Weiss

Chris Kreger of RF Specialties installs an ATU. Photo by Ben Weiss

Chris Kreger of RF Specialties installs an ATU. Photo by Ben Weiss

Map the sites

Studio: 39° 17' 39.00” N, 94° 15' 37.00” W

New site: 39° 17' 39.00” N, 94° 15' 37.00” W

One ATU installed. Photo by Ben Weiss

One ATU installed. Photo by Ben Weiss

The towers are up, the ATUs are installed and everything is ready to be tested. Photo by Ben Weiss

The towers are up, the ATUs are installed and everything is ready to be tested. Photo by Ben Weiss

Equipment List

Andrew Heliax LDF4-50A (0.5”), Heliax LDF6-50 (1.25”)

Broadcast Electronics AM10A

CRL MDF-400, PMC-450

Kathrein Scala PR-950 Paraflector

LEA International surge suppressor

Middle Atlantic rack

Phasetek phasor and ATUs

Potomac 1901

Sine Systems RAK1, RFC-1/B, RP-8

TFT Model 5195-M, Model 753

Station owner Jim O'Laughlin prepares to turn the transmitter on. Photo by Ben Weiss

Station owner Jim O'Laughlin prepares to turn the transmitter on. Photo by Ben Weiss

Tower Innovations towers

Varco Pruden Buildings steel building

RF Specialties of Missouri - dealer

Charles A. Hecht and Associates - consulting engineer



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