Ground systems 

The average ground system is quiet, dependable and retiring, performing its work efficiently, without demand for attention. Unfortunately, too many stations try to economize when installing or maintaining ground systems.

LEDs Are Here to Stay 

Tower lighting requirements, which are specified in part 17 of the Commission’s rules, sometimes come as a financial shock.

Changes in tower standards 

Sometime this year the Telecommunications Industries Association (TIA) will release the most comprehensive revision to the tower standards since 1996.

New Standards for Towers Near Historic Sites 

Broadcasters who propose to locate their antennas on new towers near historic sites will face greater scrutiny to determine the environmental impact of their towers.

Solid-state tower lighting 

For towers that require incandescent lighting, regular tower-light inspection and maintenance is a task that tower owners must undertake. The annoyances lie in changing a burned-out lamp, affording the cost of a tower climber, timing convenience of the failure.

Dialight A LED Obstruction Light 

Red steady-state light

Tower maintenance 

Tower maintenance may not rank up there with your top 10 engineering duties: It's costly and time-consuming. Tower work is usually contracted, so engineers

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