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KPO Antenna System
Belmont, California
Circa 1930s

KPO Antenna System

Another view of the KPO flat-top antenna, taken at dusk.
 

Tuning House

Winch

At left is the antenna tuning house and the center feed wire for the antenna. To the right is a view of one of the two winches, located in the center of each tower, which kept the antenna wires properly tensioned.
 

Voices Out Of The Fog

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