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|This is the giant cross-shaped antenna of international broadcaster Vatican Radio in Santa Maria di Galeria, near Rome. The big antenna field deliver MW and SW transmissions for all the world.||06/01/2006||460|
|A 17-story Millimetre Radio telescope being assembled atop of the 15,000-foot La Negra dormant volcano. |
It will probe the origins of the universe with an antenna dish the size of a baseball infield.
The Large Millimetre Telescope is a bi-national project sponsored by both U.S. and Mexican governments and institutions to build the largest single-dish millimetre-wavelength radio t...
|On the outskirts of the town at the edge of the camping site is a radio guidance bunker. The bunker is 130 meters above the sea. The system used here was the second generation of radio guidance called Y-Gerat. For an explanation of this system consult the pages on Fort Allemand. The aerial was mounted on the roof of the bunker and was rotated to its position on a rail, the supports of this rai...||01/15/2010||343|
|This is the horn antenna of the Bell Laboratories. In 1964 Robert Woodrow Wilson and Arno Penzias accidentally discovered with this antenna the Cosmic microwave background radiation, considered as the best evidence for the Big Bang theory.|
In 1978, Wilson and Penzias received the Nobel Price for their discovery.
|This 70 metre antenna was built by the NASA in 1966||08/24/2005||1,183|
|This was never a fort, but after the German invasion the local population were excluded from all sensitive sites such as this and it became known as " The German Fort".|
On the same day that this region of France fell to the invading Germans they were seen surveying this site. (June 18th 1940) They needed a site on high ground on which to build a new and early form of radio guid...
|The village of La Pernelle was well favored by the Germans. Not only did they build two gun emplacements near the village, they also installed one of the largest |
"Coast Watcher” radar installations in the village. The choice was a simple one, the village sits high on hills just to the north of Quettehou, overlooking the eastern approaches of the Bay of the Seine.
|The Star Tower is a 956 foot (291.4 m) high transmitting tower for TV and FM in Cincinnati, Ohio at 39°12′01″N, 84°31′22″W. It was built for WSTR-TV, then known as "Star 64", which still broadcasts from the tower a non-directional antenna for its analog signal, and a directional antenna pointing northwest for digital. It was built in 1991 using a helicopter. Similar stru...||04/15/2007||521|
|Erika was a late development in radio guidance, and came too late to have much effect on the German’s war effort. They had started with Knickebein, then progressed to X-Gerat and Y-Gerat, all of which were far superior to anything the Allies had at that time. The only problem with this system was the large number of bunkers needed which allowed the planes of the RAF to spot the installations. E...||01/15/2010||484|
|The Effelsberg telescope is one of the World's largest fully steerable instruments. This extreme-precision antenna is used exclusively for research in radio astronomy, both as a stand-alone instrument as well as for Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI) experiments.|
|The First Pirate Radio Station and Still around goto the web site at www.radiocaroline.co.uk and listen to radio caroline||01/24/2008||386|
|2 Transmition antenna on the top of Zaghaoun mountain at 1.2 Km (3940 feet)||08/17/2006||547|