Lorain was an auxiliary (repeater) station on AT&T's first transcontinental microwave route, linking Cleveland to the east and Birmingham to the west.
Lorain's physical structure is a 133-foot type 3B concrete "silo" tower. Like all of the stations on the transcontinental route, Lorain was originally equipped with KS-5759 delay-lens antennas. These were replaced by KS-15676 horn-reflector antennas, which increased route capacity by allowing the use of more frequencies and two polarizations.
The MicroSoft Virtual Earth image collection provides an aerial photograph of the station.
Created on May 20, 2007 at 14:27 by Albert LaFrance