Lorain, OH

Thanks to Terry Michaels and Wayne Weishan for contributing this information

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.

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Created on May 20, 2007 at 14:27 by Albert LaFrance