Montanavision Media Inc.
Client Since 2010.
Grand Junction, Colorado
Power=3 kW-H, 3 kW-V.
Latitude=39° 03' 58" North.
Longitude=108° 44' 50" West (NAD27).
FCC Facility ID=41300.
In October, 2012, we provided factory installation for a new Nautel
transmitter for the student station at Colorado Mesa University.
Black Ridge Electronic Site, elevation 7090 feet above sea level, 2400 feet
above Grand Junction.
This is the equipment rack at the beginning of the week. That's local chief
engineer Norm Price listening to the mod monitor.
KMSA rents this tiny space for transmitter and support equipment. We had to
leave our toolboxes outside.
Both towers are owned by Townsquare Media. The left tower is 350 feet tall and
supports antennas for three of their local stations. KMSA uses the four-bay
Shively 6813 antenna on the 200 foot tower on the right.
In this view, the KMSA one-bay backup antenna is right-most and lowest on
the tower. Just above it is the STL receive antenna. The four-bay Shively
is easier to see in the space between the two towers, October 10, 2012.
The out-going transmitter is red.
After connecting the station ground, the next connection to be made was the
Norm uses his Greenie to adjust the Optimod 8100.
Nolan connects the Nautal NV3.5 transmitter to the Sine RFC-1B remote control.
The transmitter room is plenty big enough for one engineer working alone.
We were thankful for mild fall weather that allowed us to leave the door
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This page updated 14-Mar-2016.