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Bill Westphal's Photo Gallery - Triunfo Pass Earth Station

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2442 viewsOne day, just as the Sun was setting, this furry Tarantula came to visit. He was quite friendly and docile.
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2436 viewsThis remote site, chosen for its unique location, is miles from the nearest freeway and shielded from interference by the surrounding hills
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2436 viewsGeorge Thomas (left) and Gus Meneses double checking the Down-Converters.
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2432 viewsOnce all traffic was moved off of Antenna #2, we could move in to clean up the
RF Room at the base of the Antenna. It was really bad.
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2420 viewsAs you draw near, the enormous size of the 32 meter dishes becomes more apparent
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2397 viewsL-R Dan Redmond, Zach White and George Cardenas programming the 300A Modems.
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2385 viewsL-R Bill Locke, Dan Redmond and George Thomas at the Advantech Down-Converters doing a Dry Run of the cutover
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Antenna Crew2366 viewsWe couldn’t have done it without the help of the Southern California
Antenna Crew

L-R Mike Stewart, Dave Kerns, Matt Cox
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2345 viewsL-R Shane Edmonston, Zach White, Dan Redmond, Ron Culver, George Thomas (hidden), George Cardenas and John Bartman discuss moving traffic onto Antenna #4.
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2338 viewsThis Variable Checkerspot Butterfly is enjoying the warm Spring Sun.

There were quite a few different types of Butterflies taking advantage of the many wildflowers
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2311 viewsJohn Bartman keeps a watchful eye on all the activities.
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Taking A Ride2300 viewsAfter Antenna #2 was cleaned and lubed, it was used to carry traffic for Antenna #1 while it was cleaned. Then it was moved to the East, to track the 307° Satellite in place of Antenna #3 while it was cleaned up.

John Bartman and Shane Edmonston on the middle platform observing the movement while Antenna #2 is swung around to the East.

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