A visit to Mount Wilson
KBIG/KOST assistant chief engineer Maurice Mischook
in front of the KBIG transmitter monitoring gear.
Maurice shows off the KBIG transmitter, built by Continental Electronics.
KBIG’s transmitter meters and controls.
A section of coaxial transmission line that
couples the transmitter to its antenna.
An Eimac 4CX15000 RF amplifier tube of the type used in KBIG’s transmitter.
The 4CX15000 designates the tube as a tetrode (with four active elements),
ceramic base, external anode, capable of 15,000 watts of plate dissipation.
The KIIS transmitter monitoring gear.
The KIIS transmitter meters and controls.
A few of the antenna towers on Mount Wilson.
Photos by Stan Coutant