Friday, February 25, 2005
Wednesday, February 23, 2005
Pictures of the heavy snowfall
Only three days after DSS-65 Relocation:
Photographs taken by R. García
Tuesday, February 22, 2005
Monday, February 21, 2005
Antenna is going to be lifted to remove the SPMTs
In few minutes, the antenna is going to be lifted to remove the SPMTs
Sunday, February 20, 2005
The antenna is in it's final position.The entire process went as planned.
Tomorrow the climbing jacks will be returned to allow the SPMT's to be removed. The antenna will then be lowered onto the yellow stands. Later in the week the antenna wheels will be reinstalled
Saturday, February 19, 2005
Successful day - work is ahead of schedule. Move is planned to begin
Sunday sometime between 11am and 2pm if no problems are encountered
in completing the remaining work and weather permitting. Predicted
winds are approaching maximum allowable. If the move is delayed
after 2pm Sunday, then the move will be rescheduled for Monday.
There is a possibility the move will be tomorrow, Sunday
The work is ahead of schedule. There is a possibility the move will
be tomorrow, Sunday.
Friday, February 18, 2005
The SPMTs arrived from The Netherlands. All equipment was unloaded.
The SPMTs were assembled and tested for correct operation.
Saturday and Sunday the SPMTs will be placed under the antenna.
The relocation is planned for Monday, weather permitting.
Motor being attached to SPMT
Hydraulic power pack for climbing jacks
SPMT being unloaded with 90 Ton crane