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Antenna at Very Large Array

Socorro, NM


Radio signals from space

Building Type:

Equipment install

Owner :

NAO of Japan

Services Provided:

Specialized millwright contractor

Klinger instalrfl a 12-meter radio antenna located at the Very Large Array (VLA) west of Socorro, NM. Klinger provided all the rigging, tools and assembly supports as well as the skilled millwright crew. 

Later we disassembled the antenna. After the antenna dish was removed, the 64,000-pound receiver cabinet was lifted from the base and set on the ground for disassembly.