Building the antenna 3
10 Mar 2011



Building the Antenna 3

Dish backing structure is built onto the strong ring  
A Cantilever is installed onto the strong ring  
Steel-loaded concrete is mixed for counterweighting  
Counterweighting is installed for the dish  
Part of the Azimuth drive motor  
Close up of the Azimuth bearing  
Feed transverse and focussing mechanism  
Reflector panel showing mountings and expansion joints  
Reflector panels are installed on the dish  
Two legs ready for mounting on dish  
Feed legs are lifted into position by crane  
Contact: Hooper, David (STFC,RAL,RALSP)