April 30, 2011 Posted by admin721 in News

What goes up, must come down. Kingston Icon Gone!

After 20 years of service to the Television community, the Harris 6.1 meter satellite dish is taken out of service, with the help of cranes and crew. watch the time-lapse video The Dish will soon be on its way to a new home at a television station. C-Systems, a Miami,FL based company, has purchased the dish and has been responsible for its removal and careful packing. Their 5 day stint here in Kingston has been successful although the weather has been a bit of an obstacle. The media center plans on installing a Vyvx fiber optic connection to enable HD quality video to be transmitted and received from the studio, replacing the need for old satellite technology.
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