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What it Takes to Install a New Motus Tower

(photo essay by Carol Foss)
The latest motus receiving station was installed in Coos County. Here are some images that describe the process, which can be complicated!

Sections of the new tower arrive by four-wheeler, backpack, and back:

Margaret Jensen, Todd Alleger, Levi Burford, and Zoe Korpei begin to raise the tower:

Margaret and Zoe attach antennas to top of tower:

Finished by sunset!

Visit our website for more information on Motus, and be sure to catch Carol’s talk on November 3!