WTIP rebuilds main antenna

Part of the antenna is hoisted back up to the tower using an electric winch/photo by BJ Johnson
Part of the antenna is hoisted back up to the tower using an electric winch/photo by BJ Johnson

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WTIP successfully rebuilt its main antenna earlier this week at the station’s tower above Grand Marais. WTIP Engineer Jeff Nemitz worked with a tower crew to bring the antenna down, disassemble and clean it, replace necessary parts, and put it back up on the 350 ft. tall tower. WTIP’s Barbara Jean Johnson visited the jobsite and filed this report; click above to listen.


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