This tower supports the main and aux antennas for KPFA, along with a number of other users. The main antenna is at the top, and the aux antenna (a six-bay horizontal) is side mounted on the right side, near the bottom. KPFA operates at 94.1 Mhz, with an effective radiated power of 59,000 watts.
Ground elevation is just under 1500' AMSL, and the tower is 304' tall.
This tower has been standing since the late 1940's.
This photo shows the main transmitter for KPFA, a Collins 20,000 watt model. After 20 years of dependable service, plans are in the making for replacement of this transmitter, with retirement to standby use anticipated.
© 2000 Broadcast Engineering Services of Bonny Doon