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TelePrompTer earth station construction
TelePrompTer earth station construction
TitleTelePrompTer earth station construction
DescriptionConstruction of first 4.5 meter earth station for TelePrompTer in Kalispell, Montana, to receive HBO. Original caption: "'It's a giant erector set, ' said one observer of the nation's first 4.5 meter earth station, installed by Teleprompter to receive Home Box Office programming in Kalispell, Montana. Requiring no heavy machinery and minimal site preparation, the two-piece fiberglass dish was in place in less than three days. Within one month of the launch of HBO service, pay penetration has reached seventeen percent."
Date original1970s
Decade1970s
SubjectsCable television--History--Photographs
Cable television--Installation of equipment
Earth stations (Satellite telecommunication)
TelePrompTer Corporation
CollectionCablevision Photograph Collection
IdentifierCV00021
Formatimage/jpeg
Date digital2009
Physical description8 x 10 inch b&w photograph
Holding institutionBarco Library, The Cable Center
CopyrightThis image is issued by The Cable Center. Use of the image requires written permission from the staff of The Cable Center's Barco Library. All responsibility for questions of copyright that may arise in the use made of reproduced material provided by the Barco Library must be assumed by the user. The Barco Library will provide any information it has available to the user.
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