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Big Bubble Andover Maine
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$4.95

  

Stock #: 52245
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Andover
State: Maine (ME)
County: Oxford
Publisher: James R. Dunlop Inc.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Additional Details:
Big "Bubble," or radome, at Andover earth station for commercial satellite communications is 18-stories high, weighs 20 tons. Radome covers antenna inside. Air pressure supports fabric c structure, entered through air lock doors. Comsat, AT&T, RCA, ITT and WUI own the station, which is managed and operated by COMSAT.