Brewster Flat Satellite Station

Brewster Flat Satellite Station Washington


Stock #: 645922
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Brewster
State: Washington (WA)
County: Okanogan
Publisher: Colourpicture
Postmark: Jul-16
PM City: Spokane
PM State: WA
Stamp: 6c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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This high-capacity earth station with powerful sending and receiving equipment serves as a major terminal for commercial satellite communications between U.S. and overseas Pacific points. The 135-ton "dish" antenna stands taller than a 10-story building. COMSAT, AT&T, RCA, ITT and WUI owns the facility, which is managed and operated by COMSAT.