KRC Tower Facility
KRC owns a 30 meter former fire tower located in Askel, Michigan. This is approximately 30 miles to the south of the KRC main complex. The tower facility is ideal for look-down studies of targets with a variety of sensors. The tower facility is situated on a cleared, grass-covered 40 acre field bordered on two sides by deciduous and coniferous treelines.
A 2.5 meter by 2.5 meter weathertight structure is located at the top of the tower with removable wall panels facing to the south and east. This structure is accessed by a Spider ST-180 construction elevator in an enclosed shaft (with a 990 pound net lifting capacity) or via a ladder on the external structure of the tower.
Electrical power (240VAC/50A) and telephone lines are routed to the top of the tower. Additional coaxial lines for data transmission from the tower to the ground can be made available on request.
Click images to enlarge.
© 1998-2006 Keweenaw Research Center / Michigan Technological University. All
Home | About | Services | Sponsorship | Current Projects | Contact | Site Map