...maintenance stand

...K5SO and K0YW (right) rigging the partially constructed feedhorn maintenance stand to raise it (April 9, 2005).

...using a small tractor to raise the partially completed stand (April 9, 2005).

...coming up fine...(April 9, 2005).

...initial check of stand position. Feedhorn mounting ring will be able to be lowered further later to allow easy feedhorn access after the temporary railing is modified (April 9, 2005).

...core structure of the feedhorn maintenance stand in position (approx 5'x10'x15' high). Internal bracing completed...awaiting construction of access steps and railings (April 12, 2005).

...steel access step added to the core structure (April 14, 2005).