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A worker helps install a new antenna on Pioneer Public Television's tower in Appleton.

Pioneer Public Television installs new antenna on Appleton broadcast tower

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APPLETON -- Scaling a 1,200-foot tower to dismount and carefully return to earth a 74-foot-long antenna weighing 18,000 pounds -- or more than four SUVs -- is challenge enough.


But the really tough job was doing it all in reverse and that is now done: Channel 10 Pioneer Public Television in Appleton has replaced its 26-year-old analog antenna with a new digital antenna.

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