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Old 12-02-2019, 03:56 PM
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When it comes to the Riverview Antenna Farm at night, if I am correct, the ATC Candelabra strobes at night while all the other towers have red lights. Am I correct on this?

In addition, I think the Channel 8 Candelabra used to strobe at night as well which makes me wonder if they changed that tower to red lights because the people in the neighborhood that's right next to the tower complained about its strobing lights.
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Old 12-02-2019, 04:17 PM
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The aircraft avoidance lightning actually changes modes depending on the weather conditions. Next time there are low clouds or fog take a look.

If visibility is good, such as it is tonight, there's no need for strobes. It's when the visibility drops below a certain threshold that the strobes come on, and they can even change intensity depending on the visibility. During the day strobes are used as they're visible in daylight, where the regular red lights would not be.

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