EP-95 ON THE MOON WITH APOLLO 16
FIGURE 21.-The ALSEP central station.
This equipment is connected electrically to each of the other ALSEP
experiments. It is a maze of electronics that accepts the electrical
signals from various experiments and converts them into a form
suitable for transmission by radio back to Earth. The pole-like
feature on top of the central station is a high-gain antenna. It is
pointed towards the Earth. Commands may be sent from the Earth to the
central station to accomplish various electronic tasks.
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