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2008-09-26 18:00:47

Rod Edwards (left) and Bob Wood carry out some maintenance work on Madley's Aerial 1, the first antenna erected at BT's Satellite Communications Centre in Madley, Herefordshire, for the centre's 30th anniversary. The BT satellite earth station, believed to be the largest in the world, has played a key role in worldwide broadcasts of some of the most dramatic events of the past three decades. The 218-acre site houses 65 aerial dishes. (c) 2008 Birmingham Post; Birmingham (UK). Provided by...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'