Miscalibrated Internet Receptor Stalks

No, this isn't the forest moon of Endor...

And those structures aren't part of the shield generator. They're two antennas of the Alaska Satellite Facility operated by the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

The antenna on the left, AS-3, was recently completed and put online. The other antenna shown above is AS-1 with AS-2 (shown below) is located elsewhere on UAF property.

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The Alaska Satellite Facility is part of the Near Earth Network that supports various space operations.

Images via NASA

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