1983 The Telecom Center becomes operational

Featuring eye-catching array of hugh satellite dishes, the OSU Telecommunications Center became operational in December of 1983, representing the importance of the university's growing commitment to educational television services,

The facility, located west of the Information Building, included television studios, post-production tape suites and a fully-equipped master control room and two mobile units for on-location work.

The center also functioned as the headquarters for and the origination and receiving point for the National University Teleconference Network.