For buildings of the same name in other Tropico games, see Radar Dish.
- Clear the Airwaves: "Blocks the rebel and foreign radio stations which causes subversive activities to occur more rarely."
- Search for Aliens: "Intellectuals have their respect increased by 5 for each dish on the island."
- Search for Aliens: "Sell spy information to the highest bidder. Every September you will gain money depending on the value of the information."
Trash may appear, cast off by surrounding buildings, but no trash receptacles.
- "After some Martians tried to abduct our great leader and perform some ungodly experiments on him, El Presidente started the Search for IntraTerrestrial Intelligence Program. We didn't get smarter, but listening to American radio waves finally revealed to us that Peter cheated on Norma in that endless gringo soap opera."
- "Big radar dish that can be used to search for aliens or to spy on the super powers. Up to 5 can be built."
Up to 5 Dishes may be built.