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[TenTec] Backyard mast

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Subject: [TenTec] Backyard mast
From: k6xr@bak.rr.com (Reginald Mackey)
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2001 07:17:23 -0700

will provide information on a 30 ft push up fiberglass masts that I use on
my Carolina Windom 40. I taped the sections so they would not slide down in
a permanent installation. Of course you will not have to do that if you take
it down after use.

Reggie In Southwest Bakersfield
Amateur Radio Station K6XR

----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim and Nancy Logan" <cyr999@extremezone.com>
To: <tentec@contesting.com>
Sent: Friday, August 17, 2001 6:51 AM
Subject: [TenTec] Backyard mast

> Hello again -
> I live in an antenna restricted area and having been successfully using
> a horizontal loop on my roof since I started in HAM a year ago. I use
> primarily CW. I have talked to Australia and New Zealand with it on 5
> watts so it works well enuff to have fun - but I would like to
> experiment.
> I recently bought a Carolina Windom 40 from Radio Works. It has a
> vertical radiator. I would like to figure out a way to put up a
> non-metallic mast (in less than 5 minutes) in the late evening so that I
> can try this and other antennas late at nite when the mast is not
> bothering the troops. Does anyone have a suggestion for a mast that can
> be easily erected and taken down each evening? Or any experiences in
> trying the same? I certainly can figure something out - but why reinvent
> the wheel if someone else has tried a good idea. Thanks to all. 73, Tim
> Logan KB7OEX Gilbert, AZ
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